• With new organisers, a new dynamic format and a new dedicated components show taking place alongside the UK’s only woodworking show, W16 is set to be the most successful show yet.

    - Exhibition space for W16 will be the biggest yet reaching 11,000sqm. An increase of 15% since W14.

    - Over 200 of the industry’s most influential machinery and component names will be exhibiting at the Website:

  • Timber Expo, part of UK Construction Week, is regarded as the most important event on the UK construction calendar dedicated exclusively to timber.

    Over three days, visitors will find the event brimming with the latest products, innovations and developments across the timber sector - not just from the UK but from an increasingly diverse international market.

    Leading industry Website: Timber Expo

  • Continuing from the success of the previous annual events, Fabric First is a one-day conference and exhibition platform for timber frame and SIPS technology providers.

    The event aims to present the benefits of adopting ‘fabric first’ methodologies in respect of modern energy efficient residential construction.

    17 June 2015

    Website: Fabric First
  • With sustainability and offsite construction high on the building agenda, Solid Wood Solutions (18 June 2015) is a timely event to learn first-hand from the timber industry leaders and innovators.

    Wood may be one of the world's oldest building materials, but it is now also one of the most advanced. This one day conference sets out to showcase the best in engineered timber by creating a Website: Solid Wood Solutions

  • Vision is a new event aimed at architects, specifiers, clients, and suppliers, taking place at London's Olympia next year. Held annually, Vision is the place to discuss, debate and showcase the latest innovations and developments in architecture, design and the built environment.

    When: 2-3 June 2015
    Where: Olympia, London

    Website: Vision Website
  • 7-8 May, Manchester Central

    The UK's newest sustainable building and refurbishment event, which covers everything from training opportunities and renewable technologies to sustainable materials and legislation updates.

    Website: Greenbuild Expo
  • 1-3 April, NEC, Birmingham

    Billed as "The UK's ultimate event for energy efficiency, energy recovery and water and waste management", this show is made up of three shows: NEMEX, IWEX and ENERGY RECOVERY.

    Website: Sustainability Live
  • 4-6 March, ExCeL, London

    Billed as "The world's largest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment," this year's show includes a Solar City, a Biodiversity Pavilion, a natural building materials display, and over 100 speakers including broadcaster Janet Street-Porter and secretary of state for energy and climate change Ed Davey.

    Website: Ecobuild
  • 29 April
    Colyer-Fergusson Building, University of Kent, Canterbury
    The latest in a series of talks arranged by TRADA showcasing the winners of last year’s Wood Awards. Tim Richards Architects will lead the discussion about this latest addition to the University of Kent’s campus, which makes much use of Canadian Douglas fir.

    Website: For more information visit
  • BM TRADA has published a comprehensive list of dates for its 2014 timber strength grading courses.
    Aimed at timber industry employees and merchants, these practical courses in visual strength grading (VSG) provide the necessary skills and understanding for grading softwood and hardwood to the required standards.
    BM TRADA has more than 25 years in delivering visual strength grading
    Website: For full details, visit www/