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FABTECH 2021 is September 13-16 at McCormick Place Chicago

North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event heads to McCormick Place September 13-16, 2021. FABTECH provides a convenient ‘one-stop shop’ venue where you can meet with world-class suppliers, see the latest industry products and developments, find the tools to improve productivity, and increase profits. We strongly believe in the power of in-person events to discover, educate, and motivate the metal fabrication industry. We have missed the FABTECH community in 2020 and look forward to coming together again to reconnect and help move our industry forward.

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Cost to Attend

Show floor admission is complimentary if you register before September 9th, 2021. After the deadline and on-site, the registration fee is $50.


Venue Information

McCormick Place

2301 S King Dr.

Chicago, IL 60616


Show Hours

Monday, Sept. 13: 10 AM — 6 PM
Tuesday, Sept. 14: 9 AM — 5 PM
Wednesday, Sept. 15: 9 AM — 5 PM
Thursday, Sept. 16: 9 AM — 3 PM
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From the FABTECH Blog

It’s Always Good to Be Home – FABTECH Returns to Chicago in September 2021

FABTECH moved to McCormick Place in Chicago in 1997 and we’ve been coming back every other year since. For 24 years, we have considered Chicago home and could not be more excited about returning to McCormick Place September 13-16, 2021. The City of Chicago and McCormick Place are the perfect partners as we approach new ways of delivering the FABTECH experience you have come to know and expect, while taking every precaution necessary to keep you safe.

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