October 17 – 19, 2022 | Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Halls E & F, Las Vegas

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Monday, October 17


8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 2022 IFE Golf Tournament | Bali Hai Golf Club
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Exhibitor Move-In | Exhibit Hall
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM FTI Training class How Fasteners are Made and What Drives the Cost of a Fastener | Meeting Room: Palm A
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Welcome Reception | Daylight Pool at the Mandalay Bay

Tuesday, October 18


8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Keynote Presentation – INNOVATE! How to Create Relevancy in the Age of Disruption | Meeting Room: Jasmine E F G
Speaker: Dirk Beveridge, Founder UnleashWD
9:30 AM Expo Hall Opens
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM “You Can’t Buy These at the Hardware Store” – A Primer on What Sets Aerospace Fasteners Apart From Other Fastener Market Segments | Exhibit Hall Sessions Stage
Speaker: Laurence Claus, NNi Training and Consulting, Inc.
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM Why 3D Printing Will Have an Impact on Fasteners | Exhibit Hall Sessions Stage
Speaker: AJ Strandquist, Wurth Additive Group
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Boosting Automation and Productivity: Everything Your Need to Know About APIs and Integration | Exhibit Hall Sessions Stage
Speakers: Lonni Kieffer, SmartCert by Aramid; Brandi Bertoia, INxSQL Software; Brad Burel, Advance Components
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM The Five Ideals of the Ecommerce Experience | Exhibit Hall Sessions Stage
Speaker: Jason Hein, Bloomreach
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Hall of Fame and Young Fastener Professional Awards Ceremony | Exhibit Hall Sessions Stage
4:00 PM Expo Hall Closes




Wednesday, October 19


9:30 AM Expo Hall Opens
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM How Can Distributors Win the War Against Inflation? | Exhibit Hall Sessions Stage
Speaker: Nelson Valderrama, Intuilize
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM What’s Working Best for Younger Generations? | Exhibit Hall Sessions Stage
Presented and Moderated by YFP
Moderator: Mallory Cravens Nichols, Advance Components
Panelists: Tim Vath, Solution Industries; George Hunt III, Brighton-Best International; Melissa Patel, Field Fastener
3:30 PM Expo Hall Closes


*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.

Next year’s International Fastener Expo will be October 9 – 11, 2023