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May 15 - 17, 2016
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About The Show



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


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


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

80-90 Million Millennials!

Who’s paying attention to the huge youth movement that has just surged onto the demographic charts? Everyone, that is, anyone who expects to stay in business for the next 20 years or so, as the […]


Busy, busy everywhere!  Scenes from the 2015 Show, seen through the lenses of our ace photographer from The Photo Group KATHY DAVIS DESIGNS: Celebrating 25 years of global success, Kathy Davis Designs reach some 90 […]


Let’s pretend it’s the day after Christmas, time for the excitement to settle and the real world to reappear.  So, we asked a random selection of exhibitors, what’s happened — good or not so — […]

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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.


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