Marine Fabricators Conference 2023

January 26–28, 2023
Sheraton New Orleans
New Orleans, LA

Join us at the annual Marine Fabricators Conference taking place in New Orleans. The conference features three full days of education and networking designed to help you cultivate industry connections, improve your efficiency and increase revenue.

Education and Networking
This three-day event will feature a variety of education and networking from hands-on to classroom presentations and business topics to the welcome reception and showfloor.

NEW for 2023
Wednesday features include in-depth technology workshops for both beginners and advanced users (seating is limited) as well as a haunted pub walking tour.
Click on the schedule button for the latest details!

Exhibit Show Floor
Come see the latest products and innovations on display on the show floor. Take advantage of this dedicated time to ask questions and explore the possibilities. Interested in exhibiting? Contact barbara.connett@textiles.org for details.

Attendee Drawings
Check out these exciting exhibitor donated prizes! Keep an eye out, this list will keep growing. Prizes are given out for winners of the Tools, Tips and Tricks and the costume contests as well as random drawings during the event.

  • Press-n-Snap Tool | Action Upholstery Supply
  • Drum of O’Sea or Regalite 40 guage | Continental
  • 2 Boat Canvas Snap Kits | Fasnap Corp.
  • One roll of Neptune marine vinyl (choice of color) | Keyston Brothers
  • Any 1 case of products to be chosen by winner | IMAR Products LLC
  • One roll of Top Gun Vision (choice of color) | Marlen Textiles
  • 1 roll – 2 meter (79 inch) wide Patternpro ™ Ultra Stable Patterning Fabric | Polyfab USA LLC
  • 1 roll of Sunbrella Marine fabric | Sunbrella
  • CAF press-fastener starter-kit – complete assortment | SUREFAS – next generation fasteners
  • PERFIX starter-kit – complete assortment | SUREFAS – next generation fasteners
  • Q-SNAP starter-kit – complete assortment | SUREFAS – next generation fasteners

Want to donate a prize? Click the giveaway button on the left. You must be an exhibitor to donate.

Registration is now open!


Marine Fabricators Conference 2022 Video Highlights