LIGNA 2019, 27 - 31 May
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Wood Industry Summit - Access to Resources and Technology

Your entry to the new growth markets in the primary sector

The Wood Industry Summit, the international platform for communication and technology for the forestry and wood cluster, will be taking place for the third time at LIGNA 2019. The combination of forum, lounge and exclusive exhibition areas makes the event a perfect venue for knowledge transfer with international players from industry, science and politics.

If you are looking for new business – this is the place to come to!

The Wood Industry Summit 2017 attracted delegations of visitors from Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Germany, Finland, Canada, Columbia, Romania, Russia, the Ukraine and the USA. It marked up business deals worth more than 30 million euros.

The keynote themes of the Cluster Forum:

  • Optimizing the entire value chain across the forestry and wood-working sector – from timber to production
  • Digitization and future-proof technology for the forestry and wood industry cluster
  • Environment and climate-friendly timber harvesting processes
  • Protection of precious natural resources against biotic and abiotic damage

Join us and get things moving across your sector

  • We provide the ideal setting for making international business contacts and promote a dialogue between high-calibre international delegations from the forestry and wood industries
  • We facilitate contact with top decision-makers from business and politics, as well as forestry owners
  • We facilitate your access to new markets – with a variety of keynote themes changing every day
  • Meet international decision-makers from companies in the paper, cellulose and wood materials industries, as well as representatives from the important timber producing regions of the world


Video Wood Industry Summit

Ensuring sustainable forestry was an important topic at the LIGNA Wood Industry Summit. The trendsetting projects using wood as a raw material were awarded the German Wood Construction Prize. And rounding off the award ceremony was a well-established LIGNA tradition: the carpenters’ dance.

Profit from new business leads in various economic areas, e.g.:

  • Europe/Eastern Europe
  • Russia, Ukraine
  • America (North, Central, South)
  • Asia

Business deals with vertically integrated companies valued at over 30 million euros were conducted at the Wood Industry Summit in 2017. The Wood Industry Summit program

  • Panel discussions
  • Impulse talks
  • Guided Tours
  • Meeting Area
  • Specialist exhibitors

Focus entirely on your success!

You will find everything you need – we have developed a perfect infrastructure for exhibitors.

Our service:

  • Comprehensive, professional support for exhibitors and their presentations at LIGNA
  • Target group oriented, highly effective presentations
  • Practical stand packages
  • Extensive advertising and communication activities
  • Extensive back-up and support before, during and after the trade show
  • Hannover – a popular and successful trade fair location
  • Perfect infrastructure
  • Media coverage in the trade press and on the web, incl. social media


Please contact us