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May 15 - 17, 2016
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The 2015 Conference Videos are Available for Purchase

About The Show

Why SURTEX?

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SURTEX is the ideal sourcing event for retailers, licensees and manufacturers looking to license or purchase original artwork, prints and patterns as part of their product development process.

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SURTEX 2015 a success

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The 29th edition of SURTEX drew top retailers and manufacturers from across the globe. Many artists have already renewed their exhibit space for next year.

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2015 Conference videos available

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If you missed the 2015 SURTEX conference program, don’t worry – recordings of all of the sessions are available for purchase.

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On The Surface

DESIGNEXT GRAND PRIZE WINNER Nets An Extra $1,000

Never mind that she completely missed the whole thing the first time around — “I wasn’t even born then!” 22-year-old Lucy Harris reminded the judges at the 2015 designext Student Competition. What the English student […]

WHAT’S YOUR BACK STORY?

Ever meet an artist who wasn’t inherently interesting? Neither us! The aisles at SURTEX 2015 were teeming with talents and back stories too long untold. How did you become an artist? we asked. What drives […]

SCENE AT SURTEX 2015

It’s like Christmas: months of planning, preparation, and projecting success…Then, suddenly, it’s SURTEX time! Three days that put the other 362 to the test. Three days that set the course for the next 365. Three […]

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Art Licensing for Designers, Manufacturers, and Retailers
Now in its 30th year, SURTEX® is the global B2B marketplace for sourcing original art & design—where artists, art agents, licensing agencies and licensors connect with manufacturers and retailers to create the next best-selling products in every category imaginable. Wall coverings, fabric prints, decorative accessories, bed linens, stationery, giftware, apparel and so much more…if it’s any product with a surface or textile design of any kind, there’s a good chance it originated at SURTEX.

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Check out what people had to say about SURTEX 2015 in NYC!