American Apparel and Footwear Association

Exec Summit

AAFA Executive Summit!

Join us for a mix of presentations and conversations with inspirational business leaders and policymakers in Washington, D.C., March 16-17, 2016! The Summit will address the marketplace disruptions and policies that affect your business every day.

 
New Orleans

AAFA Sourcing Conference

Join us in New Orleans April 14-15! This event brings together supply chain professionals to discuss customs, trade, sourcing, and logistics developments – this is a can’t miss event for sourcing professionals across the apparel and footwear industry.

 
focus on footwear at MAGIC

Focus on Footwear

February 16-17 in Las Vegas, AAFA will host four sessions at MAGIC, FN PLATFORM, & WSA trade shows - including two focused on footwear! Join us for “Deciphering TPP for Footwear” and “Sourcing Shoes: Options from Local to Global” - click to learn more.

 
Webinar Learning Center

webinar learning center

AAFA webinars share successful business practices and encourage innovation across the apparel and footwear industry. Explore the learning center where video recordings from past webinars are conveniently posted!

 
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.

 
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.

 
 
 
 

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.

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events

Feb
16
AAFA Sourcing @ MAGIC 2016
February 16-17, 2016
Las Vegas Convention Center
Event's details
February 16, 2016-February 17, 2016

All Day Event
Location: Las Vegas Convention Center - Las Vegas, NV , 89109


AAFA discusses the political side of fashion at Sourcing @ MAGIC, February 16 & 17, in Las Vegas, NV.
 
Feb
17
Hong Kong AmCham Address: TPP and the Apparel & Footwear Industry
Event's details
February 17, 2016

All Day Event

Hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong - Apparel & Footwear Committee, AAFA Executive Vice President Steve Lamar will be delivering remarks in Hong Kong on February 17.
 
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blog

See You in Cape Town
6/12/2015 | By: Industry Relations
Now in its third year, Source Africa has become the largest pan-African textile, apparel, and footwear conference and trade show. Attracting more than...
 
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...
 

news

APPAREL & FOOTWEAR ASSOCIATION RELEASES STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP
2/1/2016
AAFA says TPP will bring opportunities; urges Administration and Congress to work together for timely approval, seamless implementation.
 
AAFA TO HOST FOUR ISSUE SESSIONS AT MAGIC, FN PLATFORM, AND WSA TRADE SHOWS
1/29/2016
Sessions to be held at Sourcing @ Magic, FN Platform, and WSA The decisions made in Washington, D.C., and in capitals around the world, affect the decisions...
 

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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