2022

Marine Fabricators Conference 2022

January 13 – January 15

Wild Dunes Resort

Isle of Palms, SC

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.

SHOT Show Supplier Showcase with IFAI’s Military Division

January 17 – January 18

Palazzo Ballroom

Las Vegas, NV

SHOT Show’s Supplier Showcase takes place before the big show from January 17–18, 2022. This is an exclusive chance for suppliers to present their products to manufacturers. The Military Division’s table is available as an exclusive member benefit for Military Members to display their logo, samples, and reading materials at a fraction of the cost of showing individually.

Tent Expo 2022

January 18 – January 20

ONE DAYTONA

Daytona Beach, FL

​​​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.​​

Member Exclusive Webinar | Code Consultant Update

January 26

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT

Webinar

MEMBER EXCLUSIVE | Free for Members

In this member exclusive webinar, IFAI’s Code Consultant Paul Armstrong will provide an update on code issues. Come with your questions for Paul to answer.

Women in Textiles Summit 2022

February 16 – February 18

Chateau Elan

Braselton, GA

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. The event will explore how women are contributing to the success of their organizations and the textile industry.

Registration opens September 2021

Smart Fabrics Summit 2022

March 28 – March 29

Talley Student Union, North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC

Join us for Smart Fabrics Summit 2022, hosted on the North Carolina State University campus!

Smart Fabrics Summit brings together industries that need to collaborate in order for the smart fabrics industry to meet its full potential and accelerate its development by U.S. manufacturers, spurring original thinking among public and private sector organizations on how new and existing policies affect future products.

Outlook Conference 2022

April 24 – April 26

The Omni Homestead Resort

Hot Springs, VA

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 2022

October 12 – October 14

Charlotte Convention Center

Charlotte, NC

Advanced Textiles Conference Education: October 11

Show Floor Dates: October 12-14

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.​