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  • View the fabulous roster of footwear brands showing at the upcoming August 4-6, 2015 New York Shoe Expo at the Hilton and NY Showrooms.  New brands are added daily! Buyers –  make the most of your time and utilize the FFANY Show Planner to view exhibitor lists, locations, floor plans and plan appointments during the show.  Note, many NY Showrooms are open all week (Monday-Friday).

  • Book your hotel accommodation for the August 4-6, 2015 show, exclusively through FFANY. Several conveniently located hotels, including the NY Hilton Midtown, are available at lower than the current published rates. Limited quantity available - book here today.

  • Mark your calendars to attend the FDRA Footwear Sourcing Intelligence Summit July 22-23 in NYC. FFANY Members use special code FFANY2015 for a 10% discount on registration fees.  Footwear sourcing continues to be a major challenge for the entire industry. Make sure your sourcing teams are well educated in current sourcing trends, challenges and opportunities. For questions about this summit or FDRA's sourcing support program, please contact Andy Polk at apolk@fdra.org.

  • Check out the recently aired segment on Fox 5 NY News featuring FFANY - "Where'd You Get That?".  A big shout out to reporter Christal Young for the great coverage of the New York Shoe Show!

  • Introducing the new FFaNY365 Visual Directory. A new interactive and visual experience for buyers to discover brands at the New York Shoe Show enabling them to make appointments, request line sheets and shop featured brands online. Visit FFANY365.com.

  • Thank you to all FFANY participants for your social media posts using hashtag #ffanyshoeshow. Collectively, an outreach via Instagram and Twitter created over 14.5 MILLION impressions based on followers bases! Visit the the social media gallery page to view the recent New York Shoe Show highlights.

  • Calling all exhibitors – August 4-6, 2015 (Tuesday - Thursday), New York Shoe Show applications available now.  Unveil your collections here right in the heart of New York City - Exhibit options include meeting space and exhibit showrooms.  If you have questions regarding exhibit options, please contact us today or call 212.751.6422 x18.

  • What a great turnout from the footwear industry for the FFANY opening night event held on June 2 at the fabulous Brasserie 8 1/2. Through this event, FFANY is proud to support Shoes That Fit and donate $20,000 to this special organization that helps children in need of footwear.  It was also great to award the winners of the Joseph C. Moore scholarship to attend the Ars Sutoria school in Milan, Italy & classes in NYC.  View photo gallery.

  • SAVE THE DATE - The 22nd annual QVC Presents "FFANY Shoes On Sale" gala and charitable shoe sale to benefit breast cancer research, education and awareness will be held on October 19, 2015 at the fabulous Waldorf Astoria.  Also, be sure to tune into QVC for the entire month of October and shop FFANY member footwear brands - all to raise funds for a cure.  To date, over 1 million pairs of shoes have been sold and FFCF (The Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation of NY) has donated more than $47 million to distinguished medical institutions. View gala photo highlights. #SHOES4ACURE

  • Download the New York Shoe Show directory on an iPad or Iphone. Utilize the FFANY App to view current and previous show directories, available free at the App store, simply search keyword FFANY. Locate exhibitor brands, websites, and contact information.  View download instructions here.

  • FFANY & Ars Sutoria School in Milan, Italy proudly announce the winner of the Joseph C. Moore Footwear Scholarship to Hideki Sato, a graduating senior at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT).  2nd place was awarded to Blair Moore from Parsons, and a 3rd place tie was awarded to Emmanuel Nunez from Parsons and Denise Lee from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).  The winning scholarship includes a 13-week shoe patternmaking and prototyping course, accommodation and airfare – valued at $17,500.  All 4 top finalists will receive the Ars Sutoria E-Learning course, an online program which focuses on shoemaking and technical aspects.  All winners will also recognized at the FFANY industry event to be held on June 2nd, 2015.  View Press Release.

  • ARS SUTORIA - ELEARNING: Footwear professionals all over the world have relied on Ars Sutoria for advanced training in the art of shoe making - this exceptional training is now accessible to everyone online. The program includes Shoe Categories, Life of a Shoe and Materials. Empower your staff in their careers or take the course individually to enhance your knowledge of the shoe business.  For more info, visit elearning.arssutoria.com or contact Marie Mamone at marie@arssutoria.com.