Below is a press release from the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce:
The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) encourages those interested in attending the upcoming Mississippi Wood Products Showcase to register as space is limited. The showcase, held in conjunction with the Mississippi Timber Promotion’s incoming trade mission, will be held inside the Mississippi Trade Mart on Wednesday, June 29 and Thursday, June 30. All Mississippi forestry companies, exporters, or individuals wishing to participate in this event must register by Wednesday, June 15, 2022.
MDAC and the Southern United States Trade Association (SUSTA) have partnered to invite timber buyers from the Dominican Republic, Mexico, United Kingdom, Spain, Indonesia and Vietnam as part of ‘a historic inbound trade mission from Sunday, June 26 through Friday, July 1, 2022. The trade delegation will visit multiple sites across the state and meet with representatives from Mississippi’s lumber industry. At the Mississippi Timber Products Showcase, taking place June 29-30, Mississippi timber exporters will have the opportunity to meet these buyers from various global markets.
To attend and secure a reservation, participants must complete the registration form and pay by Wednesday, June 15. Participation levels include individual entry for $50; a 10 x 10 booth for $225; a 10 x 20 exhibit booth for $450; and a referral level of $1,000. As space is limited, MDAC encourages organizations and individuals to secure their reservation in advance. Find the registration form under Alerts and Announcements on mdac.ms.gov.
For more information or questions about the wood products showcase, contact Ginger Williamson at (601) 359-1150 or [email protected]