THE GATEWAY TO AFRICA’S TIMBER TRADE

Wood Machinery & Tools / Laser Cutters & CNC Machines / Furniture Manufacturing technology / Flooring Plywood & Veneer / MDF Laminates & Boards / Fitting & Accessories / Timber Processing / Hardwood & Softwood / Forestry & Sawmilling / Software & Technology
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3 days

EXPO & NETWORKING
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8 500+

VISITORS
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150+

EXHIBITORS & BRANDS
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40+

PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES
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FREE

WORKSHOPS & DEMONSTRATIONS
4 – 6 JUNE 2024
GALLAGHER CONVENTION CENTRE | JOHANNESBURG | SOUTH AFRICA

WoodEX for Africa has been acknowledged as the foremost gateway and pivotal event for machinery, tools, forestry, and timber supplies across the southern African continent. The event is scheduled to take place once again at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, from June 4th to 6th, 2024.

Serving as a dynamic and highly profitable platform within Africa, WoodEX for Africa facilitates meaningful connections between trade and industry professionals and specialized dealers. It empowers participants to remain at the forefront of the latest industry trends and innovations, forge new business contacts, and compare the most advantageous deals within the timber trade. Since its inaugural event in 2012, WoodEX for Africa has demonstrated consistent and robust year-on-year growth. The event has increasingly garnered attention from a strong African visitor demographic, constituting a significant proportion of the international trade visitors attending the expo.

BETTER TOGETHER

WoodEX for Africa and the Deck & Flooring Expo will collaborate with Africa’s largest construction expo, Big 5 Construct South Africa, for the third time to present the ultimate industry-focused trade expo in Southern Africa in 2024.

Having been held for the past eleven years, Big 5 Construct South Africa offers a distinctive platform for engaging with key industry stakeholders and conducting valuable business. Collectively, these expos provide enhanced exposure for exhibitors and visitors across various industries. This ranges from machinery, tools, and equipment to fittings and finishes, components, new technology and materials, as well as concrete and cement, surfaces and finishes, digital construction, and overall construction.

VISITOR PROFILE

As the largest timber trade exhibition on the continent, WoodEX for Africa is considered the gateway to Africa’s timber trade. From the biggest CNC machines to the smallest screws, from the loggers of the great outdoors to sleek laminated flooring, WoodEX for Africa plays host to the most specialised, yet comprehensive range of equipment, tools, machinery and wood products available on the market.

  • Forestry
  • Sawmilling
  • Furniture Manufacturers
  • Kitchen Manufacturers
  • Shopfitters
  • Deck Contractors & Installers
  • Truss Manufacturers & Installers
  • Woodworking Companies
  • Traders in Wood Products
  • Hardware Distributors
  • Woodworking Material & Consumables
  • Joinery Companies
  • Furniture Component Manufacturers
  • Flooring Companies & Contractors
  • Building Material Suppliers & Dealers
  • Importers & Exporters of Timber
  • Construction Companies
  • Architects
VISITOR INFORMATION & REGISTRATIONS
Opening and Closing times:

4 June 2024 – 10am to 6pm
5 June 2024 – 10am to 6pm
6 June 2024 – 10am to 4pm

EXHIBITOR PROFILE

WoodEX for Africa hosts exhibitors showcasing innovative timber and woodworking products and services, such as woodworking machinery, fixtures and fittings, decking, flooring, structural timber, timber preservatives and treatment, sawmilling and logging, pulp and paper manufacturing, and wood material and veneer production.

  • CNC Router & Milling Machines
  • CNC Plasma Cutting
  • Laser Cutters & Engravers
  • Edge Banders & Trimmers
  • Hand & Power Tools
  • Sawblades & Sharpening Tools
  • Forestry Industry & Technology
  • Wood Materials
  • Veneer Production
  • Furniture Machinery & Production
  • Solid Woodworking Machinery
  • Preservative Treatment
  • Timber Construction
  • Formica & Melamine Boards
  • Chipboard & MDF
  • Laminates & Plywood
  • Hardwood & Composite Materials
  • Veneer & Decorative Materials
  • Wood & Timber Flooring
  • Cutting Machines & Tools
  • Spindle & Turning
  • Saws & Sawing Machines
  • Portable Sawmills
  • Resaws & Edgers
  • Fastening Systems & Screws
  • Adhesives & Glues
  • Wood Treatment
  • Sealers & Varnishes
  • Many more timber related products, machines & materials
OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNER

WoodBiz Africa is the pioneering digital trade journal for the wood-based sector in Africa. It provides in-depth news about the people, communities, services, suppliers, ideas, technologies, research, development, and innovations that add value to sustainably-managed forests.