International Fastener Expo 2017

NIFMSE 2017 fastener expo


850 + Distributors, Manufacturers, and Suppliers of Fasteners, Specialty Tooling and Machinery —


All in One Place. All within three days.


2,500+ attendees from 30+ countries visit the International Fastener Expo each year in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA to network and find new products and suppliers. 77% of attendees agree that the International Fastener Expo is a “must attend” event. Why? Because the International Fastener Expo is the most comprehensive B2B trade show that draws together large and small distributors, master distributors, and independent sales reps with fastener manufacturers, tooling and machinery manufacturers from around the world. It is the largest industrial fastener and specialty fastener tooling show in North America where attendees and suppliers connect to network, build new relationships, nurture current relationships, and ultimately do business. All in one easy place; all within three days.


Reasons to Attend:

  • The show has been endorsed by more than 30 reputable publications and long-standing fastener associations
  • Our comprehensive conference program will help grow and strengthen your business
  • Opportunity to build new relationships, network with your peers, industry leaders, and business partners
  • Meet with your current suppliers and meet new ones
  • Find new products

Who Should Attend:

  • Fastener Distributors
  • Fastener Importers
  • Master Distributors of Fasteners
  • Distributors and Master Distributors of Related Industry Products (specialty tooling, machinery tooling, software, packaging, safety, production, aerospace, MRO, construction, precision formed parts, VMI, military, installation tools)
  • Independent Sales Rep of Fasteners and Related Industry Products


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Product Categories:

  • Abrasives
  • Adhesives, Tapes & Sealants
  • Aerospace & Aerospace Dies
  • Air Tools
  • Anchors & Anchor Devices
  • Automotive
  • Bolts
  • Cable Ties
  • Chains
  • Clamps
  • CNC Machining
  • Coating/Finishes
  • Cold Heading/Forming “Specials”
  • Collars & Couplings
  • Cutting Tools
  • Drills & Drill Bits
  • Drop Forged Industrial Hardware
  • Electronic Fasteners
  • Electronic Hardware
  • Eye Bolts
  • Fastener Assortments
  • Fastener Education Training
  • Fastener Vending Machine
  • Fittings, Pipe & Hose
  • Grease Fittings
  • Hand Tools
  • Heat Treating
  • Hex Head Cap Screws
  • Hinges
  • Induction Heating Equipment
  • Inserts
  • Inspection-Testing
  • Knobs & Handles
  • Labeling & Packaging Equipment
  • Lubricants
  • Machinery
  • Material Handling
  • Materials
  • Metal Working
  • Metrics Fasteners
  • Nuts & Locknuts
  • Paint & Chemicals
  • Pins & Keys
  • Power Tools
  • Retaining Rings
  • Rivet Nuts
  • Rivets
  • Safety Products
  • Screws
  • Socket Screws
  • Software
  • Spacers & Standoffs
  • Specials
  • Springs
  • Steel Bar
  • Storage Equipment
  • Strut & Strut Fittings
  • Studs & Threaded Rod
  • Taps & Dies
  • Thread Rolling
  • Threaded Fasteners
  • Threaded Inserts
  • Tool & Die
  • Transportation
  • Vendor Managed Inventory Solutions (VMI)
  • Washers & Stampings
  • Welding Supplies
  • Wire / Wire Forms


Click an image below to see the schedule of events for Tuesday, October 17th; Wednesday, October 18th; or Thursday, October 19th.

NIFMSE Welcome Reception party

Tuesday, October 17
NEW LOCATION: Westgate hotel: pool & cabanas area
Doors Open at 6:00 p.m.

Welcome to NIFMSE! Join your fellow attendees on opening night alongside the Westgate pool for some drinks. Mix and mingle with old friends and meet new ones.

Hall of Fame, Young Fastener Professional Award, and FTI Scholarship Award Ceremony

Wednesday, October 18
Location: Show Floor – Sessions Corner
Time: 2:30-3:00 p.m.

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The Fastener News Desk Best Booth Awards

Every year Fastener News Desk highlights the most impressive booths and representatives at NIFMSE. The Best Booth Awards will be returning to Vegas in 2017! Start considering how you want to differentiate yourself on the show floor.

Click HERE to see last year’s winners.

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Fastener Expo News

The 2018 Best Booth Award Winners Revealed….

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Fastener News Desk Best Booth Awards. We worked the show floor looking for the best in all categories. Many of you did an outstanding job of upping your game this year! The 2018 International Fastener Expo was held at the...

And the IFE Award winners are…

The International Fastener Expo has partnered with the Fastener Industry Coalition to choose the winners of the Fastener Hall of Fame and Young Fastener Professional of the Year Award. The Fastener Hall of Fame Award recognizes and honors inventors, business leaders,...

IFE Awards Nominations Now OPEN!

NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS Since 1981, the International Fastener Expo (formerly NIFMSE) has been the largest fastener show in North America and continues to connect the entire supply chain together at one time; all in one place. To commemorate its 37th year,...

International Fastener Expo Secures Dates Through 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE North America’s Most Established Gathering of Fastener Industry Professionals Secures Dates for International Fastener Expo through 2020. Los Angeles, CA (April 12, 2018) – The International Fastener Expo (IFE), first established in 1981 and...

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