OCTOBER – Issue 2


IWF 2022 Exhibitor Update
323 Days Until IWF Atlanta | Tue-Fri, Aug 23-26, 2022
News for 2022 Exhibitors
Welcome to IWF 2022 Exhibitor Update, the all-new way to help you stay on top of important information key to your show experience. Published twice monthly, Exhibitor Update provides quick-read details on operational deadlines, marketing opportunities and show enhancements essential to your IWF 2022 business.
Here’s a quick look at what’s happening now and next at IWF for your 2022 show planning:
  • Woodworking Manufacturing Month (WWMM)
    WWMM kicked off October 1. This month-long celebration of woodworking industry innovation and progress shines the spotlight on you...and there’s still time to join!
  • Seniority Housing Starts October 19, 2021
    To learn more about the IWF process for requesting hotel room blocks and the Seniority Housing Process schedule read here!
  • Hotel Lottery Deadline Is October 29, 2021
    IWF uses a lottery drawing to assign rooms at the hotels located very close to the Georgia World Congress Center and therefore in high demand. Learn how to register your company for the Hotel Lottery here. The Hotel Lottery Entry Form can be downloaded here.
  • Beware Unauthorized Housing Companies
    Housing companies contacting you pretending or implying to represent IWF with "too good to be true" deals may not be legitimate and/or may carry hidden risks and fees. A limited list of unauthorized housing companies can be found here. Maritz Global Events is the only official housing partner for IWF.
  • Move-In & Move-Out Assigned Freight Schedules for IWF 2022
    Show move-in begins Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 8:00am and move-out will begin Friday, August 26, 2022 at 2:00pm. Each exhibitor will have an Assigned Freight Move-In and Move-Out scheduled date. Detailed schedules will be available soon.
  • Challengers Award®
    The Challengers Award® has become known throughout the world for recognizing outstanding companies in the woodworking arena. Learn more about this distinguished honor achievement here.
  • Education Conference Proposal Deadline Is November 5, 2021
    The deadline to submit a proposal for the IWF Education Conference is November 5, 2021. To submit your proposal, go here.
  • IWF 2022 Payment #2 is due tomorrow October 5, 2021. Did you know that you can make your payments online by logging in to your Exhibitor Dashboard OR you can pay by ACH? IWF bank information is shown on the last page of your invoice.
  • Log in to your Exhibitor Dashboard to keep your company listing on iwfatlanta.com up to date. Your Exhibitor Checklist will help you meet deadlines, set due dates, and upload images to enhance your online listing.
  • Education on Demand gives you access to recorded presentations from our library of On Demand courses here!
  • To tap the unmatched buying power of IWF attendee customers, take advantage of list-rental options in IWF Pipeline here.

Need help or have questions? Please contact ExhibitorServices@iwfatlanta.com or call 404-693-8333.


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