Whether you’re an exhibitor or attendee FENCETECH and METALfab has something for everyone. Join your peers from across the country in the largest gathering of the fence and ornamental and miscellaneous metals industries for 5 days full of industry expertise.

Here’s what’s in store:

• Education related to today’s technology
• Business tools, sales tips and training
• Certification and networking opportunities
• Expected attendance of 4,800
• Over 300 booths on the exhibit floor
• History in the Making Opening Party
• Annual Meeting/General Session

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American Fence Association and National Ornamental and Miscellaneous Metals Association Announce Co-location of FENCETECH and METALfab to be held in San Antonio, Texas, February 1 – 5, 2017.

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AFA Membership

New! AFA announces change to membership dues date, moving to member anniversary date! When you join the AFA, you get full access to a wide array of education programs, tools of the trade, a comprehensive Membership Savings Program and so much more!

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From homeowners to business owners, the AFA is the trusted source for all your fence and deck needs. Find out why you should choose an AFA member company.

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The American Fence Association has been serving the fence, deck, railing and security industry since 1962. AFA is the largest and most comprehensive resource in the industry for the latest developments, tools, materials, standards, trends and discounts.

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American Fence Association
6404 International Parkway, Suite 2250-A

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