The Materials Show

January 31 & February 1

The Materials Show is thrilled to announce the upcoming NW and NE Materials Shows, with the NW event scheduled for January 31 & February 1 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, OR. This event will offer a series of innovative presentations, talks, and exhibits, showcasing the latest trends and technologies in the footwear and apparel industries.

The NW Materials Show will feature The Footwear Materials Sustainability Summit, a significant highlight of the event being held on January 30th at the Oregon Convention Center. This summit will host esteemed speakers from leading companies such as Nike, Inc., PUMA, Allbirds, and more, with industry leader William Wong (GFSS) at the forefront. The focus will be on sustainable practices, material sustainability, and circular fashion, providing valuable insights into the future of innovative material technologies.

Also at the NW Materials Show, Jeff Mandel of ExIT Shoes will lead a special session on 3D Technologies in Fitting Footwear. This presentation will delve into the integration of 3D scanning technologies and CAD programs in custom shoe design, demonstrating the synergy between digital tools and traditional shoe fitting and production methods.

Exclusively at the NW Materials Show, the Tech Pavilion will be a key attraction, showcasing the latest advancements in 3D printing, AI, and digital design. This pavilion will spotlight cutting-edge manufacturing technologies in the footwear and apparel industries and is an essential visit for those interested in the forefront of technological innovation.

We warmly invite you to join us at these impactful events, where you can engage with industry professionals and be part of the conversations shaping the future of footwear and apparel. Registration for The Materials Show is now open.

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