64th World of Wood Annual Convention
April 1-3, 2020
Savannah, GA


10:30am – 11:45am
Committee Chairs Council
12:00pm- 1:45pm
Executive Committee Meeting (closed event)
2:00pm- 5:30pm
Board of Directors Meeting(closed event)
Scarbrough One
6:00pm- 8:00pm
Board of Directors Reception (IWPA Board Members Only)
River Lounge
7:00am – 1:00pm
10:00am 6:00pm
2:00pm 4:15pm
Committee Meetings (IWPA Members)
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Exhibitor Set Up
Mezzanine North/PreFunction
4:30pm – 5:30pm
Speed Networking Event
Regency Ballroom More Details
Great networking opportunity to forge business-to-business connections before WOW starts. Meet face-to-face briefly (5-10 minutes) with potential new business partners and schedule follow-up meetings later during convention. For those who wish to purchase a table for this event please contact mary@iwpawood.org.
5:30pm – 6:00pm
Spouse Reception:
TBD-Room More Details
This is the hub for spouses and guests to gather and socialize before attending the President's Opening Reception.
6:00pm – 7:30pm
President's Opening Reception- Sponsored by: Rukert Terminals Corporation
Harborside BallroomMore Details
Join us for our 64th World of Wood kick-off event! Come enjoy light food and cocktails as you reconnect and network.
8:00am – 5:00pm
Foyer West
8:00am – 9:00am
Breakfast with Exhibitors
Mezzanine North/ PreFunction
9:00am – 10:00am
Opening Welcome & Business Session:
Regency Ballroom
9:00am – 1:00pm
10:00am – 10:45am
Keynote Speaker: TBD
Regency Ballroom
10:45am – 11:00am
Networking Break with Exhibitors
Mezzanine North/PreFunction
11:00am – 12:00pm
General Session I
Regency Ballroom 
12:00pm – 1:15pm
Networking Lunch
Harborside East Ballroom
1:30pm – 3:00pm
General Session II
Regency Ballroom More Details
Speakers Include: TBD
3:00pm – 3:20pm
Networking Break
Mezzanine North/PreFunction
3:20pm – 4:20pm
General Session III
Regency Ballroom More Details
Speakers Include: TBD 
4:30pm – 5:15pm
General Session IIII
Regency Ballroom More Details
Speakers: TBD
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Ghost Coast Distillery Reception-Sponsored by: MOWRY & GRIMSON, PLLC
Garden Terrace
7:00am – 7:30am
President's 3K Fun Run/Walk-Sponsored by: American Pacific American Pacific
Meet in Lobby at 6:45am More Details
T-shirts will be distributed in the lobby.
8:00am – 9:00am
Breakfast with Exhibitors
Mezzanine North/PreFunction
9:00am – 10:00am
Keynote Speaker: Don Cooper- Why Should I Choose You?
Regency Ballroom More Details
Why Should I Choose You? Presented by Don Cooper, The Sales Heretic™
The wood products marketplace is more competitive—and more challenging—than ever before. How do you stand out among the competition? And how do you persuade a buyer to choose you over them?
10:15am – 10:30am
Networking Break
Mezzanine North/PreFunction
10:30am – 12:00pm
General Session V
Regency Ballroom 
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Lunch on Own
12:15pm – 2:00pm
Past Presidents Luncheon (By Invitation Only)
2:00pm – 3:30pm
Keynote Breakout Session: TBD
Regency Ballroom More Details
2:00pm – 5:00pm
TBD More Details
Speakers Include: TBD -
4:00pm – 5:00pm
Enjoy a Break on your Own
5:00pm – 6:00pm
PAC Appreciation Reception (By Invitation Only)
6:30pm – 10:00pm
Passing the Gavel Dinner-Sponsored by: Floor & Decor (attire: casual comfortable)
Old Fort Jackson More Details
Come enjoy a nice evening at Old Fort Jackson- the oldest fort in Georgia located just down the river from the Historic Savannah. This memorable outdoor party is the last signature event of WOW 2020.Come close out another informative and successful networking convention along colleagues and new business partners.Transportation is provided from and back to the hotel.Please meet in the lobby at 6:30pm. We recommend casual attire with a light sweater.