Winnipeg Wood Solutions Fair (WWSF)
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, North Building
375 York Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3C 3J3
The Wood Solutions Fair is the premier event in Canada dedicated to design and construction with wood and wood products. This one-day educational event showcases wood use in commercial, institutional, industrial and multi-unit residential construction through a trade show and seminars. With over 8 unique sessions to choose from. Design professionals can attend up to 6 sessions in one day.
SPEAKERS + TOPICS
Timber Design Excellence in UK Schools – Sandal Magna Primary and Others
Unlimited Versatility of Wood Construction
Lubor Trubka, Architect AIBC, FRAIC
Effective R-value calculator for walls: A free tool to demonstrate compliance with the prescriptive wall provisions of the MBC 9.36
|Rob Jonkman P.Eng, Director, Codes & Standards – Structural Engineering, Canadian Wood Council, Ottawa, ON|
|Acoustics – Avoiding complaints and meeting/exceeding building code requirements||André Rioux, Vice President, Sales and Development, AcoustiTECH a division of FINITEC GROUP, St. Lambert‐de‐Lauzon, QC|
|Fire Safe Alternative Solutions for Tall Wood Buildings||Steven Craft, Principal, CHM Fire Consultants Ltd., Ottawa, ON|
|Heavy Timber Budgeting||Andre Lema, Business Development, Western Archrib, Edmonton, AB|
|Growing midrise wood buildings- the rise of 5 and 6 storey midrise in Ontario: A brief History||Steven Street, Technical Manager, Wood WORKS! Ontario, Kitchener, ON|
|Timber Office Buildings: Everything Old is New Again||Cory Zurell, PhD, P. Eng., Principal, Blackwell Structural Engineers, Waterloo, ON|
Would you like to have a booth at our trade show? CLICK HERE for the Winnipeg Exhibitor Application PDF
Shipping + Receiving
Items being shipped in advance must be shipped to Central Display.
Click here for a PDF of the Central Display Exhibitor Package (info. on shipping and booth extras) Materials must be received by April 6 at Central Display warehouse.
To order internet and electricity for your booth visit the following website:
Exhibitor Order Forms: http://www.wcc.mb.ca/planners/order-forms/
We have a room block at the Delta Hotel by Marriott Winnipeg for the Fair – EXPIRES MARCH 13, 2018
CLICK HERE TO BOOK ONLINE
To book by phone:
Call Marriott Reservations at 1-844-294-7309 and quote the group name “Wood Council Room Block”
Room rate is $170/night +tax
Delta Hotels Marriott
350 St. Mary Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J2
The hotel is located across the street from the convention centre.
Previous WSF events:
Thank you to attendees, speakers and exhibitors for an exceptional 2017 Prairie Wood Solutions Fair!
The Wood Solutions Fair is the premier event in Canada dedicated to design and construction with wood and wood products. This one-day educational event, presented at the Edmonton Expo Centre on December 13 by Wood WORKS! Alberta and the Canadian Wood Council, showcased wood use in commercial, institutional, industrial and multi-unit residential construction through a trade show and seminars. Thanks to this year’s attendees, sponsors, exhibitors, volunteers, and everyone else who helped make the event a success!
For more information please contact Barbara Murray at 1-780-392-0761.
CLICK HERE to view PDF support materials for “The Price is Right, but will this product work in a Mid-Rise project?” Tips to help you pick the right products and fire-resistance assemblies session
Many of the sessions at the Wood Solutions Fair will be made available on our e-learning site in the new year. This is a free resource and archive of presentations from events all over Canada: https://woodworkselearning.com/