Registration for IFAI Expo 2022 opens with early bird pricing

May 5, 2022  |  Events, Expo News, IFAI Events, IFAI news, News

Registration is now open for IFAI Expo 2022, taking place October 12–14 with education happening from October 11–14 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C. IFAI Expo is known as the specialty textile industry’s flagship show for sourcing, networking and education. It’s an o…
Hotel block now open for MFA Conference 2023

April 19, 2022  |  Events, IFAI Events, IFAI news, MFA Conference, News

The Sheraton New Orleans is the headquarters hotel for the Marine Fabricators Conference 2023. All conference activities, except potential shop tours, will be held on the hotel’s property. Located on Canal Street, the hotel is steps away from the buzz of the French Quarter. The hotel is offering c…
IFAI Expo 2022 speaker submissions due March 31

March 22, 2022  |  Events, Expo News, IFAI Events, IFAI news, News

The deadline to submit speaker presentations for IFAI Expo 2022 in Charlotte, N.C. on Oct. 12–14, 2022, is March 31. Speaking at IFAI Expo gives individuals a chance to connect with a wide variety of attendees in diverse markets, share their expertise and boost their credibility. For more than a c…
IFAI offers Product Diversification and Networking workshop

February 9, 2022  |  Events, IFAI Events, IFAI news, News

Industrial Fabrics Association International’s (IFAI) Product Diversification and Networking Workshop will be held on Feb. 23–24, 2022, at Sharp’s Tarps Inc. in Salt Lake City, Utah. The workshop is an opportunity to connect with fellow fabricators in a variety of textile markets—industr…
IFAI webinar offers tech skills for “non-techy” people

February 8, 2022  |  Events, IFAI Events, IFAI news, News, Webinars

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is offering a webinar entitled “Technically Not a ‘Techy’ Person” on Feb. 16, 2022, from 1–2 pm EST. The webinar, which is free for IFAI members and $39 for non-members, is aimed at people who find themselves frustrated by technol…
2022 MFA Conference brings energy, excitement and relief

January 25, 2022  |  Events, IFAI Events, IFAI news, MFA Conference, News

After a year’s hiatus, the 2022 Marine Fabricators Conference that took place Jan. 13-15 at Wild Dunes Resort on the Isle of Palms, S.C., came roaring back with laughter, learning and gratitude. With a total of 220 attendees, a record 90 first-time attendees and 46 exhibitors, conference-goers enj…
IFAI Fabricators Conference and Showcase taking place in April

January 21, 2022  |  Events, IFAI Events, IFAI news, News

The Industrial Fabric Association International (IFAI) Fabricators Conference and Showcase 2022 will take place April 12, 2022, at Northcoast Canvas Training Workshops in Port Clinton, Ohio. The one-day conference is an opportunity to expand hands-on fabrication skills and grow industry knowledge. S…
MFA Regional Workshop registration open

January 19, 2022  |  Events, IFAI Events, IFAI news, News

Registration is now open for the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) regional workshop hosted by Charlton’s Marine Canvas in Yorktown, Va., February 10-11, 2022. This is an opportunity for hands-on marine fabrication education in a shop setting. Build your network with like-minded business owners…