Become a WIFI member and join the conversation. Receive  scholarship and mentoring opportunities, our quarterly newsletter, and reduced rates at WIFI and other industry events. Individual membership: $50 a year; Corporate memberships: $200 for 5-9 members, $350 for 10+ 



Join us for an informal social gathering at the Black Steer Charhouse. WIFIers from all around will be there to network on the evening before the MWFA Tabletop Show. 

The Charhouse is next to the Country Inn & Suites/Belvedere where the show will be held.

Bring your friends and come join us for a good time on the patio!


June 22, 2014

5 - 7PM

Black Steer Charhouse

1180 West Devon Ave

Elk Grove Village, IL




Yes, it's months away, but WIFI is gearing up for the 5th Annual WIFI Speaker Series & Networking Event at the National Fastener & Mill Supply Expo in Las Vegas on October 22-24, 2014.


We have a great program scheduled for anyone interested in what it takes to master the art of social media, power point presentations and conferences. 


"What's In Your Communications Toolbox?" 

Sales Tools of the 21st Century: Social Media & You


Come an get inspired and discover effective ways to brand and sell your products, your company and you. Featuring PR pro Alison Cohen from Farrah Consulting in Boston, this program promises to be full of great advice and clever insights on how to develop new business, promote your company and yourself.


Join us at 2 - 4PM on October 22, 2014

NIFSM Expo, Sands Convention Center, Las Vegas


Tickets are $20 for members, and $35 for non-members.


Stay tuned for more information and links to register for the event.


Member Updates

WIFI Board Member Joanne Bialas has been appointed to chair the Fastener Industry Coalition. The FIC provides support and resources to fastener industry regional and national participating associations to help them improve efficiency, effectiveness and membership value.


Nancy Rich, WIFI treasurer and secretary, has been named the executive director of the Metropolitan Distributor's Associaton. Nancy also heads up the Mid-West Fastener Assocation and the Southeastern Fastener Association. 


The Aderman Company, owned by Mary Lou Aderman, WIFI chairman and past president, now provides coaching and consulting services for professionals in the fastener industry. The services provide clients with personal coaching, consulting and accountability systems.



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April 24-27th
Southwest Fastener Association Spring Conference 
Irving, TX 
June 23-24, 2014
Mid West Fastener Association Expo
Elk Gove Village, IL
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