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THE SHOE BUSINESS AND TRADE ASSOCIATION
REPRESENTING 95% OF THE FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY

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SHOE VOTER CENTER
The Footwear Professional’s 2024 Voter Guide

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SHOE SUSTAINABILITY
Sustainability education & empowerment

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SHOE-IN SHOW
Podcast with experts, on business trends

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INDUSTRY EVENTS CALENDAR
Industry show dates

FASHION FOOTWEAR ASSOCIATION OF NY
Serving the industry in NYC

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BLACK FOOTWEAR FORUM
Influence, leadership, creativity

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DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION
Key industry initiatives

FIGHT FOOTWEAR FAKES
Educating on IP issues, eradicating counterfeits

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FOOTWEAR CUSTOMS
Importing, duty rates, regulations

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KICKS OVER COFFEE
Chats with experts on hot topics

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FOOTWEAR INNOVATION
The footwear industry’s think tank

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CONGRESSIONAL SNEAKER CAUCUS
A bipartisan movement

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DOMESTIC MANUFACTURING
Stats, reports, stories

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FOOTWEAR TESTING GUIDE
Requirements by country

BREWS & SHOES
Connecting the footwear community for a cause

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SHOES FOR A CURE
The footwear industry coming together for a cure

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SOURCING & COMPLIANCE
Data, costs, compliance

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FARM TO FOOTWEAR ACT
Increasing the use of plant-based materials in footwear

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Impacting students in Washington, DC

FOOTWEAR BY THE NUMBERS

A closer look at footwear consumption and production throughout the United States

~278,000

Total U.S. Footwear
Employment

5.9

Average Pairs Imported
Per Person in 2023

25 Million

Total Pairs Made in
America in 2023

$112.7 Billion

Total U.S. Personal Spending
on Footwear in 2023