Strategic Partners

Material Innovation and Sustainability Partner

The Material Exchange is an online database that allows designers, materials teams, product developers, and material vendors to collaborate, filter, and organize the raw materials for their collections all within a secure environment.

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Product Safety and Testing Lab Partner

A globally recognized testing, inspection, and certification organization offering the highest quality services. Choose Certainty. Add Value.

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Footwear Packaging Partner

Providing Packaging Solutions to the Footwear Industry.

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North America Customs Brokerage Strategic Partner

International trade is a vital component of business today. When it comes to shipping and receiving goods across borders, nothing helps streamline the process like taking a proactive approach. Something that Farrow has been successful at for over 100 years.

Apex Logistics

Strategic Partner on Air Logistics

Established at the start of the new millennium, Apex Logistics is a growing Global Supply Chain Solutions Provider with a diverse cultural background. Founded in China with a global reach extending over six continents.

Jones-Vining

Consumer Fit and Comfort Partner

More than best-in-market Lasts and Footbeds, from R&D to development, from production to delivery, Jones & Vining’s global team has over 1,000 years of combined expertise and experience and one objective: helping their partners achieve success. They actively pursue ways to reduce their ecological footprint, from reusing production waste to developing new materials with less environmental impact.

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Digital Design, Product Development, and Sourcing Partner

Romans CAD Software suite provides companies from Footwear, Leather Goods, and Soft Materials Industries with an indispensable tool. All RCS modules are integrated into Romans CAD Data Management, already implemented by much of their users.

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Shoe Innovation Education Partners

The Footwearists is an innovation and education platform for and by footwear professionals. Together we strive to improve the world by making better shoes that have real added value.

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Community Service and Charity Partner

Soles4Souls creates sustainable jobs and provides relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing around the world.

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Community Service and Charity Partner

Two Ten Footwear Foundation is a charitable foundation offering Financial Assistance, Counseling, Community Resources, and Scholarships to those working in the footwear industry.

Community Service and Charity Partner

The Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation of New York (FFCF) is a charitable foundation that unites the industry by rallying footwear leaders around the relevant and important cause of funding first step breast cancer research and has given close to $60M to find a cure since its inception.

Footwear Association Partner

Providing support, resources, training, and guidance to our members who range from the biggest established brand names to small start-up labels, the BFA’s mission is to promote and celebrate British footwear, and the British footwear industry globally.

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Materials Trade Show Partner

The trade show for footwear companies focused on material sourcing.

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Independent Retailer Outreach Partner

Representing Independent Footwear Retailers since 1912.