August 2016


Sponsorship is sweet!

WIFI appreciates our corporate sponsors for supporting women in the fastener industry. There are many levels to choose from - and all are great ways to gain exposure while helping a great cause!

Contact WIFI if you would like to sponsor our mission, scholarships and events.

New WIFI Board Members

Jen Kushnir of DLP Coatings and Taryn Goodman of Industrial Rivet & Fastener Co., have joined the WIFI Board. 

Both bring a wealth of experience and knowledge that will help expand the WIFI mission and programs.

Contact WIFI if you would like to volunteer on any of our committees or are interested in serving on the board.


WIFI Vegas 2016

Get ready for our 7th Annual Speaker Series & Networking Event on October 25th, 2-4pm at the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo in Las Vegas. 

Debra Shames, co-founder of Eloqui, will present "Own the Room: Business Presentations that Persuade, Engage, and Get Results."

Register today and make plans to attend an inspiring event while connecting with colleagues in the industry.

WIFI Went to Mexico!

Thanks to WIFI Board member Rosa Hearn for representing WIFI at Fastener Fair Mexico in Mexico City on June 1-2, 2016. She rocked the show and help to spread the WIFI mission internationally. 



















WIFI is happy to feature member  Melissa Patel, Team Leader for Account Management and Sourcing at Field Fastener. Click here and see how she is making a difference in the fastener industry.


Would you like to be featured in WIFI@Work, or know someone who would be a good candidate? Please contact Lou for information or to send in a nomination.



Industry Events Summer/Fall 2016

8/18/2016 - MWFA/NCFA, Night at the Ball Park, Cleveland vs. Chicago

9/1/2016 - Southeastern Fastener Assoc., Training

9/8/2016 - North Coast Fastener Assoc., Screw Golf Open

9/13/2016 - Pac-West Dinner Meeting & Vendor Showcase

9/14/2016 - ASME B18 Committee on Fasteners

9/15/2016 - Mid-West Fastener Assoc., Education

9/20/2016 - Metropolitan Fastener Distributors Assoc., Golf Outing

9/20/2016 - Southwestern Fastener Assoc., Dallas Dinner

9/28/2016 - Fastener Fair Italy, Milan

9/28/2016 - Pac-West Fall Conference

10/6/2016 - New England Fastener Distributors Assoc., Dinner Meeting



Job Postings

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+