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The Canadian Woodlands Forum (CWF) is the only ‘grass-roots’ forest industry organization providing a network for logging contractors, forest product companies, suppliers and ‘on-the ground’ forestry personnel.

The MISSION of the CWF is to improve the efficiency and profitability of woodlands operations, through an ongoing commitment to fostering communication, providing a means to exchange knowledge of best practices and technology and innovations, and promoting the interests of woodlands professionals and contractors in order to sustain a robust, safe and environmentally responsible wood fiber supply chain.

Empowering Growth: CWF’s Strategic Achievements in 2023

Entering the dynamic landscape of 2023, the Canadian Woodlands Forum (CWF) stays committed to its mission. As a membership-centric organization facilitating networking, information sharing, and engagement, the CWF listens to the needs of its community to provide opportunities for growth. The CWF diversified its revenue streams through various activities, training, and administrative services. This strategic approach not only sustained the organization but also empowered us to continue delivering valued programs, services, and activities throughout the year.

Transforming Connections: CWF’s Website Glow-Up and Membership Database Upgrade!

In a strategic move to enhance communication, the Canadian Woodlands Forum (CWF) underwent a transformative upgrade to its website—a well-established portal for information on CWF activities and industry updates. The revamped website aimed to elevate member experience and solidify the CWF brand identity. This overhaul was part of the comprehensive Communications and Marketing Plan, a strategic initiative designed to enhance member communication, streamline recruitment efforts, and elevate overall member engagement.

Furthermore, we are excited to announce the transition to a new membership database platform, aligning with our commitment to efficiency and excellence in serving our members. The CWF is dedicated to these advancements to ensure seamless access to information and an enriched experience for our valued members.

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Nurturing Growth: Networking Highlights

The CWF presents invaluable opportunities tailored to meet the demands and priorities of contemporary woodland operations.

In 2023, the CWF orchestrated a lineup of events centered around networking and knowledge exchange, offering members the chance to connect with fellow loggers, truckers, forest product companies, suppliers, and influential forestry professionals. Engaging in CWF networking initiatives empowers members with insights into market opportunities, cutting-edge technologies, and industry best practices shared by experts in the field.

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