May 28 & 29, 2025
Music City Center | Nashville, TN

Fastener Fair USA Celebrates a Successful In-Person Event in Cleveland, Ohio

Fastener Fair USA 2021 wrapped up its first in-person event since 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio—reuniting the industry in the leading hub for manufacturing in North America. Featuring a day-long educational program on November 8, and a productive, two-day exhibit hall on November 9 & 10—Fastener Fair USA fostered crucial business connections and sourcing opportunities for the full supply chain.

Fastener Fair USA is the only exhibition in the U.S. dedicated to the full value chain – distributors, mechanical and design engineers, purchasers, wholesalers and OEMs, and for 2021, an expanded emphasis on manufacturing.

Key Highlights for 2021:

  • Full-Day, Pre-Show Conference: Fastening 101
    Presented by Fastener Training Institute
    On November 8, vendors and attendees gathered in a comprehensive course presented by Fastener Training Institute—covering the basics of fastener engineering—from introduction to fastener productions, product-use, market value, business implementation, and more.
  • Exhibit Hall with Leading Suppliers
    The Fastener Fair USA exhibit hall welcomed leading and new vendors to the show floor specializing in manufacturing equipment, finished goods, fastener supplies, technology, services, and more.
  • Expert Knowledge
    The show floor featured a session from Industrial Fastener Institute and Fastener Training Institute—5 Ways to Improve Quality—focusing on the importance of improving your business strategy, structure and engagement to ensure leading results. From the impact of staffing to the importance of training, Laurence Claus from Industrial Fastener Institute walked viewers through the future of business efficiencies.
  • Networking Happy Hours at the Fastener Fair USA Happy Hour on the show floor, featuring exhibitor-led band, Radiate Live and reunion at the Punch Bowl Social, hosted by the North Coast Fastener Association.
  • Cleveland: The Perfect Location
    Fastener Fair USA is continuing its momentum into 2022, bringing our customers back together in Detroit, Michigan, May 17 – 19, 2022 at the TCF Center (formerly known as the Cobo Center). You can pre-register to attend the 2022 show here. interested in becoming an exhibitor? Learn more and request more information.

Visit for the most up-to-date information on Fastener Fair USA or contact Event Director, Bob Chiricosta at [email protected].