Woodworking Industry Associations

View a complete list of wood industry associations that are influential in the woodworking industry below. Also, visit our Safety & Environmental Regulations resources to get important wood industry research about combustible dust and other topics, find wood industry standards about safety and find out how to get more wood industry training.

U.S.-Based Industry Trade Associations

American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA)

American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA)

American Hardwood Information Center

American Institute of Architects

American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD)

American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)

Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers Inc. (AHMI)

Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI)

Association for Retail Environments (A.R.E.)

Association of Closet and Storage Professionals (ACSP)

Association of Millwork Distributors (AMD)

Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers (AWFS)

Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA)

Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA)

Cabinet Industry Distribution Alliance (CIDA)

Cabinet Makers Association (CMA)

Composite Panel Association

Construction Marketing Association

The Door and Hardware Institute (DHI)

Engineered Wood Association

Forest Products Society

Furniture Manufacturers Credit Association (FMCA)

Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Association (HPVA)

International Saw & Knife Association (ISKA)

International Research Group on Wood Protection

International Surface Fabricators Association (ISFA)

International Wood Products Association (IWPA)

Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association

Moulding and Millwork Producers Association (MMPA)

National Association of Home Builders

National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO)

National Association of the Remodeling Industry

National Hardwood Lumber Association (NHLA)

• National Home Furnishings Association (NHFA)

National Kitchen and Bath Association

National Lumber and Builidng Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA)

National Wood Flooring Association

National Wooden Pallet & Container Association

North American Building Materials Distribution Associations (NBMDA)

North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA)

Piedmont Triad Partnership

Professional Woodworkers Guild of Upper New Jersey

Stairway Manufacturers Association

Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA)

Wood Component Manufacturers Association (WCMA)

Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA)

Wood Products Manufacturers Association (WPMA)

Woodwork Career Alliance (WCA)

Woodwork Institute

Woodworking Machinery Industry Association

Women in the Home Industry Today (WithIt)


Canadian-Based Trade Associations

Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada (AWMAC)

•  BC Wood

Bluewater Wood Alliance

• Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA)

• Canada Wood

Canadian Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Association (CHPVA)

• Canadian Home Builders Association

Canadian Kitchen Cabinet Association (CKCA)

Quebec Furniture Manufacturers Association (QFMA)

Canadian Plywood Association

Canadian Wood Council (CWC)

Canadian Wooden Pallet and Container Association

Canadian Woodworking Machinery Distributors Association (CWMDA)

CertiWood- Canadian Plywood

Coast Forest Products Association (CFLA)

• Composite Panel Association

Council of Forest Industries (COFI)

Fenestration Canada (formerly CWDMA)

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC)

Ontario Wood Products Export Association (OWPEA)

Quebec Furniture Manufacturers Association

Quebec Wood Export Bureau (Q-WEB)

Western Red Cedar Export Association (WRCEA)

Wood Component Manufacturers Association (WCMA)

Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA)

Wood Manufacturing Council (WMC)

Wood Products Manufacturers Association (WPMA)


• Woodworking Machinery Industry Association (WMIA)


Industry Trade Shows

AWFS Fair, Las Vegas

Closets & Home Organization Conference & Expo, U.S.

GlobalShop, Las Vegas

International Woodworking Machinery & Furniture Supply Fair (IWF), Atlanta

interzum, Cologne, Germany

Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS)

Ligna Hannover, Hannover, Germany

NeoCon, Chicago

Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo (WMS), Toronto

Xylexpo, Italy


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