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Experience the future at IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo and the Advanced Textiles Conference & Trade Show.


IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo and the Advanced Textiles Conference & Trade Show are organized for your benefit. Experience fresh ideas and creative thinking for new products, applications, markets and business practices. Connect with industry leaders from around the globe. No other specialty fabrics trade events put you face-to-face with fiber producers, fabric suppliers, equipment manufacturers and service providers.

As the largest specialty fabrics event in the Americas, these combined shows offer the broadest exposure to the foundation and the future of the entire specialty fabrics industry, with more than 400 exhibits covering more than 100,000 square feet. The trade shows and nearly all the events are held at the Orange County Convention Center, convenient to airports, hotels and major attractions.

The education program is considered among the most comprehensive in the industry. Each session is chosen for its relevance, value and ability to advance the professional development of each attendee.


Be part of a global industry that is shaping the future of specialty fabrics. With more than 400 exhibits covering more than 100,000 square feet, IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo and the Advanced Textiles Conference & Trade Show is the largest speciality fabrics event in the Americas. Share your knowledge and strengthen your presence with others seeking new business relationships. Stay current with trends and emerging markets across the industry.

IFAI delivers a diverse and highly-targeted audience. IFAI has a vast network of members, readers, internet visitors and alliances with other industry groups. No other trade show can leverage so many diverse connections to bring together qualified buyers.

Association-sponsored trade shows offer the best networking opportunities. Generate leads, break into new industries, stay in contact with key clients and penetrate your target market at IFAI Expo Americas 2013.

Act now to exhibit at the only show that will drive new business in both traditional and emerging markets.

The Right Show

The largest concentration of suppliers and thousands of registered participants represent every corner of the global marketplace.

Attendees are buyers from a wide range of end-product markets who are ready to do business.

Educational opportunities attract qualified buyers through 100+ expert presentations by industry heavyweights. It’s the learning event of the year.

Social functions present a chance to meet your customers in an informal setting.

Co-Located with SGIA

SGIA - Supporting the Leaders of the Digital & Screen Printing Community- - "Specialty imaging" comprises digital imaging, screen printing and the many other imaging technologies SGIA members use, including those they'll tap in the future. These are the imaging processes and technologies employed to create new products and to enhance existing products including point-of-purchase displays, signs, advertisements, garments, containers and vehicles. Make the most of your specialty imaging 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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Conference/Event Dates: 10/23/2013 - 10/25/2013
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 10/23/2013 - 10/25/2013
First Move-In Date: 10/21/2013
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Apparel Textile Fiber
Other Industries: Apparel Textile Fiber, Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Clothing, Fashion & Accessories, Manufacturing
Estimated Attendance: 25,000
Audience: Specialty Fabrics/Technical Textiles Industry Professionals
Venue: Orange County Convention Center
Venue Phone: (800) 345-9845
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hotel Information:
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:900 Exhibitors (IFAI & SGIA)
Event Square Footage:100,000+
Exhibit Floorplan:Click Here
Show Owner:IFAI
Show Manager:IFAI
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: Maximize your booth traffic with high-visibility promotional opportunities.

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
10' x 10' Standard Members $2,805; Non-Members - $2,905   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
10' x 10' Corner Members $3,005; Non-Members - $3,105   Water: n/a
10' x 20' Island Members $6,595; Non-Members - $6,995   Generator: n/a
10' x 30' Island Members $8,625; Non-Members - $8,925   Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: Yes

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