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We can’t wait to see you in New Orleans! Pack your bags and meet us down south for the fence and metal crafting industry’s biggest event of the year in one of our most popular locations. Get ready to become immersed in one of the nation’s most colorful cities known for their unique culture, rich history and of course, Cajun food!

Event Dates: February 15-18, 2022 // Exhibit Dates: February 16-18, 2022
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130

Headquarter Hotel:
New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 581-1000

Show Floor Hours:
Wednesday, February 16th // 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 
Thursday, February 17 // 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM 
Friday, February 18 // 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM 

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Registration Will Open This Fall

You must complete your registration before you book your hotel room. Once you complete your registration, you will receive a confirmation link with the room block information and instructions.

Early registration ends February 11, 2022. After February 11, you must pay onsite pricing.

Attendee List Scams

Please be aware that the American Fence Association does not sell member, exhibitor or attendee information to nor do we work with any third party service to sell attendee lists or to offer hotel rooms. If you receive an offer by phone or email to purchase a list of FENCETECH attendees or to get discounted rates for hotel rooms, they are fraudulent. Please report it immediately to either or If the email did not come from an address ending in or, then it will not be a legitimate source of information.

Discounted Hotel Rates

Hampton Inn

Rate: $219/night
0.2 miles from the Convention Center
1201 Convention Center Blvd · New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 566-9990

This Warehouse District hotel is across the street from Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and within two miles of downtown attractions including Harrah's, the Riverwalk, and the Superdome.

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Rate: $268/night
0.5 miles from the Convention Center
2 Poydras St · New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 561-0500

It's all about location in New Orleans and the Hilton New Orleans Riverside places you at the center of it all. Nestled against the banks of the Mississippi, guests can watch the ships come sailing in or dive into the city life just steps away.

Marriott Warehouse Arts District

Rate: $249/night
0.5 miles from the Convention Center
859 Convention Center Blvd · New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 613-2888

Housed in a renovated 19th-century warehouse, this unique hotel blends historic elegance with modern convenience. Enjoy a coveted location adjacent to the Warehouse Arts District, the Central Business District, the Garden District and the French Quarter.

New Orleans Marriott

Rate: $249/night
1 mile from the Convention Center
555 Canal St · New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 581-1000

Marriott is nestled on NOLA's famed Canal Street, between the French Quarter and the Warehouse District. and a short walk from Jackson Square, the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and Harrah's Casino.

Omni Riverfront

Rate: $229/night
0.4 miles from the Convention Center
701 Convention Center Blvd · New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 524-8200

Located in the thriving cultural scene of New Orleans' Arts District, Omni Riverfront Hotel offers the best of both past and present. Just steps away from top attractions in the Big Easy, including the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and the Contemporary Arts Center, and only blocks from the French Quarter, this hotel features modern and luxurious accommodations with a vintage feel.

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

Rate: $249/night
1 mile from the Convention Center
500 Canal Street · New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 525-2500

Located on Canal Street, our hotel is steps from the buzz of the French Quarter, and also offers seamless access to notable NOLA points of interest including the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Caesars Superdome and Smoothie King Center.

Springhill Suites New Orleans Downtown

Rate: $229/night
0.3 miles from the Convention Center
301 St. Joseph St · New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 522-3100

SpringHill Suites New Orleans Downtown/Convention Center is a former warehouse turned into an urban oasis. Our hotel is located in the downtown Warehouse District, moments from The Port of New Orleans, New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and the French Quarter.

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Health & Safety

AFA is excited to welcome attendees, exhibitors, speakers, and sponsors to FENCETECH 2022. We are committed to protecting your health and safety by creating an event experience where everyone can safely and effectively learn, conduct business, and network—through these health and safety measures. AFA abides by the guidelines and safety protocols put forth by state and local agencies. For local guidelines, read more on the NOLA Ready website.

Our Sponsors


D&D Technologies, Inc.
Doorking, Inc.

Gold, Silver, and Bronze

DAC Industries, Inc.
Master Halco
Little Beaver, Inc.
FAAC International, Inc.
My Salesman
Pexco PDS Fence Products
iDeal Aluminum Products
Torxun Vehicle Access Technology
Amico Security
Controlled Products Systems Group
Ameristar Fence Products / Assa Abloy
Nationwide Industries / Ultra-Tec
National Vinyl Products
Veka Outdoor Living Products
Northwest Fence & Supply


Wood Defender
ci Fabrics
Nebraska Plastics Inc.
Wallace Perimeter Security
Merchants Metals LLC
Ball Fabrics
Fence News USA
Homeland Vinyl
Southwestern Wire
SSD Control Technology, Inc.
Trex Fencing