INDA and AFS Announce Partnership for the FiltXPO™ 2025 Conference Program

Cary, NC, May 13, 2024 — INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, and AFS, the American Filtration & Separations Society, are pleased to announce they are entering into a strategic partnership to create the FiltXPO™ 2025 Conference Program. FiltXPO, the International Filtration Conference & Exhibition, will co-locate with IDEA®25 from April 29 to May 1, 2025, in the Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida.

The theme for FiltXPO 2025 is “The Future of Filtration: Advancing Technology, Performance & Sustainability.” The two-day FiltXPO conference program will feature technical insights into filtration innovations and technologies from industry professionals worldwide. INDA and AFS will issue a call for abstracts in the next few weeks.

“The INDA and AFS partnership is an exciting combination. AFS’ expertise in the filtration market sector is key to producing a world-class FiltXPO conference program. We appreciate their technical insights and ability to bring together a diverse slate of speakers discussing filtration research and science. We look forward to working with AFS,” said Tony Fragnito, INDA President and CEO.

“We feel this is a great opportunity to provide premium content and expand AFS’ reach. AFS’ ability to plan a first-rate conference, combined with INDA’s ability to organize a well-respected show like FiltXPO, will create an exceptional experience for filtration professionals. We are pleased to partner with INDA and will release more information about the program in the coming months,” said Connie Rhea, Executive Director, AFS.

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About INDA

INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, serves hundreds of member companies in the nonwoven/engineered fabrics industry doing business globally. Since 1968, INDA networking events have helped members connect, innovate, and develop their businesses. INDA educational courses, market data, test methods, consultancy, and issue advocacy help members succeed by providing them with the information they need to better plan and execute their business strategies. INDA Media is the business-to-business publishing arm of INDA and publisher of International Fiber Journal and International Filtration News, which reach a vast network of professionals who employ fibers, filaments, and filtration systems to optimize their application environments. For more information, visit

About AFS

AFS aims to instigate positive global transformations by offering extensive educational opportunities and fostering a collaborative community within the filtration and separation sector. It serves as a platform for individuals from diverse backgrounds within the filtration industry, spanning academia, manufacturing, distribution, and end-user sectors. Through various channels such as conferences, exhibitions, and online resources, AFS endeavors to address the world’s filtration requirements. Member companies of AFS work together to innovate solutions ensuring clean air, water, safe food and beverages, effective drug therapies, and advancements in personal electronics and transportation technologies. Given the scarcity of filtration-specific engineering courses, AFS endeavors to fill this educational gap by providing valuable resources and networking opportunities for individuals at all career stages, from sales managers to graduate students, empowering them to contribute meaningfully to the industry. For further details, please visit