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Table Top Show Highlights 2022 FSTNR Week

Table Top Show Highlights 2022 FSTNR Week
June 08
11:13 2022

A table top trade show, training sessions, networking and recreation are on the schedule for the August 21-26 FSTNR Week in Chicago.

The Mid-West Fastener Association’s FSTNR Week is at a new location for 2022: Hilton Oak Brook Hills Resort in Oak Brook, IL. It is 14 miles from O’Hare International Airport.

FSTNR stands for Fastener Show, Training, Networking & Recreation. FSTNR Week is the successor show to the former Fastener Tech.

The 2022 schedule:

  • Tuesday, August 23:  

Seminar: Safeguards for Buying Imported or Domestic Manufactured Fasteners. 9:30am – Noon. Taught by Richard Pease of R.K. Precision Products. Pease has 35 years experience in fastener purchasing and sales.

MWFA’s 40th Fastener Show is from 1pm to 6pm, followed by the association’s traditional Fastener Bash, 6-8pm.

  • Wednesday, August 24: 69th MWFA Golf Outing, Willow Crest Golf Club in Oak Brook.
  • Thursday, August 25: MWFA Mixer at Real Time Sports in Elk Grove Village, IL.

MWFA is also participating in the Fastener Bed Challenge by building beds on Sunday, August 21 for children in the Chicago area who are bedless. MWFA has a goal of building 60 beds from 9am to 1pm at Stelfast in Elgin, IL. In addition to volunteers building beds, MWFA is seeking donations for sheets, pillows, comforters and mattresses.

Guest passes are free for the trade show and Fastener Bash.

There will be a Monday-through-Friday Fastener Training Week at Belvedere Banquets in Elk Grove Village.  

If necessary, MWFA and the venues will follow Covid-19 regulations.

The registration deadline is July 31. Online:

For information contact executive director Nancy Rich. Tel: 847 438-8338 Email: Web:

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