Marine Fabricators Association announces 2012 MFA National Convention

February 23, 2011

The Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) recently announced that the 2012 MFA National Convention will be held Jan. 20-22, 2012 at the Hilton in New Orleans, La. Always the premier showcase of the marine fabricator industry’s latest products, the 2012 convention will feature new fabrication techniques, hands-on demonstrations, visits to marine canvas shops and outstanding opportunities …

iPhone® and Android App for Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail

February 14, 2011

The 70th annual Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail, Feb. 17-21, announced the Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail App on iPhone® and Android. The mobile application gives visitors a personalized show experience right from the palm of their hand. The Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail is the only boat show …

Marine Canvas Training Institute materials available in the IFAI bookstore

February 11, 2011

IFAI has revamped the online bookstore and offers new resources from Marine Canvas Training Institute to help marine fabricators enhance their skills. Current materials available for order online or over the phone are: Design & Bend Frames – http://www.ifai.com/store/item/123 How to Fabricate a Full Cover – http://www.ifai.com/store/item/126 Making up a Square Cushion – http://www.ifai.com/store/item/128 Pattern …

It’s time for the Specialty Fabrics Review 2011 New Fabric Showcase

February 9, 2011

To all fabric suppliers: Deadline: Feb. 15, 2011 The editors of Specialty Fabrics Review are requesting that suppliers of fabric to the technical fabrics industry send information and images about their latest fabric innovations, to be published in the April and May 2011 issues of the magazine. All fabric manufacturers supplying material to the industry …

At the Miami Boat Show: “The Secrets Behind What YouTube™ Can Do For You,” Feb. 17

February 7, 2011

With Americans spending more time viewing video online than checking e-mail, YouTube™, with its 455 million users, has great potential as a marketing tool for recreational boating. A leading YouTube and video marketing expert will demonstrate what this rapidly growing social network can do to positively impact business during a keynote presentation for Marine Marketers …