FENCETECH/METALfab is back and is ready to take on Oklahoma City! Pack your bags to head to the fence and metal crafting industry’s biggest event of the year in a vibrant, up-and-coming location. Named one of the Best Places to Visit by Frommer’s Travel and Travel + Leisure, Oklahoma City offers all of the culture, cuisine, attractions, and amenities you’d expect in an urban metropolis. Whether you’re searching for the sleek modern edge of a city or a true-to-its-roots destination, Oklahoma City presents an exciting, inviting blend of both. With a brand-new convention center in the heart of everything, OKC is ready for FENCETECH 2023!
Opened in January 2021, the stunning Oklahoma City Convention Center is 500,000 square feet of highly desirable meeting space. Right in the heart of downtown, the state-of-the-art center is walking distance to unique dining options, hotels, cultural attractions, and historic neighborhoods.
AFA has negotiated discounted rates at several hotels around the city. You must register for FENCETECH before booking your room. After you register, you will receive a confirmation link to book your hotel.
Omni Oklahoma City Hotel
|Courtyard by Marriott Oklahoma City Downtown
2 West Reno
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
0.5 miles from Convention Center
|Fairfield Oklahoma City Downtown
10 SW 4th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73109
0.3 miles from Convention Center
|Wyndham Grand Oklahoma City
10 North Broadway Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
0.6 miles from Convention Center
|Hyatt Place Oklahoma City Downtown
20 Russell M Perry Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
1.1 miles from Convention Center
If you are flying, Will Rogers World Airport is served by 5 commercial airlines and is located about 6 miles southwest of the city’s downtown area.
If you are driving, many hotels within AFA's block offer negotiated discounted or complimentary parking rates for those booking in the AFA block. See individual hotels for more details.
Taxis are located in the Transportation Plaza at the airport which is accessed from the baggage claim (lower) level.
The shared ride pickup area where you will find Uber and Lyft service is on the upper level "Departures" roadway at the west end. The area is marked as "TNC Pick Up."
The FENCETECH hotels are within a 1-12 minute walking distance from the OKC Convention Center.
All FENCETECH attendees will receive a complimentary streetcar pass to use February 28-March 3. For more information, please click here.
OTHER GROUND TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
Lyft, Uber and taxis are available throughout Oklahoma City.
Click here to download the Oklahoma City Visitors Guide for a list of must-dos, hidden gems, restaurants, attractions and discounts to local museums and restaurants.
FENCETECH attendees are also eligible for a Meet in OKC discount pass, which provides exclusive deals to participating businesses around the city. For more information, please click here.