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Michael Snow, AHEC's Executive Director
Michael Snow, AHEC's Executive Director

25 November 2015

AHEC to hold its 2016 European conference in Copenhagen /Denmark, 20-21 October.

The American Hardwood Export Council is reviving its successful conference formula for an event planned for 20th & 21st October 2016 in the Danish capital Copenhagen.

AHEC will be bringing together leaders from the US hardwood industry and major buyers from European markets to discuss and debate the challenges and opportunities both industries face, by addressing current issues and future developments. Under the theme “driving change in European hardwood markets” the conference will focus on; new market opportunities for hardwood, the issues that drive change and, how effective marketing and promotion can deliver results. As traditional markets and uses of hardwood in Europe shrinks, there are new opportunities to position this valuable material as a high performance environmental solution within the built environment.
By taking up these challenges, hardwood industries can win back market share from non-wood materials. As always these discussions will take place with a line-up of expert speakers and there will be plenty of opportunity for participation and networking.
So please put the date in your diary. Registration will open next year and will be free to eligible delegates so if you would like to be kept informed please email your contact details to
About American Hardwood Export Council The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) is the leading international trade association for the U.S. hardwood industry, representing the committed exporters among U.S. hardwood companies and all the major U.S. hardwood product trade associations. AHEC concentrates it efforts on providing architects, specifiers, designers and end-users with technical information on the range of species, products and sources of supply. AHEC produces a full range of technical publications which are available free of charge.
The Convention will be held at the Marriott Copenhagen:

For more information contact Ms Rocio Perez-Iñigo, Senior Marketing Manager or visit the web site:

AHEC: American Hardwood Export Council
Unit 20.1, 20-22 Vestry Street
N1 7RE LONDON / United Kingdom
Tel +44 207 6264111 Fax +44 207 6264222