FENCETECH 2021 announcement (12/22/2020)

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be meeting in Nashville this February. Please see the FENCETECH homepage for more information.

Attending FENCETECH this year? Check out our wide variety of special events to network with fellow industry peers and meet new ones. Give back to the Nashville community by contributing with a Missions Donation, show your AFA spirit at the AFA Leadership & Chapter Breakfast, or if you are a young fence professional under the age of 35, check out our YFP Happy Hour. Our events are tailored to your personal FENCETECH experience.

All Conference Party

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 // 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Wildhorse Saloon

Join all your industry friends for the best party in town. Make toasts, share stories and show off your best moves with a live music performance.

Date/Time: TBD // TBD
Location: TBD

We will post more auction information soon!

Keynote General Session: Ross Bernstein

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 // 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Music City Center

The best-selling author of nearly 50 sports books, Ross Bernstein is an award-winning peak performance business speaker who’s keynoted conferences on ALL SEVEN continents for audiences as small as 10 and as large as 10,000. He’s spent the better part of the past 25 years studying the DNA of championship teams and his program, “The Champion’s Code: Building Relationships Through Life Lessons of Integrity and Accountability from the Sports World to the Business World,” not only illustrates what it takes to become the best of the best, it also explores the fine line between cheating and gamesmanship in sports as it relates to values and integrity in the workplace.


For 2021, we will be supporting the local Ronald McDonald House through a donation opportunity during registration. Give to the Missions Fund during registration to support this worthy cause.

AFA Awards Dinner

Thursday, February 25, 2021 // 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Music City Center

Celebrate your accomplishments and toast with your fellow members as we honor the recipients of AFA’s Distinguished Service Award, Ambassador Award, Hall of Fame Award, Fence Contractor of the Year Award, Manufacturer of the Year Award and our newest Outstanding Service Award. We will also unveil the winners of our second annual AFA PRO Awards for the industry’s best projects in 16 categories.

AFA Leadership & Chapter Breakfast

Thursday, February 25, 2021 // 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Location: Music City Center

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and mix and mingle with other AFA chapters across the nation together in one place. The AFA Board of Directors and volunteers will be recognized. We will also celebrate chapter accomplishments and announcing the award for the 2020 Chapter of the Year. Get ready to make some noise and show your AFA spirit.

Young Fence Professionals (YFP) Happy Hour

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 // 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Wildhorse Saloon

Join other Young Fence Professionals at our annual Happy Hour, which will be held during the All Conference Party.

AFA Membership Meeting

Friday, February 26, 2021 // 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Music City Center

Attend AFA’s Membership Meeting and learn about what the association has accomplished over the past year and our plan’s moving forward.