Jeff Butler named AT Expo keynote speaker

Workplace expert Jeff Butler has been named as the keynote speaker for the 2023 Advanced Textiles Expo. Butler will focus on managing and working with various generations in “Building an Effective Multigenerational Workforce.” The Advanced Textiles Expo, formerly known as IFAI Expo, will be Nov. 1-3 in Orlando, Fla. Butler will kick off the show [...]

By |2023-05-11T14:07:46-05:00May 3, 2023|

Last chance for Expo speaking proposal submissions

The deadline is coming quick to submit a proposal to speak at the 2023 Advanced Textiles Expo, formerly known as IFAI Expo. Do you have textile knowledge you want to share with the industry? The Advanced Textiles Association is looking for experts from the textile industry and business leaders to speak on several categories: Emerging [...]

By |2023-02-27T12:38:30-06:00February 27, 2023|

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 |2021-11-13T16:26:09-06:00November 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|

Protect your competitive advantage using intellectual property

According to Art MacCord, a patent lawyer with MacCord Mason, marketplace winners are those whose products are unique and desirable. MacCord shared information about protecting your company’s competitive advantage and product differentiation using intellectual property during a campfire session on Oct. 20 at IFAI Expo in Charlotte, N.C. Intellectual property law cannot bestow desirability, but [...]

By |2016-10-21T14:17:47-05:00October 21, 2016|
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