What's New

  • Calling all exhibitors – June 3-5, 2014 (Tuesday - Thursday), New York Shoe Expo exhibit applications available online now. Exhibit showrooms and booth options available to suit your best needs - be sure to book early, space is selling fast.  Get a preview of the show and view the Trade Show Photo Gallery.

  • Book your hotel accommodation for the June 3-5, 2014 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.

  • Save the date: Tuesday, June 3rd for the annual FFANY Industry Party, opening night of the June 3-5, show. Taking place at fabulous Brasserie 8 & 1/2, conveniently located on 57th St, close to the NY Hilton Midtown and many member showrooms. Food, music, open bar - view event info and order tickets. View the 2013 event PHOTO GALLERY.

  • FFANY365 streamlines the footwear business to make wholesale buying and selling easier, 365 days a year. The footwear industry is stepping forward - just launched this season, thousands of retailers are shopping the leading footwear brands online at FFaNY365.  Powered by fashion marketplace leader POP-Market, FFaNY365 is a footwear industry first.  Brands and buyers can sign up to participate at FFaNY365.com. View Retailer Information Page.

  • In its 21st year, the QVC Presents "FFANY Shoes On Sale" gala and charitable shoe sale to benefit breast cancer research, education and awareness is the largest fundraising event in the shoe industry.  You can help FFANY fund a cure for breast cancer by donating shoesThanks to the support of the footwear industry, over 1 million pairs of shoes have been sold and FFCF (Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation) has donated $45 million to distinguished medical institutions.  Save the Date for next year's gala event: October 8, 2014.  View last years gala photo highlights.

  • View the fabulous roster of footwear brands showing at the upcoming June 3-5, 2014 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).

  • FFANY and the Ars Sutoria Design School in Milan, Italy have partnered to bring The Art of Traditional Shoemaking 5 day training course to New York City.  The session dates are July 14-18 and October 20-24, 2014.   Space is limited to 20 students - view workshop details and registration information.

  • One Step Ahead at the New York Shoe Expo: Check out the great coverage of the recent FFANY show on WCBS New York evening news  - view the fabulous upcoming footwear trends for 2014.  View video clip.

  • The FFANY Show keeps growing and a great way to expose your brand is to become a participating sponsor during market week.  There are many ways we can assist you in promoting your product or services to the top fashion footwear retail buyers and manufacturers.  View sponsorship packages and details.  Contact Phyllis Rein at prein@ffany.org for further information.

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