Speak at Advanced Textiles Expo 2023

The call for presentations is now open for Advanced Textiles Expo 2023! Share your expertise, cultivate valuable new connections and give helpful advice to your market by presenting at Advanced Textiles Expo Oct. 31–Nov. 3 in Orlando, Fla., USA. What is Advanced Textiles Expo? Advanced Textiles Expo, formerly known as IFAI Expo, has been regarded as [...]

By |2023-01-06T09:28:21-06:00December 19, 2022|

IFAI Expo keynote address

At today’s keynote address, noted economist Dr. Elliot Eisenberg attempted to answer the question on everyone’s mind these days: “Are we in a recession??” His answer? “We’re not in a recession yet…but we’re going to get there.” The pandemic may be over, but the economy is sinking. Around 70% of U.S. GDP is household consumption [...]

By |2022-10-12T14:56:49-05:00October 12, 2022|

IFAI Expo celebrates its 100th anniversary with a successful show in Nashville

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) wrapped up IFAI Expo 2021, North America’s largest specialty, industrial and advanced textiles event, on Nov. 4 at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. IFAI Expo 2021 included 218 exhibiting companies and a total of 3,173 participants. This year was the 100th anniversary of IFAI Expo's in-person show. IFAI [...]

By |2021-11-13T16:26:25-06:00November 11, 2021|

A primer on Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)

An Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) offers lots of attractive benefits: studies have shown that ESOPs improve productivity, increase sales and improve return on assets, plus they offer great tax advantages. But more than any of these attributes, an ESOP offers the owner of a company peace of mind and an enduring legacy. “Many times, [...]

By |2020-11-05T13:04:50-06:00November 5, 2020|

Puerto Rico pups steal hearts at IFAI Expo 2019

Four puppies are hoping to find their lifetime human companions on the show floor of IFAI Expo 2019. Amid the latest fabrics, equipment, technology and services for the specialty fabrics industry, Lorenzo, Lilo, Lolo, and Lulo stole hearts, and, according to some dog lovers—the show—at IFAI Expo 2019 in Orlando, Fla. For this Expo, the [...]

By |2019-10-03T09:40:45-05:00October 3, 2019|
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