April 14-16, 2025
Oregon Convention Center


Functional Fabric Footwear Pavilion

Get a preview of what’s happening on the footwear front! Functional Fabric Fair is expanding to include Footwear suppliers. Please stop by the exhibit on the show floor.

Focus Topic Area

This area shares a deeper understanding of the progress and the challenges involved in our Journey to Carbon Neutrality. Started in Fall 2021 at our Portland and Munich events, this Fall’s education program rolls out phase two of our focus topic, Journey to Carbon Neutrality, providing even more data and knowledge about how best to measure and manage material production, with guideposts helpful to achieving planet-positive results.

Outdoor Innovators Spotlight

In the Outdoor Innovators Spotlight's Spring edition, you can delve into the evolution of tent design and material innovation throughout the outdoor industry's history. Take a look at the Spotlight to discover the stories behind the development of the pop tent, the brandy tent, and North Face's Geodome 4.

Performance Forum

The PERFORMANCE FORUM retains its reputation as the perfect platform to introduce and view the latest textile and accessory innovations and trends. The PERFORMANCE FORUM creates a one-of-a-kind platform where designers and managers can start their sourcing by viewing the top-performing fabrics in active and outdoor apparel. Divided into 13 main categories, the PERFORMANCE FORUM Fabrics cover all the essential areas in functional fabrics.

Happy Hour

Mix and Mingle! Join the Functional Fabric Fair team and friends of the Industry for a celebration of Day 1! Happy Hour sponsored by drirelease will take place at the education stage from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Enjoy complimentary beer and wine while networking with other industry professionals.

Complimentary Morning Coffee and Lunch

Functional Fabric Fair is making attending the show even more enjoyable by offering complimentary morning coffee and free lunch for all of those that attend! This not only provides a chance for industry professionals to network over a cup of coffee but also offers a convenient option to refuel and recharge during the fair.