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

2022
  • Early Buy – January 16 – 17, 2022
  • Northeast Expo – February 27 – 28, 2022
  • Northeast Expo – September 11 – 12, 2022
2023
  • Early Buy – January 15 – 16, 2023
  • Northeast Expo – February 26 – 27, 2023
  • Northeast Expo – September 10 – 11, 2023
2024
  • Early Buy – January 14 – 15, 2024
  • Northeast Expo – February 25 – 26 or March 3 – 4, 2024
  • Northeast Expo – September 8 – 9, 2024

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Retailer of the Year

Congratulations to Savon Shoes of Warren and North Providence, RI for being named BSTA’s 2021 Retailer of the Year!

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