July 9, 2018

IFAI EXPOFor nearly a century, IFAI Expo has been regarded as the industrial fabric industry's flagship show for commerce, networking and knowledge. This October 15-18, IFAI is co-locating with CAMX and IFAI's GeoDallas, bringing you our biggest, boldest and best event yet—the 2018 IFAI Expo in Dallas, Texas.

• Access a combined show floor featuring hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of attendees.
• Be among the first in your industry to see and try new products.
• Network with other specialty fabrics, advanced textiles, composites, and shade and weather protection professionals at hosted informal events.

Our attendees continually praise the high-quality training available at Expo, the wide range of suppliers and the many opportunities to network with thousands of textile professionals.

Education

With diverse learning styles, Expo education offers flexible formats and may be customized to your exact business needs and learning preferences.

• Pre-Expo Conference: Choose from a wide range of sessions and create your own tailored full-day curriculum for Oct. 15, the day before the Expo show floor opens. Topics covered include: shade, marine, sewing, automation, green practices, advancements in knitting and business operations.

• Five Show-Floor Learning Locales: Once the show floor opens, drop by an informal campfire session, an E-Textiles discussion or a Testing Q&A session. Show floor education is a great way to pick up business-building tips, learn from experts and share best practices.

Register: https://ifaiexpo.com/register/

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The International Marina Institute (IMI), a subsidiary of the Association of Marina Industries (AMI), is working with their affiliate partner Boating BC Association to bring our much sought-after Intermediate Marina Management (IMM) Course to Nanaimo, British Columbia, December 2-6, 2018.

“I am delighted to not only be bringing the IMM course back to the West Coast but to also be bringing it to our neighbors in Canada. Education is the key to success of any business and IMI is always looking for new regions to train marina industry professionals,” said Merritt Alves, IMI training coordinator. READ MORE

 

 

ABYC AND BOAT MANUFACTURERS WORK TO MINIMIZE THE SPREAD OF AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES

ABYC AQUATIS INVASIVE SPECIESThe American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) has published a technical information report that provides information regarding Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) with consideration to the design and construction of boats, trailers, engines, components, and accessories in order to minimize the spread of AIS. The report reviews current AIS inspection and decontamination processes and provides best practices and recommendations for manufacturers to reference.

“Developing the AIS technical report was a great collaborative effort between the boating industry and the resource management community,” said Brian Goodwin ABYC technical director. READ MORE

 

TRANSDUCERS USA INTRODUCES EXPANDEDLINE OF TONELIGHT™ SERIES WARNING INDICATORS

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Transducers USA, has announced the expansion of their Tonelight™ Series of warning indicators to include a family of new models with stainless steel housings. These panel-mounted devices feature a unique combination of audible and LED warning signals. Tonelight annunciators emit both sound and flashing lights, which is especially desirable in environmental conditions with high levels of ambient noise. READ MORE

 

 

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