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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: 

Top Reasons for Attending Events

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.



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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EBC By the Numbers


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

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



Closets Conference / Wood Pro Expo

Closest conference



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 2022 drew more than 700 attendees and attracted more than 70 exhibitors in 15,000 sq. feet of exhibit space. 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!

WMS will make a welcomed return in 2023 for woodworking machinery and supply companies that 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 Events


To inquire about booth space, please contact:

Gavin McAuliffe
Exhibit Manager
Send email
(312) 265-9649

To inquire about advertising or sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

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






Attendees of AWFS Fair follow Woodworking Network for show news, schedules, and exhibitor information.
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 long before you arrive on the show floor.

Refer to standard ad pricing

Ad Closing: 5/11/23   Materials Due: 5/17/23



Closets & Organized Storage Preview Issues and Bonus Distribution

AWFS Fair preview inside the pages of the May/June 2023 issue. important show information.

May/June Ad Closing: 4/20/23   
Materials Due: 4/24/23

Bonus distribution of the July/August issue at AWFS.

July/August Ad Closing: 6/21/23 
Materials Due: 6/27/23  

Refer to standard ad pricing

FDMC Preview Issue and Bonus Distribution

The July issue includes show floor updates, exhibitor list and a focus on show products. This issue will also be distributed on the show floor.

July Ad Closing: 6/6/23   
Materials Due: 6/9/23

Refer to standard ad pricing


AWFS Today Show Dailies

AWFS Show DailyThe ONLY show daily sanctioned by AWFS and allowed to distribute at the Las Vegas Convention Center
Your 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: Spread, $3,969 for both issues   |   Full page, $2,084 for both issues   |   Standard Half Page, no islands, $1,040 for both issues

Ad Closing: 6/26/23       Materials Due: 6/29/23


Product Sneak Peak - AWFS Edition

Special show e-mail promotion showcasing AWFS exhibitor products; distributed to our Woodworking Network subscribers.

RATE: $718 per text ad



Closets Symposium and CNC Bootcamp at AWFS Sponsorship | July 24

Sponsor one of two Woodworking Network Symposia during AWFS Fair week. These full-day education sessions will be held July 24, the day prior to the expo floor opening. These educational sponsorships present the ideal setting for your company to stand out among attendees even before the show kicks off.

SymposiumThe Closets Symposium, moderated by Michaelle Bradford, Editor of Closets & Organized Storage, will educate designers, fabricators, retailers and installers on the most current design, marketing, and business topics of relevance to these industry professionals seeking to profit from this growing and exciting market niche.

CNC Bootcamp is an intensive workshop for those who are relatively new to CNC manufacturing or looking to buy their first CNC. Moderated by Will Sampson, Editorial Director of FDMC, the day will cover selecting the right CNC machine, integrating it into your operation, choosing and using the tooling, dealing with dust collection and vacuum issues, and getting onboard with the software you need.

RATE: $3,500 each


AWFS Fair Booth Video

AWFS VideoA 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

RATE: $3,413 | Video





Other Sponsorships

Wood Industry 40 Under 40 - Class of 2023 |  January 2023

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, recognition at the Executive Briefing Conference and other Woodworking Network events involving 40 Under 40 Class of 2023 honorees, as well as recognition throughout the year when the 40 Under 40 is referenced in editorial coverage in print and online.

Co-Sponsorship: $11,025

Learn more about the 40 Under 40 Program


FDMC 300  |  February 2023

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

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

Co-Sponsorship: $3,308


Young Woodworking Pro  |  Early 2023

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, April 2023 and engagement with finalists and winners. In addition, your logo and linked URL will be included on the contest landing page on, in contest emails, and logo or sponsorship mention included on any marketing to promote the Awards Presentation.

Co-Sponsorship: $3,308


Top Shelf Awards  |  April 2023

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 2023, as well as engagement with finalists and winners. Your sponsorship also includes logo and linked URL included on the contest landing page on, in contest emails, and recognition when the Top Shelf Design Awards is referenced in editorial coverage in print and online.

Co-Sponsorship: $5,000


Veneer Tech Craftsman's Challenge  |  Summer 2023

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 and recognition throughout the year when Craftsman’s Challenge is referenced in editorial coverage in print and online. 

Co-Sponsorship: $5,513


Market Leaders  |  September & October 2023

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 2023 EBC at The Broadmoor. Also recognition throughout the year when Market Leaders is referenced in editorial coverage in print and online.

Co-Sponsorship: $3,308


WOOD 100  |  Fall 2023

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.

Co-Sponsorship: $3,308


Pricing Survey  |  November 2023

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

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.

Co-Sponsorship: $3,308


Almanac & Industry Forecast  |  December 2023

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 66,000+ 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.

Co-Sponsorship: $3,308