The Upholstery & Trim Annual Convention (UTAC) is an exclusive event that brings together many of the major manufacturers, distributors and jobbers in the upholstery and trim industry. It helps today’s companies build critical business relationships, discover important sales opportunities and keep pace with changing market dynamics.
Advanced Textiles Expo 2023
November 1 @ 10:00 am - November 3 @ 2:00 pm
Orange County Convention Center
For a century, Advanced Textiles Expo has been the industrial fabrics industry’s flagship show. As the premier textiles event, Expo is the place where industry stakeholders and leaders connect, learn, and make purchases in order to grow their businesses. Connect with industry experts and peers, discover new products and applications, and advance your business with insights on market trends. Registration goes live in the spring of 2023.
MFA Great Lakes Regional Workshop 2023
November 17 @ 8:00 am - November 18 @ 3:00 pm
Chicago Marine Canvas
Join us in downtown Chicago for 1 1/2 days of hands on education and networking with attendees and exhibitors in a marine fabrication shop.
PAMA Workshop 2023
November 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Corradi USA Inc.
Gain perspective at the Nov. 30 PAMA Workshop. Stay current and engage with awning peers in this 1-day event featuring business topics and networking.
CPA Zone 7 Conference 2023
December 6 @ 6:00 pm - December 8 @ 12:00 pm
The Westin Great Southern Columbus
PAMA members are encouraged to attend the Canvas Products Association (CPA) Zone 7 Conference featuring education brought to you by ATA’s PAMA division. The annual CPA Zone 7 Conference is being held Dec. 6-8, 2023, at The Westin Great Southern Columbus in Columbus, Ohio. For full details and to register visit canvaszone7.com.
Tent Expo 2024
January 9, 2024 @ 8:30 am - January 11, 2024 @ 10:00 pm
Daytona Beach, FL
Tent Expo is the biggest show of its kind in North America for the tent rental and supply industry. Every two years, hundreds of CEOs, colleagues, installer and suppliers come together to network, learn, stretch their thinking and revel in new product innovations and techniques under awe-inspiring tent displays.
Marine Fabricators Conference 2024
January 25, 2024 @ 8:00 am - January 27, 2024 @ 5:00 pm
Tradewinds Island Grand Resort
St. Pete Beach, FL
Join us at the annual Marine Fabricators Conference taking place in St. Pete Beach, Florida. The conference features three full days of education and networking designed to help you cultivate industry connections, improve your efficiency and increase revenue.
Women in Textiles Summit 2024
February 12, 2024 @ 2:00 pm - February 14, 2024 @ 4:00 pm
Hilton Phoenix Resort at the Peak
Come as colleagues and leave as friends. The goal of the summit is to strengthen the advancement of women in the textile industry through an interactive forum that provides education, networking and dialogue about important issues affecting women in business. The event will explore how women are contributing to the success of their organizations and the industry at large.
February 15, 2024 @ 6:00 pm - February 17, 2024 @ 5:00 pm
Hyatt Resort and Conference Center
MFA members are encouraged are encouraged to attend the 37th Annual Chesapeake Marine Canvas Fabricators Association (CMCFA) being held at the Hyatt in Cambridge, MD from February 15-17, 2024. Featured highlights include hands-on demonstrations where you can take part in building a dodger and upholstery with award winning fabricator members. For event details and to register visit cmcfa.org.
TRD Boot Camp 2024: Training for the Tent Professional
March 5, 2024 @ 7:00 pm - March 6, 2024 @ 4:00 pm
Chattanooga Tent & Event Solutions
These one-day training events are dedicated to educating teams and promoting safety during installations and public usage. Using exclusive (newly updated!) training modules and drawing on the TRD’s wide variety of proprietary information, boot camps send tent rental professionals back to the jobsite equipped with the knowledge and skill to get the job done right. A Pre-Boot Camp Happy Hour will take place the evening before the full-day of education.
Outlook Conference 2024
May 5, 2024 @ 1:00 pm - May 7, 2024 @ 10:00 pm
Wild Dunes Resort
Isle of Palms, SC
Discover a signature experience for industry leaders at ATA's Outlook Conference. Dive in to a deep exploration of the industrial fabrics industry and uncover:
Essential information, including driving factors and challenges, that will define the future growth of our industry
Exclusive insights to power informed decisions that improve our organizations and daily lives
Empowered understanding and decreased uncertainty to mitigate risk
Expansive, shared knowledge from across industry sectors
Join USINFI and the Military Division to explore our industry at Outlook 2024.
For more than a century, Advanced Textiles Expo has been the textile industry’s flagship show. As the premier textiles event, Expo is the place where industry stakeholders and leaders connect, learn, and grow businesses.
Join our Advanced Textiles Expo preview webinar to learn:
Overview of the schedule of events and educational features
Show floor highlights and demonstration previews
Additional event details and helpful information about Advanced Textiles Expo and Orlando, FL
Live Q&A with Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) staff
The purpose of this free webinar is to give an overview of the show, address any concerns and to answer any questions. This webinar is free but the number of seats are limited! Make sure to register today to ensure your spot.
Webinar | PFAS Legal Liability Risks: What the Textile Sector Needs to Know
October 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
PFAS, as referred to as the “Forever Chemicals”, are at the top of the news feed for every consumer product manufacturer. This is certainly true for the textile sector and ATA members. In this webinar, ATA members will hear more than just the latest regulatory review you see in every publication. In addition to regulatory updates, we will discuss the potential risks federal and state regulatory actions pose to the textile industry. We will also discuss the litigation risks and challenges the industry may soon be facing. Most important, you will hear a candid discussion of the important considerations and practical steps textile manufacturers can take now to be in the best position to manage the risks that this heightened focus on PFAS chemicals may create for your organization.