World of Wood Conference returns in April


The 60th World of Wood Convention is scheduled for April 6-8, 2016, at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas.

The annual convention hosted by the International Wood Products Association provides access to more than 300 importers, U.S. manufacturers, exporters, wholesalers, offshore suppliers and service providers to the global wood products industry from nearly 30 countries.

"We have assembled three packed days of informative presentations by industry leaders, networking opportunities and market-focused events. Attendees will head home with new ideas for their business, the latest market intelligence, and new contacts from every link in the global wood products supply chain," IWPA president Craig Forester of Rex Lumber Company said in a statement.

Sessions will cover critical topics including economic trends and market projections for wood products, compliance with Lacey Act and CITES, U.S. Customs classification and audits, EPA & CARB formaldehyde emission rules, sustainable trade opportunities and challenges, and leadership and business strategies.

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