Events & Training

As the footwear industry’s business association, FDRA prides itself on innovative and in-depth training and events on a wide range of issues important to our industry.  Below is a full list of upcoming webinars, summits, meetings and workshops for the footwear industry. If you have any questions about these events, or would like to become a sponsor, please contact info@fdra.org

Construction Workshop

Footwear Construction Workshop – Portland

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

The Footwear Construction Workshop is designed to help designers, product development & sourcing teams, brand managers and quality control professionals better understand how footwear is actually produced. It covers footwear construction, sourcing data and considerations, material issues and quality management.

Construction Workshop

Footwear Construction Workshop – Chicago

Thursday, November 9, 2017

The Footwear Construction Workshop is designed to help designers, product development & sourcing teams, brand managers and quality control professionals better understand how footwear is actually produced. It covers footwear construction, sourcing data and considerations, material issues and quality management.

*Refund policy for FDRA events:

FDRA will issue no refunds for cancelled registrations for its summits less than 30 days prior to the event date (this includes FDRA’s executive summit in DC, Asia summit, sourcing summit, materials and innovation summit, and FTDC). There are no refunds issued for cancelled registrations less than 48 hours from workshops. FDRA members can transfer their registration to another attendee for the same event.  Any questions on this policy should be directed to Andy Polk.