METALfab 2018 Attendees
Share |

3 Reasons to Attend METALfab


1. Shop Tours are Back

Visit two shops and get two exciting demonstrations in the Phoenix area on February 10th: Grizzly Iron Works, a white-hot blacksmithing shop; and Magnum Companies, a specialist focused on architectural metalwork and finishing.


2. NEF Continuing Education

Join Mark R. Koenke and Erik Owen of Germantown Iron & Steel on February 5th for “Estimating – From Takeoff to Profit,” an in-depth exploration of profitable estimating theories including computer work with a customizable template.


3. Much More in The Works

Celebrate NOMMA’s staying power at the 60th Anniversary Awards Dinner, get inspired by the Top Job Gallery, explore the exhibit floor February 7 – 9, and have a great time while you’re doing good at our Party with a Purpose.




Exhibit Floor Hours

Wednesday, February 7, 2018


2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday, February 8, 2018


11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, February 9, 2018


11:00 AM - 3:00 PM



Exhibit Floor Plan Attendee Brochure




Special Events

NOMMA has an exciting week planned for attendees. Not only are you getting top-notch educational opportunities and a tradeshow with the latest equipment and supplies in the fencing, ornamental and miscellaneous metals industries, you’re sure to enjoy the following events throughout the week.


Welcome Reception (Members Only)

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

7:00 – 8:30 PM

Sheraton Grand Phoenix


Get a warm Phoenix welcome as you take a moment to network, relax and refresh at our luxurious headquarters hotel. This year’s special 60th Anniversary celebration brings you a unique chance to meet and mingle with members both legendary and new. Make sure you’re there to make the most of it! Please RSVP at METALfab registration; no ticket required.



Opening Party

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Phoenix Convention Center


Pack your dancing shoes and get ready for a fantastic networking party featuring live music. You’ll meet fellow attendees and exhibitors in the conveniently located North Ballroom of the Phoenix Convention Center, transformed for this event. Purchase tickets early as we expect a sell out. 



Annual Meeting

Thursday, February 8, 2018

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Phoenix Convention Center


Join us to welcome new NOMMA members, elect Board Members and Officers, and hear important news about NOMMA and our industry first-hand. This is a must-attend METALfab event. Please RSVP at METALfab registration; no ticket required.



Party with a Purpose & NEF Fundraiser Auction

Thursday, February 8, 2018

6:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Phoenix Convention Center


Our “Great Balls of Fire” theme for this evening will take you back in time to the 1950s, when NOMMA was born. Dress in your best sock hop attire and join us at 6:30 PM for dinner and the silent auction, or come early at 6:00 PM for a pre-dinner cocktail. Please purchase tickets to attend.



60th Anniversary Awards Dinner

Friday, February 10, 2018

7:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Sheraton Grand Phoenix


Celebrate with a festive dinner, champagne toast and lots to applaud. We'll honor past leaders, recognize the year's Top Job winners, and present these awards: Julius Blum, Clifford H. Brown, Mitch Heitler, Frank A. Kozik, Ernest Weimann, and the President's Silver Star. Please purchase tickets to attend.

METALfab Premium Sponsors





Your Stay