September 17–19, 2019 | Mandalay Bay Convention Center Bayside D-E, Las Vegas, NV, USA


LAS VEGAS, NV – May 7, 2019 – Registration is now open at for the International Fastener Expo (IFE) 2019, the largest and most established business-to-business trade show of every type of fastener, machinery and tooling, and industrial-related products in North America. IFE 2019 will take place on Sept. 17-19 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Bayside D & E, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Every year, IFE brings together 5,000 attendees and 850 exhibiting companies from the entire supply chain, including manufacturers, master distributors, distributors, and OEM’s. VIP attendees at IFE are consistently included in Industrial Distribution’s Big 50 List and exhibitors are among the top international and domestic manufacturers, material suppliers, tooling and machinery providers and ancillary services.

I.G. Marston Co., Inc., Halder Inc., Poly Extrusions Inc., Winzer Corp. and AITMAC, Inc. will be exhibiting at IFE 2019 for the first time. This year, India has been selected as IFE’s Global Spotlight Country. Debuted in 2018, participating exhibitors of the selected country have the opportunity to display their products within the Global Spotlight-designated area on the show floor.

IFE 2019 plans to again host a robust conference schedule with highlights on technology, leadership and business management, and tariffs. The Fastener Training Institute is expected to return with the Fastener Technology Workshop, presented by Bengt Blendulf, EduPro US, Inc., on questions typically from engineers and technicians, including product standards and materials, heat treatment, quality issues and more.

Darryl Rowinski, president, Business Credit Management Association, will come back to lead the Controllers, Accounting, Credit & Accounts Receivable Managers Meeting, a roundtable discussion with primarily financial managers on maximizing cash flow, providing effective financial services, and other critical business topics.

“In addition, our attendees at IFE can always expect to be kept in the know on everything happening in import and export law, tariffs, trade regulations and the like,” said Karalynn Sprouse, executive vice president, Emerald Expositions. “Last year, we secured Vanessa Sciarra, vice president for legal affairs and trade and investment policy at the National Foreign Trade Council. In keeping with tradition, we have secured another expert strategist to provide the most current and timely information on regulations that directly affect the fastener industry and beyond.”

New for IFE 2019 is “Preview Hours” on Wednesday, Sept. 17. Opening from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., attendees and U.S. suppliers will have the opportunity to meet with manufacturers in Machinery and Tooling and international exhibitors in SourceGlobal in Exhibit Hall E. The Exhibit Hall D will open at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and resume normal show hours on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Attendees are encouraged to register early to take advantage of early-bird pricing at only $50. Pricing will increase to $75 after June 30, and the on-site fee will be $85.

To register, visit For more information on IFE, visit

About International Fastener Expo

The International Fastener Expo (IFE) is the largest and most diverse gathering of fastener and industrial professionals in North America. Founded in 1981 it serves all reaches of the supply chain, from manufacturer to distributor to OEMs, and features nearly 70 product categories. With over 850 vendors and more than 5,000 attendees from 30+ nations, the International Fastener Expo delivers industry‐leading content and facilitates vital industry connections at their annual three‐day show in Las Vegas, Nevada, the entertainment and trade show capital of North America.

About Emerald Expositions

International Fastener Expo is owned and operated by Emerald Expositions, a leading operator of business‐to‐business trade shows in the United States. The company currently operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other face‐to‐face events. In 2018, Emerald’s events connected over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupied more than 6.9 million NSF of exhibition space. Emerald Expositions has been recognized with many awards and accolades that reflect its industry leadership as well as the importance of its shows to the exhibitors and attendees it serves.

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