News and information from the Fabricators
& Manufacturers Association, International®
Your leading educational resource
NOV 6 – 9
GOLF4MFG® NBT Open
Aug. 21, 2017 | Wheaton, Ill.
Aug. 22, 2017 | Elgin, Ill.
Precision Press Brake
Sept. 6-7, 2017 | Farmington, Conn.
Press Brake Safeguarding
Sept. 7, 2017 | Farmington, Conn.
World-Class Roll Forming Workshop
Sept. 12-13, 2017
Pipe & Tube Columbus 2017
Sept. 18-20, 2017
Press Brake Productivity
Sept. 21, 2017
Oct. 3-4, 2017
The FABRICATOR® en Español
Oct. 3-5, 2017
Oct. 6, 2017
FABTECH Educational Sessions
Nov. 6-9, 2017
or call 888-394-4362.
WILL YOU BE PART OF THE INDUSTRIAL
EVOLUTION AT FABTECH 2017?
NETWORK AND COLLABORATE WITH COLLEAGUES AND POTENTIAL PARTNERS IN AN
EXCLUSIVE, FACE-TO-FACE ENVIRONMENT
Experience the Industrial Evolution at FABTECH® 2017, Nov. 6-9. This four-day event is an unmatched
opportunity to uncover the tools to improve productivity, facilitate growth, and increase profits. From
keynotes and featured presentations to FABTECH Industry Night, after-hours receptions, and other special
events, attendees will learn from top industry experts, exchange best practices, explore the latest
technological industry advancements, and network with peers. Don’t miss out on more
than 1,700 exhibitors and over 50,000 industry attendees coming
together at McCormick Place in Chicago this fall.
NORTH AMERICA’S LARGEST METAL FORMING,
FABRICATING, WELDING AND FINISHING EVENT
DON’T MISS THE EVENT OF THE YEAR. FIND MORE EVENT DETAILS
AND REGISTER TO ATTEND AT FABTECHEXPO.COM.
FABTECH 2017 opens on Monday with a new
and exciting keynote format, the FABx Tech Talks.
Embracing the wildly popular TED Talks concept,
FABx will spotlight visionary leaders including Adam
Genei, Mobsteel; Jesse James, West Coast Choppers;
Karen Kerr, GE Ventures; Albert Paley, Paley Studios;
Jacques Panis, Shinola; and Michael Walton, Microsoft.
These short inspirational talks will motivate attendees
on the topics of transformation, growth, advancement,
and expansion for the future of manufacturing.
Tuesday features Richard
Rawlings, co-host of Discovery
Channel’s popular “Fast N’ Loud”
series and founder of Gas Monkey
Garage. Rawlings will share
his entrepreneurial spirit and
career to inspire manufacturers
to innovate and take risks.
The Wednesday keynote will get creativity flowing
with Matthew Luhn, an original Pixar storyteller. As
one of the original story creators at Pixar Animation
Studios, Luhn participated in building and sustaining
the creative culture at Pixar from startup to the most
successful filmmaking group in the history of Hollywood.
This engaging and action-oriented talk will provide
strategies on how to create a culture that encourages
and nurtures new ideas and embraces fear and
failing as a necessary part of the creative process.
Enjoy an evening of fun, food, drinks, and
networking during the FAB TECH Industry Night
Party at Soldier Field, home of the Chicago Bears.
The evening includes exclusive access to Soldier
Field and a meet-and-greet with retired Chicago
Bears Hall of Famer Dan “Danimal” Hampton.
We expect this to be a sold-out event, so get your
tickets early when you register for the show.
Register today! Registration is $50, but admission to the exhibits
and many of the special events is FREE when you use code FBGUES T.
Expert Panel Sessions on topics like workforce development and advanced
manufacturing will deliver cutting-edge insights, and the 3D/Additive Manufacturing
Theater will provide various sessions to explore the most recent industry trends.
FORWARD-THINKING FEATURED SESSIONS