Event Calendar

APA – The Engineered Wood Association
SEC – Softwood Export Council
SPC – Southern Pine Council

Trade Show
Istanbul, Turkey
October 10-14, 2015
(Reimbursable travel dates: Oct 8-15)
Most of Turkey’s leading wood importers attend. The event featured 451 exhibitors from 86 countries in 2013, attracted nearly 60,000 visitors and the AMSO booth picked up 58 inquiries. 
Trade Show
Lima, Peru
October 13-17, 2015
(Reimbursable travel dates: Oct 11-18)
Trade show in Lima, Peru that attracts attendees from all over South America.
Tokyo, Fukuoka, and Osaka, Japan
October 19-23, 2015
(Reimbursable travel dates: Oct 17-24)
EBPA will lead a group of US building materials suppliers on a week-long trade mission to Tokyo, Fukuoka and Osaka. Company representatives will be featured in educational seminars about products, applications, design, and technical topics and demonstrations. Ample time for networking will be available during receptions and roundtable discussions.
Tianjin and Guangzhou, China
November 16-19, 2015
(Reimbursable travel dates: Nov 14-20)
Mission members will meet with softwood lumber importers during group meetings, roundtable discussions and receptions.  Participants will also visit lumber yards, wholesale markets, and production facilities. 
Trade Show
Tokyo, Japan
November 18-20, 2015
(Reimbursable travel dates: Nov 16-21)
Japan Home & Building Show is one of the largest expos of the latest building and renovating products and services.
Japan Lumber Importers Association Meetings
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Tokyo, Japan
December 7-9, 2015
(Reimbursable travel dates: Dec 5-10)
Industry meetings with Japan's top lumber importers, home builders, and government officials responsible for wood construction and imports/exports.
Construction and Building Materials Trade Show
Taipei, Taiwan
December 10-13, 2015
(Reimbursable travel dates: Dec 8-14)
Organized by the Taiwan Architect Association, this is the country’s largest building and construction show.
Architecture and Construction Materials Trade Show Tokyo, Japan
March 2016
Large trade show focusing on architecture and construction materials.
Bogota, Colombia
March 9-12, 2016
(Reimbursable travel dates: March 8-13)
A large trade show that is held once every two years focused on machinery and materials related to wood processing and furniture. In 2014 the show received more than 14,000 visitors, including architects, engineers, furniture manufacturers, and others connected to the industry. 
USCB Building Materials Trade Mission
TBD, China
March 14-18, 2016
(Reimbursable travel dates: March 12-19)
Trade Show
Guangzhou, China
March 2016
As Asia’s largest and most participated furniture production and woodworking machinery trade fair, CIFM / interzum guangzhou 2014 saw some 1,147 exhibitors sprawl across 130,000 square meters of trade floor. The international exhibitor halls featured 280 well-known overseas companies from 32 countries and regions, bringing with them the latest products, equipment and technologies to the buyers. For the first time, the international halls featured 9 overseas pavilions.
Wood Trade Show
Dubai, UAE
April 2016
Dubai Wood is a small show (250 exhibitors) focusing on woodworking and wood processing. Attendees (5,000 +/-) are serious buyers from throughout the Middle East. AMSO reps garnered more than 200 serious trade inquiries in 2014.
Timber Trade Show
Nantes, France
June 2016
With its 100% timber concept, the Carrefour International du Bois is the only tradeshow of its kind in Europe. The event attracts great interest both in France and abroad. It has established itself as the leading trade show amongst timber professionals, bringing together over 500 exhibitors and almost 10,000 visitors from 60 countries over the course of three days.
Trade Show
Shanghai, China
June/July 2016
Sylva Wood brings key industry players from all over the world to discuss the legality and sustainability issues of China's timber market. The exhibition will help professional trade delegates better understand the current situation and how they can be the drivers of change in the wood industry. More than 10,000 professionals from overseas and local Chinese companies are expected to attend. About half of the attendees will be furniture manufacturers, and the rest will come from the construction sector and wood trading industry.
Furniture Supply Trade Show
Guadalajara, Mexico
August 2016


Tecno Mueble is the largest furniture show in Latin America, attracting around 6,000 international buyers.
Trade Show
Panama City, Panama
September 2016
Organized by the Panamanian Chamber of Construction, more than 300 manufacturing and distributing companies of products, systems, technology and services related to the construction, finishing, selling and financing of homes participate. 
BEC/JAS Meetings USA
September 2016
Annual Building Experts Committee and Japan Agriculture Standards meetings between US, Canadian, and Japanese governments.