IWF will be held Aug. 22-25, 2012.
CabinetMakerFDM magazine, published by CCI Media, LLC, was recently chosen by the International Woodworking Machinery & Furniture Supply Fair as the vendor of choice to produce the 2012 IWF Pre-Show Planner.
The IWF Official Pre-Show Planner is a valuable resource guide to help attendees and exhibitors plan ahead and prepare for the trade show, to be held August 22-25, 2012. By including full details of the industry’s most important event in 2012, it generates interest and builds enthusiasm for attendance throughout the woodworking industry. CabinetMakerFDM was selected to produce the 2012 planner because of its tradition of serving the industry with engaging editorial content and its leadership and expertise in providing content in multiple digital media formats, including publishing for smart phone and tablet formats.The 2012 IWF Pre-Show Planner will be distributed in both print and digital editions to CabinetMakerFDM subscribers in June of 2012. Timely digital updates to the planner will follow in July and August, concluding with a special post-show review in September.
“I am very pleased IWF has selected CabinetMakerFDM to produce the 2012 Pre-Show Planner,” says Tim Fixmer, president/CEO. “We have made great strides in advancing our digital media capabilities and I am excited for the opportunity to incorporate these into the planner. I look forward to a successful ongoing partnership with IWF as we build attendance through engaging, up-to-the-minute content.” IWF is the largest showcase of machinery, materials, supplies and services for the wood products industry in the Western Hemisphere. This four-day trade show takes place every other year in August at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. For more information, visit www.iwfatlanta.com.
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