Premier Trade Fair for the Forestry and Woodworking Industries

Nowhere else in the world will suppliers of timber processing and woodworking solutions find a marketplace that puts them in touch with such an international cross-section of potential customers from all sectors of the forestry and wood industries.

Glenn at Ashley Furniture
“LIGNA is the most impressive woodworking fair in the world. The advancements in technology have taken the fair to new horizons. The unparalleled amount of automation at LIGNA takes the fair over the top, and is a must see for all industries. It’s not just a woodworking fair”.

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LIGNA 2017 New Concept was a success!

The reconfiguration of LIGNA’s concept was a total success! It addressed the needs of the global market and provided an even better platform for the latest technological advances. Due to the strong response on both parts of our exhibitors and visitors, you will also find this concept at LIGNA 2019!

The benefits:

  • Short distances – Quicker and easier for visitors to find products and solutions
  • Logical Layout – Exhibitors had the opportunities to present their products in context
  • More synergies – Related technologies were placed closer together for buyers

2019 Display categories:

  • Forestry Industry and Forestry Technology
  • Sawmill Technology
  • Energy from Wood – Biomass
  • Surface Technology
  • Tools and Machinery for Custom and Mass Production
  • Wood Based Panel Production
  • Machine Components and Automation Technology

These segments make up a complete picture of the market in wood products that is unmatched anywhere in the world.

Why Participate?

Ligna 2017 featured:

  • 1,552 exhibitors from over 50 countries
  • More than 93,000 visitors, including 42,000 international guests
  • Largest platform for innovations and new trends
  • Changed hall layout put emphasis on altering market needs in line with product categories
  • More than 80% rated LIGNA’s new thematic layout as “good” or “very good”
May 10 - 14, 2021
Hannover, Germany
Hannover Exhibition Grounds




Noel Hoekstra
Director of Sales, DOMOTEX & LIGNA Worldwide Events
Hannover Fairs USA, Inc.
Phone: +1 (773) 796-4250
Fax: +1 (773) 796-4247

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