2020 Outstanding Volunteer Award Recipients announced

November 12, 2020

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is very fortunate to have so many volunteers who give of themselves selflessly, helping every day by serving on different boards, task forces and committees. These volunteers judge competitions, provide education and impassioned leadership to others day-in and day-out. To acknowledge their service, IFAI developed a program in 2012 called …

2020 Honored Life Member Award Recipient announced

Honored Life Member status for Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is designed for individuals who have shown a commitment to the association. Honored Life Membership is bestowed by special request only, and at the discretion of the IFAI Board of Directors to candidates based on the following criteria: Meritorious or outstanding work accomplished for the …

Meet the Newly Elected and Re-elected 2021 IFAI Board of Directors

Each year, Industrial Fabrics Association International’s (IFAI) Leadership Development Committee follows a detailed process outlined in our bylaws for electing board members. It is IFAI’s pleasure to announce the newly elected and re-elected individuals who were chosen to serve on the 2021 IFAI Board of Directors. Newly Elected Directors Jennifer Fennell, Polo Custom ProductsJennifer Fennell …

IFAI Virtual Expo 2020 Announces Show Stopper Winners

November 9, 2020

IFAI Virtual Expo announced the Show Stopper winners for the year, including the most popular products in the virtual exhibit halls. The ninth annual Show Stopper competition was designed to showcase the best of the best in the industry, from fabrics, equipment and chemicals to hardware and accessories.  Designed to recognize the most popular new …

Final call for photos: InTents Buyer’s Guide cover

October 26, 2020

InTents is looking for the perfect photo for the cover of the 2021 Buyer’s Guide. This is your opportunity to show off your best work to the entire industry. Submit photos meeting these guidelines by Nov. 1: High resolution: 300 dpi and at least 2 MB. A clean and safe tent installation. Good composition, lighting and …

Call for photos: InTents Buyer’s Guide cover

October 2, 2020

InTents is looking for the perfect photo for the cover of the 2021 Buyer’s Guide. This is your opportunity to show off your best work to the entire industry. Submit photos meeting these guidelines by Nov. 1: High resolution: 300 dpi and at least 2 MB. A clean and safe tent installation. Good composition, lighting and …

Announcing the 2020 InTents magazine Reader’s Choice Award winners!

April 1, 2020

Twenty-two manufacturers and suppliers to the tent rental industry are honored in the April–May 2020 issue of InTents magazine in the third annual Reader’s Choice Awards. In December 2019, InTents asked readers to vote for the best of the best in 15 categories, ranging from Best Frame Tent Manufacturer to Best Rental Software Provider. “Participation …

Seaman Corporation recognized for favorable work culture

March 23, 2020

Established in 1949, Seaman Corporation is a world leader in the production of innovative, high-performance coated fabrics. Headquartered in Wooster, Ohio, with additional manufacturing in Bristol, Tenn., Seaman was recently named one of the top companies to work for in Ohio by Comparably. Comparably is a platform that provides culture and compensation data for public …

Milliken & Company: one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for 14th Year

February 25, 2020

A capstone recognition for the diversified global manufacturer, Milliken & Company now celebrates its 14th year among the World’s Most Ethical Companies. Selected by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, the esteemed designation honors companies with purpose-driven strategies that strive to create positive change throughout …

Vote this week for the InTents Buyer’s Guide 2020 cover

December 9, 2019

Voting in the ninth annual InTents Buyer’s Guide cover contest is underway on InTents’ Facebook page! We asked for the best work the tent rental and event industry had to show off, and you gave it to us. InTents narrowed the choices to three finalists from Grandchamp Structure Design of Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Fosters’ Tent …