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ABOUT THE SHOW

SURTEX is the premier art licensing marketplace for designers, manufacturers, and retailers.

SURTEX® is the leading global marketplace where designers, retailers, and manufacturers connect to create the next best-selling products in every category imaginable. From wall coverings and decorative accessories to linens, stationery, apparel and moreif it’s any product with a surface or textile design, there’s a good chance it originated at SURTEX.

For 37 years, retailers and manufacturers have convened at SURTEX to source the newest designs and patterns from hundreds of artists. It’s a veritable who’s who of industry trend-setters seeking first dibs on the best original art & design being created today.

There’s no other event like SURTEX in North America. And no better location than New York, a city with endless inspiration.

DON’T MISS THE WORLD’S MOST COMPREHENSIVE ART & BRAND LICENSING GATHERING.

Who Attends?
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Art Buyers
  • Buying Offices
  • Interior Designers
  • Licensees
  • Licensing Executives
  • Manufacturers
  • Private Label
  • Retailers
  • Stock Houses
Attendee Industries
  • Apparel
  • Automotive
  • Beauty
  • Domestics
  • Food
  • Gift
  • Greeting Cards
  • Home Furnishings
  • Paper Products
  • Publishing
  • Stationery
  • Toys
  • Weavers and Rugs
Who Exhibits?

SURTEX® exhibitors are any artists who create designs or patterns that can be used on finished merchandise, such as:

  • Art Agents
  • Design Studios
  • Illustrators
  • Photographers
  • Textile Designers
Art & Design Categories

At SURTEX®, you can find original art to be the star of these products and more:

  • Apparel Fabric
  • Children’s Merchandise
  • Craft & Hobby
  • Decorative Accessories
  • Giftware
  • Home Furnishings & Textiles
  • Packaging
  • Paper Products
  • Publishing
  • Softgoods / Fashion
  • Stationery & Greeting Cards
  • Tabletop / Housewares
  • Wallcoverings
  • Wall Decor

You’ll also find solutions for your business including:

  • License Services
  • Surface & Textile Design Technology
  • Trend Services