Show highlights

Advanced Textiles Conference – Smart Fabrics, Military, Medical and testing tracks, keynote lunch, Networking Reception and Student Design Awards presentation as part of our Super Tuesday programming.

Opening Reception – Fun for all on Wednesday evening

Wednesday and Thursday Opening Keynotes – Free inspiration for all attendees, prior to show floor open

Smart Fabrics Program – Introducing the IFAI Expo Smart Fabrics Program, designed to channel smart fabrics excitement into new product development.  More info

TestingEarn certification from North Carolina State University through the IFAI Expo Testing Program and meet testing experts in the Testing Demo zone. More info

Mentor Meetings Program – Connecting attendees with independent experts in various fields to create a more meaningful Expo experience. More info

Campfire Sessions – Free Education sessions, with a special location on the Advanced Textiles show floor.

Additional highlights

Fabric Sourcing Center – Hundreds of exhibitor’s materials in one prime location along with education and industry information

International Achievement Awards – See the industry’s best in technical skill, innovation and design excellence

Show floor

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About us

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is a trade association comprised of member companies representing the global specialty fabrics, advanced textiles, shade and geosynthetic marketplaces. IFAI invests more than $8 million each year to advance the industry and support member companies.

Advanced Textiles Product Division (ATP) – ATP supports the entire industry and offers support, networking, education and scholarships to help ensure its future. For more information on ATP including a member list, scholarship information, a list of webinars and the latest news, click here.