May 31 - June 2 NY Hilton Midtown & Member Showrooms

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April 1, 2017

Click here to subscribe & listen to the footwear industry’s new podcast – SHOE-IN!Stay in the loop each week as a new show features hot topics with footwear executives, designers, and fashion icons giving their insights on current trends and sharing their stories. Brought to you by FDRA and hosted by Matt Priest and Andy Polk, listeners will hear amazing personal stories, unique approaches to current challenges facing the industry, as well as best practices, trends and tips. Visit: SHOEINSHOW.COM!

Tune-in to the latest Shoe-In episode featuring FFANY’s President & CEO Ron Fromm. Ron gives his insights on the state of the current fashion retail environment and much more!

ROADISODES: SHOE-IN ON THE ROAD AT THE FFANY NEW YORK SHOE EXPO

TALKING TRENDS WITH JENN ROGIEN AT FFANY’S 2017 FASHION EXHIBIT

ROADISODE #1: SHOE-IN AT THE BIG REVEAL

Shoe-In Show travels to FFANY for this special show on the road, appropriately kicking off the show with the Footwear Fashion in Focus segment. Matt, Andy, and Christie meet with Jenn Rogien, curator of FFANY’s The Reveal, for her insight on deciding 2017’s newest trends and the stories behind the seven installations. Matt and Andy welcome Eric Harrison, Owner and President of J Renee Group, for an in depth look at current footwear trends selling this season and the upcoming trends of Fall and Spring 2017

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ROADISODE #2: BIRKENSTOCK

Christie speaks with Scott Radcliffe, Vice President of Marketing of Birkenstock, about the classic Birkenstock sandal, and the expansion of the Birkenstock line into shoes and boots.

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ROADISODE #3: CROCS

Christie speaks with Jen Spalding of Crocs about the colorful footwear including the classic clog, new styles and patterns, and finds out who is buying and wearing Crocs.

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ROADISODE #4: RUN, JUMP, PLAE

Christie learns all about Plae’s children’s shoes with Olivia Billingsley, Plae’s regional sales manager– how to customize the shoes, the special fit for children’s feet, and the importance of velcro.

ROADISODE #5: TEVA

Christie talks with Julie at Teva Footwear about the lifestyle outdoor brand, and how the brand is evolving to fit and create experiences for their influencers, explorers, and loyalist consumers. We also learn colorful outdoor shoes are trending this upcoming season.

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ROADISODE #6: GOBY

Christie gets to know Sefer Tunca and Timur Sagir, the artists behind Goby, the shoe line decorated with hand-drawn artwork.

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ROADISODE #7: THE SCHOOL OF SHOEMAKING

The Arsutoria School is a prestigious shoemaking and design school based in Milan. Christie chats with Marie Mamone, Director of Business Development, about the Arsutoria program, and Andrea Zampieri, International Marketing Manager, about 2017’s trendiest materials and textiles.


ROADISODE #8: SEEING DOUBLE WITH THE SHOE-IN

Christie meets Emily Karal Kenison, a loyal listener of the Shoe-In Show and the Founder of The Shoe-In LLC, who created a brand new product just waiting to hit the market.

ROADISODE #9: MEETING UP WITH THE SHOE MAGNATE

Brenda Garnica fills Christie in about which trendy shoes Kim Kardashian would wear at The Shoe Magnate.

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ROADISODE #10: SHOWER WITH YOUR SHOWAFLOPS ON

Christie speaks with Evelyn Bernfeld, the President of Flop Operations at Showaflops, a shoe designed to protect your feet in the shower.

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ROADISODE #11: SPEAKING WITH THE SWISS AT INUIKII

Christie speaks with with Nicole Nordin, business developer of Inuikii, about the Swiss footwear brand, and their plan to break into the US market.

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ROADISODE #12: TREND FORECASTING WITH VAMP FOOTWEAR

Christie speaks with Emily Goldman, Assistant Editor at Vamp Footwear, about the 70’s inspired footwear at FFANY.

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What's New

  • FFANY show directory available for download!

    Utilize the FFANY App to view the FFANY show directories on an iPad, available free at the App store, simply search keyword FFANY.  Locate exhibitor brands, websites, and contact information.  Alternatively, view online via ISSUU.

  • Boost Your Business & Attend: “When The Shoe Fits – Driving Sales with Social Media”

    Connecting with customers socially is a vital part of conducting business in today’s world, so be sure to catch this highly informative and relevant seminar “When The Shoe Fits: Driving Sales with Social Media.”  Presented by Socialfly, a full-service social media marketing agency specializing in Social PR, co-founder, Courtney Spritzer will share how you can use Facebook and Instagram to drive sales and awareness for your business. Through case studies and visuals, attendees will leave this session with measurable action items they can utilize for their business.

    Thursday, June 1st  8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.
    NY Hilton Midtown – Registration located on the Concourse (Lower level, lobby)Open to all retailers, exhibiting brands (Hilton and NY Showrooms) and members.
    RSVP required by May 30th to events@ffany.org

     

  • Tickets available now for the Opening Night Industry Event – May 31st!

    Join us for the annual FFANY opening night event at fabulous Bryant Park Grill – and this year we are on the rooftop! Featuring live entertainment by City of The Sun and dazzling shoe art masterpieces by Reneé Snelson, be sure to attend as your support helps fund Shoes That Fit, a wonderful charitable organization that helps children in need of footwear. We are also excited to present footwear design student winner of the 2017 Joseph C. Moore scholarship award to attend the renowned Arsutoria School in Milan, Italy. We look forward to seeing you there!  Details & Tickets.