Industry tradeshows, exhibits, and events that Columbia Forest Products will be attending.


Events, Columbia Forest Products, Trade Shows, PureBond, hardwood plywood, plywoodEvents & Trade Shows

Below is a current list of industry events and trade shows where you will find Columbia Forest Products exhibiting in 2018. Please check back often for updates and booth locations.


Trade Shows

Cabinet Maker’s Association Conference 

 March 1st to March 2nd, 2018, Denver, CO

The Living Future Conference

 May 1st to May 4th, 2018, Portland, OR

International Woodworking Fair

August 22nd to August 25th, 2018; Booth #1416, Atlanta, GA

Greenbuild Conference and Expo

November 14th to November 16th; Booth #728, Chicago, IL



Tuesday, March 20th from Noon to 1 pm Eastern:

Decorative Hardwood Plywood: ATTRACTIVE + SUSTAINABLE 


Wednesday, September 5th from Noon to 1 pm Eastern:

Decorative Hardwood Plywood: ATTRACTIVE + SUSTAINABLE


Thursday, December 13th from Noon to 1 pm Eastern:

Decorative Hardwood Plywood: ATTRACTIVE + SUSTAINABLE


This course will better inform the architect and designer about decorative hardwood plywood in terms of its manufacture, uses, types, and sustainable attributes. The architect and the designer will gain an understanding of the different adhesives and core material options available, which options are more sustainable, and which options are most commonly used. Participants will also know what to look for in order to successfully specify decorative hardwood plywood and how the material can contribute to LEED & LBC projects

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Explain the basics of decorative hardwood plywood, how it is manufactured, and its sustainable attributes
  2. Compare and contrast the different types of cores and adhesives that are used to manufacture decorative hardwood plywood with an emphasis on urea formadelhyde and NAUF options
  3. Differentiate and discuss the different types of veneer options offered (including species, grading, and cut)
  4. Discuss the questions that need to be asked to successfully specify decorative hardwood plywood concerning LEED & LBC contribution



We look forward to seeing everyone in 2018, so please stop by our booths to say “Hi” if you are attending any of our events!


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