Registration is underway for this year’s Fabtech conference, which takes places Nov. 16-18 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The 2016 event is expected to feature more than 1,500 exhibitors and keynote speaker “Sugar” Ray Leonard, who will share his story as a boxing legend, entrepreneur and author.

“We’re very excited to come back to Las Vegas for this year’s show,” said John Catalano, Society of Manufacturing Engineers show co-manager at Fabtech. “Every year Fabtech attracts the best that the metal fabricating industry has to offer, and that especially holds true when we visit Las Vegas. Attendees from any manufacturing background will find value in attending all three days of the event through exploring new innovations, networking with prospective business partners and broadening industry perspectives.”

Some of this year’s special events include the a post-election discussion, a “Women of Fabtech” breakfast, and talks on 3-D printing and technology.
Organizers expect 28,000 attendees. Details are at