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AAW's 37th International

Woodturning Symposium

June 1-4, 2023 | Louisville, KY

AAW’s 37th Annual Symposium is the biggest woodturning event in the world and has something for everyone, no matter your experience level.

  • Learn from Top Turners – More than 80 live demonstrations, presentations and panels by some of the best turners from around the world. 

  • World’s Largest Woodturning Tradeshow – Get an up-close look at the latest tools and supplies.

  • Connect – Meet woodturning hobbyists, professionals, artists, collectors, and vendors.

  • Gallery and Exhibitions – Browse one of the largest wood art galleries in the world and buy a unique piece to take home with you.

  • Family Friendly – Enjoy woodturning activities for kids and the whole family.

  • Experience Louisville – The home of the Louisville Slugger, iconic bourbon, Kentucky Derby and more.


With four days of the most interactive, social and inspirational woodturning experiences, the AAW Symposium has a packed schedule you won't want to miss.


The AAW Symposium features more than 80 live demonstrations, presentations and panels featuring some of the most talented woodturners from around the world.


Exhibitions & Auctions
The Instant Gallery, exhibitions and auctions feature incredible work from turners from around the world.
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Get a hands on experience with some of the newest tools and gear at the largest woodturning tradeshow.
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Family Activities
Admire the exhibitions and Instant Gallery, attend a free kids woodturning class or visit a local attraction.
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Social & Charitable
Connect with your peers at the banquet, awards ceremony or while helping to raise money for a local charity.
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