Global footwear sourcing returns to Texworld after successful summer debut

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Presented by Texworld New York City, Material Exchange, and FDRA, the specialty show continues to increase footwear component sourcing opportunities.

Global Footwear Sourcing, a partnership show between Texworld NYC, Material Exchange, and the Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America, celebrated a successful debut at the Javits Center this July 19-21. Co-located with Texworld NYC, Apparel Sourcing NYC, and Home Textiles Sourcing, thousands of attendees were welcomed both in-person and virtually to discover the new footwear components showcase. Visitors were able to source and explore a wide range of shoe materials including leather, synthetic, laces, insole, outsole, webbing and ribbon, thread and yarn, hardware and more, as well as connect with leading industry professionals at the Footwear Talks educational series and Footwear Happy Hour event.

Within Global Footwear Sourcing, visitors can once again take advantage of educational seminars hosted by FDRA covering niche industry topics and discover the latest technology trends fueling innovation within the footwear industry inside of Texworld NYC’s trend showcase curated by New York-based trend agency TOBE | Doneger. More details to be announced including exhibitor lists and full education schedule.

The event is set to return to the Javits Center in New York City January 31 – February 2, 2023, co-located with Texworld NYC, Apparel Sourcing NYC, and Printsource. For more information or to register, please visit us online:


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