Strategic Partners

Design, Product Development and Material Innovation Partner

The Material Exchange is an online database which 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 & 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.


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.


Factory Quality Control Partner

Since 2003, Impactiva has been the partner of choice for major brands and retailers with manufacturing partners throughout Asia, Africa, Europe and South America. Whether optimizing factories’ processes to operate under Lean manufacturing principles or providing direct, on-site quality assurance or quality-control, our highly trained professionals deliver significant improvements in efficiency, quality, and compliance.


3D Design Software (CADS) 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.


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.


Community Service & Charity Partner

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


Community Service & 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.

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.


Materials Trade Show Partner

The trade show for footwear companies focused on material sourcing.

Footwear Market Week Partner

At the Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY), we seek to grow and serve a vibrant, global footwear industry, where doing business in New York is profitable and easy for our membership, and where the industry strengthens through education and unites in charity.


Independent Retailer Outreach Partner

Representing Independent Footwear Retailers since 1912.

NPD Group

Consumer Data and Analysis Partner

Timely footwear consumer market research, reports, and analysis.