*IMPORTANT UPDATE Woodex for Africa has been postponed indefinitely*

Biennial trade show has been rescheduled for 16 – 18 September 2020 (TicketPro Dome), Johannesburg.

WoodEX for Africa and the Deck & Flooring Expos will be held from 16 – 18 September 2020 at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg. The new date and venue were announced after the expos were postponed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a media statement the organisers discussed the innevitable postponement: “Our thoughts are with everyone currently impacted by the COVID-19 virus. The safety and wellbeing of all our stakeholders is paramount and with this unprecedented situation unfolding, we have a responsibility to our exhibitors and our visitors to provide a safe place to interact and communicate face-to-face. We already had many exhibitors and visitors who committed to participate in the June event, and we now look forward to a successful and safe gathering in September at the TicketPro Dome.”

The Ticketpro Dome is a versatile venue for special events and exhibitions. Co-located with the African Construction Expo, WoodEX for Africa and the Deck & Flooring Expo will now share the exhibition space over three full days of exhibition and networking, free workshops and live demonstrations.

WoodEX for Africa is an important event for the industry and a fantastic opportunity to network and reconnect after COVID-19. The event brings together suppliers and buyers of equipment, tools, machinery, software and wood products in September at TicketPro Dome, to share innovative solutions.

Stephan Jooste, Director of WoodEX for Africa, says since the inaugural expo was held in 2012, WoodEX for Africa has attracted quality exhibitors and visitors from close to 30 different countries. “In 2020, WoodEX will collocate with two major trade expos, the Deck & Flooring Expo and African Construction Expo, to present the ultimate industry focused trade expo in Africa. We believe this platform is now the ideal target-specific space for exhibitors to differentiate themselves from competitors, increase brand awareness, launch new products and position themselves to drive sales, showcase products and identify leads. These expos are stronger together offering added exposure for exhibitors and visitors in the various industries – from machinery, tools, equipment, fits and finishes, components, new technology and materials to concrete and cement, surfaces and finishes, digital construction and construction.”

What to SEE?

WoodEX for Africa plays host to specialised and comprehensive range of equipment, tools, machinery, software and wood products available on the market. These include:

CNC Routing Machinery
Edge Bander & Trimmers
Panel Saws & Band Saws
Laser Cutters
Hand & Power Tools
Spindles & Turning
Portable Sawmills, Resaws & Edgers
Fastening Systems & Screws
Wood Treatment, Sealers & Varnishes
Chipboard, MDF & Laminates and many more

Who should VISIT?

As the largest trade exhibition on the continent, WoodEX for Africa is a gateway to Africa’s timber trade. Visitors will be able to experience the latest technology, catch up with new trends, connect with specialised suppliers, compare the best deals and secure business contacts.

Kitchen Manufacturers
Furniture Manufacturers
Contractors & Builders
Boat builders
Distributors & Dealers
Joinery Companies
Forestry and Sawmilling and many more

To reserve exhibition space for WoodEX for Africa and the Deck & Flooring Expo contact Annelize on +27 (0)21 850 8846, +27 (0)81 775 5859 or email info@woodexforafrica.com.

Source: woodexforafrica.com

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