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Timing, traffic and turmoil spark debate over which trade show will emerge as the national leader.

December 18th, 2009

Where will you be, come February 2? With both WSA and FFANY now scheduled to take place Feb. 2-4, 2010 (and overlapping again Aug. 3-5), both fashion footwear vendors and buyers will have to make the choice between Las Vegas and New York or split their resources among the two. The general sentiment? This isn’t a good thing—especially if you are of the belief that a national trade show is the ideal forum for the industry to exchange ideas, make deals, and discover new trends, brands and partners in an atmosphere that generates excitement for the upcoming season.

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The Main Event?

October 21st, 2009

Timing, traffic and turmoil spark debate over which trade show will emerge as the national leader.

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A Year to Forget?

October 1st, 2009

The industry takes stock of an undeniably tough ’09.

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