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2023 Forest Products EXPO Registration Now Open

April 18, 2023
2023 Forest Products EXPO

Registration and housing reservations for the 37th Forest Products Machinery & Equipment EXPO, presented by the Southern Forest Products Association, are now open!

The three-day biannual tradeshow, to be held August 23-25, 2023, at the Music City Center in Nashville, will provide attendees with solutions for nearly every stage of manufacturing. From raw material handling to crane operations; metal detection and scanning technologies; log optimization, drying, grading, sorting, packaging, and distribution, there’s an exhibiting company representative on site to explore these solutions with you face to face.

Since 1950, EXPO has provided the place for both hardwood and softwood sawmillers to gather, celebrate new technology, network, and learn about the industry’s latest products. EXPO 2023 will feature more than 52,000+ square feet of exhibit space and 170+ exhibiting companies, with a mix of longtime exhibitors and first-time companies representing their products and services.

Hotel Arrangements

SFPA has reserved blocks at The Westin, The Embassy Suites, The Renaissance, and The Holiday Inn and Suites. The 2023 Forest Products EXPO discounted block runs from August 20-26 for each hotel. Reservations can be made by clicking here.


Limited Exhibit Space Still Available

Still on the fence about exhibiting at the 2023 Forest Products EXPO? You better hurry, as space is extremely limited (good problem to have, right?) Click here to claim your space today!


Sponsorships Still Available

While some sponsorships have already sold, there are still opportunities to get American Built Machinery’s name in front of the crowds (and there’s something for every budget)! Click here to learn more about each opportunity listed below

  • Beer Station | $4,995 | Only 1 left!
  • Digital Dormers | $999 | 9 10-second spots left
  • Morning Coffee | Multiple options
  • Mini golf, Axe throwing, and other “fun” options | Multiple options
  • Show Program Advertising | Multiple options
  • Event Tote Bags | $3,500 | SOLD OUT
  • Showcase Walls (4) | SOLD OUT
  • Lanyards | $6,995 | SOLD OUT
  • Hotel Keycards | SOLD OUT
  • T-shirt Sponsor | SOLD OUT
  • Custom Options | Email [email protected]

You can secure these by emailing Christian Moises, SFPA communications manager, at [email protected].


Why Nashville?

It had been more than 10 years since EXPO visited a city other than Atlanta. Attendees and exhibitors spoke, and SFPA listened. After much research and surveying of exhibitors, attendees, the EXPO advisory council selected Nashville for several factors, but, most importantly, it’s positioned smack in the middle of the forest action.

The surrounding areas, including the Eastern U.S. hardwood community, represent 42% of all lumber manufactured in the United States. And in case you’re curious, Nashville is just a four-hour drive from more than half of the Southern Pine and hardwood sawmills in the South!

Nashville’s Music City Center, located in the middle of all the action, provides a modern business atmosphere in the new state-of-the-art facility surrounded by a thriving culinary, music, sports, and cultural scene, including the Country Music Hall of Fame, the historic Ryman Auditorium, and the always fun and famous honky tonks – all within walking distance!


Need More Information?

Complete registration information, housing details, list of exhibitors, and other show facts are available at sfpaexpo.com. Have additional questions? Contact [email protected].

The Music City Center, which is ADA compliant, provides reasonable accommodations for disabilities, alternative formats, and LEP assistance as needed. SFPA, which hosts the Forest Products Machinery & Equipment EXPO, is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

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