Membership Drives Success

Join the only trade association in the world representing the entire specialty fabrics and advanced textiles industry.

IFAI’s publications, conferences, online knowledge-base, staff experts, and industry connections are all centered on member success. Members benefits include marketplace networking, product and service exposure, market sector research and consultation, sourcing referrals, business service discounts, trade advocacy, and more.

IFAI Member Benefits

Your membership provides essential networking connections and industry information. IFAI’s marketplace cannot be replicated anywhere else. Membership provides educational opportunities to increase efficiency and expand business scope. Members enjoy discounts on IFAI events and services.


Use the Buyer’s Guide to find products and services you need for your business.


Get your company listed in our Member Directory and be seen by thousands of potential customers.

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Stay connected through our members only Networking Groups.


Whether you’re a new business owner or seasoned professional looking to finance, staff or market your business, we’ve got Small Business resources to help you along.

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If you can’t find what you need through our site you can always call InfoCentral and talk to a live person to help you out.

Omari Hoover
+1 651 225 6984
+1 800 328 4324


Save some money on bookstore items, conferences, trade shows and more through our members only Discounts.

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We strive to deliver solid Market Research results for our members.

Exclusive Content

Our magazines and websites provide trustworthy information when you need it. IFAI has been the voice of the industry since 1912 and no other association provides IFAI’s scope of benefits.


Member testimonial

Expo is a place where you can meet the industry—everybody in the business is there. There’s nothing else that comes up to its level.

— Per Lindstrand, president, Lindstrand Technologies