IFAI Expo 2018 attracts international crowd

November 15th, 2018

The 98th IFAI Expo attracted more than 4,350 verified registered participants from IFAI Expo and 500 scanned leads from CAMX to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center for the three-day event. Attendees had the opportunity to meet with more than 800 different exhibitors, including those from CAMX, hear expert advice at more than 69 educational […]

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North Carolina affirms right to fish and hunt

November 13th, 2018

In the recent midterm election, North Carolinians voted in favor of adding the Right to Hunt and Fish Amendment to their state constitution. The new amendment provides permanent protections for the state’s anglers, hunters, and sportsmen and women by ensuring that laws regulating hunting and fishing will be genuine conservation efforts based on sound science. […]

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Wider distribution for Xtreme Seal products

November 8th, 2018

Xtreme Seal LLC, a manufacturer of edge seal products for all types of custom covers, announced a new distributor partnership with George N. Jackson Limited of Winnipeg, Canada. George N. Jackson will be representing Xtreme Seal’s Black, White and Pro Seal products with the intent of representing more products in the future. Xtreme Seal’s products […]

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Free boat license, registration information

November 6th, 2018

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) has launched an easy-to-use widget that helps bring fishing license and boat registration information to consumers on any site the widget is added to. Users click their state on the map or select it from the drop-down menu to be taken directly to the state agency site to […]

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New US Coast Guard newsletter available

November 1st, 2018

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has published the fall issue of its Boating Safety Circular newsletter, which includes pertinent information spanning updated outboard engine weights, a new point of contact for manufacturers’ identification codes, a review of model year information, and other USCG news impacting the recreational boating industry. To read the newsletter, click […]

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Boating marketing presentations available online

October 30th, 2018

The Grow Boating Marketing Summit, held at IBEX in Tampa, included a diverse line-up of digital marketing experts who shared their insights with session attendees. These presentations outlined how to effectively market to the next wave of boaters by leveraging digital marketing channels, such as display ads, video, social media, email, search and websites, to […]

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Sunbrella® debuts shade solutions at IFAI Expo

October 4th, 2018

Sunbrella® brings innovation to shade structures at IFAI Expo, October 15-18, in Dallas, Texas, demonstrating ways to make shade do more no matter what the challenge. Alongside its portfolio of shade fabrics, Sunbrella will feature textiles that elevate the design, function and customization of shade structures. This year, two new pattern additions to Sunbrella Decorative […]

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IFAI announces new Textile Career Center

September 19th, 2018

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has announced a new online career resource: the Textile Career Center. This new initiative will offer IFAI members, and the industry at large, an easy-to-use and highly targeted resource for online employment connections. For job seekers, the Textile Career Center will serve as a tool to find and apply […]

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Mentor Meetings at IFAI Expo

September 6th, 2018

Need confidential advice? IFAI is now offering a fully endorsed mentorship program at IFAI Expo 2018. Professional consultations are available by appointment during show floor hours. Book a 30-minute meeting with an impressive lineup of industry experts! This opportunity is open to all attendees and exhibitors and free with any registration type.   Why Seek Mentorship? Mentors become trusted advisers […]

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Get listed in the Marine Fabricator 2018 Buyer’s Guide

August 22nd, 2018

The annual call for listings in the Marine Fabricator 2018 Buyer’s Guide opens August 27. Thousands of companies turn to this annual guide to purchase products and services for their businesses. This comprehensive resource lists suppliers of fabric, film and foam; hardware and findings; end products and services; and equipment and tools. We need to […]

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