Schedule of Events

Wednesday, November 10

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sales Advantage
Seminar Topic: How to Change Minds in the Lumber Industry - The Art of Creating Trust and Urgency Without Manipulation
Rob Jolles, Sales and Training Expert, Best-selling Author
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Exhibitor Set-up,
12:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Registration Open
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Committee Meetings
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
10 Group Meetings
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception
Sponsored by Boise Cascade

Thursday, November 11

7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Registration Open
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Exhibitor Set-up
9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Education Session: Drivers in Demand

As the driver shortage continues to present supply chain issues and constraints in all industries, this discussion will take a look at why this may be happening,  compliance requirements and environmental factors, and what we can do to help alleviate the issue. The panel will be comprised of representatives from logistic companies, manufacturers and wholesalers and they will share their thoughts and expectations for the future of trucking and expectations going into 2022. 

11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Keynote Luncheon
Nice Bike...Making Connections That Move People
Mark Scharenbroich

Mix thousands and thousands of black leather, bandana-wearing, tattoo-bearing Harley-Davidson riders with a 100th Anniversary and one beige rental car and the end result will be the perfect metaphor for connecting with others: “Nice Bike.”

Nice Bike acts as a powerful catalyst to help build stronger, more unified teams. The message inspires audience members to be more engaged and passionate about connecting with others.

Join Emmy award-winning speaker, Mark Scharenbroich as he takes you for a fun ride on how to be effective at making meaningful connections in both your professional and personal life. His Nice Bike principle is supported by three strong actions: Acknowledge, honor and connect.

Mark has spent his career working in both industry and education discovering how some of the best organizations and team leaders build a culture that encourages people to perform at a higher level through greater engagement.

Part motivational speaker, part thought-provoker and pure comedic entertainer – Mark Scharenbroich will inspire, teach and engage you with Nice Bike.

1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tradeshow Open
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Learning Lounges

Next Gen Workforce Panel

Join the students as they delve into their interests and issues entering the lumber Industry. This learning lounge brings together students from OSU, to talk about what is happening in the lumber industry today from their perspective.

Speed Mentoring Part 1
Presented by: Tina Breen, Michelle Maller, Thom Wright, Kristie McCurdy, Natalie Heacock and Matt Vyner

This learning lounge brings together experienced industry professionals committed to the advancement of the current, and next generation professionals. Designed like "Speed-Interviewing" you will have an opportunity to ask questions for 5 minutes, once the bell rings it is time to move to the next. Come prepared with questions and an idea of what you want to accomplish! Mingle with like-minded driven individuals while you wait to talk to your mentor.

Want to get a sneak peek of who will be speaking at Traders Market? Register now for the Traders Market Speed Mentor: Meet & Greet on October, 28 at 12:00 p.m. CST.

Sales Training with James Olsen
Presented by James Olsen

Join sales leader and educator, James Olsen, as he delves into techniques within sales that can level you up when it comes to prospecting.

Virtual Mill Tour/Timber Applications
Presented by Joe Honochick and Nick Lake

Join Joe Honochick and Nick Lake as they host an interactive Tour of Zip-O Log Mills. This is a tour of a state of the art Douglas Fir Cutting Mill. No hard hats required.

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Networking Reception

Friday, November 12

8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Registration Open
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tradeshow Open
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Brunch on the Show Floor
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Learning Lounges

Women in Leadership
Presented by: Carla Hubert and Chelsea Brown

Allyship - the important role both men and women play in mentoring and empowering women in the industry as a whole and into leadership opportunities within their organizations. During this session, you'll: gain perspectives from both men and women on how we all can improve how we mentor and empower women in the work place and recognize opportunities and specific speed bumps before they happen and insight on how to communicate and educate on these across your entire organization to make the biggest impact.

Impact of Fires on the Lumber Industry
Presented by: Dr. Christopher Dunn

From mill operations to lumber products, wildfires have been a source of uncertainty for the forestry industry. However prescribed, or controlled, wildfires play a crucial role in reducing unplanned wildfires, as well as provide opportunity for new forest growth and lumber product build. Join this discussion on the ferocious challenges and the favorable prospects of wildfires.

Speed Mentoring Part 2

This learning lounge brings together experienced industry professionals committed to the advancement of the current, and next generation professionals. Designed like "Speed-Interviewing" you will have an opportunity to ask questions for 5 minutes, once the bell rings it is time to move to the next. Come prepared with questions and an idea of what you want to accomplish! Mingle with like-minded driven individuals while you wait to talk to your mentor.

Want to get a sneak peek of who will be speaking at Traders Market? Register now for the Traders Market Speed Mentor: Meet & Greet on October, 28 at 12:00 p.m. CST.

Best Practices of Zoom Interviews
Presented by: Lisa Ritche

Learn more about conducting Zoom interviews effectively and how and why they benefit your company during the recruitment process. During this session, you'll learn: the benefits of conducting Zoom interviews and how to conduct a Zoom interview.

12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Exhibitor Move-out