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FABTECH returns to Georgia World Congress Center on November 8-10, 2022. Whether you're looking to reconnect with suppliers, find new ones, fill workplace gaps, or increase productivity, FABTECH is your one-stop shop to enhance your business operations. Register to attend today for your chance to transform your business or career.

 

WHAT'S HAPPENING AT FABTECH

 

AWS BOOTH

Step into the exhibition hall and stop by the AWS booth. Learn about who we are, how we can help advance your career through education and certification, how you can save on AWS products and services by becoming a member, and much more. While there, be sure to pick up some swag.

AWS BOOKSTORE

Throughout the show, we are offering 40% off all AWS publications and toolkits purchased from the inventory on the show floor. Make sure to get your standards and codes publications, welding handbooks, and reference books while available.

TAKE THE TORCH

Register to become a member at FABTECH and get a 15 month membership for the price of 12 months. Drop by to join and become part of the future of welding.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

View session titles and time details broken down by technology and experience level. View the full schedule here.

AWS PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM

During this event, attendees will hear first-hand accounts from authors whose abstracts were accepted for presentation. Accepted abstracts will include novel developments and research related to materials joining technology and processes, including additive manufacturing. The event is open to everyone upon obtaining a ticket. View the Professional Program Schedule here.

POSTER COMPETITION

The AWS Poster Session is an integral part of the AWS Professional Program. This event is open to everyone and showcases relevant topics to the welding industry from students' perspectives in high school, undergrad and graduate school, two-year or certificate programs, and professionals. Attend this event to view the submitted posters and see which students take home cash prizes.

CAREERS IN WELDING MOBILE EXHIBIT

Stop by the newly designed AWS Foundation's Careers in Welding Mobile Exhibit and try your hand at virtual welding. Sponsored by Lincoln Electric, the 53-foot trailer will provide information about career opportunities in the welding field and a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship to get started on a career in welding. We're also giving away some AWS swag. While there, be sure to check out "Metal Maiden," a metal-art sculpture in the likeness of the Statue of Liberty, created by Stephanie Hoffman and Barbie the Welder as part of the AWS Arc 2 Art project.

I had an amazing time at FABTECH 2021, hanging out with old friends, meeting new friends, checking out new tools and products, and working the show. Can't wait for Atlanta.

Jason Becker


AWS MEMBER EVENTS

The following events are open to AWS Members, at a limited capacity.

SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE

Each year, AWS hosts a variety of valuable events–exclusively for members. This year, catch up with fellow members, find out who is the winner of the CWI Lifetime Achievement Award, and more.


NETWORKING & MORE

ARCS & ALES NETWORKING EVENT

Claim your spot for the Arcs & Ales networking event on Wednesday, November 9, from 6–10 p.m. at the New Realm Brewing Co. Brought to you by AWS and hosted by Stephanie Hoffman and Jason Becker from the Arc Junkies Podcast, this can't miss event is where young and seasoned professionals gather for one great night of networking, light appetizers, and delicious ales. Don't miss out—your first beer or hard seltzer is on us.

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Each show day, our panel discussions are covering topics you want to hear. From welding automation to questions you've always wanted to ask a CWI, moderators Joe Young and Jason Becker, along with expert panelists, will take turns sharing their expertise and experience.

ARC JUNKIES LIVE PODCAST

Stop by the AWS booth every morning throughout the show for a special edition of the Arc Junkies Podcast. Broadcasting live, host Jason Becker and guests will discuss trending topics in the welding industry. Hang back after the discussion and meet some of your favorite social media influencers.

MEET AND GREET

On Wednesday from 3–4 p.m., stop by the theatre to meet some of the welding industry's most known social media influencers, including Stephanie Hoffman (@underground_metal_works), Jason Becker (@arcjunkiespodcast), Sean Flottman, Chloe Hudson, and Rae Ripple (@raeripple). Ask questions you've always wanted to ask your peers, hang back after the discussion, and chat with your favorite influencers.

As FABTECH prepares to bring the industry together in 2022,

its top priority remains the health and safety of all those on-site at the event. Show Management is implementing safety and sanitation procedures for attendees, exhibitors, vendors, and staff to ensure your safety is of the utmost importance.