Shade Campfires take place on the show floor in booth S2447
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Wednesday, Sep 27
1:30 – 2pm

Support and be inspired by the future of the industry – the Fabric Structures Association (FSA) sponsors a that challenges students in the design/architectural industry to explore a variety of design issues that could incorporate the use of fabric in design. Come hear about the winning project, as well as meet the students who designed it!
http://www.ifai.com/student-design-challenge/fabric-structures-student-design-challenge

2:30 – 3pm

Presented by: Kevin Kelly, Independent Consultant

Sometimes you don’t even have to leave your office to improve profits! This presentation will identify 7 opportunities to generate more CASH without ever leaving your desk!

3:30 – 4pm

Presented by: Becky Post, Editorial Director, IFAI

IFAI publications and websites offer great opportunities to publicize your company’s news, products and innovations. This campfire session will address the IFAI editorial calendar and timelines.

4:30 – 5pm

Presented by: Sam Armijos, President, Fabric Architect LLC

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, just to name a few. Learn how to get up to speed with Social Media and your business. Learn from a pro or show the others a few of your tricks.

Thursday, Sep 28
12:30 – 1pm

Support and be inspired by the future of the industry – the Fabric Structures Association (FSA) sponsors a that challenges students in the design/architectural industry to explore a variety of design issues that could incorporate the use of fabric in design. Come hear about the winning project, as well as meet the students who designed it!
http://www.ifai.com/student-design-challenge/awning-canopy-student-design-challenge

1:30 – 2:15pm

Presented by:
Mary Gilmore, AIA, NCIDQ, Architect; John T. Campo & Associates, Inc.
Mike Sullaway, Sullaway Engineering, Inc.

Mike Sullaway will share his insight and experience in working with engineers during this extended campfire session.

Bring your questions and be prepared to learn:

  • Factors to consider before selecting an engineer
  • How to build trust and leverage with your partnership
  • What engineers need from you to do their best work
2:30 – 3pm

Presented by: Trevor Stevenson, Vice President, Eastman Machine Co.

This session will cover preventative maintenance of cutting machines and explain how to keep equipment running efficiently. Additionally, this presentation will compare down-time versus up-time, relationships and how preventative maintenance effects it, different types of preventative maintenance services and quality plans that are typically offered.

3:30 – 4pm

Presented by: Linden Wicklund, Director of Member Program, IFAI

Whether your company is a long time member or you are just hearing about IFAI for the first time, this campfire session is for you. Join us to learn about the best ways to utilize the myriad of membership benefits to enhance your business.

4:30 – 5pm

Presented by: Traci Evling, President, JTE Machine Systems, Inc.

Overview of safety and maintenance for welding machines. Preventative maintenance tips for daily, weekly and monthly care to prevent downtime.

Friday, Sep 29
10:30 -11am

Presented by: Linden Wicklund, Director of Member Program, IFAI

Whether your company is a long time member or you are just hearing about IFAI for the first time, this campfire session is for you. Join us to learn about the best ways to utilize the myriad of membership benefits to enhance your business.