Daily Archives: March 7, 2012

EXPOFOREST 2012 – March 21 – 24

From http://www.hoybolivia.com:

The 10th international fair of the forest, wood & technology “EXPOFOREST 2012”, to be held in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, from 21 to 24 March 2012, the largest exhibition of forest industry of wood, furniture, biodiversity, research, technology, promotion of products of the forest, Bolivia and sustainable development projects.

Activities of EXPOFOREST 2012


The prestige of the EXPOFOREST Forum each year allows the discussion and exchange of ideas and proposals for subjects that are related with forestry, natural resources, biodiversity, law, sustainable development, production of furniture, doors, frames, windows, decking, floors and technology for the wood industry. The Hall of thematic forums is installed with each version of EXPOFOREST and develops a series of activities and conferences during the four days of the trade fair meeting.

The central theme of the Forum EXPOFOREST 2012 will mark this year special attention in the different sectors that make up the forestry, sustainable development and the public in general, as technical specialists and major institutions to analyse the current situation of the forestry sector, which is the future that regulate forest exploitation and the vision of entrepreneurs, indigenous people and the State.

4th contest of design and construction of furniture.

Within the framework of the 10th. International fair forest – Wood & technology – EXPOFOREST 2012, from March 21 to 24, will carry out the 4th contest of design and construction of furniture under the auspices of the international fair of Santa Cruz – FEXPOCRUZ.

The contest has the support of the Latin American Association of design – ALADI, and with the support of institutions such as the Santa Cruz private University – UPSA, the Universidad Autónoma Gabriel René Moreno, the College of architects and the Bolivian Institute of standardization and quality — IBNORCA.

8th business international negotiations of the timber industry.

The Forestry Chamber of Bolivia in coordination with FEXPOCRUZ and with the cooperation of USAID/Bolivia, will carry out for the 8th consecutive year, the international business trade negotiations of the timber industry, 2012. The event will take place on March 22 and 23 at the premises of Fexpocruz, under the framework of the “international exhibition of forest and wood technology: EXPOFOREST”.

Companies around the world, between buyers and sellers of lumber, doors, furniture, parts and machinery for the wood industry as well as inputs will be involved in this important event for the forestry sector in Bolivia. Appointments can also be made with supplying transport services’ companies and others; local producers of wood and financial institutions.

So in the context of EXPOFOREST 2012, it will take place the recycling campaign, campaign of used batteries’ disposal, the installation of a rain forest in honor of world water day and acts, like every year honoring the Earth Hour.