LAVAL, QC – Vance Communications Canada announces that the 2012 edition of Salon Industriel du Bois Ouvré (SIBO) will not be held.  SIBO had been scheduled to take place October 18-19 at Forzani Place in Laval, Quebec.

SIBO – Quebec’s 2012 Wood Industry Event Suspended“While past surveys had indicated a desire for Quebec to have its own industrial woodworking show, the reality is that under current conditions several key industry suppliers and industry associations weren’t in a position to be actively involved in a provincial trade show,” said Steve Reiss, Vice President of Vance. “We’re disappointed to have to make this decision but we have to respect the mood of the market. We are grateful to the suppliers, associations, media partners and many others who have been supportive of SIBO.

“Our efforts continue to be focused on Canada’s national woodworking show, the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo (WMS), set for October 24-26, 2013 at the International Centre in Toronto, and for related trade show and conference opportunities to serve and support the wood products industry,” Reiss said.

About Vance Communications Canada ULC
Vance Communications Canada is a division of Vance Publishing Corporation, headquartered in Lincolnshire, IL, with offices in Lenexa, KS, and St. Louis, MO. Since its founding in 1937, Vance has been a recognized leader in business information, communications and exhibitions, including the biennial Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo (WMS) in Toronto. Vance's portfolio of products includes magazines, newspapers, newsletters, websites, conferences and tradeshows that provide economic insights, in addition to data products, multi-platform brand offerings, rich databases and a host of marketing services.

About the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo
The Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo (WMS) is the national trade show of the Canada’s industrial woodworking industry. The biennial event offers a complete showcase of woodworking machinery, supplies and services. The next edition of WMS is scheduled to take place October 24-26, 2013 at the International Centre in Toronto. For more information about WMS, contact Rich Christianson at 847-415-8024 or rchristianson@vancepublishing.com.

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