North America's Largest Metal Forming, Fabricating, Welding and Finishing Event

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FABTECH is November 11-14 in Chicago

FABTECH brings a wealth of innovation and technology solutions to Chicago November 11-14, 2019. More than 48,000 attendees and over 1,700 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.

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Cost to Attend

Show floor admission is complimentary if you register by Nov. 8, 2019. After the deadline and on-site, the fee is $50 (US).


Venue Information

McCormick Place

2301 S. Martin Luther King Drive

Chicago, IL 60616


Show Hours

Monday, Nov. 11:10 AM* — 6 PM
Tuesday, Nov. 12:9 AM — 5 PM
Wednesday, Nov. 13:9 AM — 5 PM
Thursday, Nov. 14:9 AM — 3 PM

*East Building (Lakeside Center) opens at 9 AM


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From the FABTECH Blog

FABTECH Announces Change to Future Chicago Event Dates

Chicago, IL, November 12, 2019 – The five FABTECH event partners announced that beginning in 2021, FABTECH Chicago-previously held in November-will shift its dates to September. FABTECH is North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event. The event, hosted in odd years at Chicago’s McCormick Place, will make its next visit to the Windy City on September 13-16, 2021 and remain in September in future odd years.

Future FABTECH Shows

May 12-14, 2020

Mexico City, Mexico

June 16-18, 2020

Toronto, Ontario, Canada



Nov. 18-20, 2020

Las Vegas, Nevada