Friday, May 15, is the deadline to apply to be a speaker at the 2021 MFA Conference being held Jan. 7-9, 2021, in New Orleans, La. Speakers share their expertise with industry colleagues and receive a complimentary registration to the conference.
Proposals must be free of commercial content and will be reviewed by the 2021 MFA Conference committee based on a variety of factors including relevance to attendee interests and conference goals, originality, value to conference attendees and format. The committee is specifically looking for the following topics and formats:
• Hands-On Demonstrations: Any upholstery topic, T-tops – lacing versus banded, How to sew a product /live sewing demonstration
• Patterning: Any traditional and/or digital topic
• Business: Business Management, Legal topics, Emergency preparedness, Training new employees, Curb appeal and selling yourself
• Window Products: Using different types of window products and choosing the best product for your customer.
Submitting a proposal does not guarantee a spot as a speaker during the 2021 Marine Fabricators Conference. To submit a proposal, visit https://marine.ifai.com/call-for-speakers/.