ATLANTA – The International Woodworking Fair® (IWF) announced their advanced attendee registration numbers for the upcoming Fair is now over 11,000 and continuing to climb daily heading towards 12,000+ advanced registrations. Industry professionals from top management and production are making their plans to attend IWF this August in Atlanta. The 40% increase in advanced registration continues for the 2012 Fair compared to 2010.

IWF registrations are coming in from all fifty states and over 60 foreign countries. IWF registrations are up in 45 states compared to the 2010 Fair.

Thousands of companies are sending their key decision-makers to see the latest innovations in materials, supplies and services.

“Industry professionals want to see what’s new and what’s next for the industry,” says Michael Burdis, IWF 2012 chairman and president of James L. Taylor Manufacturing Company, “The future of the industry will be showcased at IWF with over 850 exhibits.”

IWF is the only woodworking show in the United States that verifies, audits and publishes a detailed statement of attendance after the show which is available to the entire industry.

The IWF tradeshow brings together industry leaders and showcases innovative products, machinery, materials, design and an expanded conference. IWF 2012 will be held August 22-25 in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center. For up-to-date and industry updates, connect with IWF on Facebook and Twitter. To register online for IWF go to and to save on registration use the promotion code “IWF”.

About IWF- International Woodworking Fair®

The largest woodworking technology trade show inNorth America is held every other year at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga., and is ranked among the largest trade shows in the world. Recognized around the world as the pre-eminent event for introducing and selling manufacturing equipment, supplies and innovative new technology, IWF attracts visitors from every level of the industry and over eighty countries and all 50states.

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