Through advocacy, AAFA strives to open U.S. and foreign markets, while assisting AAFA members in understanding and navigating complex trade rules.
Oct. 11, 2020
AAFA President and CEO Steve Lamar welcomed the signing of the "Extension of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act" by President Trump this weekend.
Oct. 15, 2020
AAFA joined with a wide swath of the business community in sending a letter to Senators expressing concerns regarding two House-passed bills – the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (H.R. 6210) and the Uyghur Forced Labor Disclosure Act (H.R. 6270).
Oct. 07, 2020
Associations voice concern by New York Times report indicating that certain medical gown awardees who received multi-million dollar contracts may not have the proper capabilities and proficiencies.
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Here’s where you’ll find pre-prepared letters and e-mails to send your legislators on the most pressing trade issues for our industry today. NEW! Support tariff relief in coordination with COVID-19 stimulus efforts.
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The AAFA team is dedicated to providing you with timely coronavirus (COVID-19) resources to help protect your teams, your consumers, and your supply chains.
These schools have fulfilled the criteria to qualify as AAFA Affiliate Schools.
AAFA's members-only country profiles address the key features that are unique to a country but necessary for foreign businesses to understand when looking to sell within that country's borders.
AAFA has forged Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreements with strategic partners around the world to collaborate on reducing trade barriers, sharing best practices, and promoting innovation on behalf of our members.
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Mar. 10, 2021 02:00 PM
Join senior level executives in Washington, DC at the Executive Summit!
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, Brand Protection
TYPE: In-Person Event
LOCATION: Washington, DC
Oct. 29, 2020 12:00 PM
Weekly AAFA Social Responsibility Committee call to discuss the latest CSR issues facing the industry
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade
LOCATION: Conference Call
Nov. 5, 2020 12:00 PM
Nov. 10, 2020 01:00 PM
Weekly member-only calls on the coronavirus and how it impacts your business
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Before the government implements changes to various compliance processes, agencies often solicit comments, offering industry opportunities to provide feedback on the impact of proposed rule or process changes. AAFA provides comments on behalf of the industry. We also encourage you to submit comments directly. Here is where we share the requests for comments by agency and by deadline.
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Nov. 9, 2020 09:00 PM
Join the American Apparel & Footwear Association, AAFA, and WRAP as we discuss the current social compliance landscape and regulatory mandates.
LOCATION: Online, Virtual Event
Nov. 10, 2020 10:00 PM
Join the American Apparel and Footwear Association, AAFA, and WRAP as we discuss the current social compliance landscape and regulatory mandates.
Nov. 12, 2020 02:00 PM
Join AAFA for a detailed analysis of the November 3 election and its impact on the apparel and footwear industry.
TOPICS: Trade, Supply Chain, Brand Protection
Dec. 2, 2020 08:00 PM
Always held in Hong Kong, this program will take place virtually at a convenient time for our friends in Asia.
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An engaging three-day event you won't want to miss.