Beyond Covid-19 virtual event to assess international wood-based panels sector

9 December 2020

TTJ sister title Wood Based Panels International (WBPI) is holding a virtual event on February 16, 2021 to look at how the international wood-based panels industry has adapted to the current pandemic and look at movements in furniture trends.

Beyond Covid-19: The global wood-based panels industry adapting for the future is designed to be a gathering point for industry leaders in the global panels industry.

Aimed at primary panel manufacturers, secondary processors, technology/equipment suppliers, the furniture design community and other stakeholders, the online event is being launched as part of WBPI’s new VirtualViews digital platform.

Speakers at the half-day event include Franck Goecke, director, Afry Management Consulting Ltd; Ulrich Buhler, Head of Sales & Marketing, Egger Group; Paolo Fantoni, vice-president of Fantoni Spa; and Giuilo Masotti, CEO, Wood-Skin.

The half-day online conference will have a special focus on the furniture sector, share how various panels markets are performing, as well as how manufacturers are adjusting to the situation. It will also look at the products, technology, equipment and trends that could prove to be important as we move into new phases of the pandemic and beyond.

Featuring presentations, an online networking lounge, discussion groups and Q&As, this first WBPI VirtualViews event will be a safe gathering point for the global panels trade to network together, receive updates and learn about the future direction of the industry.

For more information contact Lucy Hamilton at / +44 (0)777 266 3845. To view the event webpage and register see Beyond Covid-19.

To enquire about event sponsorship contact Chidi Adilih at / +44 (0) 20 7406 6739