2021

MFA Virtual Series 2021

January 28 – March 18

The Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) Virtual Series is a 3-part online event occurring January 28th, February 18th and March 18. Each 2-hour event is focused on bringing the industry together through face-to-face video networking, insightful educational sessions and vendor spotlights, video shop tours, and/or awards presentations, giveaways, and more!

These short events are designed with the busy fabricator in mind, plan now to set aside just two hours a month and take advantage of this opportunity. Best of all, MFA members pay nothing to attend and non-members can participate at the low price of $169 for all three events!

Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021

February 22 – April 29

Geosynthetics Conference 2021 was co-located with the International Erosion Control Association’s Annual Conference. This event featured more than 70 pdhs and a full exhibit hall. The conference may be over but the sessions are now available on demand until May1 and may be viewed for pdh credit and the virtual exhibit hall is still available for visitors. Registration for this virtual event will remain open until April 29.

Women in Textiles Virtual Summit 2021

March 4 – March 5

Virtual

Conduct business while making connections at the Women in Textiles Virtual Summit 2021. The Summit gathers some of the brightest leaders in the textiles industry to share, grow and network. Come as colleagues and leave as friends. 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 important issues affecting women in business.

Webinar: PAMA’s Energy Savings Calculator

March 9

1 – 1:45 pm EST

Members: Free, Non-Members: $39

Did you know that PAMA introduced a web-based app that calculates the energy savings of awnings? The Energy Savings Calculator was designed to allow its users to input awning specifications to get the total dollars in energy savings from awning products. If you’re not familiar with the app, or just haven’t had a chance to try it, you’ll want to attend this webinar! We’ll present a technical explanation so you’ll understand the science behind it. Plus, you’ll learn how to navigate the software and how and why to use the app as a sales tool.

USIFI/NFI Virtual Advocacy Day

April 13 – April 14

The past year has brought many obstacles to the industry and it is more important than ever to continue advocacy efforts. This year, USIFI and NFI’s Advocacy Days will be held virtually to connect with representatives 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.

Outlook Conference 2021

April 25 – April 27

Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

The Outlook Conference is the premier leadership event for the specialty textile industry. Co-developed by the IFAI divisions of the United States Industrial Fabrics Institute (USIFI) and Narrow Fabrics Institute (NFI), the conference is a two-day education and networking event for industry executives and key decision makers in the specialty textile industry.

IFAI Expo 2021

November 1 – November 4

Nashville, Tennessee

Advanced Textiles Conference Education: Nov. 1

Show Floor Dates: Nov. 2 - 4

For more than a century, IFAI Expo has been the industrial fabrics industry’s flagship show. As the premier textiles event, Expo is the place where over 4,000 industry stakeholders and leaders connect, learn, and make purchases in order to grow their businesses.​

2022

Marine Fabricators Conference 2022

January 13 – January 15

Join us at the annual Marine Fabricators conference at Wild Dunes, Charleston's Island Resort located in Isle of Palms, South Carolina. The conference features three full days of education and networking designed to help you cultivate industry connections, improve your efficiency and increase revenue.

Tent Expo 2022

January 18 – January 20

ONE DAYTONA

​​​Tent Expo is the biggest show of its kind in North America for the tent rental and supply industry. Every two years, hundreds of CEOs, colleagues, installer and suppliers come together to network, learn, stretch their thinking and revel in new product innovations and techniques under awe-inspiring tent displays.​​

Outlook Conference 2022

April 24 – April 26

The Omni Homestead Resort

The Outlook Conference is the premier leadership event for the specialty textile industry. Co-developed by the IFAI divisions of the United States Industrial Fabrics Institute (USIFI) and Narrow Fabrics Institute (NFI), the conference is a two-day education and networking event for industry executives and key decision makers in the specialty textile industry.