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IFAI Webinar: Advanced Military Contract Bidding

December 17


​The US Government is the largest buyer of goods and services in the world. Learn more advanced processes for doing business with the various agencies in a 1-hour webinar.

Webinar: Are Building Codes and Standards Important or a Hinderance to your Business?

December 20

This course will have a brief review of the Building Code sections that impact the Awning Industry and the related enforcement issues.  It will end with a discussion of why and how such codes are developed and how you can be involved.  There will also be time at the end for discussion on code enforcement …


Marine Fabricators Conference 2020

January 9 – January 11

Plaza Resort and Spa, Daytona Beach, FL

Join us at the annual Marine Fabricators Conference in Daytona Florida. The conference features three full days of education and networking designed to help you cultivate industry connections, improve your efficiency and increase revenue.

Tent Conference 2020

January 22 – January 24

Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo

Join us at Tent Conference, Jan. 22-24, in River Ranch, FL. This biennial event features a robust educational schedule designed to help grow your business, valuable networking opportunities, access to the industry's top material suppliers and the annual Tent Rental Division (TRD) business meeting.

Women in Textiles Summit 2020

February 19 – February 21

Renaissance Nashville

If you have been looking for answers, the Women in Textiles Summit is for you. This groundbreaking event provides opportunities to cultivate positive relationships, encourages new industry trailblazers and elevates your expertise by exposing new voices, relatable stories and diverse perspectives.

Geosynthetics Conference 2020: CASE STUDIES

March 8 – March 10

Charleston Area Convention Center

The Geosynthetics Case Study Conference, which will run March 8–10, 2020, in Charleston, S.C., is a must-attend event featuring geotechnical practitioners, designers, regulators, contractors and installers coming together at this specialized edition of the highly respected Geosynthetics Conference. Start making plans now to attend this educational and trade show event to learn about the many unique uses of geosynthetics through a variety of case studies.

Smart Fabrics Summit 2020: Ideation to Commercialization

April 16 – April 17

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

The 2020 Smart Fabrics Summit provides a forum for professionals in the industrial textiles industry to discuss, examine and understand how to bring a “smart” product to market. Registration is now open!

Outlook Conference 2020

April 26 – April 28

Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC

Discover a signature experience for industry leaders at Outlook 2020. Dive in to a deep exploration of the industrial fabrics industry and uncover: - Essential information, including driving factors and challenges, that will define the future growth of our industry - Exclusive insights to power informed decisions that improve our organizations and daily lives - Empowered understanding and decreased uncertainty to mitigate risk - Expansive, shared knowledge from across industry sectors Join USIFI, NFI and the Military Division to explore our industry at Outlook 2020. Registration opens November 2019.

IFAI Fabricators Conference & Showcase Spring 2020

April 30 – May 1

Sheraton Jacksonville Hotel

Make plans to attend this 1.5 day conference in Jacksonville, FL. Grow your industry knowledge with session topics on cutting rooms, industrial sewing machine maintenance, and more! Network with fabricators and suppliers. Discover what’s new at the showcase tabletops featuring products and services.

IFAI Expo 2020

November 3 – November 6

Indianapolis, Indiana