American Apparel and Footwear Association

Hong Kong Summit

join us in Hong Kong

Join AAFA for our premiere Summit in Hong Kong! The Summit will cultivate open and cooperative exchange between executives. We begin with an evening reception on October 28 followed by a full-day thought-provoking program on October 29.

 
What Do We Wear

what do we wear?

U.S. name brands we wear everyday face many business decisions when delivering the fashions American consumers have come to expect. Learn more about what we wear beyond just clothes and shoes.

 
we wear readiness

we wear readiness

Each year, the U.S. military spends more than $2 billion on uniforms, camouflage, gear, and combat footwear for U.S. servicemen and women. The U.S. textile, apparel, and footwear industry dresses them.

 
Webinar Learning Center

webinar learning center

Explore AAFA's newest education resource, where video recordings and other materials from past webinars are conveniently archived.

 
tool & resources

we wear intelligence

AAFA provides our members with unparalleled business support. Everyday we deliver actionable intelligence, help members forge practical solutions, and create tools that manage costs and mitigate risks.

 
 
 
 

legislative action

Now is the time to contact congress to tell them how trade benefits you. Click here to send an email to your elected representatives urging action on trade.

in the spotlight

The GSP Update Act recognizes most travel goods from being eligible for duty-benefits under GSP.  Learn more about GSP Update Bill>

events

Sep
16
AAFA Fall 2015 Government Contracts Committee Meeting
September 16-17, 2015
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown
Event's details
September 16, 2015-September 17, 2015

All Day Event
Location: Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown - Philadelphia, PA , 19103


Discuss the latest developments affecting the needs and requirements of the government with respect to the procurement of clothing and the challenges faced by the industry in its supplier relations with the government.
 
Oct
1
AAFA Executive Committee & Board of Directors Meetings Fall 2015
Harold Pratt House
Event's details
October 01, 2015

All Day Event
Location: Harold Pratt House - New York, NY , 10065


The Fall 2015 Executive Committee and Board of Directors Meetings will be held October 1 at the Harold Pratt House in NYC.
 
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blog

How the Congressional Trade Agenda Helps Americans Save Money
6/10/2015 | By: GR Team
Nobody likes to pay hidden taxes. But that’s exactly what happens every day when Americans buy clothes and shoes. Fortunately, Congress is now debating...
 
AGOA on the Verge
6/4/2015 | By: GR Team
Congress is on the verge of putting U.S./Africa trade relations on the most secure footing it has seen in years.
 

news

AAFA LAUDS KEY TRADE LEGISLATION SIGNED IN LAW
6/29/2015
President Barack Obama today signed two important trade measures into law – the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015 and Bipartisan Congressional Trade...
 
AAFA COMMENDS FINAL PASSAGE OF TRADE PREFERENCES BILL; SAYS IT WILL IMMEDIATELY BENEFIT INDUSTRY
6/25/2015
The American Apparel & Footwear Association, which has long advocated for the renewal of expired and expiring trade measures, welcomed today’s House vote...
 

we wear our mission

Representing more than 1,000 world famous name brands, the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) is the trusted public policy and political voice of the apparel and footwear industry, its management and shareholders, its four million U.S. workers, and its contribution of $361 billion in annual U.S. retail sales.

AAFA stands at the forefront as a leader of positive change for the apparel and footwear industry.  With integrity and purpose, AAFA delivers a unified voice on key legislative and regulatory issues.  AAFA enables a collaborative forum to promote best practices and innovation.  AAFA’s comprehensive work ensures the continued success and growth of the apparel and footwear industry, its suppliers, and its customers. Learn more about AAFA's mission >

 
 

 

 

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