Kesseböhmer goes to IWF 2018
What is IWF?
The International Woodworking Fair (IWF) is one of the top woodworking trade shows in the world that occurs bi-annually at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. This year from August 22 - 25, over 1,000 industry professionals will be in attendance to network and showcase their products.
We are pumped that we will be in attendance and invite you to stop by and visit us in Building C, Booth #2718.
What will be shown at IWF?
In addition to various companies exhibiting their brands and products, IWF holds a number of awards, competitions, and conferences relating to the woodworking industry as well as forecasting what’s in store for the year to come.
The Challengers Award showcases companies who have distinguished themselves by developing innovative technology in products, services, or manufacturing techniques that will advance the industry. On the Tuesday of IWF, the finalists will display their products and judges will determine who is the most innovative.
The Design Emphasis Competition encourages college and university students to participate and enter their designs for this competition. Awards include over $10,000 in prize money across different categories including: Seating, Case Goods, Commercial/Office/Hospitality Furniture, Accent Furniture/Accent Tables, and Design Creativity. An award is also given for Best in Show.
The Education Conference is where industry professionals find educational opportunities that allow them to help their companies improve products and efficiently, expand to new markets and ultimately become more profitable.