Timber iQ Celebrates its first anniversary at WoodEX for Africa 2013

Timber iQ, a glossy local title that has won the hearts of timber and other related industry professionals and consumers in South Africa, celebrates its first anniversary at WoodEX for Africa this year.

Launched to a great reception in March of 2012, Timber iQ’s frequency has increased from quarterly to bimonthly and the publication is well supported by the industry at large. From saplings and sawmilling to timber homes and objets d’art, Timber iQ features every aspect of timber in all its forms and applications.

Diarise the Timber Talks at WoodEX for Africa 2013

With WoodEX for Africa 2013 nearly ready to be rolled out next week, it is time to diarise interesting speakers presenting at the Timber Talks seminar sessions. These 25-minute sessions will provide a dynamic and interactive learning experience to visitors at the event and will bring together some of the timber industry’s leading system designers, contractors, product providers and thought leaders who will discuss pressing industry issues and hot topics from across the timber world.

WoodEX for Africa, southern Africa’s leading event for the timber industry, will be held at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand from 21 – 23 March 2013.

All set for WoodEX for Africa

Final preparations are underway for WoodEX for Africa, which will be held at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, South Africa, from 21 – 23 March 2013. With local and international exhibitors and visitors in attendance this event will definitely be a highlight on the timber trade agenda for the year.

Stephan Jooste, Director of WoodEX, says the event’s visitor promotional campaign is rolling out with advertisements and articles in a variety of industry publications. These advertisements will soon be followed by a radio campaign, street posters and newspaper advertisements. “We are very grateful for the support from our project sponsors, the industry associations, our media partners and our exhibitors. WoodEX is the ideal platform for wood and woodworking professionals to be on the frontier of the timber industry and to network, and we look forward to an excellent event this year.”

Call for Papers for Timber Talks at WoodEX for Africa 2013

Members of the timber industry are invited to submit topics and suggest speakers for the Timber Talks being held during WoodEX for Africa 2013. A first at WoodEX for Africa this year, the Timber Talks are a number of short presentations which will take place within WoodEX for Africa, which will provide a dynamic and interactive learning experience for visitors and exhibitors at the expo.

WoodEX for Africa 2013, Africa’s leading timber trade exhibition, will be held at Gallagher Convention Centre from 21 to 23 March 2013.

WoodEX for Africa 2013 launched to the industry

WoodEX for Africa 2013, Africa’s leading timber trade exhibition being held at Gallagher Convention Centre from 21 to 23 March 2013, was recently launched to the timber industry at a function held at Gallagher Convention Centre.

Speaking at the event, WoodEX Exhibition Manager Lynn Chamier said the international interest in WoodEX has grown tremendously since the inaugural exhibition earlier this year, and agents in Europe and China are actively marketing the show. “Bookings for exhibition space are already more than 50 per cent up compared to the same time last year, and we are receiving enquiries daily. We are looking forward to an excellent event in 2013.”

WoodEX for Africa 2013 exhibition space selling fast

Demand for exhibition space at WoodEX for Africa 2013 is strongly exceeding expectations, with some of South Africa’s biggest and most respected names in the timber industry already committed to showcasing their products and services at the event being held at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, South Africa, from 21 to 23 March 2013.

More than 50 per cent of the available exhibition space has been booked, with many of the reservations being repeat bookings from the inaugural exhibition held earlier this year. The most recent exhibitors who confirmed their participation include companies like Woodtech, National Edging, Leitz Tooling, FX Veneer, Cell Hardware Products, Quart International, Alternative Structures, Pretoria Timber Treaters, Easy Clip, Dieffenbacher, Microvellum Software, South African Wood Preservers Association, Pride of Africa, Steelmeester, Simpson Strong-Tie and Rhino Modified Wood.

WoodEX for Africa 2013 enjoying strong exhibitor demand

WoodEX for Africa 2013 is still nearly six months away but there has been a significant rise in the demand for stand space compared to last year, with numerous exhibitors wanting to make a bigger impact at WoodEX for Africa 2013. WoodEX for Africa 2013 will be held from 21 to 23 March at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, South Africa.

This trade exhibition, which also targets the consumer and DIY markets, is receiving a lot of interest from the African and European wood industries, as well as the support of international associations like the Italian Woodworking Machinery and Tools Manufacturers’ Association (ACIMALL) and the German Woodworking Machinery and Tools Manufacturers' Association (VDMA).