The first specialized fair called Lignumexpo took place in October 1991. It was attended by 114 exhibitors. In 1997, he added the nomenclature proposals forestry. Since 2005, the fair was held in odd years under the name Drevo + Les. In so far, 15 in a row fair, exhibition center Agrokomplex in conjunction with the Union of Woodworkers (Zväz spracovateľov dreva) and the magazine "Machine Shop» (Stolársky magazín) held the first in a row MNS exhibition, which greatly increased the professionalism of the event. In 2006, the original Lignumexpo switched to once every two years and for the first time has been organized with the support of the European Federation of manufacturers of woodworking EUMABOIS Technologies is headquartered in Paris.
The largest exhibition of woodworking industry in 2012
At the moment the event is highly appreciated by professionals. It is the largest action of its kind in Slovakia, and is listed among the world's 16 most important events in this field. In 2010 the fair was attended by 208 exhibitors from Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Italy, Great Britain, Finland, Poland, Russia, Hungary and the Israel. Companies presented their products on an area greater than 12,000 m2. The fair was visited by 14,640 professionals from all regions of Slovakia and neighboring countries.
In 2012, 6 pavilions and an open area of about 20 000 m2 of exhibitors presented the most modern technology in the development of woodworking machines and machines. Have confirmed their participation and most prestigious suppliers of technologies and materials from Slovakia and other countries.