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Exhibitors and Sponsors

Promote Your Woodworking Brand, Products and Services

The AAW International Woodturning Symposium is the biggest and most well-known annual woodturning event in the world. Held in a different region of the country each year, the Symposium attracts woodturning hobbyists, artists, professionals, collectors, gallery owners and anyone looking to learn more about the woodturning craft. It features the industry’s largest and most attended tradeshow, showcasing companies of all sizes. Tradeshow admission is free and open to the public. Woodturners and woodworkers regularly attend AAW’s Symposium to learn, connect with the woodturning community and shop for the best tools, gear and merchandise.

Six Reasons to Exhibit:

1) Reach Your Target Audience:

Connect and sell directly to your target audience of woodturners and woodworkers who are inclined to make purchases on the spot.

2) Build Relationships:

Network and form relationships with other vendors, woodturning professionals and social media influencers.

3) Product Launch and Promotion:

Debut new products or demonstrate your existing products to a captive, interested audience.

4) Market Research:

Learn what your customers are interested in to help with product development and marketing strategies.

5) Brand Visibility:

Exhibiting at the largest woodturning event in the world will enhance your brand and credibility.

6) Educate:

Teach attendees how to use your product live and in-person.

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Your Brand Exposure Through AAW:
(Metrics are annual unless otherwise noted)

AAW Symposium Website

  • 40,000 visits

  • 78,000 total page views

AAW Social Media

  • 461,000 People reached on Facebook

  • 110,000 People reached on Instagram

AAW Symposium Emails

  • 181,000 emails delivered

  • 60% open rate

  • 5.7% click rate

American Woodturner (AAW Journal)

  • 13,900 Print distribution per issue

  • 15,000+ Members can access the digital versions

Attendees by the Numbers:

  • More than 1,500 people from five Continents attend, plus almost 900 people watch virtually.

  • 37% are first-time attendees

  • 93% make a purchase in the Tradeshow

  • 64% spend at least $250 in the Tradeshow

  • 4.4 out of 5 stars – Average attendee experience rating

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Learn More about Exhibiting and Sponsorships

Please contact Erica to get your questions answered or to sign up to be an exhibitor or sponsor for the AAW Symposium.


Erica Nelson

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