The Rising Star Program allows any distributor, large or small, to nominate an additional colleague employed within the same company or within the fastener industry to accompany the distributor at the next show. The deadline for nominations is June 28, 2024.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nominated by a current attending distributor
  • Nominee not represented at IFE from 2020-2023 and is not currently registered for the 2024 show.

Rising Star Receives

  • 2 nights hotel accommodation at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
  • Free admission to attend the expo (September 9 – 11, 2024)


  • By invitation only, one time exclusive offer
  • Non-Transferrable
  • Limited Supply (first come, first serve basis)