4 Reasons You Can’t Miss FABTECH 2017


FABTECH is North America’s largest fabricating, metal forming, welding and finishing event. This year it will be hosted at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. With over 50,000 attendees and 1,700 exhibiting companies cover over 750,000 square feet, there’s no excuse to miss it.

If you’re looking for the top reasons to attend this year’s event, we’ve compiled them here for you.

1. Technology Everywhere

If you’re a tech junkie, you’re in luck. That’s what this event is all about—the advances in robotics and technology tailored to many manufacturing industries. From assembly and 3D printing to cutting and welding equipment, you’re sure to find plenty of systems to keep you fascinated. FABTECH also has an entire list of their exhibitors online.

2. Free Swag

We know it’s not the main reason to go but it certainly helps. If you were thinking about going out and buying some new pens, cups or t-shirts, you should wait it out. There will most likely be plenty to grab. At the same time, you’ll get to learn about the products different companies have to offer. Be sure to stop at our booth (B35030) to grab a variety of free merch and learn a little more about our new, advanced equipment.

3. Admission Cost

Admission to this event is completely free, so long as you register by the deadline of November 3, 2017. After that, admission will run you about $50, but even then, Google can help you find companies that will give you a free pass.

4. Location, Location, Location

Chicago, like many big cities, is known for its architecture and performing arts. The food isn’t bad either – it’s the home of deep dish pizza. The city of Chicago boasts over 7,300 restaurants, spanning virtually every cuisine and budget.

Want more information on FABTECH 2017? Check out our page filled with information on the event, the venue and other ways you can take advantage of your trip.

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