Attendee Registration

There are three easy ways to register:
  1. REGISTER ONLINE: Click here!
  2. REGISTER BY FAX: Complete this PDF form and fax to: 416-756-4242
  3. REGISTER BY MAIL: Complete this PDF form and mail to:

      World Shoe Association
      c/o ARsystems International
      60 Industrial Parkway PMB# 650
      Cheektowaga, N.Y. 14227
The Attendee Pre-Registration Deadline is July 21, 2005.

WSA Members - Click here to register to attend the Show!

Non-Exhibiting Suppliers - Click here to register to attend the Show!

This is the Show for shoe and accessory professionals. From cutting edge international designs to traditional athletic shoes, from high-end purses to volume belts, you'll find the best selection of shoe and accessory manufacturers at the WSA Show.

One location can't contain all of the great products and manufacturers you'll see at the WSA Show. The show is held at three locations: Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Sands Expo and Convention Center and the Venetian Hotel.

How to Register?
WSA is not open to the public. Two forms of proper business credentials are required. You must present 2 of the following forms of proof:

  • Business license
  • Business card
  • Lease with your business name
  • Resell number/tax id number
  • Bank statement with your name and your business name
  • Letter from a manufacturer stating that you have a confirmed appointment at the show (must be on manufacturer's letterhead.)
  • Invoice from a manufacturer

Register Early!
Avoid long lines by pre-registering for the show. Also, register early to receive your planning materials, including a show floor plan and your badge, before you arrive at the show.

Who Should Attend?

  • shoe retailers
  • footwear buyers
  • accessory retailers
  • accessory buyers
  • general retailers
  • importer-exporters
  • catalog buyers
  • footwear executives

Pre-Registered Attendees
You will receive your badge in the mail approximately 3 to 5 weeks prior to the show. Upon arrival, present your badge at the "badge holder pick-up station" in the main lobby at one of the venues to receive a badge holder.

International Attendees
Your badge will be available for pick-up onsite at the show. They will not be mailed.

Additional Badges
Final deadline for submitting badge requests is July 15, 2005. After the deadline date, all other badges must be processed on-site. Buyer's credentials will be required.

Attendees with Children

Children under the age of 16 will not be permitted in the exhibit hall during show hours. Please note: Waivers will no longer be issued.

Forgot to Pre-Register?
Registration requests and corrections for Badges received after the deadline will be processed and available for pick-up on-site at the WSA Pre-Registration Counter.

Badge Corrections
Information about the badge correction policy is coming soon.

Attendee Services
As a registered attendee, you will receive many amenities, compliments of WSA, while at the show.

Meeting Rooms
Available for both exhibitors and buyers, the show meeting rooms may be used for seminars, company meetings or hospitality functions. Meeting room space is always at a premium and is scheduled on a first-come basis. For cost and current availability of meeting rooms please contact the WSA office at 949-851-8451.

Please note: The WSA Show is closed to the public and to non-exhibiting manufacturers. All attendees must provide appropriate business credentials.