September 9 – 11, 2024 | Expo September 10-11
Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Halls B & C, Las Vegas

The schedule for International Fastener Expo 2024 has not been finalized. See below for the IFE 2023 schedule. Video recordings of the IFE 2023 sessions are available in IFE Replay, the International Fastener Expo video library.

Monday, October 09

7:45 AM until done 2023 IFE Golf Tournament Bali Hai Golf Club
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Open Entrance to Halls E & F
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Exhibitor Move-In Halls E & F
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM FTI All Day Training Class: Fastener Fundamentals Shellseekers A & B
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Welcome Reception with Drinks and Appetizers Daylight Pool at Mandalay Bay
(Wear your badge for admission)



Tuesday, October 10

7:30 AM – 4:00 PM Registration Open Entrance to Halls E & F
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Keynote – The Future of Manufacturing: Technology & Workforce Exhibit Hall Sessions Stage
9:30 AM – 4:00 PM Expo Hall Open Halls E & F
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM Reducing Risk, Building Resilience and Adapting to Change in the Fastener Industry Exhibit Hall Sessions Stage
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM The Importance of Mentorship Exhibit Hall Sessions Stage
11:20 AM – 11:40 AM Fireside Chat – AMA (Ask Me Anything) with FTI Instructors IFE Lounge
1:30 PM – 1:50 PM Fireside Chat – People, Processes & Tech: Navigating the Human Side of Digital Transformation IFE Lounge
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Embracing Rivet Nut Technologies Exhibit Hall Sessions Stage
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Hall of Fame and Young Fastener Professional Awards Ceremony Exhibit Hall Sessions Stage



Wednesday, October 11

8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Registration Open Entrance to Halls E & F
9:30 AM – 3:30 PM Expo Hall Open Halls E & F
9:45 AM – 10:15 AM Near-Shore and On-Shore Sourcing Strategies for OEMs and Distributors Exhibit Hall Session Stage
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Succession in the Fastener World Exhibit Hall Session Stage
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM Three Sci-Fi Technologies That Are Ready for Distributors Now Exhibit Hall Session Stage
11:20 AM – 11:40 AM Fireside Chat – Cloud Considerations for Fastener Distributors IFE Lounge
1:15 PM – 1:45 PM Cyber Security – The NEW normal has CHANGED! Exhibit Hall Session Stage
1:30 PM – 1:50 PM Fireside Chat – Trends in Fastener Finishings IFE Lounge


*Schedule subject to change


Show Rules

  • Trade only event – not open to the general public, a person must be a qualified buyer to attend.
  • There is a non-refundable onsite registration fee to those who have not pre-registered.
  • No strollers or wheeled bags (larger than 18″ H x 12″ W) on the show floor at any time.
  • No one under the age of 17 years of age is allowed on the show floor at any time. No exceptions.
  • No camera/video recorders at any time.
  • No smoking.
  • Attendee hereby releases Emerald Expositions from any and all liability, claims, lawsuits, damages, losses, costs and expenses of any kind which arise out of/or result from attendee’s attendance at the event, whether or not foreseeable, including without limitation, personal injuries to exhibitor or his/her invitees.