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The power of connection and community

Events are powerful tools for positioning your brand and finding new prospects. As an exhibitor or sponsor, you gain increased visibility and a relevant platform to promote products, services, and capabilities, meet face-to-face with clients and future customers, and establish your presence and leadership in the industry. In fact, the majority (87%*) of B2B marketers say in-person events are a critical component to their company’s success. 

SOURCE: * Bizzabo

 

There are several ways to participate in an event but before you commit, consider the reasons why business people attend events: 
 

Why they attend



Meet your customers and prospects face-to-face, teach a little for them to take away and give extra exposure to your product offering at one of the upcoming events from Woodworking Network.
 

 


 

Closets Conference / Wood Pro Expo

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Executive Briefing Conference

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The premier event for key manufacturers to network and explore new ways to succeed
 

EBC EventEBC is the premier event that connects forward-thinking professionals to network and explore new ways to lead and succeed. EBC provides strategic and practical information that addresses technological challenges and innovations, emerging trends in materials and design, best business practices and exciting new opportunities.

As an EBC partner, you have the opportunity to network and support this event for hundreds of key decision makers from some of the most influential companies within our industry.

Here is a list of some partner opportunities for you to stand out among this elite group of executives:

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*All partners/sponsors will be acknowledged in pre-promotion materials, on signage and from the podium at the event. Sponsors may also provide one item for the attendee goody bags.

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To learn more or to reserve your sponsorship, please contact:

Harry Urban
FDMC Publisher
Send email
(708) 373-4344

 


 

Wood Pro Expo Lancaster

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WPE LancasterA regional marketplace for woodworking professionals 


Located in the iconic heart of woodworking country, Wood Pro Expo Lancaster is the only professional woodworking event to serve the Mid-Atlantic region. Woodworking professionals involved in furniture, cabinets, millwork, fixtures, storage solutions and other wood products flock to the event every year.

Wood Pro Expo Lancaster’s two-day run in 2019, drew more than 700 attendees and attracted more than 80 exhibitors in 15,000 sq. feet of exhibit space. Feedback from attendees and exhibitors has been evaluated to make the 2021 event even better. Educational features such as the Running Machinery Program and classroom sessions and keynotes are popular highlights of Wood Pro Expo Lancaster.

WPE Lancaster By the Numbers

 

To reserve booth space, advertising or sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Lewis Goldman
Show Manager
Send email
(800) 969-2212

 

 


 

WMS Canada

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The National Event for Canada's Wood Industry

WMS EventFor more than four decades, WMS has connected Canada's professional woodworking buyers with the world's most prominent machinery manufacturers and suppliers. WMS 2019 attracted attendees from all 10 Canadian provinces and 2 territories. It is the national event for Canada’s wood industry!

Woodworking machinery and supply companies have relied on WMS to reach Canadian decision-makers. The entire scope of the industry’s suppliers and manufacturers should plan to participate:  

Panel processing machinery

Solid wood processing equipment

Advanced CNC equipment

Cutting tools

Sanding & finishing equipment & materials

Computer software

Functional and decorative hardware & fasteners

Decorative surfaces

Wood components

Portable power pools

Panel products, lumber, veneer

Closet, garage & home organization products

Green products

 

WMS By the Numbers

 


To reserve booth space, please contact:

Rich Widick
Exposition Management
Send email
(630) 434-7779

To inquire about advertising or sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Harry Urban
FDMC Publisher
Send email
(708) 373-4344

 


 

AWFS Fair

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Attendees of AWFS Fair follow Woodworking Network for show news, schedules, and exhibitor information. For AWFS Fair 2021, Woodworking Network will offer these sponsorship and advertising opportunities to help exhibitors reach attendees and stand out in the crowd.


 

AWFS Official Pre-Show Planner
AWFS Pre-Show PlannerDrive traffic to your booth with this comprehensive show preview including a floor map, the complete exhibitor list, show schedule and seminar slate. Polybagged and distributed with FDMC June, delivered with the FDMC June and July digital issues, and distributed to the AWFS pre-registration list, this workhorse will deliver results for you in 2021.

Refer to standard ad pricing

Ad Closing: 5/11/21   Materials Due: 5/17/21



Closets & Organized Storage Preview Issue and Bonus Distribution

Closets AWFS PreviewA preview of the AWFS Fair inside the pages of the May/June 2021 issue, with a special focus on the all new Closets Pavilion on the AWFS show floor and bonus distribution of the July/August Closets & Organized Storage issue at AWFS.

Refer to standard ad pricing

May/June Ad Closing: 4/20/21   Materials Due: 4/23/21
July/August Ad Closing: 6/21/21   Materials Due: 6/25/21



FDMC Preview Issue and Bonus Distribution
FDMC AWFS PreviewJuly 2021 will be the AWFS at-show issue and includes show floor updates, exhibitor list and a focus on show products. This issue will also be distributed on the show floor at the AWFS Fair.

Refer to standard ad pricing

July Ad Closing: 6/4/21   Materials Due: 6/10/21

 


AWFS Official Show Directory
AWFS Show DirectoryDistributed as the official show directory to all AWFS attendees on site, this Commemorative Guide to the event has real take-home value and will work for your brands well beyond the dates of the show. The directory contains a complete listing of exhibitor profiles, floor plans, show schedules, and important venue announcements.

RATE: $2,079 | Full page

Ad Closing: 6/4/21   Materials Due: 6/10/21


AWFS Today Show Dailies
AWFS Show DailyYour best last-minute option for driving traffic to your booth, the Official Show Daily will be distributed during AWFS and includes news and happenings at the show as well as coverage of Awards Ceremonies.

