Events

    Woodworking Industry Conference

    Save the Date

    The 2015 Woodworking Industry Conference (WIC) is taking place April 21-25 at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio.

    Join NBMDA members at the leading woodworking industry event of the spring. Expand your network of contacts within the woodworking distribution channel and learn about trends impacting the cabinet, millwork and furniture markets. 

    WIC is held in conjunction with the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association (WMIA), the Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA) and Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers® (AWFS®). Together with these associations we are able to connect the industry. WIC will give you a wealth of knowledge, practical information and valuable contacts for your company — an unmatched value for your business. 


    Tentative Schedule of Events

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    7:30 p.m. – 8:45 a.m. Opening Breakfast
    10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Business Trends for the Next Two Years
    11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
    3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Workforce Training Session
    6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. All Attendee Welcome Reception & Dinner


    Thursday, April 23, 2015

    7:30 p.m. – 9:00 a.m.
    Breakfast & Presidents' Welcome
    10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Manufacturing Executive Panel
    11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m Lunch
    1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. NBMDA / CIDA Steering Committee Meeting
    3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. NBMDA Board of Directors Meeting
    6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. All Attendee Reception & Dinner


    Friday, April 24, 2015

    6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. 5K Walk/Run
    8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast
    9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Economic Outlook: Brian Beaulieu, ITR
    12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Golf Tournament
    6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. All Attendee Reception & Dinner