December 02

International Woodworking Fair Receives Governor’s Commendation

This week we celebrated 32 years with longtime GWCCA client the International Woodworking Fair- IWF Atlanta! IWF was honored at the monthly Authority Board meeting and received the Governor’s Commendation. 

The 2016 IWF, held Aug. 24-27 at the Georgia World Congress Center, welcomed 25,768 attendees and 1,079 exhibiting companies and occupied 532,565 net square feet of exhibit space. There were also 1,848 international visitors representing 81 countries.

 IWF generated an economic impact of approximately $62,037,297 to the State of Georgia in 2016. In the last 16 years (2000-2016), IWF’s economic impact on the State of Georgia stands at $659 million.

Check out the photos from the board meeting earlier this week: