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IWPA's World of wood conference featuring Clients First

IWPA World of Wood Conference

Join Clients First Business Solutions at the 67th World of Wood Convention

Join Clients First Business Solutions at the 67th International Wood Products Association (IWPA) March 29-31 in Savannah, Georgia. This is our first year exhibiting at this event and we are excited to meet the show's attendees. One of our newest Dynamics customers told us about this show; Argo Fine Imports (AFI).   For more information and to register, visit events - International Wood Products Association (

Look for our table and introduce yourself to Bob Turner.  Bob can tell you all about our products and services.  Clients First is a Gold ERP Partner for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply Chain (Operations), Dynamics Business Central and Acumatica Cloud ERP.  All three of these solutions handle complex inventory requirements, distribution and manufacturing of wood products or any products, including doors, windows, etc.  

You can access the IWPA speaker list here:

Agenda for the IWPA Show

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

2pm – 5pm
5pm – 6:30pm

Board of Director’s Meeting
Board of Director’s Meeting Reception



Wednesday, March 29, 2023

10am – 12pm
1pm - 5pm
5:30pm - 7pm
2pm – 6pm
2pm – 6pm
2pm – 3pm
3:30pm – 4pm
4pm – 5pm
5pm – 6pm
6pm – 8pm
    Port of Savannah Tour (ticketed event)
Registration Open (Regency Ballroom Foyer)
Registration Open (Harborside Ballroom)
Exhibitor Setup
Informal Networking
Taskforce Update: Vietnam, CITES, Brazil
Binding Rulings Process: An Update from CBP – Mark Nackman
Government Affairs Committee
New Member Reception
President's Opening Reception

Thursday, March 30, 2023

8am – 5pm   


8am – 9am   Breakfast with Exhibitors
9am - 10:30am   Opening General Session: Welcome from Savannah Mayor, Van R Johnson II, President's Address, Keynote Meredith Elliott Powell.
10:30am-11am   Break
11am - 12pm   Implementation of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act – FMC Commissioner Max Vekich
12pm - 1:30pm   Lunch & Trends in the US Economy, the Marketplace, and Wood Products Imports— Andy Johnson
1:30pm - 2pm   The Inside Scoop on Lacey Act Phase VII – Erin Otto, APHIS
2pm - 3pm   CITES Update: Implementation of the CoP19 Timber Listings - Anne St. John and Genevieve Ahearn, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
3pm - 3:30pm   Break
3:30pm - 4:30pm   Trade Law in Practice: Updates for the Industry - Jeff Grimson and Sam Witten
5:00pm – 6:00pm   Networking Reception

Friday, March 31, 2023

7am – 7:30am

    3K Run/Walk
8am – 5pm   Registration
8am – 9am   Breakfast with Exhibitors
9am-10am   Keynote - Reginald "Reggie" Chever, VP & Regional Executive, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
10am-10:30am   GSP Update - Mattie Amagai, Sorini Samet & Associates
10:30am-11am   Break
11am-12pm   Different Congress, Same Problems: 2023 Political Update - Ashley Amidon, Joe O’Donnell and Mattie Amagai
12pm-1:30pm   Lunch & Overseas Perspectives on Consumer Country Legality Requirements –Noraihan Abdul Rahman, Malaysian Timber Council; Mohd Nurudeen  Iddrisu, Ghana Forestry Commission; Nathalie Bouville, ATIBT
1:30pm-2:30pm   The Next Phase of Formaldehyde: CANFER & TSCA
2:30pm-3pm   Smarketing: Learn How to Increase Profits With Smart Sales & Marketing Alignment
4:30pm-5pm   Special IWPA PAC Meet and Greet with Congressman Andy Harris (R-MD) - by invitation only
5pm – 6pm   Special IWPA PAC Reception with Special Guest Congressman Andy Harris (R-MD) - by invitation only
6pm – 8:30pm   Passing the Gavel Closing Dinner


Clients First also offers ProMRO an integrated / embedded solution for both Acumatica and Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply Chain (Operations).  

If you are ready to learn more, please contact us! Call 800.331.8382 or email  

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