FAB Forum

Indianapolis, IN | Nov 13, 2023 - Nov 14, 2023

ABout the program

The 2023 SMACNA FAB Forum is truly a unique and one of a kind opportunity for anyone involved in shop fabrication. With expert speakers, insightful educational breakout sessions, and an exciting onsite tour hosted by Poynter, attendees will be able to gain invaluable knowledge and experience that they won't find anywhere else.

Plus, the event also offers fantastic networking opportunities in a fun and engaging atmosphere - making it the perfect place to connect with like-minded professionals who are passionate about the industry.

Poynter will host an extensive on-site tour featuring 10 different stations, each showcasing a unique shop efficiency and/or fabrication function of their facility. This is a truly exceptional opportunity for participants to gain first-hand knowledge from industry experts and learn about the cutting-edge techniques and technologies that Poynter uses to optimize their shop fabrication. The included on-site tour is an excellent way to enhance your skills and knowledge, and to network with peers in the industry.

Don't miss out on this exceptional event that has the potential to transform your career and take your shop fabrication skills to the next level!


Hotel accommodations are booked for you at the host hotel, Westin Indianapolis, on a first-come, first-served basis, upon payment of the meeting registration fee. The room rate is $174 per night, plus applicable taxes. 

All SMACNA FAB Forum registration cancellations must be received in writing. If you need to cancel your registration before September 22, 2023, your payment is refundable. For cancellations from September 22 - October 13, 2023, there will be a $300 cancellation fee. If canceled after October 13, 2023, there will be no refund.

Venues & Accomodations

The Westin Indianapolis

241 W Washington Street

Indianapolis , Indiana


**In the event that you experience symptoms of COVID-19 while attending a SMACNA event or within 5 days of attending a SMACNA event, please be tested for COVID-19.  Please notify SMACNA staff, John Franco (telephone: 703-995-4023; email: jfranco@smacna.org) or Kristin De Guzman (telephone: 703-803-2983; email: kdeguzman@smacna.org), of any positive test results you receive while attending the SMACNA event or within seven days of attending the SMACNA event. SMACNA will take appropriate steps, consistent with any applicable local, state, or federal guidance to promote a safe environment for attendees.**