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DEMO returns to the West Coast this fall

Aug. 16, 2016 - With mere weeks to go until the 2016 edition of DEMO International, preparations are in the final stages and excitement is at an all-time high. Taking place Sept. 22 to 24, this is a unique, world-class event with exhibitors, visitors and media in attendance from around the world, including the United States, South America and Europe.

The flagship event of the Canadian Woodlands Forum, DEMO International takes place every four years in a different location, and showcases the latest in forestry equipment, from stump to dump, in action and in the forest. It is returning to the west coast for the first time in 16 years, and will be hosted by the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia in beautiful Maple Ridge, B.C.

"We've seen an amazing transformation since our last site visit in May," said Mark Cusack, National Show Manager with Master Promotions Ltd., producer of DEMO International. "We are just back from another successful site visit and everything looks fantastic. Space is now close to sold out with just three sites remaining. This will definitely be a sold out event!"

The show's 2016 edition will include 150 exhibitors positioned around a 3.2 kilometre loop of roadway specially built for the show. The site plan includes a mix of static sites as well as 20 active sites featuring working machinery and live demos.

Visitor registration is available on the show website now. For a limited time, visitors can purchase a one-day pass for $40 or a three-day pass for $60.

The Honourable Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has been appointed DEMO International 2016 Honourary Chair. As a champion of the forestry sector in British Columbia, his experience and leadership will help showcase BC's forest industry worldwide.

The Honourable Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has been appointed DEMO International 2016 Honourary Chair. As a leader of the forestry sector, we look forward to drawing on his experience and leadership to help showcase British Columbia's forest industry worldwide.

During the course of its 49-year history, DEMO International has evolved into one of North America's largest and most distinctive outdoor equipment shows. This "all live and in action, in-woods" equipment show features the latest technologies in equipment, products and services covering all aspects of woodlands operations. 2016 marks its 13th edition.

Learn more and register at: www.demointernational.com


August 16, 2016
By DEMO International