Virtual Expo 2020: timely, relevant, essential

October 1st, 2020

Several years ago, the conference management team at Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) started planning the 100th annual Expo event. People asked, “You mean the 100th anniversary of the organization?” “No,” I clarified. “The organization is older than the show, and we didn’t host Expo during certain war years.” As the impact of the COVID-19 […]

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Expo unveiled: Advanced Textiles Conference Showcases Innovation

July 1st, 2020

COVID-19 has illuminated the importance of textiles and why innovation remains a driving force in the industry. Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) supports innovation in numerous ways, including its upcoming Advanced Textiles (AT) Conference at IFAI Expo 2020 in Indianapolis, Ind. Emily McBryan of the NASA Johnson Space Center talks with an attendee of IFAI […]

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Your trade, your show

August 1st, 2019

by Linden Wicklund This year is the 99th year of IFAI Expo, and like every year, we’ve added new features to keep attendees and exhibitors coming back year after year. Among other things, there will be a fun run, puppies, and classroom and show floor education each day of the show. But the most entertaining […]

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Shared success

September 1st, 2018

Networking is not about just connecting people. It’s about connecting people with people, people with ideas, and people with opportunities. Michele Jennae, author of The Connectworker Shared success This year’s IFAI Expo is shaping up to be an exceptionally dynamic show, as we work to keep pace with the lively and growing industrial textile industry […]

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