Forge Fair 2021 will be upon us later this month, and it may be a good time to consider some regulations and rules regarding trade shows. Legal Ease touched on this very subject in 2019, concentrating on unscrupulous acts by competitors at and away from the trade-show floor.
The Forging Industry Association (FIA) announced that Forge Fair 2021, North America’s largest forging industry trade show, will be rescheduled to October 26-28, 2021. It was originally scheduled for May 18-20, 2021. The general logistics, schedule and location of Forge Fair 2021 will remain the same. The three-day trade show will take place at the TCF Center in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center is the host hotel and will provide discounted room rates to Forge Fair attendees.
Cleveland was revisited as the site of Forge Fair 2017 April 4-6. More than 1,600 attendees made their way to the shores of Lake Erie to see the best and brightest that the forging industry had to offer.
For the second consecutive time, Cleveland hosted Forge Fair during the first week of April. The event was a rousing success, as forging industry executives and technical experts from around the world converged on the shores of Lake Erie for three days of exhibitions and technical sessions.
The Forging Foundation’s mission to support the forging industry through technology development and education – and specifically to transfer technology to the industry and users – doesn’t stop at the borders of North America.
This year’s Technical Conference, to be held Sept. 19-20 in Columbus, Ohio, will report on industry-relevant research and insights from leading North American engineering and research universities, customers, technology providers and thought leaders.
The Forging Industry Association (FIA) reported that some unauthorized housing and audiovisual companies have contacted Forge Fair attendees and exhibitors via phone and email misrepresenting themselves as official vendors for Forge Fair.