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

Fastener Fair USA 2023: A Resounding Success in Nashville, TN

Norwalk, CT (June 2023) – Fastener Fair USA 2023, the premier event for the fastener industry, took place with great success on May 16-17 in the vibrant city of Nashville, TN. The event brought together industry professionals, exhibitors, and thought leaders from around the world, creating an exceptional platform for sourcing, networking, learning, and more.

The two-day event featured a diverse range of 200+ exhibitors (doubling the 2022 show size), showcasing the latest products, technologies, and services that are shaping the fastener industry. Attendance was up by 25% from 2022, and all attendees had the opportunity to explore a wide variety of fasteners, adhesives, assembly tools, and more, gaining valuable insights and discovering innovative advancements driving the industry forward.

Before the official opening of the exhibit hall, Fastener Fair USA 2023 kicked off with the highly anticipated Fastening 101 conference and the Fastener Fair USA Golf Tournament, sponsored by MWFA and NCFA. The Fastening 101 conference provided a comprehensive overview of the industry including fastening techniques, manufacturing processes, quality control, consensus standards, and more, catering to both newcomers and industry veterans. The Fastener Fair USA Golf Tournament offered participants a friendly round of golf while fostering new connections and enjoying the beautiful Hermitage Golf Course - President’s Reserve.

One of the highlights of Fastener Fair USA 2023 was the opening night Networking Party held at the esteemed Country Music Hall of Fame. Attendees had the opportunity to network in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere, surrounded by live music from Tommy O’Keeffe, an open bar, great food, and private touring access to the museum dedicated to the rich history and culture of Nashville's legendary music scene.

“Fastener Fair USA 2023 was an extraordinary showcase of innovation and collaboration within the fastener industry,” said Bob Chiricosta, Event Director of Fastener Fair USA. “I am proud of the remarkable success of this event, where industry leaders and professionals from around the world converged to connect, learn, and shape the future of fastening solutions. I extend my gratitude to every exhibitor, attendee, and partner for their invaluable contributions to this successful event. Fastener Fair USA has not only transformed businesses but has also ignited the spark of inspiration that will continue to propel the industry forward. We eagerly anticipate seeing everyone again next year in Cleveland, Ohio.”

Save the date for Fastener Fair USA 2024, taking place in Cleveland, Ohio at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland on May 22-23. Fastener Fair USA 2025 will return to Nashville, dates to be announced. Get ready to connect with the industry, learn from top fastener professionals, and grow your business!

To pre-register for Fastener Fair USA 2024 and learn more about the event, please visit


About Fastener Fair USA

Fastener Fair USA is North America’s fastest-growing trade show and conference event for the fastener industry and the manufacturing sectors it serves. This dynamic and productive two-day event serves as an essential marketplace drawing fastener professionals from every segment and all around the world. The event is organized by RX, a leading organizer of international trade shows and conferences.

About RX

RX is in the business of building businesses for individuals, communities and organizations. We elevate the power of face-to-face events by combining data and digital products to help customers learn about markets, source products and complete transactions at over 400 events in 22 countries across 43 industry sectors. RX is passionate about making a positive impact on society and is fully committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all our people. RX is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.


Lauren Csire

Marketing Director

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