August 25 - 28, 2020

Georgia World Congress Center | Atlanta, GA | USA

First-Time Exhibitors

On behalf of The International Woodworking Fair, we'd like to extend a warm welcome to all our new exhibitors! We are excited to have you join us - we're looking forward to another great fair! 

As a new exhibitor, we want to provide you with the best information so you have a great experience at the fair. Below, you will find useful information to help you and your team prepare for IWF 2018.

To view a complete list of the 2018 First-Time Exhibitors, click HERE.

First-Time Exhibitor Benefits

To view the 2018 First-Time Exhibitor Benefits, click HERE 

Booth Construction Guidelines

To view the 2018 Display Regulations, click HERE 

If you're concerned that your booth may not fit within guidelines, please send any questions and photos to JP Roberts at

Exhibitor Dashboard
The Exhibitor Dashboard is where you can access all of the services and information related to exhibiting at IWF 2018 online.  Review, submit and upload your company description and product categories for the online exhibitor directory to help drive business to your booth. You can also receive reminders about important dates, register your booth personnel, make booth payments online, order show services and order lead retrieval, and access the online Exhibitor Services Manual. To access your Exhibitor Dashboard, click HERE.   

Visa Invitation Letters
Visa Invitation letters to IWF 2018 can be requested as part of the online registration process. Please click  (Housing & Registration) to register and request your Visa Invitation letter.

Your invitation letter will be automatically emailed upon completion of your registration.  The 2018 Visa Invitation Letters do not include birthdate and passport #s because of information security.  If the consulate requires the information, we will reissue a letter, but the passport should suffice if the name matches the letter. IWF does not courier invitation letters to registrants without a FedEx account number or pre-payment.  If you require your letter to be sent by delivery service, please provide a valid Fed Ex account number or arrange for a DHL ‘pick up’ service at your local DHL office.  If you have questions please email or call 404/693-8333.

Additional visa information can be found at

Exhibitor e-Newsletters
Beginning Fall 2017, you will receive a monthly e-newsletter from The International Woodworking Fair, which will provide information on exhibitor services, upcoming deadlines and marketing programs for IWF 2018. If you miss a e-newsletter, they will be posted – Exhibitor Tab – Exhibitor Show Planning for your reference throughout the year. 

Exhibitor Service Manual Available NOW!
TheExhibitor Service Manual(ESM) includes all the information and services available to you at IWF 2018.  The manual is also available online and provides specific information to help eliminate confusion and provide all the information you need for a smooth and productive exhibiting experience. You may order your show services online or download the Exhibitor Service ManualHERE

Exhibitor Deadlines and Checklist
This action checklist which will inform you of important vendor deadlines and forms so you can stay ahead and not miss money saving deadlines pertinent to planning your show.

First-Time Exhibitor Package (Available NOW!)
IWF offers First-Time Exhibitors a convenient and cost-saving Booth package as a welcome to the show.  These packages include a selection of turn-key booths, furniture and drayage.  Ordering a first-timers package from GES reduces headaches and makes exhibiting at IWF 2018 easier to navigate.  If you are interested in one of the First-Time Exhibitor's Package, please contact for information.

Market Your Booth at IWF 2018
Improve Your ROI with Marketing - Increase traffic to your booth by learning about our marketing programs and sponsorship opportunities that are available to exhibitors.  Sales are Open Now for the 2018 Marketing & Promotional Opportunities.  These are premium sponsorships and most of them are available on a first come basis.  For additional information, please contact Jim Wulfekuhle at