• May 18-20, 2020
  • Charlotte, NC



Fastener Fair covers all areas of the fastener and fixing industry and provides real insight into industry trends and key information about the latest developments in this sector. The exhibition is the international platform for manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and suppliers of fastener and fixing technology.


Fastener Fair USA is North America’s fastest-growing trade show and conference event for the fastener industry and the manufacturing sectors it serves. The show is unique in the industry, offering an unrivaled opportunity for the entire supply chain – manufacturers, master distributors, equipment makers, processors, packagers and end users – to meet, collaborate and network.

The 2020 Fastener Fair USA will tap into its location in Charlotte as a gathering point for fastener business strategists and technology experts. North Carolina is a hotbed of aerospace, automotive and furniture manufacturing, providing one of the country’s greatest concentration of fastener buyers and end users.

Fastener Fair USA 2020 will kick off May 18 with a full-day, three-track pre-show conference program and plant tour, followed by two days of free, on-the-expo-floor Industry Education Stage presentations on May 19 & 20. Other highlights include Town Halls on Tariffs and Workforce Strategies, Welcome Reception at the NASCAR Hall of Fame and so much more.


At Fastener Fair, products and services from the following industry sectors will be presented:

  • Industrial Fasteners and Fixings
  • Construction Fixings
  • Assembly and Installation Systems
  • Fastener Manufacturing Technology
  • Storage, Distribution, Factory Equipment
  • Information, Communication and Services


Fastener Fair targets distributors, suppliers, engineers and other industry professionals that source and trade fastener and fixings from the following industry sectors:

  • Construction
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Marine
  • Electronic and Electrical Goods
  • General Engineering - light / heavy
  • HVAC / Air Conditioning / Services
  • Energy and Power Generation
  • Communication Technology
  • Metal Products
  • Furniture Manufacturing
  • Sanitary Ware and Plumbing
  • Installation


May 18 Conference Day *

Monday, May 18, 2020
8:30am – 6:30pm

Fastener Fair 101, presented by Mid-West Fasteners Association

Value-Added Selling, presented by Fastener Training Institute (FTI)

Fasteners in the Smart Factory Tracks & Plant Tour, presented by Fastener Fair USA  

6:30pm – 8:00pm
Conference Day Networking Social at the Embassy Suites Hotel, presented by North Coast Fasteners Association

* For Conference Pass Holders

May 19

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
9:00am – 9:45am

Keynote Speaker


10:00am – 6:00pm
Show Floor Opens


10:15am – 6:00pm
Industry Education Stage sessions included with Expo Hall Registration


10:15am – 4:00pm
Ask the Standards Experts with FTI and IFI: Bring your questions about fastener standards to the Ask the Experts Booth #1237


5:00pm – 6:00pm
Tariffs Town Hall Meeting in the Industry Education Theater


6:30pm – 8:30pm
Welcome Party at the NASCAR Hall of Fame (for ticketholders)

May 20

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
9:00am – 9:45am

Keynote Speaker


10:00am – 3:00pm
Show Floor Opens


10:15am – 2:00pm
Ask the Standards Experts with FTI and IFI: Bring your questions about fastener standards to the Ask the Experts Booth #1237


1:30pm – 2:30pm
Workforce Town Hall Meeting in the Industry Education Theater


2:30pm – 4:30pm
Fastener Industry Coalition member reception in the Industry Education Theater



Charlotte Convention Center
501 S. College Street, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA 28202


Conference Day & Plant Tour
Monday, May 18, 2020
Exhibit Hall
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
10:00am – 6:00pm
Welcome Party at the NASCAR Hall of Fame 6:30pm

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
10:00am – 3:00pm


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