2018 FTDC


The longest running footwear conference in the U.S. is being held
Sunday–Tuesday, October 21 – 23, 2018
at The Renaissance Long Beach in Long Beach, CA

About FTDC

FDRA’s Footwear Trade and Distribution Conference (FTDC) is the largest footwear conference of its kind in the US.  This innovative conference draws nearly 200 of the industry’s top footwear executives, traffic and distribution specialists, customs experts, and service providers.  Companies that attend include Walmart, Wolverine Worldwide, NIKE, Sears Holding Co., Belk, Rack Room Shoes, JCPenney, and the list goes on.  The event is focused on learning from, and connecting with, industry leaders, experts and service providers.


Who attends FTDC?

  • Nike
  • Clark’s
  • Ariat
  • Asics
  • Caleres
  • Crocs
  • DSW
  • Elan Polo
  • Fila
  • K-Swiss
  • Keen
  • LaCrosse
  • Shoe Carnival
  • Payless
  • Skechers
  • Steve Madden
  • Wolverine Worldwide
  • Vans
  • Under Armour

A special thanks to our generous sponsors!