IFAI Expo: Leveraging rental tents during and after the pandemic

November 4, 2021  |  Expo News, News

Jim Reyen, business director at Johnson Outdoors Inc./Eureka! Big Tents Division, presented the campfire session “Leveraging Rental Tents During and After the COVID Pandemic” at IFAI Expo in Nashville, Tenn. During the session, Reyen explained the changing demands for tents throughout various st…
IFAI Expo: Shade sail dos and don’ts

November 3, 2021  |  Expo News, News

Shade sails offer a great business opportunity for fabricators, but it’s important to keep some key “dos and don’ts” in mind. That was the message from Shazeebo owner and founder Patrick Howe during his presentation “Shade Sails Dos and Don’ts—A Deep Dive,” presented at the IFAI Expo…
IFAI Expo: How to outsell your competition

November 3, 2021  |  Expo News, News

During the education session “Outselling Your Competition: Four Activities Your Sales Team Must Be Doing Post-COVID” at IFAI Expo 2021 in Nashville, Tenn., James Auerbach, vice president—event segment for the American Rental Association, shared four measurable and respectable pillars that all …
IFAI Expo: Nature-based infrared wellness

November 2, 2021  |  Expo News, News

Hologenix, the makers of Celliant, has introduced a fully biodegradable infrared viscose material that is embedded with an infrared mineral complex designed to harness and reflect human energy. Monday afternoon, during the Advanced Textiles Conference at IFAI Expo 2021, the company’s chief supply …
IFAI Expo: Shade sail engineering software

November 2, 2021  |  Expo News, News

On Nov. 2, 2021, at IFAI Expo in Nashville, Tenn., Timothy Akes, representative for the Americas, MPanel Software Solutions, and Andrew Askwith, senior software developer, MPanel Software Solutions, presented the education session “Shade Sail Engineering—It’s Not Just a Bunch of Numbers.” Ac…
IFAI Expo: Steve Rizzo delivers keynote address

November 2, 2021  |  Expo News, News

The 100th in-person IFAI Expo kicked off Tuesday morning with a keynote address from Steve Rizzo focused on optimism even in time of struggles. Rizzo, a former stand-up comedian, is the author of the bestselling books Motivate THIS! and Get Your SHIFT Together who focuses on what he calls “Common …
IFAI Expo: Implementing greener chemistry in supply chains

November 2, 2021  |  Expo News, News

The global textile industry is moving steadily toward a future dependent on greener chemistries than many of the ones currently in use. There are several factors driving this trend, including increasing consumer demand for greener products, but the process involved with converting to more sustainabl…
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…