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Upcoming Events


  • Maritime Lumber Bureau Annual Convention June 7 - 9 at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel.  Register online at  For hotel reservations call 902-421-1700.  Register before Friday May 13 for an early registration discount.





  • Trade Mission to France: July 1 – 9 are the dates of a multi-sector mission organized by Opportunities New Brunswick.  Since 2014, France is New Brunswick’s number-one destination for export to Europe. With the CETA between Canada and the EU coming into effect, now is the time make connections and build relationships in this market.


The mission is targeted at companies who are exporting to France or who would like to start exporting to that country. The itinerary will include pre-arranged business-to-business meetings, conference participation and in-market reconnaissance, and the schedule will include two days in Paris, two days in Brittany and two days in Toulouse. For more information, contact Isabelle Doucet-Philippe at 506-476-2828 or  





  • International Woodworking Fair (IWF) August 24 - 27 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. One of the world’s top shows for furniture manufacturing, architectural woodworking and custom and general woodworking. For registration info see


Atlantic Canadian companies planning to attend IWF are invited to a reception in Atlanta on Thursday evening August 25, organized by a contingent of US companies from the Wood Product Manufacturers Association. For details contact Fred Nott at 506-451-6987 or





  • From Field & Forest: Building Businesses from Non-Timber Forest Products

October 20-21 in Moncton NB.   Save the date for a major conference on non-timber forest products with guest speakers from across Canada.  Presentations will look at opportunities, local raw materials and their commercial potential, extraction and refining technologies, business and export market opportunities, case studies and more. Details coming soon.  For info contact Fred Nott at 506-451-6987 or










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