October 22-23, 2019 Oregon Convention Center

PORTLAND

GENERAL EVENT INFORMATION

DEFINING THE FUTURE OF PERFORMANCE

FUNCTIONAL FABRIC FAIR Portland—powered by PERFORMANCE DAYS® will launch in the Fall of 2019 as a standalone event addressing a market need for a curated sourcing platform dedicated to outdoor, lifestyle and active wear functional textiles and accessories. The October, west coast edition will feature products and technologies that will enter the market for the Winter 2021 season.

The fair is open – free of charge – to verified designers, product, purchasing or material managers looking to source fabrics and accessories for outdoor, sportive performance and lifestyle apparel.

Connect with over 100 Exhibitors

Meet face-to-face with textile manufacturers, suppliers and service providers from all over the globe.

Visit Portland

Discover Oregon’s largest city and the US mecca for performance brands.

 

2019 Expert Talk Series

Access to two-days of expert-led content designed to inspire and inform.
 

Grow Your Business

Ensure your business remains at the forefront of innovation and at the top of mind with designers and sourcing executives

PORTLAND 101

  • Everything you need to know about arriving in Portland by plane or train. Click here
  • Learn how easy it is to travel by light rail, streetcar, bus, bike, foot or car. Learn more 
  • Find maps of the city and region and specialized transportation maps. View the maps
  •  America's best food city (per the Washington Post) offers farm-to-table dining, innovative food carts, acclaimed craft beer, stellar coffee and more. Where to eat
  • Portland's unexpected attractions range from gardens and museums to retailers of coffee, doughnuts and books, while tax-free shopping, cycling and hiking top the to-do list. See the attractions
  • It’s easy and fun to explore Portland’s neighborhoods filled with cultural offerings, local retailers, restaurants and tax-free shopping. Explore Portland Neighborhoods

SHOW LOCATION

Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd,
Portland, OR 97232

SHOW DATES / HOURS

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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. 

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. 

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.

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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