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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BSTA Staff wants to share this link in support of Mike O’Brien’s condition with ALS. Any support from the BSTA Family would be greatly appreciated by Mike’s. Mike is a strong supporter of BSTA and has been with us for many years with Keen. We’re keeping Mike, his family and his Keen family in our thoughts. #DefeatALS

Thank you,
Gary, Jared & the Board of Directors

Upcoming Shows

  • Early Buy – January 14 – 15, 2024
  • Northeast Expo – February 25 – 26, 2024
  • Northeast Expo – August 18 – 19, 2024

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Retailer of the Year

Simons Shoes - Brookline MA

Congratulations to Simons Shoes of Brookline, MA for being named BSTA’s 2023 Retailer of the Year!

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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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