The Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo (WMS), Canada’s national woodworking show, is returning by popular demand to Toronto’s International Centre, Oct. 24-26, 2013.

The International Centre had hosted WMS for most of its more than 40-year history. In 2011 WMS was held at the Direct Energy Centre in downtown Toronto.

“We are happy to announce that WMS is moving back to the International Centre,” said Steve Reiss, vice president of Vance Communications ULC, organizer of the event. “Our goal has been to book the venue that will best meet the expectations of attendees and exhibitors. While we were overall pleased with the results of WMS 2011 at the Direct Energy Centre, it became clear that a good number of exhibitors and attendees did not like commuting downtown or having to pay for parking.”

WMS will feature Canada’s largest exhibition of woodworking machinery, software, hardware, components and other products. More than 5,000 woodworking professionals, including those involved in the manufacture of furniture, cabinets and millwork are expected to attend the show.

In addition, the 2013 edition of WMS will include a conference program focusing on business and technical topics for wood products managers and owners, plus special demonstrations on the expo floor.

The International Centre is located a short drive from Pearson International Airport and offers plenty of free parking spaces. Hotels are plentiful and the allure of downtown Toronto is within a short commute after WMS show hours.

More Info

For additional information about exhibiting at WMS 2013, contact Rich Widick of Hall-Erickson Inc at; phone (866) 967-2015 or (630) 434-7779.

To be added to the WMS 2013 mailing list for attendance, contact Rich Christianson of Vance Communications Canada at or (847) 415-8024.

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