Welcome to IFAI Expo 2020

IFAI Expo is organized by the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) and will take place at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN, Nov. 4-6, 2020, with education happening Nov. 3-6.


Please email expospeakers@ifai.com
You will receive an email within 3 business days.


– November 2019: Call for Presentations Open
– March 2020: Presentations Reviewed
– March 2020: Presentations Accepted/Announced
– May 2020: Expo Schedule Available
– Fall 2020: Presentation Materials Due

Priority of Proposal Acceptance

Sessions are to be educational and not intended to promote one’s product, service or company. Content is to be unbiased, neutral and noncommercial. Priority of acceptance is first given to IFAI members followed by nonmembers who can offer unique, relevant, and educational content.

If you are interested in exploring IFAI membership and membership benefits, please visit  ifai.com/membership

Education Content Categories:

– Advanced Textiles
– Shade & Weather Protection
– Specialty Fabrics
– General Business

Items of Note:

– Final presentation(s) due September 25, 2020
– All sessions to be on IFAI Expo branded template
– If selected to speak, must be able to be onsite from Nov. 3-6, 2020
– Submissions will be reviewed and accepted by committee with selected presenters contacted by staff
– Proposals and presentations must be in English
– Presentation schedule should plan to include time for questions
– Presentation length between 30 – 45 minutes
– All selected presentations must be submitted in advance of presentation for distribution to attendees
– All selected presentations must be free of sales/company/corporate marketing
– All selected presenters agree to have their presentation photographed/videotaped for future distribution by IFAI
– All selected presenters will be provided with one (1) complimentary Expo registration
– Presenters are considered attendees of Expo and are expected to pay their own travel expenses

This form is now closed.
Now Closed! Before submitting, please review requirements at the left. Selected presenters will present at Expo Plus on October 15, 2018 and/or show floor campfires on October 16-18, 2018.