• ATA IAA Awards submission deadline extended

    Published On: May 21, 2024Categories: ATA News, Awards, News

    The deadline for submissions to Advanced Textiles Association’s (ATA) revamped 2024 International Achievement Awards (IAA) competition has been extended through May 30. These awards return for the 77th year of recognizing the best projects across the specialty fabrics industry. The industry is constantly changing, and the 2024 IAA program is changing with it. Some categories [...]

  • Become an IAA Award judge

    Published On: May 7, 2024Categories: ATA News, Awards, News

    Advanced Textiles Association is looking for judges for its 2024 International Achievement Awards program (IAA). Award programs are important for the industry as they add to the historical record by showing not just excellence, but trends and, over time, movements. IAA judges impact this growth by sharing their experience. The benefits of judging include: • [...]

  • ATA 2024 IAA Awards open for submissions

    Published On: May 2, 2024Categories: ATA News, Awards, News

    Entries are now being accepted for Advanced Textiles Association’s (ATA) revamped 2024 International Achievement Awards (IAA) competition. These awards return for the 77th year of recognizing the best projects across the specialty fabrics industry. The industry is constantly changing, and the 2024 IAA program is changing with it. Some categories have been removed, added or [...]

  • ATA offers succession planning webinar

    Published On: April 23, 2024Categories: ATA News, Events, News

    ATA will offer a webinar that gives an overview of succession planning for business families May 8, 2024, at 1–2 pm ET. The webinar is free for ATA members and is $39 for nonmembers. Webinar attendees will get ideas about the succession planning process and learn techniques for having effective discussions with family members about [...]

  • ATA hosts free sourcing webinar

    Published On: April 18, 2024Categories: ATA News, Events

    Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) will host a free webinar for both members and nonmembers on how to use textile industry directories to source products and connect with potential partners on April 24, 2024, from 1–2 pm ET. ATA will demonstrate its new VISTA Online Sourcing Directory, Member Directory and Buyer's Guide and host the Office [...]

  • Call for speakers at MFA Conference 2025

    Published On: April 16, 2024Categories: ATA News, Events, MFA Conference, News

    The Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) is hosting the Marine Fabricators Conference 2025 in Corpus Christi, Texas, Jan. 9–11, 2025. The call for speakers is an opportunity for individuals and their organizations to help develop valuable and worthwhile content attendees are eager to hear. Conference organizers are looking for hands-on demonstrations, panel discussions and presentations. This [...]

  • Advanced Textiles Expo 2024 registration now open

    Published On: April 9, 2024Categories: ATA News, Events, Expo News, News

    Registration is now open for Advanced Textiles Expo 2024. This year’s show takes place Sept. 24–26, 2024, with education from happening Sept. 23–Sept-26, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. This event brings together more than 4,500 decisions makers in the advanced textiles, specialty fabrics and shade and weather protection industries for three-plus days [...]

  • ATA IAA Awards now open for entries

    Published On: March 19, 2024Categories: ATA News, Awards, News

    Entries are now being accepted for Advanced Textiles Association’s (ATA) revamped 2024 International Achievement Awards (IAA) competition. These awards return for the 77th year of recognizing the best projects across the specialty fabrics industry. The industry is constantly changing, and the 2024 IAA program is changing with it. Some categories have been removed, added or [...]

  • ATA offers leadership training opportunities

    Published On: March 14, 2024Categories: ATA News, News

    Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) is offering a new learning opportunity on Change Leadership in partnership with Lake Forest Center for Leadership. Lake Forest Center for Leadership offers practical leadership development that managers of all levels can immediately put into action to develop high-performing teams and move their business forward. This program is designed to enhance [...]

  • Amy Bircher appointed to advisory committee by President Biden

    Published On: February 26, 2024Categories: ATA News, Industry News, News, People

    Amy Bircher at IFAI Expo 2021 in Nashville, Tenn. President Joe Biden announced his intent to appoint nine individuals as members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations, including former Advanced Textiles Association chairman Amy Bircher. The advisory committee provides overall policy advice to the U.S. Trade Representative on matters in connection with [...]