Save the date: WMS 2019 returns to the International Centre
January 3, 2018 | 10:31 am CST

MISSISSAUGA, ON -- The Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference and Expo will return to the International Centre October 31-November 2, 2019.  CCI Canada, Inc., which owns and operates the show, has also committed to the International Centre in 2021.  Those dates are October 28-30, 2021.  "Our 2017 event was strong and we want to continue our momentum with this commitment to the International Centre," said Tim Fixmer, CEO of CCI Canada.  WMS 2017 drew more than 4400 attendees and 1440 exhibitor personnel representing more than 270 companies and brands.

"We were very pleased with the overall turnout and the diversity of equipment and supplies on display for all types and sizes of woodworking operations," added Tim Fixmer, president and CEO of CCI Media. "We believe there's a brilliant future for technology, machinery and supplies in the Canadian market."

Preliminary plans for WMS 2019 include 2 days of education sessions, morning keynotes, hands-on demonstrations, a plant tour and the largest exhibition of woodworking machinery, supplies and software in Canada. 


WMS 2017: Scenes around Canada's national wood industry event

Thousands of woodworking professionals converged at WMS found new equipment, supplies, and services for all segments of the industry. 

About CCI Media
CCI Media, which owns CCI Canada, is a business-to-business media company focused exclusively on the industrial wood products manufacturing markets. CCI Media’s flagship publication, FDMC magazine, circulates monthly in print and digital formats. CCI Media also publishes the quarterly Closets Magazine, and the annual Red Book Guide to Best Practices, the Wood Industry Almanac, the FDMC Trends: Products & Innovations Guide. Woodworking Network is the umbrella brand for the combined portfolio of wood manufacturing print, digital, and web products and industry events operated by CCI Media.   
In addition to WMS 2019, CCI Media produces Wood Pro Expo Charlotte 2018, February 14-16 at the Charlotte Convention Center, Cabinets and Closets Conference and Expo 2018, April 27-29, Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, CA; and, Wood Pro Expo 2018, October 18-19, Warehouse at the Nook, Lancaster, PA. 
For more information about WMS 2019, visit, or contact [email protected]. Or, to reserve exhibit space for WMS 2019, November 2-4, contact [email protected].


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Harry Urban is the publisher of  the Woodworking Network.  Urban has more than 30 years of experience in business-to-business publishing, trade shows and conferences. He has travelled extensively throughout North America and overseas visiting and reporting on major manufacturing facilities and trade shows.