Events

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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.
 

 


 

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) 929-7918

To inquire about advertising or sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

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

 


 

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.

EBC By the Numbers

 

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

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

 


 

SIBO

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The largest gathering place for Quebec woodworking professionals
 

SIBO Event CenterSIBO is back and ready to connect you with professional woodworkers from Quebec and the surrounding provinces and states in 2022. The three day event will be held at Centrexpo Cogeco in Drummondville, Quebec, just a 90-minute drive of 70% of the population and the vast majority of business in Quebec.

Woodworkers come to SIBO to find innovative products and solutions to help them increase productivity, improve quality, expand into new markets and grow their profits.

Take advantage of the SIBO expo to showcase your company’s products and services to Quebec manufacturers of:

Furniture

Cabinets

Windows

Store fixtures

Other wood products

 

 

 

 

 

 

SIBO By the Numbers

 

To reserve booth space, please contact:

Rich Widick
Exposition Management
Send email
(630) 929-7918

To inquire about advertising or sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

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

 


 

IWF

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The International Woodworking Fair® is one of the world’s top events for the custom and general woodworking industries. Woodworking Network offers a number of outstanding sponsorship and advertising opportunities to help exhibitors reach attendees and stand out in the crowd at IWF 2022.

 

IWF 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 June FDMC
  • - Delivered with the FDMC June and July digital issues
  • - Distributed to the IWF pre-registration list


The pre-show planner is worth the investment and is sure to deliver results for you in 2022.

Refer to standard ad pricing

Ad Closing: 5/11/22   Materials Due: 5/17/22



FDMC Preview Issues and Bonus Distribution

IWF Preview IssuesJuly FDMC is the IWF show issue containing a preview of what to expect and includes all the important show information.

The August issue will include the current IWF happenings just ahead of the show, plus bonus distribution on the IWF expo floor.

Refer to standard ad pricing

July Ad Closing: 6/6/22   Materials Due: 6/10/22
August Ad Closing: 7/6/22   Materials Due: 7/11/22


Closets & Organized Storage Preview Issue and Bonus Distribution
The July/August issue will include a preview of closet and home storage exhibitor's products, plus bonus distribution on the IWF expo floor.

Refer to standard ad pricing

July/August Ad Closing: 6/21/22   Materials Due: 6/27/22



IWF Official Show Dailies
AWFS Show DailyThe only official show daily distributed to all attendees during IWF at the entrances of the Georgia World Congress Center and at the registration desk. Two editions will be distributed, one on the first day and another on the third day. This comprehensive guide includes the world’s largest IWF floor plan with advertisers highlighted plus up-to-date show happenings and things to do after hours, making it a well-received guide for attendees. This is your last-minute value to drive traffic to your booth with ad pricing including both editions giving you exposure in all show daily distributions.

Distribution Dates: August 23 and August 25

RATES: $3,780 | Spread in both issues     $1,985 | Full page in both issues     $992 | Half page (no islands) in both issues

Ad Closing: 6/26/22   Materials Due: 6/29/22

 

Product Sneak Peek Emails - IWF Edition
Build anticipation for your product offerings in advance of the show. For 6 weeks leading up to IWF, we’ll deliver Sneak Peek emails dedicated to showcasing exhibitors and their products to our Woodworking Network subscribers. This text ad opportunity includes your product image, a headline and 50 words of body copy, including your booth number at the show.

6 spots available per distribution.

Distribution Dates:
7/19/22 8/9/22
7/26/22 8/16/22
8/2/22 8/23/22

 

 



RATE: $684 | Text ad

 

Symposium

Closets Symposium and CNC Symposium at IWF Sponsorship  |  August 22
The Closets Symposium, moderated by Michaelle Bradford, Editor of Closets & Organized Storage, will address the latest trends in the closets industry. The CNC Symposium presents leading CNC technology pros discussing what's new, what’s coming and offering practical advice for new and current CNC users and will be moderated by Will Sampson, Editorial Director of FDMC. A networking lunch will be part of the day’s schedule that will unite all attendees from both the CNC and Closets Symposiums.

RATES: $3,500 each sponsorship per symposium
 


 

Other Sponsorships

Wood Industry 40 Under 40 - Class of 2022 |  January 2022

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 IWF, recognition at the Executive Briefing Conference and other Woodworking Network events involving 40 Under 40 Class of 2022 honorees, as well as recognition throughout the year when the 40 Under 40 is referenced in editorial coverage in print and online.

Sponsorship: $10,500

Learn more about the 40 Under 40 Program

 


FDMC 300  |  February 2022

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 WoodworkingNetwork.com and recognition throughout the year when FDMC 300 is referenced in editorial coverage in print and online.

Sponsorship: $3,150

 



Young Woodworking Pro  |  Early 2022

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 California, April 2022 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: $3,150

 


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 Design Awards is referenced in editorial coverage in print and online.

Sponsorship: $5,000

 


Veneer Tech Craftsman's Challenge  |  Summer 2022

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. 

Sponsorship: $5,250

 


Market Leaders  |  September & October 2022

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 2022 EBC at The Broadmoor. Also recognition throughout the year when Market Leaders is referenced in editorial coverage in print and online.

Sponsorship: $3,150

 


Wood 100  |  Fall 2022

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: $3,150

 


Pricing Survey  |  November 2022

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.

Sponsorship: $3,150

 


Almanac & Industry Forecast  |  December 2022

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: $3,150