Registration opens for IBEX 2024

July 11th, 2024

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), North America’s technical trade event for the recreational marine industry, announced that registration for visitors is now open for this year’s show taking place at the Tampa Convention Center, October 1 – 3, 2024. In a refreshed layout, IBEX 2024 will have 700 exhibitors on display, with more […]

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Free ATA State of the Industry webinar July 24

July 9th, 2024

Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) will present the State of the Industry webinar on July 24, 2024, free to ATA members and nonmembers from 1–2 pm ET. The webinar will discuss the results from its annual industry survey looking at industry trends, markets that are poised for growth and other data. A panel of industry experts […]

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NECPA 2025 Expo and Conference date announced

July 3rd, 2024

The North East Canvas Products Association (NECPA) 2025 Expo and Conference will be held January 28-30 in Atlantic City, N.J. The 2025 theme is “Raging into the Future: Full Steam Ahead” and will take place at the Showboat Hotel Atlantic City. For more information, visit NECPA.org.

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Free marine shade fabric webinar this week

June 24th, 2024

Advanced Textiles Association is hosting the free webinar “How to Choose the Right Fabric: Marine Shade” on Wednesday, June 26, from 1–2 pm EDT. The content, which is sponsored by Sunbrella, features Bill McDaniel, marine market manager at Sunbrella and Brandon Hughes, care service manager at Sunbrella. The webinar will discuss how to select the […]

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New events at Advanced Textiles Expo 2024

June 18th, 2024

Advanced Textiles Association® (ATA) announces the addition of multiple new events for this year’s Advanced Textiles Expo® Sept. 24–26 in Anaheim, Calif. These events include: Women’s Networking Walk on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7 am This is an opportunity for women in the industry to connect before the show floor opens. Participants meet at the […]

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Free ATA State of the Industry webinar in July

June 12th, 2024

Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) will present the State of the Industry webinar on July 24, 2024, free to ATA members and nonmembers from 1–2 pm ET. The webinar will discuss the results from its annual industry survey looking at industry trends, markets that are poised for growth and other data. A panel of industry experts […]

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Women in Textiles Summit dates and location chosen

June 11th, 2024

The next Advanced Textiles Association Women in Textiles Summit experience will take place Mar. 31–Apr. 2, 2025. The event will be located at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City and will include exclusive tours, engaging networking and brand new content all taking place within the backdrop of the “Big Apple.” For […]

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Registration opens for 2024 MFA Regional Workshops

June 5th, 2024

Registration is now open for the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) Southeast Regional Workshop being held Oct. 17-18, 2024, at Great Lakes Boat Tops, Vonore, Tenn., and the MFA Great Lakes Regional Workshop being held Nov. 15-16, 2024, at Marine Tops Unlimited in Omro, Wis. The workshops will provide networking and hands-on education in a shop […]

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ATA hosts free marine shade fabric webinar

June 4th, 2024

Advanced Textiles Association is hosting the free webinar “How to Choose the Right Fabric: Marine Shade” on June 26, 2024, from 1–2 pm EDT. The content, which is sponsored by Sunbrella, features Bill McDaniel, marine market manager at Sunbrella and Brandon Hughes, care service manager at Sunbrella. The webinar will discuss how to select the […]

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Women-focused events at Advanced Textiles Expo

May 30th, 2024

Advanced Textiles Expo®, being held from Sept. 24–26, 2024, in Anaheim, Calif, will include Women in Textiles women-focused events in addition to the many other networking, professional development and education events that will take place. Women in Textiles events will include a Women’s Networking Walk to connect with fellow industry professionals and the Women’s Leadership […]

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