World of Wood will address trade concerns

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The 2019 World of Wood Convention, hosted by the International Wood Products Association, is scheduled for Apr. 3-5 at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Ariz.The annual convention offers attendees the opportunity to learn from and interact with speakers and panelists with expertise in market intelligence, regulatory compliance, and corporate leadership.

Current trade concerns will be a major topic of discussion.

“Given the turbulent global trade market, there’s never been a more important time to attend World of Wood,” Caroline McIlvain, the trade group’s president, said in a statement. “This event will host educational sessions and the chance to network with suppliers and customers from around the world, all in the beautiful foothills of Tucson’s Santa Catalina mountains.”

Sunset at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tuscon, Ariz.

Sunset at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tuscon, Ariz.

Attendees can register for IWPA’s Advance Wood Trade Compliance Course, created in partnership with the World Resources Institute, that covers sourcing strategies, risk assessment methods, validation of supplier compliance to requirements, and updates on the latest regulations and enforcement actions.

For more, visit www.iwpawood.org.

This article originally appeared in the February 2019 issue.

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