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New York Shoe Expo

New York Shoe Expo makes it easy for footwear buyers and sellers to do business in NYC.

Attend the Show

Current Show

June 7 - 9, 2016

Tuesday, Wednesday 9 - 6pm

Thursday 9 - 4pm

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NY Hilton Midtown & Member Showrooms

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With 4 shows each year, the New York Shoe Expo is the premiere place for retailers and buyers to get a first look at new trends in footwear. Attendees get exclusive access to showrooms, networking opportunities, and FFANY sponsored industry events. FFANY makes it easy for you to shop, buy and do business in NYC.  View “What’s Happening at FFANY?

Whats Happening At FFANY

Register to Attend

Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) is a professional trade show event produced for the fashion footwear retail trade and press. The show is not open to the public. There is no fee to attend the show as a retailer or press – editorial with presentation of credentials. Save time and pre-register online for the show.

Retailers & Press

To obtain a retailer or press-editoral badge, badge holder and directory for entry, the following 3 credentials must be presented and verified at show registration:

  • A photo ID
  • A business card indicating you are in the footwear industry trade as a retailer or press (editorial only).
  • Specific business credentials such as a tax registration or business registration certificate indicating a retail or press business.

Attendance is FREE




  • Agent
  • Apparel, footwear and accessories designer (Non-exhibiting)
  • Banker / Financial
  • Customs Broker
  • Exporter
  • Factory
  • Licensee
  • Logistics Provider
  • Press publisher, advertising sales, promotional personnel, account executive
  • Public Relations personnel (Non-exhibiting)
  • Shoe box, packaging and display supplier
  • Technology provider
  • Transportation provider
  • Analyst
  • Apparel, footwear and accessories manufacturer (Non-exhibiting)
  • Broker
  • Designer
  • Leather, fabric and materials supplier
  • Insurance Broker
  • Licensor
  • Machinery Provider
  • Production facility / machinery provider
  • Sewing contractor
  • Supplier - Miscellaneous
  • Trade show producer
  • Wholesaler

Non-retailer badges are not pre-mailed. The following credentials must be presented and verified at show registration to obtain a badge, badge holder and directory for admittance.

  • A photo ID
  • A business card
  • Business credentials indicating what type of non-retailer trade you represent and your association with the footwear industry.
  • If you pre-registered and paid on-line, the attendee registration confirmation page, including fee paid.

Non-retailer attendance fees:

  • $250 pre-register on-line
    (up to June 6th at 5pm EST)
  • $500 onsite registration

This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.  Badges must be worn throughout the trade show.

  • Be sure to check out these great new events and happenings during FFANY!


    What's happening at FFANY event list

  • Industry Event at Bryant Park Grill

    FFANY Industry Event, Tuesday June 7th, Bryant Park Grill, 6:30 to 9:00 PM

    Join us to celebrate the footwear industry in iconic Bryant Park -and-
    kick-start the Two Ten Cancer Care Fund.

    Tuesday, June 7th
    Bryant Park Grill.
    25 West 40th Street
    6:30 – 9:00 pm

    Order Tickets: $95
    Food, drink, live entertainment, and fabulous shoes!

    Buy 11 tickets, pay for only 10!
    Use Promocode: 1FREE
    Buy 22 tickets, pay for only 20!
    Use Promocode: 2FREE

    Your ticket purchase and support of this event will help Two Ten provide assistance to individuals in the footwear industry in need of cancer care.  

    Meet talent in the footwear industry! Presentation to the footwear design student winner of the Joseph C. Moore scholarship award to attend the ARSUTORIA school in Milan, Italy.

    Ticket purchase to the FFANY Industry Event is open to FFANY members, participating footwear and related industry trade attendees only.  

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  • Be sure to attend this informative seminar and Q&A with retail industry expert Paco Underhill

    Paco Underhill – Best Selling author and speaker:  Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping. 

    Paco’s first book, Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping is an internationally recognized bestseller and has been published in 27 languages. His relevant and informative messages provide insightful information about the global state of retail from the world’s foremost shopping anthropologist.  

    Please join us as Paco speaks about “The Science of Shopping”.  The success of Why We Buy and his retail insight makes him a must see for for any professional in the retail industry. 

    Bonus – All attendees are entered to win an Apple Watch!


    10 am, June 8th, NY Hilton Midtown

  • Shop the Shoes4acure charitable shoe boutique

    Thanks to the generous donations of FFANY member brands, footwear and handbag product from major footwear companies will be sold at 50 percent off the suggested retail price. The boutique will be open June 7th – 9th to the public and all proceeds from the 3 day sale will be donated to breast cancer research.

    Concourse Lower Level, NY Hilton Midtown

    Premier Access Tickets: $25
    June 6:  12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

    Regular Access Ticket: $1o
    June 7,8:  9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
    June 9:  9:00 AM – 4:00 PM


  • Shop for product you need NOW in your store!

    New York Shoe Expo 2016, June 7 through 9

    As more retailers buy closer to season, the need for immediate product is greater than ever. The Immediate Shoe Wall, a new concept by FFANY, aims to streamline the search for at-once product by presenting immediate samples from exhibiting brands in one central spot at the Hilton.

    Consider the wall your visual shopping guide for fashion that can sell in your store sooner than later!

Attendee Guide


Book to secure your hotel stay well ahead of time. FFANY has negotiated exclusive hotel rates and amenities when you book through FFANY.ORG. The FFANY travel desk, powered by Onpeak, has benefits such as the lower rates, “book now, pay later” and easy group bookings.

Use our Show Planner to see which exhibitors you want to see. Contact all vendors you are interested in seeing to make appointments. You can also choose vendors by category or geographically, either by street or building for New York Showrooms or by hall at the Hilton.

Be sure to attend FFANY & footwear industry events to network, they are a great way to meet people in the industry! Make sure you allocate sufficient time to view collections at the Hilton and nearby New York Showrooms. Allow time to go back and revisit lines and review orders. Many New York Showrooms are open all week (Monday-Friday.)


Bring a photo ID, business cards, and other business credentials if you do not have business cards. The New York Shoe Expo is not open to the public, so be sure to bring a business license if you have not yet opened your store.

Follow FFANY on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to keep up on the latest show buzz.  Check out #ffanyshoeshow to see what exhbitors and attendees are posting.

If you have any time left after your busy day placing orders, take the time to enjoy New York City; walk the streets, see the trends, go to a great restaurant, see a Broadway show. Being in the fashion capital of the world, the city will spark inspiration.