On the Surface


As we gear up for SURTEX 2017, look at this year’s show features:
Show Highlights

  • Trend Theatre, complimentary, industry-led flash talks held on the show floor. Nine sessions in all, 3 sessions being offered daily;
  • designext® booth # 2837, get inspired by the four winners of this year’s GEO themed student competition;
  • Social Media lounge, located at the rear of the show floor, where attendees stay connected through social media feeds and daily afternoon surprises;
  • SURTEX/NSS Networking Reception on Monday, May 22nd from 6:00pm – 7:30pm.  Meet attendees and exhibitors for a beverage or cocktail on the North Concourse. Admittance is FREE for SURTEX badge holders, and no RSVP is required.

Show Sections

  • Art and Brand Licensing, the largest licensing forum in NYC; spotlighting designers, agencies and brands with thousands of creative works available for license;
  • Atelier, representing global, textile design studios; selling their trend-forward surface designs to a multitude of product categories;
  • Design District, back by popular demand, in its second-year; featuring first-time exhibiting artists;
  • ReSource HuB, comprised of companies offering resources for artists and designers.

Attendee Checklist! With thousands of designs to choose from, we suggest attendees plan-ahead to maximize your visit to SURTEX.

  • Get a Sneak Peek — preview 100+ SURTEX designer images of the next big trends and styles;
  • Explore — the full list of SURTEX® designers, select their brand to view their online profile;
  • Connect™ — with your favorite artists, send them an email or request an appointment and add them to your walking list;
  • Check out — the SURTEX Digital Press Room to read about debuting art, new designers, and what’s trending;
  • Plan your travel — make your hotel reservations today for last-minute deals; be sure to check the shuttle schedule to plan your route;
  • Download the free SURTEX mobile app 1) SEARCH, then DOWNLOAD: “ChirpE MEET” from your app store; 2) SEARCH, then SELECT: “SURTEX 2017”;
  • Stay connected —  Follow us socially on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

We can’t wait to see you at the show!