New features and attractions at the International Fastener Expo are vital for keeping the event vibrant, diverse, and relevant. See what’s new at IFE 2024 below!

Dozens of companies will make their International Fastener Expo debut at this year’s show! Their presence will inject new energy and creativity into the show, offering a different range of products, services, and solutions you may not have encountered before. Not only will there be new companies, but they will also represent a new range of industries and sectors introducing new applications and use cases for fasteners. You can look forward to creating new relationships and business opportunities with these exhibitors. View several of IFE 2024’s newest exhibitors below:

International Fastener Expo 2024 will host TWO new educational workshops to enrich your educational experience, offer cutting-edge content, and  leverage industry expertise.

Fastener Basics to Application Workshop

Presented by the Fastener Training Institute®

Monday, September 9
8:30AM – 4:30PM


Invest in your professional development! This seminar will be a fact-and-fun-filled day with one of the most experienced and dynamic fastener instructors in the US. It will focus on the practical aspects of working in the fastener industry.  You’ll learn how to respond to technical questions from engineers and technicians and how to find the appropriate answers.

Subjects covered will include:

  • Product standards and materials
  • Heat treatment
  • Thread types and selection criteria
  • Corrosion and prevention/protection
  • Quality issues
  • Vibration loosening and locking technologies
  • Tightening tools and methods

Register now to reserve your spot!

Fastener Industry Marketing Workshop


Wednesday, September 11
8:00AM – 10:00AM


Embark on a comprehensive journey through the world of marketing with our 2-Part Marketing Workshop. Designed for both novices and seasoned professionals, this workshop offers a deep dive into the essential aspects of marketing and product marketing. Join our Marketing Workshop to gain invaluable mentorship, expert guidance, and a supportive community to navigate your business in today’s dynamic environment.

What You’ll Gain:

  • Practical Skills: Acquire hands-on experience in crafting and executing marketing plans.
  • Strategic Thinking: Develop the acumen to make informed marketing decisions.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with peers and mentors to build lasting relationships.


Reserve your spot in our 2-Part Marketing Workshop for only $39 and transform your approach to marketing, from inception to execution. Let’s elevate your marketing prowess together!

The International Fastener Expo is known for gathering world-class speakers from various fields of the fastener industry and beyond. These speakers are renowned experts in their respective domains, and their insights and knowledge can provide you with a deep understanding of new trends, technologies, best practices, and emerging opportunities. At IFE 2024, you can expect to hear from keynote speakers, panelists, and industry roundtable experts, who will share their expertise, experiences, and actionable insights in workshops, sessions, and fireside chats. Whether you are a manufacturer, distributor, service provider, or an entrepreneur in the fastener industry, the lineup of speakers can provide invaluable insights for your business growth and development.

The International Fastener Expo is renowned for its comprehensive educational sessions, where industry professionals, experts, and thought leaders share their knowledge and insights on a wide range of topics related to the fastener industry. These educational sessions are designed to provide attendees with practical strategies, techniques, and best practices that can be applied to their businesses.

The educational programming kicks off on the opening day of the Expo Hall, Tuesday, September 10, with an engaging and high-energy keynote presentation directly on the show floor Session Stage. Throughout the day (9:30AM – 4:00PM), you can look forward to a diverse agenda featuring Fireside Chats and Session Stage presentations. Speakers from YFP, Nord-Lock, Alox, Fastener Solutions Group, and ATOTECH USA LLC will cover topics ranging from company culture to technology, fastener finishes, and more.

The last day of IFE 2024 has yet another packed day of educational opportunities, starting with a new Marketing Workshop from 8:00AM – 10:00AM led by Rosa Hearn of Brighton-Best, Hali Gibson of Threaded Fasteners, Inc., and marketing experts from throughout the industry. Session Stage presentations and Fireside Chats continue throughout the day while the Expo Hall is open (9:30AM-3:30PM). Speakers from Adams Magnetic Products, Boltwise, and WTC, Managed IT Services will cover topics including AI, mitigating risk, and more.

Nine networking sessions categorized by region or industry have also been added to the program to help attendees and exhibitors connect and expand their network. The sessions will provide attendees with valuable opportunities to connect, build relationships, share knowledge, and expand their professional network within the fastener industry. These sessions offer a platform for attendees to engage with peers, industry experts, and exhibitors. They are designed to facilitate meaningful interactions and create a community of professionals dedicated to advancing the fastener industry.

Go the the Sessions page for the full event schedule.