IFAI Expo Asia 2011 in Singapore ended Friday, March 25, and based on an initial poll of exhibitors this specialty fabrics trade show premiere was quite a success.
Many of the nine technical symposiums held throughout the four-day event had capacity attendance. One of the seminars in particular, the E-Textiles Symposium, was a popular choice among visitors.
Sam Allen of TRI/Environmental conducted a two-part Geosynthetics Track Seminar during Expo Asia, including “Geosynthetic applications for infrastructure” and “Geosynthetic materials for environmental applications.”
IFAI Expo Asia opened Wednesday afternoon, March 23, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony officiated by IFAI president and CEO Stephen Warner, chairman of the IFAI Board Peter McKernan, and Edward Chew from the Singapore Tourism Board.
IFAI member company and exhibitor, TenCate, sponsored a special opening ceremony featuring dancers in traditional lion costumes—accompanied by a drum and cymbal corps—leading the delegates and media onto the show floor for an exciting opening day.