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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PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES
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FREE

WORKSHOPS & DEMONSTRATIONS
27 – 29 JUNE 2023
GALLAGHER CONVENTION CENTRE | JOHANNESBURG | SOUTH AFRICA

Long established as the gateway to Africa’s timber trade, WoodEX for Africa 2023 will be the ultimate machinery, tools and supplies gathering in Africa. An event not to be missed, WoodEX for Africa will be held at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 27 – 29 June 2023, alongside the 3rd edition of the Deck & Flooring Expo and co-located with Africa’s biggest construction expo, the Big 5 Construct Southern Africa, previously African Construction Expo.

A dynamic and lucrative platform in Africa for trade and industry to connect with specialised dealers, stay abreast of the latest industry trends and innovations, secure new business contacts and compare the best deals in the timber trade, WoodEX for Africa has grown robustly year on year since the inaugural event held in 2012. The event has increasingly enjoyed a strong African visitor profile, making up a substantial percentage of international trade visitors to the expo.

BETTER TOGETHER

WoodEX for Africa and the Deck & Flooring Expo joined forces with Africa’s biggest construction expo, the Big 5 Construct Southern Africa, to present the ultimate industry focused trade expo in Africa in 2023.

Held for the past eight years, the Big 5 Construct Southern Africa provides a unique platform to engage with key industry stakeholders and to conduct valuable business.

Together the expos offer added exposure for exhibitors and visitors in the various industries – from machinery, tools and equipment, fits and finishes, components, new technology and materials to concrete and cement, surfaces and finishes, digital construction and 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
EVENT DATES AND TIMES

27 June 2023 – 09:00 – 18:00 (GMT +2)
28 June 2023 – 09:00 – 18:00 (GMT +2)
29 June 2023 – 09:00 – 16:00 (GMT +2)

Admission to the exhibition is FREE of charge for professionals.

Please complete the pre-registration online through the Quicket link to avoid wasting time in queues onsite.

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.

  • Hand & Power Tools
  • Sawblades & Sharpening Tools or Services
  • Forestry Industry & Technology
  • Wood Materials, Machinery & Veneer Production
  • Furniture Machinery & Production
  • Solid Woodworking, Machinery & Production
  • Industrial Surface & Preservative Treatment Technologies
  • Timber Construction
  • Formica Board & Melamine Finishes
  • Chipboard & MDF
  • Laminates
  • Plywood, Hardwood & Composite Materials
    • Veneer & Decorative Materials
    • Wood & Timber Flooring
    • Cutting Machines & Tools
    • Edge Banders & Trimmers
    • Spindle & Turning
    • Saws & Sawing Machines
    • Portable Sawmills, Resaws & Edgers
    • Fastening Systems & Screws
    • Adhesives & Glues
    • Wood Treatment, Sealers & Varnishes
    • Laser Cutters
    • Many more timber related products, machines & materials
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