Education 2016

In Case You Missed It: Below are slide show presentations from some of the 2016 NHLA Convention Educational Seminars

Current Issues Affecting Hardwood Lumber Consumption & Price
Sponsored by Champlain Hardwoods, Inc. 

This seminar will examine changes in hardwood lumber consumption and price over the last decade and contrast the current market for hardwood lumber to the market over the last 50 years. View the presenation HERE! 

Presenter: William Lupold, Econominist, USDA Forest Service - Forest Inventory & Analys

International Markets & Promotion of American Hardwoods

Sponsored by Thompson Hardwoods, Inc. 

Following a statistical analysis of US hardwood exports by AHEC Executive Director Mike Snow, this session will feature a panel of AHEC overseas directors and consultants to discuss the latest export market trends behind those numbers, as well as, answer your questions on the opportunities and threats facing our industry in overseas markets. View the presentation HERE!

Presenter: Mike Snow, AHEC Executive Director
Panelists of AHEC Directors: David Venables, Europe; John Chan, Greater China and Southeast Asia; Luis Zertuche, Mexico and Latin America; Takahiro Tsuji, Japan; Rod Wiles, India, Middle East and Oceania

Expanding Your Brand and Community Through Social Media and Digital Marketing

Learn how to successfully market your brand through social media and digital marketing in this everchanging digital world. Learn the basics of how to incorporate these functions through your website and other marketing efforts to immensely further your reach. Whether you want to engage existing customers or attract new, your online presence is crutial! View the presentation HERE!

Presenter: Kristina Thomas, NHLA Community Manager