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Global Networking Opportunities.. in Miami Beach !

IDEA 2013 has so much to offer all by itself. When you add in the excitement of a multi-cultural city like Miami Beach, IDEA 2013 becomes the ultimate experience. Miami Beach offers world-class hotels, unparalleled dining and entertaining, professional sports, golfing, tennis, boating and, last but not least, South Beach!

IDEA 2013 is the place to be in 2013.

Welcome Reception at Nikki Beach club!

The IDEA 2013 Welcome Reception, sponsored by Eastman Chemical Company, will be held at the Nikki Beach Club, 1 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Florida on Monday, April 22, 2013 from 7:00 - 9:30 pm. Don't miss out on this fantastic networking opportunity in a relaxed, informal setting. Make plans to attend and kick off IDEA 2013 the right way!

Separate fee required. See registration form.

IDEA Achievement Awards

INDA and Nonwovens Industry magazine have partnered again to co-sponsor the IDEA 2013 Achievement Awards. These awards recognize new products and technical developments since 2010 and companies will be honored in five categories including raw materials, machinery and end products. Will your company or customers be honored? Attend the Award Ceremony and find out first-hand. Visit http://bit.ly/IDEA13_Awards to submit your nominations or place your vote for the winner.

IDEA TV

Nonwovens Industry Magazine is bringing IDEA TV back! First introduced in 2010, IDEA TV features live newsmaker interviews, developing news and features. IDEA TV captures the dynamic, global flavor of IDEA. IDEA TV will be delivered to attendees' emails. For more information, contact Matt Carey, Rodman Publications, (201) 825-2552, or email mcarey@rodmanmedia.com

IDEA News

World Textile Information Network will publish IDEA NEWS for the second time. IDEA NEWS was met with entusiasm and success for the first time in 2010 and is a great way to keep informed about what is happening with IDEA exhibitors and on the show floor. For more information, contact Alex Cooke, Tel: +44 113 388 4877, acooke@wtin.net

Stop by the INDA Booth

And have an espresso sponsored by Texel Inc. You can take 10 minutes to recharge your batteries, literally, with the cell phone charging station sponsored by Eastman Chemical Company. Also available at the INDA booth are massage therapists who can help work out the tension from all that networking you've done before you head back on the show floor to do even more business with exhibitors.



IDEA 2013 Conference Schedule

Global Market Data for Your Strategic Planning

At IDEA 2013, INDA will host a hand-picked group of industry consultants to present their outlook for select nonwoven industries at the regional level. Speakers will provide actionable data, key drivers and an outlook for different regions...

Monday, April 22

IDEA Reception

Sponsored by Eastman Chemical Company
Nikki Beach Club, 1 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Florida
7:00 - 9:30pm

Tuesday, April 23

China

Ian Butler, Principal, Internation Nonwovens Consultant
9:00 - 9:30am

India

Kays Chinai, Principal Partner, Chapas, Chinai & Associates
9:30 - 10:00am

Asia-Pacific

Ian Bell, Tissue & Hygiene Research Manager, Euromonitor International
10:00 - 10:30am

Exposition

10:30am - 6:00pm

Wednesday, April 24

Using LCA for Greener Product Innovation

Terry Swack, Sustainable Minds and Rich Chapas, Chapas, Chinai & Associates
8:00 - 8:45am

Complimentary Admission

Join Rich Chapas, Principal of Chapas, Chinai & Associates, expert in material innovation, sustainability and green business; and Terry, CEO Sustainable Minds to preview Sustainable Minds v3.0 which includes an expanded dataset for the nonwovens industry. Used by product manufacturers and universities in 55+ countries, Sustainable Minds is rapidly becoming the industry standard for easy-to-use and affordable product life cycle assessment software worldwide.

In this fast-paced session you will learn:

  • What is LCA and how it can be used to make greener decisions in product development & R&D

  • To unscramble the alphabet soup of PCR, EPD & LCA

  • About material innovations in nonwovens

  • How to use Sustainable Minds - It's easy to get started. Discounted pricing available to IDEA conference attendees

North America

Rory Holmes, Past President, INDA
9:00 - 9:30am

IDEA 2013 Achievement Awards Ceremony

Emcee: Steve Ogle, Director of Technical Affairs & Statistics, INDA
9:30 - 10:30am

Complimentary Admission

The prestigious IDEA Achievement Awards, in partnership with Nonwovens Industry magazine, recognizes innovation within the engineered fabrics industry. The IDEA Achievement Awards recognize the leading companies, individuals and new products (introduced since IDEA 2010) in the global engineered fabrics industry.

Exposition

10:30am - 6:00pm

Thursday, April 25

Using LCA for Greener Product Innovation

Terry Swack, Sustainable Minds and Rich Chapas, Chapas, Chinai & Associates
8:00 - 8:45am

Complimentary Admission

Join Rich Chapas, Principal of Chapas, Chinai & Associates, expert in material innovation, sustainability and green business; and Terry, CEO Sustainable Minds to preview Sustainable Minds v3.0 which includes an expanded dataset for the nonwovens industry. Used by product manufacturers and universities in 55+ countries, Sustainable Minds is rapidly becoming the industry standard for easy-to-use and affordable product life cycle assessment software worldwide.

In this fast-paced session you will learn:

  • What is LCA and how it can be used to make greener decisions in product development & R&D

  • To unscramble the alphabet soup of PCR, EPD & LCA

  • About material innovations in nonwovens

  • How to use Sustainable Minds - It's easy to get started. Discounted pricing available to IDEA conference attendees

Europe

Ian Bell, Tissue & Hygiene Research Manager, Euromonitor International
9:00 - 9:30am

South America

Rick Jezzi, Principal, A.D. Jezzi & Associates
9:30 - 10:00am

Exposition

10:30am - 4:00pm