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Industry Networking Event & Foundry Tour - Ft. Worth

Industry Networking Event & Foundry Tour - Ft. Worth

Co-hosted by NFFS & the Texas Cast Metals Association

Wednesday, October 11, 2023
1:00 PM - 8:30 PM (CDT)
30 Seats Remaining

* Registration open until 10/6/23 at 11:59 PM (CST)

Event Details

Join your foundry industry colleagues in Fort Worth, Texas! 

The day begins with a plant tour of Midland Manufacturing Company from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Midland Manufacturing, established in 1889, is a fourth-generation, family-owned brass, bronze and aluminum foundry dedicated to quality products and friendly service.  

Exterior of Billy Bobs TexasAfterwards, NFFS and TCMA will host a regional networking event at the (in)famous Billy Bob's Texas, "The World's Largest Honky Tonk," where fun-loving folks of all ages can enjoy entertainment every day and night. Billy Bob’s Texas opened April 1, 1981, capturing national attention with its 100,000 square-foot indoor entertainment center, 30+ bar stations, real Pro Bull Riding, and a Texas-sized dance floor. For over 41 years, Billy Bob’s has hosted the biggest stars in country music and classic rock from Alabama to ZZ Top. Billy Bob’s has been named “Country Music Club of the Year” twelve times by the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association. 

There is no cost to attend the tour of Midland Manufacturing. Tickets for the event at Billy Bob's are $49 per person, which covers food and open bar. Registration closes on October 6, 2023.

The bus to Midland Manufacturing and Billy Bob's will depart from the OMNI Fort Worth hotel, located at 1300 Houston St. in Forth Worth. If you would like to reserve a room at the OMNI, you can do so online at

For More Information:

Jerrod Weaver
Jerrod Weaver
Executive Director Non-Ferrous Founders' Society 18472990950

Event co-hosted by:

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Schedule of Events

1:00 pm              Buses depart OMNI Ft. Worth
1:30 pm              Arrival at Midland Manufacturing
1:30 pm              Plant Tour at Midland Manufacturing
3:15 pm              Buses depart Midland Manufacturing
3:45 pm              Arrival at OMNI Ft. Worth
4:45 pm              Buses depart for Billy Bob's Texas
5:00 pm              Arrival at Billy Bob's Texas
5:00-8:00 pm     Networking Event at Billy Bob's Texas
8:15 pm              Buses depart for OMNI Ft. Worth
8:30 pm              Arrival at OMNI Ft. Worth