2025 IHLA Convention & Exposition

Indianapolis Marriott Downtown

March 17th - 19th, 2025

Indianapolis Marriott Downtown
350 W. Maryland Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225




No Horsing Around - This Event Will Knock You Out!

A fantastic opportunity! The Wood Products Manufacturers Associations’ 94th Annual Meeting in Louisville, KY, in conjunction with the Kentucky Forest Industry Association, offers a great platform for networking and learning about the challenges faced by companies in the forest products industry. Engaging with the producers of quality hardwood lumber can provide valuable insights for businesses looking to optimize their supply chains and enhance product quality. It's also a chance to forge new partnerships and collaborations within the industry.



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High Velocity

WPMA will be hosting a Meet & Greet on Thursday, August 8, 2024 from 6-8 in the High Velocity Media Room located in the Marriott Marquis.  Join us for refreshments and great networking with fellow woodworkers. 

Marriott Marquis

High Velocity Lounge - Media Room

265 Peachtree Center Avenue NE

Atlanta GA



Here's what attendees can expect:

  1. Industry Tours: Explore the latest innovations and practices in manufacturing through guided tours of leading facilities in the area.
  2. Special Tour of Winstar Farms: Experience the rich heritage of Kentucky by visiting Winstar Farms, renowned for its American Thoroughbred horse breeding and racing. This tour offers a unique glimpse into the local flavor and culture.
  3. Business Meeting: Engage in discussions and presentations focused on the challenges and opportunities facing the wood products industry. Gain insights from industry leaders and experts.
  4. Exhibits: Discover cutting-edge technologies, products, and services showcased by exhibitors. Explore new solutions to enhance your manufacturing processes and operations.
  5. Networking: Connect with fellow members, industry professionals, and potential partners during networking sessions. Build valuable relationships and exchange ideas to drive growth and innovation.
  6. Mystery Event: Delight in the excitement of a mystery event, adding an element of surprise and intrigue to the gathering. Stay tuned for more details on this exciting addition to the agenda.


Location: Embassy Suites Louisville Downtown Date: October 9 & 10, 2024


Whether you're a WPMA or KFIA member or a non-member, this event offers a fantastic opportunity to learn, network, and be inspired within the wood products manufacturing community. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience in Louisville, Kentucky!



For over 95 years, WPMA has been dedicated to serving the wood products industry, fostering connections, and facilitating growth.  This year, we're thrilled to invite you to our 94th Annual Meeting, taking place on October 9th-10th in the vibrant city of Louisville, Kentucky.

We're committed to making this event truly exceptional, but we need your support to make it happen.  Your generosity enables us to offer special features and create valuable networking opportunities for all attendees.

By becoming a sponsor, you'll not only enhance the event experience but also gain prominent recognition across various channels:

  •  Inclusion in newsletters
  •  Social media acknowledgments
  • Placement on our association website's Events section
  • Signage and publicity at the meeting venue
  • Recognition in attendees' packages

We understand that every company has unique needs and budgets, which is why we offer a range of sponsorship opportunities. Whether you choose to sponsor a specific aspect of the event or opt for a shared sponsorship, your contribution will play a vital role in our success.

Should you have any questions or require further information, please don't hesitate to reach out to Michelle at the association office by calling (978) 874-5445.

With your support, we're confident that together, we'll make this year's annual meeting an unparalleled networking experience. We eagerly anticipate the opportunity to connect with you in Louisville.