The Fabric Structures Association (FSA) represents companies providing fabric structures and related products to end users. It is dedicated to increasing the use of fabric structures as a viable building material within the architectural community.

Join FSA today for exclusive benefits not found elsewhere in the industry.


  • Exposure to the educational sector through the annual FSA Student Design Challenge
  • Exclusive IFAI and FSA scholarships are available for member employees and their families
  • Provide ready-made, accredited American Institute of Architects (AIA) educational resources to architects to build your business
  • Access to a member directory, industry resources and valuable educational materials
  • Learn more about your market with in-depth research and surveying
  • Complimentary subscriptions to Fabric Architecture and Specialty Fabrics Review publications
  • Member pricing on advertising in all IFAI publications and free product listing in Specialty Fabrics Review Buyer’s Guide*
  • Member pricing for exhibiting at and attending the annual IFAI Expo
  • Exclusive member pricing on International Achievement Award (IAA) submissions
  • Member-only access to IFAI’s InfoCentral, a resource for sourcing questions and referrals
  • Market research opportunities and access to industry materials to help you make informed decisions for your business
  • Opportunities to collaborate with other IFAI divisions and external partners
  • Member exclusive webinars

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Mission Statement

The overall mission of this division is to promote the use and growth of fabric structures and to represent the interests and concerns
of the fabric structures industry.  The objectives of FSA shall include, but not be limited to the following:

    1. To increase the use of fabric structures by increasing the general awareness and by influencing the design,
      engineering and academic communities.
    1. To identify issues of common concern of the members and of the industry in general and take a proactive role in seeking solutions for those concerns. (e.g., building codes, standards, general awareness, etc.)
    1. To seek relationships with other organizations serving this industry.
    1. To provide a central resource for the dissemination of information relating to the structure types,
      design requirements, materials, standards, regulations, and general market information in the fabric structures industry.
  1. To provide access to member company profiles to help promote their areas of expertise, core competencies,
    capabilities, product offerings and value-added propositions.