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Specialty Fabrics
Traditional market suppliers from fabric, equipment and hardware to services needed to manufacture end products including retractable awnings, shade structures, canopies and motorized shade and weather solutions.

Advanced Textiles
Innovative suppliers highlight partnerships throughout the supply chain in technical textiles markets including medical, automotive, wearables, safety/protective, performance wear, and aerospace.

Amy Collins, Vice President of Events, Sales & Marketing amy.collins@textiles.org.

Click here to see the 2022 booth space rates

Included with booth purchase:

  • 8' high black back drape and 3' high black side dividers. Booths 300 sqft or less will receive a one-line identification sign. Booths larger than 300 sqft will receive a one-line identification sign upon request. Please note: carpet is not included, floor covering is required. 
  • Show Guide and mobile app directory listing 
  • 3 exhibitor badges per 100 square feet. Additional badges available at $60 per badge. 
  • Exhibitor-exclusive event graphics and additional tools to market your booth

General Event Information

Oct. 12-14, 2022
Education: Nov. 11-14 | Show Floor: Nov. 12-14

Charlotte Convention Center
501 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

Monday, 10/10: 8am-5pm
Tuesday, 10/11: 8am-5pm

Show Floor Hours:
Wednesday, 10/12: 10am – 5pm
Thursday, 10/13: 10am – 5pm
Friday, 10/14: 10am – 2pm

Friday, 10/14: 2 – 8pm
Saturday, 10/15: 8am – noon

Show Management exhibit policies do not permit early dismantling without prior approval from Show Management. Violations are subject to a $500 fine, loss of booth selection priority points, and subject to additional penalties as stated in the Rules and Regulations, Item 16. For the safety of all event participants and integrity of the show, tear down of exhibits may not begin until show close.

Your Account Manager is always your best resource for any questions.

General Exhibitor Questions
Katie MacKenzie, katie.mackenzie@textiles.org

Exhibiting and Sponsorship Opportunities
Amy Collins, amy.collins@textiles.org

ATA Accounting Department


Freeman - IFAI Expo is pleased to partner with Freeman as our Official Service Contractor for the 2022 event. Freeman brings more than 80 years of successful event experience to the table and we're excited to have them aboard.

Click here for all booth display regulations. 

Exhibitors are responsible for ensuring their booth display complies with all exhibit dimension regulations. Refusal or failure may result in penalties as stated in Item 16 in the Rules and Regulations section of the Exhibit Service Manual.

Show Promotions

IFAI Expo 2022 offers various education, signage, digital, and print sponsorships to help expand your brand.  Contact Amy Collins at amy.collins@textiles.org to learn more.


All booth payment-related items can be found on the My Account page of your Exhibitor Central Account. Click the View/Print Invoice button for a receipt or click the Pay Invoice button to pay any remaining balances. 

Exhibitor invoices must be paid in full by March 1, 2022 or your company will be subject to late fees. Visit My Account to view account statements or make a payment.

Housing and Registration

For travel and hotel information, visit IFAIexpo.com/travel-hotel.

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for attendees of IFAI Expo 2022. To take advantage of this, please visit Delta’s online booking site and use Meeting Event Code NMVMA. For additional details, visit IFAIexpo.com/travel-hotel.

Beware of housing poachers! ConferenceDirect is the ONLY authorized housing agency for IFAI Expo hotel rooms. If you are contacted by a company other than ConferenceDirect, please contact IFAI Show Management immediately at events@textiles.org or 800-436-2405. 

3 exhibitor badges per 100 square feet. Additional badges available at $60 per badge.

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