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See you next year!

The 2018 Montreal Wood Convention brought together nearly 1,000 participants from March 20 to 22. In addition to Canadians from 8 provinces and Americans from 26 states, this year's Congress welcomed visitors from Mexico, France, China, Japan, Senegal, Germany, Austria, Hong Kong and Jordan.

The challenges of transport logistics and labor as well as the opportunities offered by the growing Chinese economy were widely discussed during the event by the twenty or so speakers present. "The wood products industry needs to work on succession planning, job creation, regional work promotion, and continuing education," said Sven Gustavsson, manager, softwoods, at the Quebec Wood Export Bureau (QWEB) co-organizer of the event with the Québec Forest Industry Council, the Maritime Lumber Bureau and the Ontario Forest Industries Association. As for the exhibitors' fair, it had a record attendance for the 110 exhibitors present.

The 2019 edition will take place March 19-22 at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth in Montréal. Save the date! Meahwhile, have a look at the  pictures album of the 2018 edition and the videos of the conferences and interviews with participants.
2018 Album

Videos of the conferences and interviews (you will be redirected on YouTube)

Sylvain Labbé
President and CEO
Quebec Wood Export Bureau (QWEB)

Denis Lebel
President and CEO
Québec Forest Industry Council
Kevin Merriam
Executive Director
Maritime Lumber Bureau
Jamie Lim
President and CEO
Ontario Forest Industries Association



Information

Nathalie Houde
418 650-6385, extension 312
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Sven Gustavsson, Quebec Wood Export Bureau
418 650-6385, extension 303
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Denis Rousseau, Québec Forest Industry Council
418 657-7916, extension 461
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