Messe Stuttgart’s Sun Shading Expo North America moves co-location debut with IFAI Expo to 2022

July 7, 2021  |  Events, Expo News, IFAI news, News

Messe Stuttgart announced that its new U.S.-based show Sun Shading Expo North America will not be held in 2021 as a separate trade show but will instead contribute its expertise in internal and external sun shading systems at IFAI Expo 2021 in the form of expert talks, open discussion…
IFAI launches online community CONNECT

June 18, 2021  |  IFAI news, News

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has launched CONNECT by IFAI, an online community that will facilitate valuable networking among industry peers and support industry-wide conversations.
IFAI CONNECT online forum now live

June 14, 2021  |  IFAI news, Industry News

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has launched CONNECT, an online platform that enables members to connect, find answers and learn from fellow members. This new initiative from IFAI is intended to facilitate valuable networking with industry peers. For more information and to join …
Grants available to North Carolina small businesses to exhibit at IFAI Expo 2021

June 8, 2021  |  Expo News, IFAI news, Industry News

Eligible North Carolina small businesses can take advantage of a program allowing for reimbursement of booth expenses related to exhibiting at IFAI Expo 2021, Nov. 2–4, 2021, at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced anoth…
Enter now: IFAI’s International Achievement Awards

May 13, 2021  |  Awards, IAA, IFAI news, News

After a year away, the International Achievement Awards (IAA) return for the 75th anniversary of recognizing the best projects across the specialty fabrics industry. The awards are an opportunity for you to showcase your technical skills and talents to the entire industry. The International Achievem…
Call for candidates for IFAI Board positions

May 11, 2021  |  IFAI news, Industry News

The Leadership Development Committee of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is looking for individuals with strong leadership skills to fill the following IFAI Board positions: •1st Vice Chairman: 2-year term (the individual elected to this position will be the “Chairman-…
MFA welcomes new board members

February 3, 2021  |  Company News, IFAI news, News

The Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) announces the following changes to the MFA Board: New Directors serving their first three‐year term: Kerri Ames, Yachtsman’s Canvas Mike Charlton, Charlton’s Marine Canvas Mike Hendrix, Keyston Bros Former Directors who have completed their terms an…
Free webinar discusses marine industry software tools

November 24, 2020  |  Events, IFAI news, Industry News, News, Shop Techniques

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is hosting a free webinar on Dec. 15, 2020, for IFAI members ($39 for non-members) discussing software specifically designed for marine fabricators. As the marine textile industry converts to mostly digital processes, this webinar will discuss …