Check back soon for more information about what the 2022 IFAI Expo has in store!



All stated times are Eastern Standard Time.

Monday, October 10

7:30 am–5:30 pm Onsite Registration / Check-In Open
8 am–5 pm Exhibitor Install

Tuesday, October 11

7:30 am–5:30 pm Onsite Registration / Check-In Open
8 am–5 pm Exhibitor Install
11:30 am–12:45 pm * Advanced Textiles Conference Welcome Lunch & Plenary Session
1–5 pm * Advanced Textiles Conference
5–6:30 pm * Advanced Textiles Conference Networking Reception

Wednesday, October 12

8 am–5 pm Onsite Registration / Check-In Open
8:30–9:45 am Expo Kick Off with Opening Keynote and IFAI Annual Meeting
10 am–5 pm Show Floor Open
  • IFAI Hub
  • Awards Gallery
  • 10–11:50 am ** Advanced Textiles Classroom Education
    10–11:50 am ** Industry Classroom Education
    10:30 am–4:30 pm Show Floor Education
  • Campfire: Advanced Textiles
  • Campfire: Shade & Weather Protection
  • Campfire: Specialty Fabrics
  • Equipment Demonstrations
  • 1–1:30 pm

    Enjoy a cup of coffee and grab a seat for this annual update, now featuring all Divisions! Members and non-members are encouraged to join ATA membership program staff for a Division update to learn how member programming and other offerings among all membership Divisions can serve your company. This is a chance to engage with your division leaders and learn more about the other market segments that ATA serves.

    Attendees will then be invited to tour the awards gallery on the show floor to view the winners of the International Achievement Awards and more!

    5–6:30 pm Expo Opening Reception
    7–9:30 pm *** Industry Night

    Thursday, October 13

    7:15 am ***Fun Run/Walk
    8 am–5 pm Onsite Registration / Check-In Open
    9–11:50 am ** Advanced Textiles Classroom Education
    9–11:50 am ** Industry Classroom Education
    10 am–5 pm Show Floor Open
  • IFAI Hub
  • Awards Gallery
  • 10:30 am–4:30 pm Show Floor Education
  • Campfire: Advanced Textiles
  • Campfire: Shade & Weather Protection
  • Campfire: Specialty Fabrics
  • Equipment Demonstrations
  • Friday, October 14

    8 am–2 pm Onsite Registration / Check-In Open
    10 am–2 pm Show Floor Open
  • IFAI Hub
  • Awards Gallery
  • 10:30 am–12:30 pm Show Floor Education
  • Campfire: Advanced Textiles
  • Campfire: Shade & Weather Protection
  • Campfire: Specialty Fabrics
  • Equipment Demonstrations
  • 2–8 pm Exhibitor Dismantle

    Saturday, October 15

    8 am–12 pm Exhibitor Dismantle

    Unless otherwise noted in the agenda, all activities will take place at the Charlotte Convention Center.

    * All Access Registration is required to attend the Advanced Textiles Conference and grants access to all Expo Education and Show Floor features!
    ** Expo Plus Registration is required to attend industry classroom education and does not include the Advanced Textiles Conference.
    *** Requires an add-on purchase during registration.

    IFAI Disclaimer: Although every reasonable effort is made to provide the speakers, topics, and sessions listed, some changes or substitutions may occur. Speakers and sessions are subject to cancellation or change up to and including the day the session(s) are scheduled to be held. Changes or cancellations are made at the discretion of IFAI and may be done without notifying attendees. If sessions are changed or canceled no refunds should be expected. Agreement to attend IFAI Expo acknowledges acceptance of this provision.