But, here are the trade shows where Diamond Brite Metals will be focusing its attention…
The trade show season is an opportunity for companies in the metals sector to display their services and capabilities, to network, and ultimately, to sell. Mills, metals service centers, metal polishing companies, and other vendors use trade shows to target end-uses customers. There are a variety of industrial applications for stainless steel and metals polishing, so choosing the correct trade show requires due diligence and creativity. In this post, Diamond Brite Metals will highlight the key trade shows across a variety of industries where metals professionals will gain the most exposure and see the highest return on time and investment. Undoubtedly, exhibiting at these events may increase exposure but the same exposure can be gained by simply walking the trade show floor and networking with other professionals.
When: May 14-May 16, 2019
Where: West Springfield, MA
Description: Metals professionals will have the opportunity to network with purchasing managers and decision-makers in aerospace, medical devices, automotive, industrial equipment, and defense. This will be a quintessential opportunity to meet end-use customers and to meet with potential vendors and industrial equipment manufacturers.
American Institute of Architects (AIA) Conference on Architecture 2019
When: June 6-June 8, 2019 Where: Las Vegas, NV
Description: The AIA Conference on Architecture is the premier trade show on architecture and design in the United States. Generally, exhibitors are not only architectural firms and design professionals, but also architectural metals fabricators, metal polishing companies, and other vendors and subcontractors solicited by decision-makers in the architectural supply chain. The AIA Conference on Architecture is an opportunity to become involved in large capital projects across the United States. In 2018, Diamond Brite Metals attended the AIA Conference on Architecture in New York where the main discussion was the continued construction of Hudson Yards.
GLASSBUILD AMERICA 2019
When: September 17-September 19, 2019
Where: Atlanta, GA
Description: The glass and glazing industry uses a substantial tonnage of structural and ornamental metals when installing facades, storefronts, and curtainwall. Glass and glazing professionals work along architectural metals fabricators in purchasing raw material and processing services such as metal polishing. Glassbuild America will be a prime opportunity to discern the pulse on these large scale projects occurring major US metropolitans.
When: October 16-October 18, 2019
Where: Pittsburgh, PA
Description: METALCON is the metal construction industry’s leading tradeshow. Metals professionals will have the opportunity to network with metals fabricators involved in all end-use industries and metals service centers both large and small. Executives and managers will be able to gain insight into current and expected projects involving substantial tonnages of metal.
When: November 11-November 14, 2019
Where: Chicago, IL
Description: Every seasoned metals professional knows about the opportunities available by attending FABTECH. From welders to original equipment manufacturers to industrial equipment manufacturers, FABTECH is a forum for every participant in the metals supply chain. The three days in Chicago are a prime opportunity to solicit, sell, brand, purchase, and market.
Trade shows can be a considerable investment for an organization and choosing the correct the trade show is crucial to seeing a return on that investment. But, when the correct trade show is targeted properly, the return on investment can be exponential.
Diamond Brite Metals welcomes all metal polishing inquiries regardless of size or complexity. For general RFQs, please contact our Sales Desk at Sales@diamondbritemetals.com. For architectural projects involving metal polishing, please contact Colton Karpus at Ckarpus@diamondbritemetals.com.