Become a Member

BSTA Membership Invitation

We invite your interest in joining the Boston Shoe Travelers Association. BSTA was started to accomplish the following:

  • Present successful trade shows,
  • Work toward furthering the status and recognition of our profession,
  • Encourage and promote ethical standards.
  • Access to 350 New England retailers

Initiation Fee: $200 / Annual Membership Fee: $175

Accepted Payments

Make check payable to BSTA and send to:

Gary Destephano, Executive Director
PO Box 344
East Longmeadow, MA 01028

Qualifications for Membership

Membership consists of footwear and kindred merchandise salespersons who sell to the retail and wholesale trade. Apply via the form below or download the membership application form and send with your payment to the address above.


  • Acceptance of this application does not guarantee the provision of exhibit space at the BSTA trade shows, but space will be furnished if facilities are available.
  • BSTA currently presents open booth trade shows in September and March, as well as a room show in January of each year.
  • Your check or credit card will not be deposited until such time as you have gained entry into the show.