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As the voice of the apparel and footwear industry, we work tirelessly to showcase and protect the important jobs we create in the U.S. and around the world. Learn what’s going on in the industry by keeping up with our news and advocacy efforts.

Browse our most recent press releases, letters, and comments.

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May. 03, 2022

AAFA Announces New Events and Programming Leadership

Corinne Suder will lead AAFA’s Events and Programming Department as Vice President effective June 13. A Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), Suder brings along 25 years of association meeting planning experience.

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May 11, 2022

AAFA Submitted Comments to New York legislature on S.6291/A.7063

AAFA Submitted Comments to NY legislature on S.6291/A.7063: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to prohibiting the use of PFAS substances in common apparel.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Letters and Comments

5/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

May 3, 2022

AAFA Signs Letter to Congress to Renew GSP

AAFA joined 270 signers in a letter to Congressional Leadership with recommendations for the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) reauthorization in the Bipartisan Innovation Act.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Letters and Comments

5/3/2022 12:00:00 AM

May 3, 2022

AAFA Announces New Events and Programming Leadership

Corinne Suder will lead AAFA’s Events and Programming Department as Vice President effective June 13. A Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), Suder brings along 25 years of association meeting planning experience.

TOPICS: AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

5/3/2022 12:00:00 AM

Apr. 27, 2022

AAFA Celebrates Inspiring Leadership and Inclusive Partnerships with the 2022 American Image Awards

AAFA hosted the 45th AAFA American Image Awards with a high-energy celebration of the accomplishments of the fashion and retail industry at the iconic Plaza Hotel in New York City.

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

4/27/2022 12:00:00 AM

Apr. 27, 2022

Apparel and Footwear Industry Reiterates Importance of USTR Special 301 Report for Global IP

AAFA praised the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) following the release of its 2022 Special 301 Review.

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

4/27/2022 12:00:00 AM

Apr. 26, 2022

AAFA Calls on Congress to Include SHOP SAFE and INFORM in Competitiveness Legislation

On World IP Day, a diverse coalition of industry groups called on Congress to include the SHOP SAFE Act and the INFORM Consumers Act in any final competitiveness legislation.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Letters and Comments

4/26/2022 12:00:00 AM