Industry Events

Carrefour International du Bois 2016 | 1-3 June 2016 | Nantes

From Wednesday 1 June 2016 to Friday 3 June, Nantes (France) will host the Carrefour International du Bois 2016.

The tradeshow - organised every 2 years in Nantes by Atlanbois and The Grand Maritime Port de Nantes Saint Nazaire - offers a wide range of conferences with French and international speakers, covering all the topics of the timber industry: markets, constructive systems, interior fitting, timber architecture in France and from abroad. 

Over 500 exhibitors and 10 000 visitors are expected to join the event.

In details Timber Techniques & Solution conferences include:

  • Wednesday 1st June: The annual report of the latest figures for the French Timber and Forestry Industry, focus on England and the international conference …. “ Reinventing the city … sustainability, creativity and wood”
  • Thursday 2nd June: Morning – visits of buildings and sites in Nantes and in the afternoon, conferences with the topics : timber and energy, timber and the environment, timber in the living space.
  • Friday 3rd June: Technical day, special timber construction, Workshops for specifiers, engineers and constructors.

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BMF Timber Forum on 1st December

On the 1st of December, The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) will hold a new Timber Forum in its headquarter in Coventry.

The event, open to all the BMF members interested in Timber and Woodworking products, follows the successfull Timber Forums organised in November 2014 and April 2015.

The Forum aims to contribute to an improvement in the timber and wood products market place for member companies and their suppliers. It will also focus on the identification and sharing of best practices and the liaison with significant third parties.

The guest list will feature relevant voices from the Timber Industry including Dirk Vennix, CTI Chief Executive, and Yulia Young, Manager of Global Forest and Trade Network at WWF UK.

For more information, contact Richard Ellithorne at [email protected] or 02476 854980.

Download the programme here.