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Thousands expected to attend Canada Woodworking East

Oct. 22, 2018 – Eastern Canada’s largest show for the cabinet and furniture industry is happening this week for the first time in its new location in Saint-Hyacinthe, Que. Canada Woodworking East (Bois ouvré de l’est du Canada) will be held at the BMO Centre at Espace Saint-Hyacinthe on Oct. 24 and 25, 2018.

October 22, 2018  By Canada Woodworking East

“It’s our pleasure to bring this major industry event to the hub of Eastern Canada’s woodworking industry,” says Mike Neeb, Show Manager. “Pre-registration numbers are soaring above levels from previous years, and we can’t wait for everyone to take in this special edition of Canada Woodworking East.”

This key industry event takes place biennially and is the only bilingual secondary wood show in the country. The 2018 edition includes a range of exhibitors from across Canada, the United States, Europe and abroad. The show website currently offers a sneak preview of some of the newest and most innovative products that will be showcased.

Visitors can look forward to a dynamic show with something for everyone in the industry. The event will once again include a cutting-edge educational program – featuring a diverse seminar series presented by industry experts – as part of its offerings. The seminars will take place on location and will be free of charge to all show visitors. Topics will include:

• Optimisation des procédés : Comment réduire la dépendance au ponçage et faire la transition vers l’Industrie 4.0? Presented in French by: Julie Cool, Ph.D., Wood Science, University of British Columbia


• Comment la finition à faible impact environnemental peut-elle améliorer votre situation? Presented in French by: Marc-André Bérubé, Inovem

• Recruiting a Workforce is Challenging. Presented in English by: Richard Lipman, Wood Manufacturing Council

Click here for the full seminar schedule.

Visitors interested in attending are invited to register online now. By pre-registering, visitors will save 50 per cent and fast-track their entrance directly into the show.

The BMO Centre at Espace Saint-Hyacinthe features 60,000 sq. ft. of dedicated exhibit space as well as lots of free parking. In addition to being centrally located and easy to access, Saint-Hyacinthe will be familiar to veterans of the woodworking industry.

As Canada’s furniture-producing powerhouse, Quebec is the ideal location to host Canada Woodworking East. This major industry event attracts members of the secondary woodworking industry from across Quebec and Eastern Canada, including cabinet manufacturers, furniture manufacturers, architectural woodworkers, millworkers, custom wood product manufacturers and more.

Show Information:

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday, Oct. 25, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Espace Saint-Hyacinthe – BMO Centre
2670 Beauparlant Avenue
Saint-Hyacinthe, QC J2S 4M8 


GPS Address:
 600 rue Turcot, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC J2S 1M5

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