2018 Opening Night Tailgate Party At Texprocess Americas

May 22 | Georgia World Congress Center | Atlanta

About the College Football Hall of Fame


Located between the Georgia World Congress Center and the Omni Hotel at CNN Center, the College Football Hall of Fame mixes legendary college football with innovative and inviting space.


The state-of-the-art facility features 50,000 square feet of unique event space, including an indoor Playing Field that can accommodate up to 1,450 people for the SPESA Tailgate Party.


The College Football Hall of Fame is located adjacent to the Georgia World Congress Center at 250 Marietta Street Northwest, next to Centennial Olympic Park, and near the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in downtown Atlanta — in the heart of the city’s sports and entertainment district.


About the 2018 Event


The most sought-after ticket during during Texprocess Americas 2016 was for the SPESA Tailgate Party… the show's famous Opening Networking Event.


In 2016 more than 450 attendees and exhibitors attended this unique networking experience.


SPESA is pleased to announce that the Tailgate Party is back by popular demand. An even better and more unique event for Texprocess Americas and Techtextil North America 2018.


The networking, party, and dinner event for today’s fashion, sewn products, and textiles professionals will again be the “must-attend event” at the College Football Hall of Fame.

About the Student Scholarships


Over 2,500 scholarships have been awarded to deserving students with the help of generous contributions.


The Foundation’s goal is to significantly increase the funding of its investment portfolio to allow an increase in the number and amount of scholarships it provides to students.


The Foundation endorses 13 undergraduate programs in North America. It has a rich history of supporting education in North America.


Supporting the AAFA Education Foundation


SPESA provides support for the AAFA Education Foundation as it promotes the advancement of knowledge and understanding of the industry, specifically in the areas of finance, marketing, human resources, product development, production management, engineering, technology, and other subjects related to improved efficiency and development and acceleration of economic growth in the industry.


Since its creation in 1968, the Education Foundation has provided endorsed schools and universities with scholarships to award the sharpest, brightest and most creative students in the academic world to achieve new heights in the fashion industry. Also, the foundation provides travel stipends to school and universities to support involvement with the foundation.



Tailgate Party Sponsorship Opportunities Are Available:

Email: Benton Gardner

Phone: +1-919-872-8909 Ext. #2