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Oct 2014


Minneapolis Convention Center 1301 Second Avenue South Minneapolis , Minnesota 55403
Tel: (612) 335-6000
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IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo / Advanced Textiles Conference & Trade Show 2014 (Formerly IFAI Expo Americas )- Industrial Fabrics Association International



Leading the way in specialty fabrics

Formerly known as IFAI Expo Americas, IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo aligns with the industry’s flagship publication, Specialty Fabrics Review, and strategically focuses on the needs of the traditional market segments.

The growth and demand for advanced textile applications led to IFAI’s establishment of the Advanced Textiles Expo, to meet the needs of the top level of the industry supply chain and companies that supply roll goods, material and other products or services for advanced applications.

These events, held Oct. 14-16 in Minneapolis, Minn., will focus on connecting people, promoting products and advancing ideas with:

The broadest marketplace connecting thousands of attendees with more than 400 exhibitors

Global connections and networking through events, education and meetings

Comprehensive programming to generate ideas, provide solutions and promote business growth

Numerous experiences showcasing the breadth and innovation of the industry

Specialty Fabrics Expo

This premier event showcases awnings, digital printing, graphics, tarps, tents and more. Educational components include panel discussions, roundtables, workshops and engaging sessions to help advance your business.

Advanced Textiles Expo

This specialty event showcases products such as aerospace, engineering, geosynthetics, medical, safety and technical, as well as military goods. Educational components focus on application-based uses blending technology and materials.


More than 6,000 high-level decision makers, industry insiders and qualified buyers, will converge at Specialty Fabrics and Advanced Textiles Expos. Become an exhibitor and receive unprecedented access to this coveted audience. We can help you promote your products and services - ensuring success.

Seize the opportunity

Cultivate new connections in an unrivaled face-to-face environment where networking brings about new opportunities. As an exhibitor, you are eligible for several free promotional opportunities including the ShowStoppers competition and the Fabric Sourcing Center, as well as free profiles in the Show Guide and Specialty Fabrics Review. These are only a few of the many powerful opportunities that can help maximize your booth traffic, increase sales and support your business.

About IFAI

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is a not-for-profit trade association comprised of member companies representing the international specialty fabrics marketplace. Member companies range in size from one-person shops to multinational corporations. Members' products cover the broad spectrum of specialty fabrics and include fibers, fabrics, end products, equipment and hardware.




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