IFAI Expo 1920-1929

January 1, 2020

This Business of Going to Conventions From James E. McGregor’s editorial on page 13 of the August 1928 National Canvas Goods Manufacturers Review.  Ideas are like the farmer at work. He prepares the ground by preparing his mind through study of conditions which affect the future crop. He gets those ideas from Farm schools, practical …

IFAI Expo 99 years and counting …

December 1, 2019

In 1912, fourteen manufacturers of awnings and canvas products convened at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver to form the National Tent & Awning Manufacturers Association. The goal of the group was both modest and practical: to set weights and prices for canvas products. But what has endured, for more than a century, is a …