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Don’t Miss Out on These A-List Events at IWF 2022


August 16, 2022 | Press Release

With so many exhibitors, events and education sessions packed into four days. Here’s three you won’t want to miss, all included in your registration for IWF 2022.

The IWF Challengers Distinguished Achievement Award® Finalist Gallery

The IWF Challengers Distinguished Achievement Award® has become known throughout the world for recognizing outstanding companies who have distinguished themselves by developing innovative technology in products, services, or manufacturing techniques that will advance the industry.

2018 Challengers Award Gallery

A panel of 9 distinguished judges, whom are all industry professionals representing a broad cross-section of the industry review and analyze each entry. The finalists will perform live demonstrations for the panel of judges, who then make their final decisions on the most innovative product development. The finalists will be on display in The Challengers Award Gallery throughout the duration of the show.

The Beer Garden at IWF 2022

The Beer Garden at IWF 2022 is your spot to relax, refresh, and connect with other attendees and exhibitors. Sponsored exclusively by Weinig Holz-Her, the Beer Garden offers a selection of food and beverages on tap in a new easy-to-access International Boulevard Entrance location. It’s open daily at 11:30am Tuesday, August 23—Friday, August 26.

Design Emphasis Student Furniture Design Competition Gallery

The Design Emphasis Showcase is a “must see” at the International Woodworking Fair. This gallery will be located in the lobby of Building C and displayed furniture pieces designed and built by students from colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Design Emphasis is widely acclaimed as the foremost furniture design competition for students and offers design students a unique opportunity to demonstrate their talent and originality before a judging panel of furniture industry designers, manufacturing and retail executives, and members of the trade press who have design-oriented backgrounds. It also provides a unique chance to experience an international industry trade show, make important career contacts and exchange ideas with other students from around the nation.

Design Emphasis Seating Category Winner


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