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The 2013 IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo and the Advanced Textiles Conference & Trade Show registration is open, representing the broadest exposure to the specialty fabrics and advanced textiles industries. This year brings exciting changes, including a co-location with the 2013 SGIA Expo. Fabric suppliers, fiber producers, weavers, roll goods, equipment and service providers, end-product manufacturers, and more are set to converge at this one-of-a-kind conference Oct. 23-25, 2013 in Orlando, Fla.

Thousands of decision makers from all walks of the industry supply chain and from 60 countries come to the show each year in search of new suppliers or buyers, to make purchasing decisions and network with industry colleagues.

The 2013 trade event features a designated focus on the advanced textiles arena, with producers and service providers of innovative textile technologies. Programming includes advanced textiles fundamentals, advances in modification of textile surfaces, new developments and the latest in smart textiles and wearable technology. The ShowStoppers Awards will highlight improved applications, revolutionary design and increased efficiency in textiles. Additional programming focuses on niche industries and business-building sessions which round out the conference with a fully-featured educational component.

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About IFAI
The Industrial Fabrics Association International is the world's leading and longest-running specialty fabrics trade organization since 1912, with nearly 1,900 member companies located in 55 countries. IFAI publishes seven market-specific magazines and organizes global industry events.