Slideshow: Highlights of Wood Pro Expo Lancaster host venue
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The mega Spooky Nook Sports complex has more than 700,000 square feet of tradeshow and recreational space under roof.

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MANHEIM, Pa. -- Spooky Nook Sports, one of the nation's largest sports complexes, will once again host Wood Pro Expo Lancaster (WPEL), a trade event serving woodworking companies operating in the mid-Atlantic states. Now in its 11th year, WPEL is scheduled to take place Oct. 24-25, 2024.

The mega Spooky Nook Sports complex has more than 700,00 square feet (14 acres) of space under one roof. In addition to its spacious tradeshow hall, Spooky Nook houses an 80,000-square-foot fitness center, 10 maple basketball/volleyball courts, three enclosed multi-purpose turf fields, and a rock-climbing gym.   

The sports complex connects with the Warehouse Hotel at the Nook, the headquarters lodge for WPEL. The Warehouse Hotel features the Forklift & Palate restaurant serving all-American traditional classics with a contemporary twist, complete with a casual edgy bar.   

WPEL organizers have negotiated a special group room rate starting at $119 a night plus tax. To take advantage of this special rate, use Group Code 14137 when making an online reservation or phone 855-618-6181.

The Warehouse Hotel at The Nook is located at 75 Champ Blvd., Manheim, Pa. 17545,  
About Wood Pro Expo Lancaster  
Wood Pro Expo is a regional event for woodworking businesses that brings together suppliers and experts for a localized presentation of equipment and supply solutions. WPE includes a strong educational program on best practices for shop production and business management. The expo features a wide variety of industrial woodworking equipment and supplies mainly geared to small and medium-sized shops. The 2024 edition of Wood Pro Expo Lancaster takes place Oct. 24-25 at the Spooky Nook Sports/Warehouse Hotel at the Nook in Manheim (Lancaster County), Pa. 

To learn more about Wood Pro Expo Lancaster exhibiting opportunities, including the Running Machine Program, Classic Machine Pavilion, and more, contact Lewis Goldman at [email protected] or 800-969-2212.


Wood Pro Expo 2024 Exhibitor Prospectus

For exhibitor information and sponsorship opportunities, contact Lewis Goldman at [email protected] or 800-969-2212. 

More Woodworking Network events
Closets Conference & Expo / Wood Pro Expo Florida, June 11-13, 2025, Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach, Fla.

Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo (WMS), Nov. 12-14, 2025, Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

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Rich Christianson is the owner of Richson Media LLC, a Chicago-based communications firm focused on the industrial woodworking sector. Rich is the former long-time editorial director and associate publisher of Woodworking Network. During his nearly 35-year career, Rich has toured more than 250 woodworking operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia and has written extensively on woodworking technology, design and supply trends. He has also directed and promoted dozens of woodworking trade shows, conferences and seminars including the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo, Canada’s largest woodworking show.