FABTECH brings a wealth of innovation and technology solutions to Las Vegas, NV November 16-18, 2016. More than 27,000 attendees and over 1,200 exhibiting companies are expected to gather once again to celebrate metal manufacturing at its best. The event also provides educational sessions and expert-led presentations covering the latest trends and technology in the metal forming,  fabricating, welding and finishing industries.

2016 Show Dates & Hours

Wednesday, Nov. 16…… 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday, Nov. 17……….9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday, Nov. 18…………..9:00 AM – 4:00 PM


Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Registration Opens April 2016

Create Your Itinerary


Planning Tools

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Education Programs

Learn about the FABTECH education program, who should attend, continuing education credits and more.


Special Events

Coming Soon!

What You Need to Know


First Time Attendees

To get the most from attending FABTECH, knowing what you would like to accomplish before, during, and after the show will help maximize your time. Check out planning tips and key information to make your first visit a success.


Student Visitors

Individual students and school groups are encouraged to attend to learn more about the exciting world of manufacturing. Have a goal of what you want to accomplish, select exhibiting companies to visit, new products to see, and conference sessions to attend.


Networking Opportunities

Attend educational sessions, workshops,  show Special Events and Sponsored Events. Stay connected before, during, and after the show via social media pages on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Hotel and Travel


Great rates, available through onPeak, the official FABTECH housing provider. Make arrangements for hotel rooms and air/car travel. Find information for getting around Las Vegas, maps, things to do, and much more!

What Attendees Are Saying


(At FABTECH) “I learned a lot of information about tools I didn’t know existed.”

Christopher Reeder
Senior Manufacturing Engineer
AAR Mobility Systems,
Cadillac, MI


“Here (at FABTECH) I can make face-to-face contact and build relationships.”

Mark Prather
Welding Foreman
OTE Engergy,
Petersburg, MI


“The exhibits are just amazing. We can see and touch things, and see how things are changing. The amount of equipment, the staffing and set up in the booths is simply amazing. We would encourage anybody concerned with innovation, production, and safety to attend.”

Daryl Bass, Branch Manager (left)
— Mike Spain, Sales Manager
Machine and Welding Supply Company,
Gaston, NC