Why Join NFDA?

For more than 50 years, NFDA has provided leading fastener distributors and manufacturers with valuable relationships and critical resources to grow and succeed. Let NFDA provide your business with the insights needed to profit in the global economy and plan for long-term growth.

NFDA hosts two in-person meetings a year, providing excellent opportunities to meet other members face to face, as well as education and social opportunities. We also offer monthly virtual education programs and roundtable discussions.

As a member, you will have access to our many membership benefits, including:

  • Free weekly access to the Kiplinger Letter, concise weekly forecasts on business and economic trends, as well as what to expect from Washington
  • Free Profit Report and Employee Compensation Report for companies that participate in the surveys. Discounted pricing is available to members who choose not to participate in the surveys
  • Discounted registration for all NFDA events
  • Discounted registration for all Fastener Training Institute courses, Sales Professional Training Camps, and the annual University of Innovative Distribution
  • Business services discounts for Estes Express Lines, Caliper, FastenersClearinghouse.com, National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors publications, Office Max, and more
  • Access to NFDA's member database
  • Free Associate Member Spotlight, included in a weekly email blast
  • Free press release promotion. Just send them to us and we’ll include them in the news section of our website
  • Marketing opportunities in our quarterly newsletter

“NFDA meetings allow me the opportunity to listen and talk to other industry leaders. This opportunity to share and discuss experiences, ideas, and knowledge is invaluable, and has been a cornerstone of our company’s success in the industry.”

Adam Pratt
President, Sherex Fastening Solutions


“The NFDA compensation survey has been an extremely valuable tool for us. It is useful for the hiring process and for allowing our employees to see how they stack up with their peers in terms of pay and benefit.”

Kevin Miller

President, Bamal Corporation

“The main reason we joined the NFDA was for the networking. The business relationships you make are invaluable. The friendships you make are priceless.”

Kelly Lehman
Vice President of Sales, Pacific Warehouse Sales