Dubai wood show opens to 8,000 visitors
Dubai, April 4, 2012
More than 8,000 visitors are expected at the seventh edition of Dubai International Wood & Wood Machinery Show 2012, the leading event in the region of the timber trade and machinery, that opened yesterday (April 3).
Abdul Rahman Saif Al Ghurair, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI), opened the event at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre on an area of 9000 sq m. The event will run until April 5.
This year’s edition of the Dubai Wood Show is the largest since its first edition in 2005 as this year show will include more than 420 exhibitors from 34 countries around the world.
The event will create a unique opportunities for communication between entrepreneurs and professionals in the field of timber, machinery and technology related in addition to many presentations, lectures and workshops aiming to increase the awareness in the region about the importance of wood as a core subject in the construction and design.
Dawood Al Shezawi, CEO of the company's strategic organizing exhibitions and conferences, the organizer of the exhibition, said: "The high presence of the industry leaders and investors In the seventh edition of Dubai International Wood & Wood Machinery can’t be nothing but a positive indicator on the show growth and developments, also the strategic role in gathering the owners of specialty and the Investors in the timber sector from all over the world.”
The event will provide an opportunity to learn the latest techniques and innovations, equipment and developments in the sector, while turning the attention of manufacturers and timber merchants to sustainable resources and renewable and the desire to not be a reason to increase the environmental burden.
The exhibition will be a unique platform to discuss future trends in the sector through the collection of companies and construction contractors, manufacturers and designers from around the region.
"Dubai International Wood & Wood Machinery has become a platform of highly respected and important to the creative ideas and new technologies contribute to the development of all aspects of the wood industry and trade in the region,” said Al Shezawi.
“Where the event provides professionals the possibilities of communication, develop ideas, learn innovative techniques and to identify the sources of supply of new what contributes to the expansion of business scope and improving quality at a time when attention turns wood manufacturers and traders to innovative materials.”
“The exhibition is not limited to be a strategic platform to discuss key issues and themes in the sector, but also aims to serve as a platform unique to the launch of products, services and new trends in the markets” he added.
The exhibition will include in its session this year national pavilions of 22 countries, including UAE, Germany, France, Austria, Italy and the US, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Ghana, Canada, Spain and Turkey, thus enhancing the status of the exhibition prestigious among the largest events of regional trade in the sector.
The exhibition focuses in its seventh edition on the "sustainability of wood in construction", through discussions and seminars to raise awareness of this aspect, also to be a distinct event with platform that contribute to the visitors and exhibitors understanding for the industry legal aspect.
The exhibition will review the latest products and techniques of "MDF", double solid wood and white wood, timber, hardwood floors and parquet and equipment used in woodworking and the various tools and accessories and supplies, paints, adhesives, all services and related products. – TradeArabia News Service