Dubai WoodShow enters 15th year, goes for a revamp with additional features

Dubai WoodShow enters 15th year, goes for a revamp with additional features

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai WoodShow (DWS), the leading platform for wood and woodworking machinery in the Middle East, is gearing up for a revamp with more features, and with a special focus on small and medium enterprises in the wood industry.

The 15th edition of the event that connects exhibitors and buyers from across the globe, and the only dedicated wood trade show in the region, will be held at Dubai World Trade Centre on 16-18 March 2020 in conjunction with Dubai International Furniture Accessories and Components and Semi-Finished Products.

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In the meantime, they can also book their stand on

“Dubai WoodShow has reached a milestone of completing 15 years in the regional wood and woodworking machinery industry and has gained a global attention of being the most reliable platform for traders, exhibitors as well as buyers. The upcoming edition opens up a wide range of trade and investment opportunities as the global wooden furniture market is projected to witness over 6 per cent compound annual growth by 2025,” according to Dawood Al Shezawi, President of the Committee of WoodShow Global.

The four new features of the upcoming event, that targets exhibitors, investors, traders and general public, include Business Networking Lounge, Hosted Buyer Programme, Product Innovation Zone and Country of Honour.

The Business Networking Lounge will help potential investors and traders to have effective communication between them to develop new partnership or strengthen the existing tie-ups for a prospective business.

The Hosted Buyer Programme will benefit 5 top countries in the sector, and the 2020 edition will feature countries such as Pakistan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon. Each host country is expected to offer new market opportunities at the three-day event.

The Product Innovation Zone, as the name suggests, will be an exclusive platform for exhibitors and companies to present their innovative projects.

The Country of Honour will help a country that has never participated in the event to explore trade and investment opportunities in a new market, and in a new region.

The revamped WoodShow will have an interactive mobile app for the visitors to check all the exhibitors and fix a professional B2B meetings before the show.

The event ensures participants access to more than 10,000 elite trade professionals from the MENA region and beyond, and help to get connected with key visitors from the wood industry having purchasing authority.

Onsite business deals with genuine buyers, brand recognition and promotion through an intense regional and international marketing campaign are the other benefits the event offers its participants.

The previous edition of the Dubai WoodShow, one of the leading dedicated business-to-business events in the MENA region and international wood and woodworking machinery industry, has seen a participation of more than 100 countries and 300 exhibitors from across the world.

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Notes to the editors

Dubai WoodShow: Dubai WoodShow, the leading platform for wood and wood working machinery in the Middle East, is one of the three events under the WoodShow Series, that brings stakeholders in wood, woodworking machinery and furniture accessories industry together to share and learn latest industry trends, technologies as well as connect with experts.

Organised by Strategic Exhibitions & Conference, Dubai WoodShow, which attracts more than 300 exhibitors from across 100+ countries and around 10K+visitors every year, is a convergence point for manufacturers, traders, suppliers, machinery companies and other end-users in the wood industry since its inception in 2006.

The other two events in the WoodShow Series are Cairo WoodShow, which will be held at Cairo International Convention Centre on 5-8 December, 2019, and Gabon WoodShow to be held on 25-27 June 2020 at Libreville, Gabon. For more details visit

Strategic Exhibitions & Conference Since its inception in 2000, Strategic Exhibitions & Conference is the trusted partner for many government entities in developing and managing high-profile conferences and events in the UAE. We are associated with Annual Investment Meeting, World Tolerance Summit, Global Investment in Aviation Summit, International Property Show, Dubai Investment Week and many more.

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