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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.

ATP Webinar: Lab to Life-Saving: Advanced Textiles R&D Innovations to Commercialization

February 25


Taking a product from the lab and make it into a product for the masses - how do you do that? We will take a look at some of the paths that researchers and companies can take to commercialize advances in textiles. Walk away with a path to help take your innovation to commercialization.

USIFI and NFI Advocacy Days

March 3 – March 4

Formerly known as Lobby Days, USIFI and NFI members will join forces in Washington D.C. March 3-4 to discuss important trade and government procurement textile issues with Congress and key executive branch policymakers. Exclusive to USIFI and NFI Division Members, this event is vital to influencing policy decisions around key issues.

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


Marine Fabricators Conference 2021

January 7 – January 9

Sheraton New Orleans

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