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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. Meet with world-class suppliers, see the latest industry products and developments, find the tools to improve productivity, and increase profits all at FABTECH. We strongly believe in the power of in-person events to discover, educate, and motivate the metal fabrication industry.

View information on the health and safety measures that will be implemented from the moment you arrive in Chicago on the Healthy Meetings Chicago digital platform.


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

FABTECH Attendees Express Eagerness to Return to In-Person Events

The fight against COVID-19 is ongoing, but as new cases in the U.S. appear to be trending downward, attendee sentiment and confidence in attending live events are trending upwards. A recent survey conducted online by Freeman Event Research revealed that FABTECH attendees have the highest positive sentiment for attending in-person events and their confidence index score is tied for highest among all events measured.

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