RATES: $3,780 | Spread in both issues     $1,985 | Full page in both issues     $990 | Half page (no islands) in both issues

Ad Closing: 6/25/21   Materials Due: 6/28/21

 

 

Product Sneak Peek - AWFS Edition
AWFS Product Sneak PeekSpecial show email promotion showcasing AWFS exhibitor products; distributed to our Woodworking Network subscribers.

RATE: $651 | Text ad

 

AWFS Fair Booth Video
AWFS Booth Video​​​​​​​A 3-4 min. video shot at your booth with a Woodworking Network interviewer that promotes your key marketing messages. Your edited video will be distributed electronically post-AWFS to Woodworking Network audiences, and available on woodworkingnetwork.com.

​​​​​​​RATE: $3,250 | Per video

 


​​​​​​​Live Streaming at AWFS with Woodworking Network

AWFS Live Streaming​​​​​​​Reserve a Woodworking Network live stream broadcast at AWFS and make your key messages accessible to AWFS attendees on-site and beyond. Your brand, booth number and live stream broadcast details will be promoted pre-AWFS, on-site and post- AWFS through: PRINT – in FDMC Magazine and the AWFS Today show Dailies
ONLINE – on WoodworkingNetwork.com
DIGITAL – Woodworking Network newsletters and e-messages leading up to AWFS
SOCIAL – on Woodworking Network Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn

RATE: $7,750 | Package

 


 

Other Sponsorships

Wood Industry 40 Under 40 - Class of 2021  |  January 2021

40 Under 40The Wood Industry 40 Under 40 program honors the next generation of wood industry professionals who are making an impact at their jobs, in the community, and on wood products manufacturing in North America.

3 non-competing annual sponsorships available. Includes acknowledgement at the Woodworking Network Leadership Reception at AWFS 2021 and other Woodworking Network events involving 40 Under 40 Class of 2021 honorees, as well as recognition throughout the year when the 40 Under 40 is referenced in editorial coverage in print and online.

Sponsorship: $10,000

Learn more about the 40 Under 40 Program

 


FDMC 300  |  February 2021

FDMC 300Ranking of the 300 largest cabinet, furniture, millwork, store fixture, office/contract and component producers in North America.

This exclusive sponsorship includes recognition when the rankings are published in the February issue of FDMC, branding on FDMC 300 landing page on WoodworkingNetwork.com and recognition throughout the year when FDMC 300 is referenced in editorial coverage in print and online.

EXCLUSIVE Sponsorship: $3,000

 



Young Woodworking Pro  |  Early 2021

Young Woodworking ProThe Young Woodworking Professionals competition recognizes outstanding projects and the young wood pros that create them.

Includes sponsorship of awards presentation at Wood Pro Expo Florida, June 2021 and engagement with finalists and winners. In addition, your logo and linked URL will be included on the contest landing page on WoodworkingNetwork.com, in contest emails, and logo or sponsorship mention included on any marketing to promote the Awards Presentation.

Sponsorship: $3,000

 


Top Shelf Awards  |  April 2022

Top Shelf AwardsPopular, long-standing celebration held annually to honor designers for their creative closet and home organization designs.

3 sponsorships available. Investment includes sponsorship of the April awards reception during Closets Conference & Expo 2022, as well as engagement with finalists and winners. Your sponsorship also includes logo and linked URL included on the contest landing page on WoodworkingNetwork.com, in contest emails, and recognition when the Top Shelf Awards is referenced in editorial coverage in print and online.

Sponsorship: $5,000

 


Veneer Tech Craftman's Challenge  |  Summer 2021

Veneer Tech ChallengeThe world’s most prestigious competition honoring the best work in veneer woodworking.

The sponsorship includes branding on Craftsman’s Challenge landing page on Woodworkingnetwork.com and recognition throughout the year when Craftsman’s Challenge is referenced in editorial coverage in print and online. Also, recognition at the awards presentation at AWFS 2021 in July in Las Vegas.

Sponsorship: $5,000

 


Market Leaders  |  September & October 2021

Market LeadersRecognizing an elite group of professionals in woodworking leadership for their influences, insights and strategies in business as well as working for the betterment of their respective industries and their communities.

Sponsorship recognition included with publishing of recipients in the October FDMC Leadership Issue and acknowledged at the September 2021 EBC at The Broadmoor. Also recognition throughout the year when Market Leaders is referenced in editorial coverage in print and online.

Sponsorship: $3,000

 


Wood 100  |  Fall 2021

Wood 100An exclusive annual report detailing the successful strategies and best practices put in place by 100 North American secondary wood and panel products manufacturers to grow their businesses in the furniture, cabinetry, architectural woodwork, store fixture, components, closet systems and other industry markets.

Sponsorship includes recognition when the winners are announced in the October Leadership Issue of FDMC and recognition throughout the year when Wood 100 is referenced in editorial coverage in print and online.

Sponsorship: $3,000

 


Pricing Survey  |  November 2021

Pricing SurveyThe industry’s only custom woodworking pricing tool, an exclusive report for Woodworking Network. Prominent visibility in print and online.

Exclusive sponsorship recognition as part of the published results in the November issue of FDMC, prominent visibility both in print and online, as well as recognition throughout the year when the Pricing Survey is referenced in editorial coverage in print and online.

EXCLUSIVE Sponsorship: $3,000

 


Almanac & Industry Forecast  |  December 2021

Almanac/Industry ForecastPublished annually since 2014, the Almanac is packed with pages of detailed charts, data, and forecasting for the woodworking industry. It is a definite read for the 65,000+ readers looking for business intelligence for the coming year.

The sponsorship includes recognition in the Almanac published in the December issue of FDMC, with prominent visibility both in print and online, as well as recognition throughout the year as the Almanac is referenced.

Sponsorship: $3,000