IFAI Expo

IFAI Expo — North America’s Premier Industrial Fabrics Show


For close to a century, Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) Expo has been regarded as the industrial fabric industry’s flagship show for commerce, networking and knowledge. Visit IFAI Expo to find new technology and products from more than 350 exhibitors. Check out the divisions & markets IFAI serves at the IFAI Hub (Booth #1143.)

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IFAI Expo 2018 Exhibit Hall

  • Specialty Fabrics
  • Advanced Textiles
  • Smart Fabrics
  • Shade and Weather Protection
  • Military
  • Marine
  • Geosynthetics
  • Fabric Structures

Exhibit Hall Hours

Tuesday, Oct. 16: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday, Oct. 17: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday, Oct. 18: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Campfires

Campfires are 20-minute education sessions on the show floor specific to an industrial fabrics market. The markets include: Advanced Textiles (Booth #2214), Specialty Fabrics (#621), and Shade and Weather Protection (#1755).

E-Textiles

Workshops (Booth #A2535) Daily during show floor hours.
A gathering place for e-textiles innovators, suppliers, beginners, and experts

Market Discussions Daily during show floor hours,
Open to all. 30-minute, open forum discussions focused on specific e-textiles markets, facilitated by application experts. Topics include Health Fitness, Apparel, Smart Clothing, Military, and Medical.

Deconstruction Sessions

Tuesday 11-11:30 am and Noon-12:30 pm., Wednesday from 11-11:30 am and Noon-12:30 pm.
Open to all on the show floor. Lead by E-textiles experts, these sessions show how the end-user experience is delivered through the deconstruction of various e-textiles currently on the market.

Intro To Testing

Tuesday 11-11:30 am and Noon-12:30 pm., Wednesday from 11-11:30 am and Noon-12:30 pm.
Open to all on the show floor. Lead by E-textiles experts, these sessions show how the end-user experience is delivered through the deconstruction of various e-textiles currently on the market.

Testing Demo Zone

Open daily during show floor hours
Interact with testing experts through live and video demonstrations.

Manufacturing for Good Demo Booth- Live Manufacturing On The Show Floor!

Enjoy a live manufacturing event right on the Expo show floor! Visit the Manufacturing for Good booth to view equipment demonstrations and watch the full manufacturing process.

Show Stopper

Find show stopper flags and check out some of the most innovative, revolutionary products and designs in the industry.

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