Boston Shoe Travelers Association

Founded in Boston in 1901, BSTA is the oldest regional shoe travelers association in the United States.

We sponsor three trade shows a year in the Northeast for shoe retailers, providing you with the latest merchandise in all categories and genders for the upcoming season for your review.

BSTA represents almost 250 sales representatives and over 600 shoe and accessory brands!

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Become a Member

Interested in joining the Boston Shoe Travelers Association? Membership is limited to qualified sales representatives.

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Upcoming Shows


  • Northeast Expo – August 18 – 19, 2024


  • Northeast Expo – January 19 – 21, 2025
  • Northeast Expo – February 25 – 26, 2025

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Retailer of the Year

The Barn Family Shoe, Newtownville, MA

Congratulations to The Barn Family Shoe Store of Newtownville, MA for being named BSTA’s 2024 Retailer of the Year!

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