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Register now for the Toronto Wood Solutions Fair!

Don’t miss the premiere educational event in Canada dedicated to providing up-to-date information about wood products and and their use in construction. Suppliers and technical experts are on hand to answer your questions about wood. You will be able to apply “on the job” what you’ve learned from the seminars and the information you will take with you.

Toronto Wood Solutions Fair | Thursday, November 22, 2018
The International Centre, 6900 Airport Rd, Mississauga, ON 

Registration Fee: $75 + HST (includes lunch)

CLICK HERE for the complete seminar program.

CLICK HERE to jump to online registration.


Who should attend?  This event is for Architects, Engineers (Structural and Civil), Developers, Builders, Building Designers, Building Officials, Contractors, Construction Technologists, Specifiers, Students, and Professors.  Anyone who needs to know the latest information about wood design and construction.

What you will see? This one-day educational event presents a program of informative seminars solely dedicated to wood buildings and systems; provides technical information from suppliers, manufacturers, wood engineering consultants and industry associations; and hosts a trade show with exhibits devoted to wood and related products.

Exhibitors, please CLICK HERE to download the booth registration form and CLICK HERE for the rate calculator. Multi-fair discounts are available if you are also participating in the Vancouver (Nov. 6) and Calgary (Dec. 11) fairs.

If you require accommodations, we have a block of rooms set aside at the Element Vaughan Southwest located at 6170 Highway 7 in Vaughan. The available preferred rate is $165 + tax. Book your accommodations by phoning Element reservations at 1-877-353-6368 or 1-905-264-6474. Please specify the Canadian Wood Council room block when reserving to access the group rate. The reservation deadline for the preferred rate is Friday, October 19, 2018.


Thanks for a Great 2017 Toronto 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 Metro Toronto Convention Centre on November 2nd by Ontario Wood WORKS! 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!

CLICK HERE for speaker bios   |  CLICK HERE for presentation abstracts   | CLICK HERE for the exhibitor list 

For more information please contact Sarah Hicks toll-free at 1-866-886-3574 ext. 3.  We thankfully acknowledge the support of our partners whose support makes the Wood Solutions Fair possible.

We also extend sincere thanks to the expert speakers who have graciously made PDF versions of their presentations available.

Adam Robertson Wood Products – Climate Change and Carbon Benefits

Cristian Wallace Acoustics – Avoiding complaints and meeting / exceeding building code requirements

Ineke Van Zeeland New Sound Transmission Performance Requirements for Multi-Unit Residential Buildings in the 2015 National Building Code of Canada

Kevin Rocchi CLT Design: Using CWC’s 2017 Wood Design Manual and WoodWorks® Sizer software

Patrick Crabbe Mid-Rise Cost Comparison: Steel, Concrete, Wood

Paul Mackie Western Red Cedar: Distinctive, Sustainable Design

Robert Jonkman Effective R-Value Calculator for Walls: A free tool to demonstrate compliance with prescriptive wall provisions of OBC’s SB-12

Andy Teasell “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

Marianne Berube Lynn Embury Williams North American Wood Design Awards: A Showcase of Award Winning Projects

Anthony Thistleton Building Dalston Lane, the World’s Largest CLT Structure