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EVENT DATE
Nov 2017
M T W T F S S
06070809101112
EXPO DATE
Nov 2017
M T W T F S S
06070809101112

Venue

McCormick Place 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago , IL 60616
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Type: Indoor - Convention Center

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FABTECH 2017

McCormick Place
B2B 450,000 (2016) 28,000 1,200+ (Previous Year)

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Event Overview:

FABTECH provides a convenient ‘one stop shop’ venue where you can meet with world-class suppliers, see the latest industry products and developments, and find the tools to  improve productivity, increase profits and discover new solutions to all of your metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing needs.

The upcoming event is expected to cover more than 450,000 net square feet and anticipates over 27,000 attendees and 1,200 exhibiting companies. FABTECH provides a convenient ‘one stop shop’ venue where you can meet with world-class suppliers, see the latest industry products and developments, and find the tools to  improve productivity, increase profits and discover new solutions to all of your metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing needs.

Exhibitor Information:

Don’t miss your best opportunity to:

• Reach new prospects with purchasing power

• Demonstrate equipment to key buyers

• Introduce new products and applications

• Gain access to owners, presidents and other high-level executives

Only FABTECH delivers the value your business needs to succeed. It’s the ideal forum to generate leads, increase sales and strengthen your brand. Reserve your booth today!

SHOWCASE YOUR PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY

Serious buyers with purchasing plans come to FABTECH to see:

Arc Welding

Assembly

Bending & Forming

Brazing & Soldering

Business Services

Coil Processing

Cutting

Fastening & Joining

Finishing/Paint & Powder Coating

Finishing/Plating

Gases & Gas Equipment

Hydroforming

Inspection & Testing

Job Shop/Contract Mfg.

Lasers

Lubrication

Maintenance & Repair

Material Handling

Metal Suppliers

Plate & Structural Fabricating

Press Brakes

Punching

Resistance Welding

Robotics

Roll Forming

Safety & Environmental

Saws

Software, Machine Controls

Stamping

Thermal Spraying

Tool & Die

Tooling

Tube & Pipe Fabricating or Welding

Tube & Pipe Producing

Welding Consumables

Welding Machines

Top Ten Industries Attendees Represent:

Automotive

Aerospace

Agriculture

Construction

Energy

Heavy Equipment

Medical

Mining/Utilities/Power

Generation

Military/Defense

Other Transportation

About SME:

SME is an organization for individuals, students, educators and companies involved in all facets of manufacturing. Founded in 1932, it is dedicated to advancing and educating the manufacturing industry. This is accomplished through a variety of tactics and outlets including events, media, membership, training and development, and an education foundation. SME focuses its efforts on several areas of manufacturing: aerospace and defense, energy, medical and motorized vehicles.

Not sure if you want to exhibit at or attend the FABTECH 2017? See the panels below to get the information you need to make an informed decision.

EVENT CONTACTS


John Catalano
SME
One SME Drive
Dearborn, MI 48121
(313) 425-3000

See the Event Exhibitors section for contacts.

See the Event Exhibitors section for contacts.

EVENT DETAILS

Primary Industry:
Machine Tools & Metal & Welding
Other Industries:
Machine Tools & Metal & Welding, Manufacturing
Audience:
Metal forming, fabricating, finishing and welding professionals from all levels.
Notes:
Attendee Statistics:

Job Function:
Owner, Executive Management 39%
Manufacturing Production 10%
Engineering / R&D 13%
Forman / Leader / Supervisor 8%
Sales & Marketing 13%
Other 17%

97% of attendees said FABTECH is important in their purchase decisionmaking process.

62% of visitors attend no other
show and go to FABTECH exclusively.

58% of those planning to make a purchase intended to do so within the next 6-9 months.
Show Owner:
SME
Sponsorship: Yes

Exhibitor Information +

Booth Details:

Booth Size
Booth Cost
Up to 299 sq. ft.
$32 per sq. ft.
300-999 sq. ft.
$31 per sq. ft.
300-999 sq. ft.
$29.75 per sq. ft.
300-999 sq. ft.
$29.25 per sq. ft. / Prices are subject to change.
Amenities
Electricity:
Yes - Unknown Price
Water:
n/a
Generator:
n/a
Marketing Vehicles Allowed:
Yes
Services
Yes
Show Owner
SME

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