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IFAI Expo to celebrate 100 years

In the Industry | June 28, 2021 | By:

For a century, IFAI Expo has been the industrial fabrics industry’s flagship show. More than 4,000 industry participants gather to learn, conduct business, share ideas and make the connections necessary to support their businesses. 

The Advanced Textiles (AT) Conference is an integral part of the event. Following a welcome lunch and plenary session Nov. 1, the conference is underway with an afternoon dedicated to advanced textiles education, ending with a networking reception. The AT Conference continues with morning advanced textiles sessions at Expo Nov. 2-3. 

Classroom sessions will cover content in several tracks, including Innovations in Wearables/E-Textiles, Medical Textile Breakthroughs, Industry 4.0 / Advanced Manufacturing, and Sustainability in Advanced Textiles. An all-access pass is required to attend the Advanced Textiles Conference. Visit for details.

Also, the Expo show floor will feature an Advanced Textiles Pavilion for AT exhibitors, suppliers and end product producers, with opportunities for both beginners and experts. Multiple 30-minute interactive sessions will continue throughout Expo on the show floor. 

Advanced Textiles Product (ATP), a division of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) offers support, networking, education and scholarships to help ensure its future. For more information on ATP including a member list, scholarship information, a list of webinars and the latest news, visit

IFAI Expo attendees are buyers and sellers, researchers and other industry professionals who support work being done in textiles markets. Among the markets served at Expo are specialty fabrics, advanced textiles, shade and weather protection, military, marine, geosynthetics and fabric structures. For more information on IFAI Expo, or to register, visit

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