Woodworking Trade shows and events 2020-21
March 11, 2021 | 10:04 pm UTC


Held in odd-numbered years in Las Vegas, AWFS Fair features a large exhibition of equipment and supplies, College of Woodworking Knowledge industry education program, product innovation and student design competition,

Next show: Las Vegas, July 20-23, 2021



Cabinets & Closets Conference and Expo

Annual conference and trade exhibition is intended for designers, specifiers and manufacturers of custom cabinets, closets garages and storage systems.


Next show: West Palm Beach, Florida, June 8-10, 2021


Executive Briefing Conference

Annual educational and networking event features top speakers and woodworking plant tours. Location changes each year.


Next event: Colorado Spring, Colorado September 8-10, 2020


High Point Market

Residential furniture market shows new designs, collections and style trends and brings some 80,000 furniture buyers and interior designers to High Point. Held in the spring and fall.


Next event: Various sites, High Point June 5-9, 2021



International trade exhibition including components, hardware, textiles and materials.


Next event: Cologne, Germany, May 4-7, 2021


NAHB International Builders Show

Sponsored by NAHB, this annual show is for home builders and suppliers.


Next event: Orlando, Fla. February 8-10, 2022


IWF -- International Woodworking Fair

Held every other year, this is the largest woodworking trade exhibition in North America, showing technology, designs and materials. IWF has a large education program and product innovation and student design awards.


Next show: Atlanta, Georgia, August 23-26, 2022


Kitchen and Bath Industry Show

KBIS, in conjunction with the National Kitchen and Bath Association, is an interactive platform that showcases the latest industry products, trends and technologies.


Next show: Orlando, Fla. February 8-10, 2022


Ligna 2021

Largest trade show for woodworking and wood processing equipment, machinery and tools. The 2021 event will focus on woodworking transformation, prefab building processes and green material processing.


Next show: Hanover, Germany, September 27-October 1, 2021




Conference and exhibition for commercial design industry, contract and office furniture. More than 500 exhibitors and 50,000 design professionals expected.

Next event: Chicago, October 4-6, 2021




Retail store design and merchandising products and systems.


Next event: Chicago, August 24-25, 2021



Tecno Mueble Internacional

Annual show is held in Guadalajara, Mexico, and is intended for fabricators, materials and accessories for furniture and wood products manufacturing.


Next show: Guadalajara, Mexico, August 19-22, 2020


Wood Pro Expo Lancaster

Regional trade exhibition features an exhibit floor with equipment and supplies and an educational program.


Next show: Manheim, Pennsylvania, October 14-15, 2021


Wood Pro Expo 2021

Regional trade show with an exhibit floor with equipment and supplies and an educational program. Co-located with Cabinets & Closets Conference and Expo.


Next show: West Palm Beach, Florida, June 8-10, 2021


WMS -- Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo

Toronto-area show is largest Canadian professional woodworking exhibition. Machinery, products and services are on display and educational seminars. Last show in 2019 had 175 exhibitors.


Next show: Mississauga, Ontario, November 4-6, 2021


Xylexpo 2022

Milan, Italy, woodworking technology exhibition is held every other year at Fieramilano Rho, and includes equipment, components and supplies.


Next event: Milan, Italy, 2022. (November 2020 rescheduled event cancelled.)





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Karl D. Forth is online editor for CCI Media. He also writes news and feature stories in FDMC Magazine, in addition to newsletters and custom publishing projects. He is also involved in event organization, and compiles the annual FDM 300 list of industry leaders. He can be reached at [email protected]