WELCOME TO IFAI EXPO 2017

IFAI Expo 2017 is organized by the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) and takes place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA, September 26–29. IFAI is thrilled to offer you the premier industrial fabrics expo in North America. This is the place to see new and innovative products, learn from the experts, meet influential industry leaders and more.

  • Connecting thousands of attendees with more than 400 exhibitors
  • Global connections and networking through events, education and meetings
  • Comprehensive programming to generate ideas, provide solutions and promote business growth
  • Numerous experiences showcasing the breadth and innovation of the industry

Drawing on more than 100 years of trade show experience, IFAI Expo has been the foundation of providing the specialty fabrics industry a forum for commerce, networking, and knowledge. With the addition of advanced textiles and an all-new shade area, the show continues to feature all aspects of the industry.

 

SPECIALTY FABRICS

Experience innovation at its best highlighted via partnerships in technical textiles markets including medical, automotive, e-textiles, safety/protective, performance wear and aerospace.

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ADVANCED TEXTILES

Innovative suppliers highlight partnerships throughout the supply chain in technical textiles markets including medical, automotive, wearables, safety/protective, performance wear, and aerospace.

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SHADE WEATHER PROTECTION

Shade and weather protection applications at your fingertips with traditional awning and tent coverings, reinforced mechanical barriers, canopies and motorized solutions.

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TESTING PROGRAM

An expanded three-part testing program at Expo. You’ll have access to experts, demonstrations and, Q&A, and more.

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MENTOR MEETINGS – NEW this year

This is your opportunity to meet one-on-one with the leading professionals in the industry!  Sign up early for these meetings as they are limited.

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SMART FABRICS PROGRAM

Channeling excitement into product development and showcasing innovative suppliers.

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