IWF 2012 Looks to Rebound as Economy Improves

IWF Tradeshow


The International Woodworking Machinery & Furniture Supply Fair (IWF) will take place August 22-25, 2012. With an announced 40 percent increase in early attendee registration in comparison with 2010, as well as approximately 850 exhibitors that have contracted for exhibit space occupying more than 365,000 net square feet, expectations for this year’s event have been raised.

IWF the largest woodworking technology tradeshow in North 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 one of the predominant events for introducing and selling manufacturing equipment, supplies and innovative new technology, IWF attracts visitors from every level of the industry and over 80 countries and all 50 states.

“In addition to the rebounding housing market, we suspect that increased attendee numbers can be attributed to demand for new machinery, supplies and services that IWF exhibitors offer,” says Michael Burdis, IWF 2012 chairman and president of James L. Taylor Manufacturing Co., “The increase in exhibitor sales and advanced registration all point to a very strong IWF 2012.” …

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