Steel Fab is one of the largest events in the Metal Working, Metal Manufacturing and Steel Fabrication Industry. 14th edition of the same was held at Sharjah Expo center from 15th to 18th of January 2018. The 14th SteelFab was showcasing 300 exhibitors representing nearly 1,000 brands from 43 countries at all the six halls of Expo Centre Sharjah, besides new special focus areas, special pavilions, live displays, technical seminars and product presentations. MEF also exhibited at stand number 810 and we could meet existing and potential new customers in the show. Many forums and sessions related to opportunities and challenges in the current Metal working were also held as a part of the exhibition. Visitors from countries such as Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Libya, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda and Ukraine indicated the acceptance of the show as a regional sourcing platform. This proved that SteelFab is now a worldwide accepted show and is covering the evolving African economies and Central Asian countries. This also reflected SteelFab as the “Must‐Visit” trade show for metal Manufactur‐ ing and Steel Fabrication Industry.