expo richmondWith 8 only days until the opening of the 35th East Coast Sawmill and Logging Equipment Exposition (EXPO RICHMOND 2016), over 95% of available exhibit space is under contract to show Exhibitors.  Scheduled for May 13 & 14, 2016 at Richmond Raceway complex in Richmond, Virginia, EXPO RICHMOND 2016 is the year’s largest showcase of sawmilling, kiln drying, harvesting, biomass, trucking, pallet manufacturing/recycling, optimization/scanning, material handling, firewood production and related equipment, supplies and services in the United States.  It is co-sponsored by the Virginia Forest Products Association, the Department of Sustainable Biomaterials (SBIO) at Virginia Tech and Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE).

A high percentage of companies who exhibited in EXPO RICHMOND ’14 signed up for the 2016 show and there is a large group of NEW industry businesses making their appearance for the first time at this year’s ExpositionThese returning exhibitors and the growing number of new exhibitors continues to indicate that the “Richmond Show” is THE most valuable, cost-effective opportunity to be face-to-face with key decision makers in the industry.  The extensive amount of equipment displayed, along with active product demonstrations both indoors and out, provide for the unique ‘hands-on’ aspect of the Richmond Show. . .an opportunity present at no other exposition of this size.

Popular Exhibitors at EXPO RICHMOND 2016 will include Ben Rinsley, Master Woodcarver,  with extreme speed woodcarving demonstrations daily; Caterpillar’s Loader Championship Series benefitting Log-A-Load for Children, Husqvarna’s Corporate Carver with daily demonstrations; Virginia SHARP Logger Classes offering continuing education credits; and the interactive displays of co-sponsors, VA Tech and Virginia Forest Products Association .  Spotlighting the full spectrum of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s THIRD largest economically impacting industry, EXPO RRICHMOND 2016 is a NOT TO BE MISSED” event for any member of the forestry/forest products community.

For more information about either EXPO RICHMOND 2016, visit EXPORICHMOND.com or contact Expo Richmond 2014, P. O. Box 160, Sandston, VA  23150-0160.  Telephone (804) 737-5625.  FAX (804) 737-9437. Email: Info@exporichmond.com