Back for its Second Edition: Western Canada’s Secondary Woodworking Show


Abbotsford, BC – This fall, Western Canada’s largest woodworking machinery and supply show will return to TRADEX in Abbotsford for its second edition. Taking place October 4-5, 2017, Canada Woodworking West is targeted to secondary woodworkers in British Columbia and Alberta.

An event on the rise, the 2017 edition will see the addition of some of North America’s largest and most respected industry manufacturers and distributors. Among them:

Canadian Woodworker
Carbide Tool Works
Clermont’s Ultimate Tool Supply
Coast Machinery Group
Craftsman Specialty Products
E.Roko Distributing
Elias Woodwork
Epilog Laser
Eurofit Hardware
Excel Dovetail Drawers
Freud Tools
Fuji Spray Systems
ICA North America
In-House Solutions
Ingersol Rand Compressor Systems
Kaeser Compressors Canada Inc.
Kitply Industries
KMS Tools
MacDonald Steel Ltd.
Magnum Industrial Woodworking Equipment
Marathon Fasteners & Hardware Inc.
Mozaik Software, LLC
PJ White Hardwoods
Planit Canada
Premier Finishing Solutions
Rangate North Woodworking Solutions
Raptor Nails
Saint Gobain
Trotec Laser Canada
Upper Canada Forest Products
Weinig Holz-her Canada Inc.

This biennial trade show launched to major accolades in the fall of 2015 and the inaugural edition received much positive feedback from exhibitors, particularly on the quality of the audience in attendance:

  • “… A terrific event that should become a western woodworking ‘institution’. Sign us up for 2017!” – Gordon Clough, Upper Canada Forest Group
  • “Great show – count on us for 2017!” – Jan Backes, Weinig HOLZ HER Canada
  • “The response of the attendees was overwhelmingly positive and very well worth all our efforts.” – Cole Moore, Canadian Woodworker Ltd.
  • “This part of the country truly needed a local show.” – Paul Roza, BENZ Incorporated
  • “We did very well at the show.” – Lyle Brown, Tru-Cut Sharpening
  • “Looking forward with great expectations for the next show.” – Mae Luth, Excel Dovetail Drawers

Canada Woodworking West offers a premier opportunity for companies to put their sales and technical staff in front of western Canada’s commercial and residential cabinet manufacturers and installers, commercial and home furniture manufacturers, architectural woodworkers, millworkers, molding, door and stair manufacturers, and more. Additionally, educational seminars and an expansive exhibit floor offer limitless opportunities for networking with industry peers.

Companies interested in exhibiting at the show are invited to review the booth package and pricing options on the show website, or they can contact the Show Manager, Mike Neeb.

For its 2017 edition, Canada Woodworking West has once again been endorsed by regional industry leaders including UBC – Centre for Advanced Wood Processing, the Canadian Kitchen Cabinet Association (CKCA), and the Wood Manufacturing Council.

For additional information, visit or find the show on Facebook.

Media Inquiries:

Mike Neeb, Show Manager
Master Promotions Ltd.
Phone: 226-748-8772
Toll Free: 1-888-454-7469

Kate Stilwell, Communications & Marketing Coordinator
Master Promotions Ltd.
Phone: 506-658-0018
Toll Free: 1-888-454-7469