The annual Outlook 2014 Conference will be held May 5-6 at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N.C. This event is co-developed by the U. S. Industrial Fabrics Institute (USIFI) and the Narrow Fabrics Institute (NFI) and provides a premiere leadership forum for technical textile executives focusing on business and economic outlooks. Keynote Speaker William S. Cohen, Chairman and CEO of The Cohen Group and former Secretary of Defense, U.S. Senator and U.S. Congressman, and industry speaker Allen E. Gant Jr., president and CEO of Glen Raven Inc., will present on topics dealing with business leadership, fiber outlook and economics, military markets and trade. More information on registration will be available soon.