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Over 4,000 fence, gate, and miscellaneous metals professionals will be present on the FENCETECH show floor in one of our most popular locations, New Orleans, LA. The overall show floor has 1.1 million square feet (47,845 square meters) of contiguous exhibit hall space, making it the sixth largest convention center in the nation and it consistently ranks in the country's top ten of facilities that hold the most conventions and tradeshows annually.

Updated Health & Safety Guidelines - as of January 12, 2022 


Where you will need to be vaccinated or show proof of negative test:

Where you will NOT need to be vaccinated or show proof of negative tests:

For more information from the City of New Orleans, go to City of New Orleans COVID Protocols


Who Attends FENCETECH?

FENCETECH Attendee Job Functions 

  1. Owner/CEO/President/VP/Principal 
  2. Sales/Marketing 
  3. Estimator 
  4. Contractor/Fabricator 
  5. Operations 

Role in Purchasing 

FENCETECH Attendee Annual Sales Averag

Booth Rates
$23 per square foot (AFA Members)
$26 per square foot (Non-Members)

Move-in Hours
Monday, February 14
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Platinum/Gold/Silver Sponsors Only) 

Tuesday, February 15
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (All Exhibitors) 

Wednesday, February 16
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM (Final Setup Within Booth Space Only)

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Once you have submitted your FENCETECH contract to, American Tradeshow Services, our official registration company, will send you a custom email to register booth personnel and provide you a complimentary code to invite your customers to FENCETECH.

If you have not received this email, please contact ATS at 985-240-5511.

Important Forms


Exhibitor Documents

Important Contacts

Phone (888) 508-5054
Fax (469) 621-5612


American Tradeshow Services
Carley Hodges  985-809-0600, ext 236


Ernest B. Morial Convention Center

Megan Clay: Exhibit Services contact (electrical service, technology and production orders)

P: 504-756-2509

Linsey Marriott: Exhibitor Catering contact

P: 504.670.7254


American Fence Association/FENCETECH




Insurance is Required for ALL Exhibitors

All exhibitors are required to have general liability coverage from an insurance company in good standing, with minimum policy limits of $1,000,000 per occurrence and $2,000,000 aggregate.

This insurance must be in force during the lease dates of the event, February 13 - 19, 2022, with American Fence Association (4100 International Parkway, Suite 2400, Carrollton, TX 75007) as the certificate holder and as additional insured.

Have coverage? Please forward your proof of insurance to:

Need coverage? Buy for just $84 from our partner Rainprotection Insurance Solutions.

Exhibitor Insurance



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 New Orleans Covid Safety website.

Important Dates

Monday, January 10, 2022

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Friday, January 21, 2022

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Monday, February 7, 2022

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Friday, February 18, 2022

*The Voice is the official FENCETECH/METALfab on-site conference guide

Our Sponsors


Doorking, Inc.
D&D Technologies, Inc.


Ameristar Fence Products / Assa Abloy
Nationwide Industries / Ultra-Tec
Veka Outdoor Living Products
Controlled Products Systems Group
Master Halco
FAAC International, Inc.

Silver & Bronze

National Vinyl Products
Little Beaver, Inc.
iDeal Aluminum Products
My Salesman
Pexco PDS Fence Products
Torxun Vehicle Access Technology
DAC Industries, Inc.
Amico Security


Fencing Supply Group
Southwestern Wire
Wallace Perimeter Security
Fence News USA
Ball Fabrics
ci Fabrics
Slat Warehouse
Wood Defender
Homeland Vinyl
SSD Control Technology, Inc.
Nebraska Plastics Inc.
Trex Fencing FDS