IFAI Canada Expo 2018

February 7 – 9, 2018
Hotel Bonaventure Montreal

IFAI Canada Expo promotes and expands the Canadian marketplace for the textile industry. In conjunction with the foremost industry leaders and experts this event provides a forum for connection through the latest in education and networking opportunities.

IFAI Canada Expo développe et fait la promotion du marché canadien pour l’industrie textile. En collaboration avec les leaders et les experts de l’industrie, cet événement offre un forum permettant une connexion aux enseignements les plus récents et les possibilités de réseautage.

Canada Expo Registration will open in October!

 

* Schedule at a Glance (Calendrier en un coup d’oeil)

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018 (Mercredi 7 février 2018)
8 AM – 6 PM Registration Open
11 AM – 6 PM Exhibit Setup (Installation des espaces d’exposition)
Thursday, February 8, 2018 (Jeudi 8 février 2018)
9 AM – 11 AM Sewing Machine Workshop organized by IFAI Equipment Division

(Atelier de machines à coudre organisé par IFAI (division équipements))

9 AM – 10 AM

(Comment fidéliser sa clientèle et augmenter les ventes en utilisant le marketing électronique)

Antoine Bonicalzi, CyberimpactWith more than 8 years of experience in digital marketing, Antoine has worked on over 200 projects. He specializes in helping businesses generate more leads with their online marketing efforts.

As a digital marketing specialist at Cyberimpact, he helps small business owners in Canada reach their maximum potential with email marketing.

10 AM – 11 AM

(Pour quelles raisons un client devrait-il vous choisir?)

Tim McChesney, Founder and Partner, Greymatter AssociatesMost companies know very well what they do, but to be successful they should focus on what makes them different and ensure that it matters to customers To lack differentiation is to be commodotized and rely principally on lowest price to secure business. This session will help attendees understand the importance of brand differentiation, some common mistakes and misunderstandings and provide them with some key questions to help them position their companies for success – regardless of their size.

11 AM – 12:30 PM

(Dîner “Keynote” (combiné avec la remise des prix et l’assemblée annuelle))

Stephan Maighan, Motivational SpeakerStephan delivers keynote presentations that engage his audience, using humour and interactive exercises as hallmark techniques to get participants on the edge of their seats. His motto is simple: “Commit yourself to living and performing to your full potential”. He is touching and captivating and uses personal and professional experiences to impart powerful strategies.

Over the years, Stephan has been inspired by those who distinguish themselves and who master the art of excellence. His drive and his ‘zero-excuse’ attitude have helped him lead some of North America’s most successful sales teams. A true entrepreneur, Stephan is the founder of a Canadian distribution company that sells products and apparel in over 400 retail outlets nationwide. He is the author of a French book on taking charge of your life, which is a hit with readers and Québec media outlets alike. He has also co-authored another book on achieving success.

12:30 PM – 4:30 PM Exhibits Open (Visite des exposants)
5:30 PM – 9 PM Olympic Stadium Tour and Reception (Visite du stade olympique et réception)
Friday, February 9, 2018 (Vendredi 9 février 2018)
9 AM – 10 AM Workplace Safety, Standards & Regulations 
Presented by: CCOHS (The Centre for Occupational Health and Safety)
10 AM – 11 AM Developing an Effective On-boarding/Employee Training Program
11 AM – 3 PM Exhibits Open (Visite des exposants)
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch on Show Floor (Dîner dans le hall d’exposition)
3 PM – 10 PM Exhibit Tear Down (De’montage de l’exposition)

*Schedule subject to change

*Horaire sujet à changement