THE PREMIER SOURCING EVENT IN THE US – DEDICATED TO HIGH PERFORMANCE FUNCTIONAL FABRICS

FUNCTIONAL FABRIC FAIR—powered by PERFORMANCE DAYS®— is the premier marketplace in the United States where apparel CEOs, designers and product development executives source the most current innovations in high performance functional fabrics, finishes, trims and accessories from a carefully curated selection of fabric mills and branded technology companies—all presented in a sustainable/minimal waste exhibition.

Alongside the exhibit, FUNCTIONAL FABRIC FAIR also features:

  • Exhibitor Recommendations Programs Led by our team of textile experts who will help recommend the right suppliers based on the individual sourcing needs of each designer/apparel executive.
  • The PERFORMANCE FORUM A highly curated platform, designed to introduce and showcase the latest textile and accessory innovations and trends.
  • Expert Talks Presented by internationally renowned apparel influencers and included with your complimentary registration.
  • Zero waste exhibits through the use of bio-degradable, recycled and reusable materials.

PORTLAND OREGON – Launching in 2019! | OCTOBER 22-23, 2019 | OREGON CONVENTION CENTER

DEFINING THE FUTURE OF PERFORMANCE

NEW YORK | JULY 20-21, 2020 | JAVITS CENTER

WHERE FUNCTION MEETS FASHION
 

WHAT'S HAPPENING AT FFF PORTLAND

 

 

 

EXPERT TALKS
Access to two-days of expert-led content designed to inspire and inform - Come experience Expert Talks at Functional Fabric Fair – all for free!

PERFORMANCE FORUM
The PERFORMANCE FORUM retains its reputation as the perfect platform to introduce and to view the latest textile and accessory innovations and trends kicking-off  Winter 2021/2022 as well as Update Summer 2021. All fabrics are selected by an independent jury of industry experts who will the best items for each category from each exhibitor.

This PERFORMANCE FORUM shows in total 11 categories on 6 back-lit presentation walls, which creates a one of a kind platform where designers and managers can get started on their sourcing. To assist the sourcing process, Functional Fabric Fair powered by PERFORMANCE DAYS offers codes for all products – making it easier to find the right product for the desired applications. The 11 categories can be found below as well as The Performance Codes and descriptions. You search our 100+ exhibitors based on the different Performance Codes by viewing our Exhibitor List

ARCHIVES EXHIBIT
Discover the all NEW Archive Exhibit at FUNCTIONAL FABRIC FAIR Portland. We are paying homage to 50+ years of performance apparel innovation. Discover the performance apparel industry between the 1970s to today as you walk through the Archives Exhibit taking place right on the Show floor. Each carefully selected piece speaks to the innovations in textiles and accessories featured in each era. Don’t miss this one of a kind interactive display. 

HAPPY HOUR
You’re invited to join us for Happy Hour at FUNCTIONAL FABRIC FAIR Portland taking place Tuesday October 22 from 5:00PM – 6:30PM. Enjoy complimentary spirits locally sourced from Portland, Oregon while you network with peers and colleagues right on the show floor. 

SHOW DATES / HOURS

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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OUR PLEDGE—MINIMAL WASTE EXHIBITS

FUNCTIONAL FABRIC FAIR—Powered by PERFORMANCE DAYS®—makes sustainability a priority at our events. We put forth our best effort to adapt green meeting practices by partnering with meeting centers who are dedicated to minimizing waste and boosting efficiencies.

With annual Focus Topics weaved seamlessly into our program, our goal is to leave each of our customers with a lasting impression while improving the quality of life for our partnering communities and ecosystem.

HOTEL & TRAVEL

Discover Oregon’s largest city and the US mecca for performance brands. Plus, book your hotel today to lock-in our negotiated rates.

Enter to win our Hotel Sweepstakes by registering  before Sunday, September 15. *

There will not be one, but THREE grand prize winners who will each receive a two (2) night stay at a hotel booked through the FUNCTIONAL FABRIC FAIR Portland official housing block.

View the official rules 

Hotels are booking up quickly – don’t miss out on the exclusive deals and travel discounts we’ve secured for you. The hotel discount deadline is closing on September 19. 

LAUNCHING IN PORTLAND - OCTOBER 2019

FUNCTIONAL FABRIC FAIR Portland Launching in the Fall of 2019 as a standalone event addressing a market need for a curated sourcing platform dedicated to outdoor and active functional textiles and accessories. The west coast edition will feature products and technologies that will enter the market for the Winter 2021 season

CONTACT US

In collaboration with PERFORMANCE DAYS, Functional Fabric Fair is produced and managed by:

REED EXHIBITIONS
383 Main Ave
Norwalk, CT 06851

CONTACT CUSTOMER SERVICE

Call: +1 (888) 464-6313 | +1 (203) 840-5630
Email: inquiry@functionalfabricfair.com

MARKETING

Chadaé Bowler, Senior Marketing Manager
cbowler@reedexpo.com
+1 (203) 840-5845

EXHIBITOR SUPPORT

Andy Olson, Customer Success Manager
aolson@reedexpo.com
+1 (203) 840-5620

SALES & SPONSORSHIP

Steve McCullough, Event Manager
smccullough@reedexpo.com
+1 (203) 840-5953

REGISTRATION

Eugenia Stavrianos, Registration Manager (Portland)

estavrianos@reedexpo.com
+1 (203) 840-5400

OPERATIONS

Monica Condon, Operations Manager (New York)
mcondon@reedexpo.com
+1 (203) 840-5486

Matt Luke, Operations Director (Portland)
mluke@reedexpo.com
+1 (203) 840-5434

PRESS

Sherry Major, Publicist
smajor@reedexpo.com
+1 (716) 662-3855

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