Exhibitor FAQs

Getting Started

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.

Shared Area with Sun Shading Expo
Brought to you by the organizers of R + T
The Shared Area is a great place to be found. Smack dab between IFAI Expo and the newest show from the organizers of R + T, Sun Shading Expo North America. If your company works with both audiences, make sure to take advantage of this joint show floor area and reserve your booth in a prime location for leveraging the crossover traffic.

Sun Shading Expo
Brought to you by the organizers of R + T
R+T is bringing more than 50 years of expertise in sun shading to the USA. Sun Shading Expo North America will be held concurrently with the IFAI Expo trade show. Sun Shading Expo North America will extend and therefore enhance IFAI Expo by including the components of internal and external sun shading. The core of the new show floor area will be the product groups of roller shutters and accessories, exterior Venetian blinds, internal sun shading systems, insect repellent systems, drives, control systems, building automation and intelligent home systems.

Questions?
IFAI Expo: Amy Collins, IFAI Director of Sales & Marketing amcollins@ifai.com.
Sun Shading Expo: Dirk Ebener dirk.ebener@messe-stuttgart.com.

Click here to see the 2021 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 $50 per badge. 
  • Exhibitor-exclusive event graphics and additional tools to market your booth

General Event Information

Nov. 1-4, 2021
Education: Nov. 1-4 | Show Floor: Nov. 2-4

Music City Center
201 Fifth Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37203

Show Management exhibit policies do not permit early dismantling without prior approval from Show Management. Violations are subject to a $500 fine. 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
IFAI Expo: Katie MacKenzie, ksmackenzie@ifai.com
Sun Shading Expo 2021: Dirk Ebener, dirk.ebener@messe-stuttgart.com

Exhibiting and Sponsorship Opportunities
IFAI Expo: Amy Collins, amcollins@ifai.com
Sun Shading Expo 2021: Dirk Ebener dirk.ebener@messe-stuttgart.com

Accounting
IFAI Accounting Department
ar@ifai.com

Operations

Freeman - IFAI Expo & Sun Shading Expo are pleased to partner with Freeman as our Official Service Contractor for the 2021 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

Make the most out of your exhibiting experience and enhance your brand with free promotional opportunities by utilizing the Marketing Kit

IFAI Expo & Sun Shading Expo 2021 offer various education, signage, digital, and print sponsorships to help expand your brand.  Contact Amy Collins at amcollins@ifai.com or Dirk Ebener at dirk.ebener@messe-stuttgart.com to learn more.

Payment/Invoice

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 blances. 

Exhibitor invoices must be paid in full by March 1, 2021 or your company will be subject to late fees. Visit My Account to view account statements or make a payment.

Housing and Registration

Coming soon!

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@ifai.com or 800-436-2405. 

3 exhibitor badges per 100 square feet. Additional badges available at $50 per badge.

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