The International Woodworking Fair (IWF) has announced the 2016 edition in Atlanta, Ga., is nearly sold out, say show organizers.
Nearly 1,000 exhibitors have contracted for exhibit space occupying over 500,000 net square feet making IWF 2016 the largest Fair since 2008.
The Fair will take place August 24-27, 2016 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
The surge continues with attendee registration pacing 25 percent ahead of 2014. Hotel bookings, educational session purchases are up as well, according to show organizers.
Currently the following states are leading the way with registrations: Georgia, Florida, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Texas, North Carolina, Illinois, California, Alabama and South Carolina.
International registration is up as well with Canada leading the way.
The International Buyer Program has early commitment from the following countries which will have delegations Peru, Colombia, Poland, Nigeria, Mexico, Brazil and El Salvador.
The Fair will feature six Symposiums on August 23rd and an expanded educational session program which begins August 24th with over 59 educational sessions.