International Fastener Expo
The International Fastener Expo (IFE2019) is the largest B2B trade event for industrial fasteners, specialty tooling, and machinery in North America.
- 850+ Exhibitors, Including Manufacturers, Master Distributors, Material Suppliers, Industrial Products, Etc…
- More than 2,500 buyers looking for new fastener resources, fastening applications, tooling and machinery, and manufacturing solutions.
- 2 and ½ day conference format includes an all-day comprehensive track, as well as free mini 30-minutes tracks. You will hear from industry experts including your fellow peers and members of different fasteners associations on topics such as trends, maximizing sales, sustaining growth, the next wave of young professionals, selling, inspections, and much more.
- Cut traveling cost by sourcing first at SourceGlobal at the International Fastener Expo. Gain direct access to the best international fastener manufacturers from around the world including China, Taiwan, India and many more.
- Meet thousands of U.S. distributors who are actively looking to source new products and build new relationships with international factories.
Fastener Expo Special Events and Party List
NEW! Preview Day at the International Fastener Expo
Time: Tuesday, October 301:00-4:00PM
Location: Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Bayside C
Exhibit Hall Opens: 1:00-4:00 pm Machinery/Tooling & SourceGlobal only
New for 2018. This year, the show is opening a half-day early for exhibitors and attendees to preview and meet with vendors in the Machinery & Tooling and SourceGlobal sections only.
The International Fastener Expo Welcome Reception party
Time: Tuesday, October 30 6:00-8:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Daylight Pool at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
Welcome to the International Fastener Expo! Join us to kick off IFE at the Daylight Pool in the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino for some drinks, mix and mingle with old friends, and meet new ones.
- Two Hours Open Bar
- Light Appetizers
- Live DJ
- Live Entertainment (Taiko Drummers and Hula Dancers)
Hall of Fame, Young Fastener Professional Awards Ceremony
Time: Wednesday, October 31 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Location: Sessions Corner (on the show floor)
Nominated by the industry, please join us in congratulating this year’s inductees of the prestigious Hall of Fame and Young Fastener Professional award winners at the IFE Awards Ceremony. Reviewed and selected by the Fastener Industry Coalition, these inductees will be honored and recognized for their significant and enduring contributions to the fastener industry.
The Nightcap presented by IFE
Time: Tuesday, October 30th and Wednesday, October 31st 9:00 p.m. – Midnight (both nights)
Location: Eyecandy Sound Lounge at Mandalay Bay hotel
Time: 9:00 p.m. – Midnight (both nights)
In honor of the Circle Bar mixers of the past, we invite you to join the IFE show for a hosted NIGHTCAP at the Eyecandy Sound Lounge at Mandalay Bay hotel. We have a private area for the IFE group overlooking the dance floor. All you need to do is look for the signs.
Happy Hour at Beer Garden
Time: Thursday, November 1 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Location: Beer Garden, Booth #1175
Stop by the Beer Garden area located at booth #1175 and enjoy a cold one.