IFAI Extends Call for Presenters Deadline

February 10, 2016 – Industrial Fabrics Association International has extended the deadline for those who may wish to be presenters at the group’s annual Expo to midnight on Sunday, February 28.

The IFAI Expo is scheduled for October 18-21, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The Advanced Textiles Conference, which opens Tuesday, October 18, will feature multiple full-day classroom education tracks, a keynote lunch and a networking reception as well as show floor education opportunities.

There are two presentation options; a 40-minute Advanced Textiles Conference classroom presentation and a 30-minute Campfire presentation on the show floor.

Speakers will receive online, print and on-site promotion before, during and after the event.

Expo organizers are looking for interested speakers and subject experts to build out the event program. All types of presenters are welcome – from efficiency promoters to best practices experts, time management wizards and researchers.

To submit your proposal, visit, click the blue “submit proposal” button in the bottom center of the page and follow the prompts. Presentations will be reviewed by committee and selected presenters will be notified in early April.

For more information on the Advanced Textiles Conference, contact Jessica Miller at (651) 225-6981 or by e-mail at

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For additional information, contact IFAI Director of Education and Events Jessica Miller at (651) 225-6981 or at; or IFAI Marketing Communications Manager Jeff Papas at (651) 225-6933 or at

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