Unless otherwise noted in the agenda, all activities will take place at the Nashville Music City 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.

All stated times are Central Standard Time.

Sunday, October 31

7:30am - 5:30pm Registration Open
8am - 5pm Exhibitor Install

Monday, November 1

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

Tuesday, November 2

6:45 - 8am *** Nashville Fun Run/Walk (Offsite)
8am - 5pm Registration Open
8:30 - 9:45am Expo Kick Off with Opening Keynote and IFAI Annual Meeting
10am - 5pm Show Floor Open
  • IFAI Hub
  • Welcome Desk
  • 10am - 12pm ** Industry Classroom Education
    10:30am - 2:30pm Pet a Puppy Fundraising Event on Show Floor
    10:30am - 4:30pm Show Floor Education
  • Campfire: Advanced Textiles
  • Campfire: Shade & Weather Protection
  • Campfire: Specialty Fabrics
  • Sponsored Demos and Innovation Stage
  • 2 - 4pm ** Industry Classroom Education
    4:30 - 6pm Expo Opening Reception and 100th Anniversary Celebration
    6:30 - 8:30pm *** Industry Night (Offsite)

    Wednesday, November 3

    8am - 5pm Registration Open
    8 - 9:30am ** Awards and Networking Breakfast
    10am - 5pm Show Floor Open
  • IFAI Hub
  • Welcome Desk
  • 9am - 12pm ** Industry Classroom Education
    10:30am - 2:30pm Pet a Puppy Fundraising Event on Show Floor
    10:30am - 4:30pm Show Floor Education
  • Campfire: Advanced Textiles
  • Campfire: Shade & Weather Protection
  • Campfire: Specialty Fabrics
  • Sponsored Demos and Innovation Stage
  • 2 - 4pm ** Industry Classroom Education
    5 - 6pm Young Professionals / Emerging Leader Happy Hour (Offsite)

    Thursday, November 4

    8am - 2pm Registration Open
    9 - 9:50am IFAI Expo Closing Keynote
    10am - 2pm Show Floor Open
  • IFAI Hub
  • Welcome Desk
  • 10:30am - 1pm Show Floor Education
  • Campfire: Advanced Textiles
  • Campfire: Shade & Weather Protection
  • Campfire: Specialty Fabrics
  • Sponsored Demos and Innovation Stage
  • 11am - 1pm Pet a Puppy Fundraising Event on Show Floor
    1 - 5pm *** Fabric Structures Summit with Networking Reception
    2 - 8pm Exhibitor Dismantle

    Friday, November 5

    8am - 12pm Exhibitor Dismantle

    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.