2022 MFA Conference brings energy, excitement and relief

January 25th, 2022

Attendees at the 2022 MFA Conference participated in numerous education sessions. After a year’s hiatus, the 2022 Marine Fabricators Conference that took place Jan. 13-15 at Wild Dunes Resort on the Isle of Palms, S.C., came roaring back with laughter, learning and gratitude. With a total of 220 attendees, a record 90 first-time attendees and […]

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IFAI Fabricators Conference and Showcase taking place in April

January 21st, 2022

The Industrial Fabric Association International (IFAI) Fabricators Conference and Showcase 2022 will take place April 12, 2022, at Northcoast Canvas Training Workshops in Port Clinton, Ohio. The one-day conference is an opportunity to expand hands-on fabrication skills and grow industry knowledge. Showcase highlights include: Workforce development and training; tips, guidelines and resourcesRoundtable discussions covering industry […]

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MFA Regional Workshop registration open

January 19th, 2022

Registration is now open for the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) regional workshop hosted by Charlton’s Marine Canvas in Yorktown, Va., February 10-11, 2022. This is an opportunity for hands-on marine fabrication education in a shop setting. Build your network with like-minded business owners, exhibitors and suppliers, and share business information while you socialize and expand […]

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MFA Regional Workshop registration open

January 13th, 2022

Registration is now open for the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) regional workshop hosted by Charlton’s Marine Canvas in Yorktown, Va., February 10-11, 2022. This is an opportunity for hands-on marine fabrication education in a shop setting. Build your network with like-minded business owners, exhibitors and suppliers, and share business information while you socialize and expand […]

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IFAI Board Chair Amy Bircher to participate in online Q and A

January 12th, 2022

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) will hold an “Ask Me Anything” event with IFAI Board Chair Amy Bircher on Monday, January 31, 2022, from 2pm – 3pm EST in an IFAI CONNECT community Open Forum. This is an opportunity to ask Bircher questions about the future of IFAI as well as challenges currently facing […]

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MFA Regional Workshop registration open

January 5th, 2022

Registration is now open for the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) regional workshop hosted by Charlton’s Marine Canvas in Yorktown, Va., February 10-11, 2022. This is an opportunity for hands-on marine fabrication education in a shop setting. Build your network with like-minded business owners, exhibitors and suppliers, and share business information while you socialize and expand […]

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IFAI and NECPA partner on marine and awning education at NECPA Expo 2022

December 15th, 2021

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is partnering with the North East Canvas Products Association (NECPA) zone to bring marine and awning education tracks to NECPA Expo 2022 being held Jan. 20-22, 2022, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and Conference Center in Warwick, RI. The education topics will include fabric graphics, outdoor dining structures, high-pressure […]

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Year-end tax strategies webinar

December 2nd, 2021

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is presenting a free year-end tax strategies webinar on Dec. 8, 2021, from 1-2 pm EST. The end of the year creates an opportunity for planning, both from a business and personal perspective. This webinar will discuss business and personal tax strategies for the remainder of 2021 and beyond. […]

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Free MFA virtual event will explore marine fabrication around the world

November 15th, 2021

Registration is now open for the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) two-hour online event “Marine Fabrication Around the World” taking place Dec. 2, 2021, from 3-5 p.m. EDT. Attendees and suppliers will gather for a look into how fabrication methods vary in different locales. Topics will include a discussion of spray dodger fabrication techniques with Dave […]

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IFAI Women in Textiles Summit registration opens

October 27th, 2021

Registration is now open for the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) Women in Textiles Summit being held Feb. 16-18, 2022, at the Château Élan Winery & Resort in Braselton, Ga. The goal of the summit is to strengthen the advancement of women and men through an interactive forum that provides education, networking and dialogue about […]

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