Forest Industry Events

Click here for a link to a list of all upcoming wood products industry expos, trade shows, conventions, conferences, meetings, fairs, and forums (BOTH NATIONAL & WORLDWIDE). These include industry associations and group events, forestry and logging machinery events, wood and sawmill equipment events, panels (plywood, veneer, OSB, MDF) production events, wood waste and biomass utilization events, pulp and paper events, etc.

**The staff at Search North America will be attending two major Portland, Oregon based conferences in the coming year. The first is the Timber Processing Expo, October 17-19, 2018 at the Portland Exposition Center. The second is the International Mass Timber Conference set for March 19-21, 2019 at the Oregon Convention Center. If you are planning to attend either of these conferences, we would like to meet with you. To set up a confidential discussion on future employment opportunities, as either a client or as a candidate, please call (541-593-2777) or email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Carl.

THE TIMBER PROCESSING EXPO is an event for decision makers in the lumber, plywood, engineered wood products, and wood-to-energy industries. Visit for more information. At the last expo, about 3,000 industry personnel attended. These attendees (from 39 U.S. states, six Canadian provinces, and 20 countries besides the U.S. and Cnada) came to view 225 exhibiting companies on 60,000 sq. ft. of booth space.

THE MASS TIMBER CONFERENCE centers around Cross-laminated Timbers (CLT's) and Mass Timber Towers, which are innovative green alternatives to structural concrete and steel in mid- to high-rise construction. Visit  for more information. The International Mass Timber Conference is one of the largest gatherings of CLT and mass timber experts in the world. It hosts professionals from across the forest, manufacturing, design, development, and constructio industries. Last year, over 800 experts from 22 countries attended.



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