Having exceeded the expectations of organizers and participants alike, the first Woodtech Forum that took place in the city of Damietta in Egypt last yera, came to an end. The Forum, which was organized by Medexpo S.A., in collaboration with the Chamber of Wood Working and Furniture Industries of the area, established a channel of communication for the promotion of human and economic relations. The high level of the 52 exhibitors and supporters, like Ahec, Epf, Eplf as well as of important equipment and panel producing companies, like Scm Group, Cefla, Fantoni spa, Hafele GmbH was combined with a top quality panel of speakers coming from the sectors of industry, high tech, design as well as from institutes of research, certification and market research, and managed to attract more than 3000 visitors during the two days of the Forum. Woodtech Forum attracted professionals from the sectors of wood, furniture making, materials and wood marketing and design from the city of Damietta, as well as from Cairo and Alexandria. The 270 scheduled B2B meetings that were held reveal the interest in closing business deals, which were actually materialized in the form of commercial transactions in all sectors of interest.
The next appointment in Damietta has been set for 2017, from 11 to 13 November at Damietta Sports Hall in Ras El Bar, opening hours 11am to 9pm and will be far greater in volume, of better quality and very promising for exhibitors and visitors alike. Already, many of the exhibitors who took part in this year’s Woodtech Forum have signed up for 2017 and many more who visited the forum have said that their participation in the next Wood Tech Forum is a given!