Sharing industry knowledge

The Timber Trade Federation regularly holds webinars for our members, as well as the wider construction industry. Below you will be able to find links to upcoming events, as well as links to recordings and presentations from previous webinars.

Trade Conferences

Softwood Conference 2021

31 March 2021

Our first virtual Softwood Conference brought more than 240 participants together to hear from speakers covering the global market for softwoods, as well as the supply perspectives from Sweden, Finland, Latvia, Ireland, and Britain.

The state of the hardwood market across the US and Europe

18 November 2020

This year the hardwood market has been severely impacted due to the pandemic across Europe. While in the US, the hardwood market has faced a lot of challenges this year from the impact of Covid-19 to wildfires that have ravaged California.

Adapting to rapid change in the tropical timber market

 12 November 2020

The tropical timber market has been quickly evolving in a period of industry wide disruption from the pandemic. This webinar was an opportunity for the industry to come together and discuss and what the future of trade looks like in 2021.

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UKTR Webinar and Q&A with OPSS

28 May 2021

The Timber Trade Federation, CEI Bois, and the Office for Product Safety & Standards came together to answer questions attendees had around UKTR and FLEGT.

Trading with Northern Ireland

18 December 2020

This webinar intends to build your understanding of the flow of trade between the UK and Northern Ireland, focusing on due diligence, trade processes, and CE marking.

Get ready for Brexit – EU suppliers to the UK

25 November 2020

Learn the practical steps of how the movement of timber will change from a regulatory point of view from 1 January 2021, with speakers providing a broad-brush perspective of the changes, including CE marking and due diligence.

Get ready for Brexit – UK timber industry

24 November 2020

This webinar intends to build your understanding of the flow of timber between the UK and the EU, as well as the regulatory, operational and market impact of Brexit in the UK. This webinar was for UK merchants, manufacturers, and agents.

Technical and Award webinars

Let’s talk treated timber webinar

24 March 2021

The TTF, Wood Protection Association (WPA) and Timber Decking & Cladding Association (TDCA) hosted a one-hour on-line event on timber treatments.

TTF Timber Sales Management Awards

27 November 2020

The TTF celebrated the outstanding achievement of delegates who successfully completed the TTF Essential Foundation of Sales Management (EFSM).