You are invited to participate in the 19th Annual Global Buyers Mission™ (GBM) – an invitation only trade event developed to bring together pre-qualified international buyers of wood products from around the world, with Canadian manufacturers of products that include finished materials, building supplies, mass-timber components and panels, remanufacturing products and service suppliers.

To apply for booth space, email or you can see the program costs and proposed program schedule below. Discounted hotel rooms are going fast so if you are interested, sign up ASAP to get your hotel link.

Once registration is complete, you will receive a link to the Exhibitor Resource Package, with information on the program, hotels and Whistler venues.

2022 Exhibitor Fees

BC Wood, WRCLA, CSSB or other BC Based Wood Products Association Member:
10 x 10 Perimeter or 10 X 8 inside booth space $ 1,850

Outside of BC Canadian Wood Products Association Member (AFPA, STEP, QWEB, MLB, WMCO, +):
10 x 10 Perimeter or 10 X 8 inside booth space – $ 2,475

10 x 10 Perimeter or 10 X 8 inside booth space – $ 3,325

Exhibit Registration Includes all the basics you need:

  • Basic electrical, pipe & drape, covered table & 2 chairs, carpet & Wi-Fi
  • Full access to Thursday Association Programs
  • Complete multi-lingual company listing in the Mission Program Guide

Exhibit space is limited and will be available on a first-come / first-served basis. The registration link includes a floor plan showing the space and showroom layout for exhibitors.

Each company participant fee of $495 includes:

  • All meals during the event including the Thursday night Welcome Event at the Roundhouse Lodge and the Friday evening Networking Dinner Event.

Spousal Program available at $145 for each Evening event.

2022 Proposed Program Schedule

Wednesday – September 7th 12:00 PM– 8:00 PM

Exhibitors participating in Building Connections or WoodTALKS at the GBM allowed early access to set-up at Whistler Conference Centre

Thursday – September 8th

Exhibitor set-up; Association Business (BC Wood AGM) + Industry Roundtables; Building Connections @ the GBM (Westin Hotel); Building Connections Mexico at WCC afternoon; WoodTALKS @ the GBM Rainbow Theatre + Site Tours; Afternoon Registration at the Whistler Conference Center; Evening Welcome Event at the spectacular Roundhouse Lodge at the Peak of Whistler Mountain for all participants

Friday – September 9th

Group breakfast /GBM Networking / Tradeshow & Meetings

WoodTALKS sessions (15 to 30 min sessions) Ballroom Stage

Lunch on the show floor

Exhibitor teardown

Evening Networking Dinner

Saturday – September 10th

Morning: Breakfast to go/ final teardown and bus departures

You will not want to miss this opportunity to showcase your products to pre-qualified international buyers plus North American specifiers!