IFAI Expo 2000 drew to a close on October 28, recognized as the most successful exposition in the event’s 88-year history and strengthening its position as the world’s largest annual event serving the many markets of the technical fabrics industry. All told, a show-record 486 exhibiting companies showcased their latest products and services to a diverse crowd of 7,376 total participants. The show took place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., from October 26-28.