Convention - 2017 COFI Convention

Vancouver-Convention-CentreCOFI Annual Convention
April 5 – 7, 2017
Vancouver Convention Centre West
Vancouver, British Columbia

From April 5-7, 2017, industry and government leaders from across British Columbia will gather in Vancouver to discuss the key issues and opportunities facing the BC forest industry today and into the future.

For the first time, the COFI Annual Convention, the most important forest industry conference in Western Canada, will take place within the stunning wood-infused architecture of the Vancouver Convention Centre West set against the backdrop of the province’s business capital.

The theme for the convention is Forestry for the Planet. Forest Products for the World. The program will cover all the critical topics to the industry, including innovation, trade, international markets, climate change and sustainability, and land-based issues and opportunities. An expanded trade show program will also be incorporated at the heart of the stunning Vancouver Convention Centre West.

From the Newsroom

COFI Welcomes Measures Addressing Competitiveness in 2017 B.C. Budget

For Immediate Release

Vancouver, BC – The Council of Forest Industries (COFI) today welcomed the Government of B.C.’s s fifth consecutive balanced budget which provides some tax relief to encourage competitiveness and a continued commitment to expand our…

COFI Announces Winners of Forestry Photo Contest

Vancouver, B.C. – The Council of Forest Industries (COFI), with media partner Canadian Forest Industries (CFI) Magazine and prize sponsor London Drugs, today announced the winners of the Forestry Photo Contest.

“The photos we received truly captured the story…

BC’s Forest Sector Welcomes Tax Competitiveness Commission Report

Vancouver, BC – The Council of Forest Industries (COFI) welcomed today’s release of the report by the Commission on Tax Competitiveness, an independent panel established earlier this year to consult and review B.C.’s corporate tax structure and develop…