Marine Fabricator Conference 2020 registration going strong

October 16, 2019

Registration is brisk for the annual Marine Fabricators Conference, which will be held Jan. 9-11, 2020, on the sunny shores of Daytona Beach, Fla. The conference features three full days of education and networking designed to help marine fabricators cultivate industry connections, improve their efficiency and increase revenue. Educational sessions include upholstery methods, photo digitizing, …

Tampa boat show postponed due to Hurricane Dorian

September 3, 2019

The 2019 Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show, originally scheduled for Sept. 6-8, has been postponed to Oct. 25-27 due to uncertainty surrounding Hurricane Dorian. The show will remain at the Tampa Convention Center for its new October dates. “While we are disappointed to postpone the event, our main concern is the safety of the boaters, …

IFAI Women in Textiles Summit 2020 dates announced

August 15, 2019

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) Women in Textiles Summit 2020 will be held Feb. 19-21, 2020, at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. The goal of the summit is to strengthen the advancement of women and men through an interactive forum that provides education, networking and dialogue about important issues affecting women in …

Regional marine workshops now open for registration

May 7, 2019

Join the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) for regional workshops to learn hands-on marine fabrication education in a shop setting. Build your network with like-minded business owners and share business information while you socialize and tour the marine shop. The MFA Southeast Regional Workshop will take place at Southern Stitch Canvas & Upholstery LLC, in Gulfport, …

Industry Events

January 1, 2019

January 10–12, 2019 Marine Fabricator Conference Queen Mary Long Beach, Calif. March 6–8, 2019 IFAI Women in Textiles Summit 2019 Hyatt Regency Savannah, Ga.   January 23–27, 2019 Progressive® Insurance New York Boat Show Javits Center New York, N.Y.   January 24–27, 2019 Progressive® Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show Minneapolis Convention Center Minneapolis, …

Tampa boat show postponed due to Hurricane Irma

September 6, 2017

As Hurricane Irma potentially threatens the Tampa area, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has announced that the 2017 Progressive® Insurance Tampa Boat Show®, originally scheduled for September 8-10, will be postponed until October 13-15. All exhibitor space assignments will remain the same for the October dates at the Tampa Convention Center. Updated move-in and …

MFA Conference 2018

September 1, 2017

Marine Fabricators Conference in Savannah, Ga., January 25 -27, 2018 The annual Marine Fabricators Conference is designed to help you cultivate industry connections, improve your efficiency and increase revenue. This three-day event features a variety of education and training from hands-on to classroom presentations, business and more! To register, visit

Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 a success

July 1, 2017

More than 2,100 attendees and 193 exhibitors gathered at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Orlando, Fla., in March for Geotechnical Frontiers 2017, the biggest geosynthetics show in the industry. Geotechnical Frontiers combined the annual Geo-Congress and the biennial Geosynthetics Conference into a super-event held once every six years. “We had a great show and we’re …