The 2018 Marine Fabricators Conference in Savannah, Ga., on Jan. 25-27, attracted more than 300 attendees breaking the 2017 record of 266–with more than 100 of the 2018 conference attendees participating for the first time. The conference also featured a sold-out exhibitor show floor packed with equipment, fabrics, threads and hardware components. Both attendees and exhibitors reported a high-energy, receptive crowd interested in the educational seminars as well as the products and equipment demonstrations. Seminar highlights included upholstery and patterning techniques from Australia, basic and advanced sewing machine maintenance, Rhino® and Quickbooks® training, and maximizing job profitability.
- Fabricator Focus
- Industrial Fabrics Foundation
- Shop Techniques