January – Issue 8


IWF 2022 Exhibitor Update
218 Days Until IWF Atlanta | Tue-Fri, Aug 23-26, 2022
News for 2022 Exhibitors
Exhibitor Update is 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:
  • Freight Arrival & Removal assigned schedules – Available NOW. 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 has an Assigned Freight Move-In and Move-Out scheduled date. To find yours, log in to your Exhibitor Dashboard or go to Exhibitor Resources and click on Assigned Freight Arrival & Removal Schedules.
  • Exhibitor Housing and Badge Registration is OPEN Log in to your Exhibitor Dashboard to request badges and manage your hotel accommodations.
  • Beware of Housing Pirates – Maritz Global Events is the ONLY official housing provider for IWF. If you are contacted by a travel company other than Maritz Global events, please email Liz Hosp at IWF.
  • The Qualified Distributor Program is OPEN – You can begin inviting your distributors. The program has been revamped to make it easier for you to invite your distributors and for your distributor to register for the show. Please be sure to invite your distributors EARLY so they can take advantage of the program! For more information, click here.
  • The 2022 IWF Challengers Award Competition celebrating new and innovative technologies for the woodworking industry is NOW ACCEPTING ENTRIES! There are no fees to enter. The competition is widely seen as a source for IWF attendees to find new products for their businesses and is covered by major industry publications. The deadline to enter is April 4th. Additional details can be found on the IWF website: Challengers Award. If you have questions or if you would like to discuss details, please contact J.P. Roberts: jp@iwfatlanta.com or 404-693-8337.
  • Interactive Exhibitor Checklist – The comprehensive guide to stay on track while planning for IWF 2022. Log in to your Exhibitor Dashboard to get started.
  • Branding Opportunities: take advantage NOW – Make your company’s presence more visible and easier to find on the exhibitor floor, or reach out through attendee list rental. For more information, click here.
  • Email Safe List – Please make sure you include @mapyourshow.com, @iwfatlanta.com, @maritz.com and @confmail.experient-inc.com on your safe senders list to help ensure you receive important information from IWF 2022.
Important Dates:
  • February 2022 – Exhibitor manual available online only
  • April 4, 2022 – Challengers Award Entry Deadline
  • April 22, 2022 – Early names due for Hotels Perks
  • April 25, 2022 – Drawing for early names for Hotel Perks
  • June 22, 2022 – Names due for hotel assignments; unassigned rooms released into general sale

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


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