The 9th annual Global Buyers Mission™ (GBM) took place in Whistler, September 6th to 8th, 2012. The GBM is a three-day, invitation only networking/tradeshow event developed to bring together qualified international buyers of wood products from around the world, with Canadian manufacturers of products that included finished materials, building supplies and remanufacturing products.
Exhibitors at the Global Buyers Mission
The 2012 GBM was sold-out and we are happy to say that early indications show we will exceed our goal of $20 million in new sales generated for participating Canadian wood products manufacturers. To view the list of participating Exhibitors, please click here
Global Buyers Mission International Buyers
We had pre-qualified buyers attending the GBM from all over the world. To see a list of registered buyers, please click here
2012 Wood First Program (formerly known as the Living & Building with Wood Program (LBWW)
In conjunction with the Global Buyers Mission in Whistler, we presented the “Wood First Forum”which includeda day and a half of seminars and program information delivered by international speakers and specialists – designed specifically for architects, builders, developers, municipal planners, engineers and specifiers in the Province. Part of the program included meeting many wood products manufacturers and suppliers that will be helpful when it comes to sourcing materials for building projects, particularly those compliant with the Wood First Act. For a listing of participants in the Wood First Program, please click here
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