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GMA/IGS North America Webinar: An Introduction to Geopipe

March 26


In Collaboration with IGS North America.  Learn about applications, specifications, and test methods associated with geopipe. These polymeric pipe materials are essential to the success of modern infrastructures: water, wastewater, sewer, landfills, mining, residential and commercial development, utilities, etc. IGS North America’s “Introduction to Geopipe” webinar is ideal for environmental engineers, infrastructure-owning agencies, design engineers, municipal engineers, regulators, general contractors, and other stakeholders.  

Textile Industry Retirement Plan

April 2


Please join IFAI and Jason Ludwikowski, Transamerica Retirement Solutions, for a webinar to learn more about the IFAI Retirement Plan, a member benefit. Whether your business currently offers a retirement plan or is interested in offering a retirement plan the IFAI Retirement Plan may be an effective solution.

Fabricators Shop Talk, an IFAI Workshop Series – Irvine, CA

April 5

Energize yourself and your team with education sessions on industrial equipment. In this one-day event, meet with suppliers and build your fabrication knowledge and get tips on how to keep your production and manufacturing process alive, well and lean.

GMA/IGS-NA Webinar – Leak Detection Sensitivity

April 16


IGS-NA / GMA Webinar - Leak detection sensitivity testing, what does it mean?

Outlook Conference 2019

May 6 – May 8

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

USIFI and NFI join together to unite respected industry leaders and provide perspectives on current trends and future insights. Attend Outlook 2019 to gain expert insight and a competitive edge.

GMA Spring Lobby Day May 21 -22, 2019

May 21 – May 22

Washington D.C.

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) continues to make significant strides toward increasing the industry's exposure in Washington, D.C. Many members of Congress are now advocating for our industry, in large part, due to GMA's lobbying efforts along with the support and involvement of GMA members. It is critical that GMA members continue to educate members of Congress about national issues affecting companies within their districts and states. GMA appreciates the hard work of our members and will continue to be a strong industry advocate.

IFAI Expo 2019

October 1 – October 4

Orange County Convention Center (South Concourse)

Orlando, Florida

Join 5,000+ textiles professionals, 3+ days of education, more than 300 exhibitors. Find new products to help you in your business, network with peers, discover new opportunities.

2019 MFA Southeast Regional Workshop

October 25 – October 26

Southern Stitch Canvas & Upholstery LLC

Save the date for the MFA Regional Workshop – Southeast. Details coming soon.

2019 MFA Great Lakes Regional Workshop

November 1 – November 2

Save the date for the MFA Regional workshop. Details coming soon.


Marine Fabricators Conference 2020

January 9 – January 11

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.