Why Exhibit?


SURTEX is the annual trade show for the surface design industry, bringing together the owners and creators of surface and manufacturers, retailers, marketers, etc., that utilize surface design for their product development needs.  

Since 1986 SURTEX has been the single event and global resource offering the full scope of art selling and licensing under one roof.

Named one of Tradeshow Executive’s “top 50 fastest growing shows” in 2011 and 2012.


Art buyers and licensees from the home furnishings, domestics, apparel, contract, gift, toy, beauty, stationery, greeting card, paper product and automotive manufacturing industries, plus publishing, private label retailers, licensing executives, buying offices, interior designers, licensing executives, advertising agencies and stock houses.

Power Buyers

  • 5,500 attendees over three days

  • 99% of attendees have purchasing involvement/authority

  • Of the thousands of manufacturers, retailers, and product developers who attended SURTEX® 2014, nearly 9 in 10 purchased or licensed new designs!


American Greetings Copper Beech Home Fashions International PrintsWell
Ampelco Ribbon Company Cottage Monet Home Grown Books Punch Studio LLC
Anna Griffin Incorporated CPI Homefires, A Cresc Company Quayside Publishing Group USA
Avanti Linens Cranston iCanvasART Radiant Exports
C.R.Gibson, LLC Crawfords Fine Furniture Impact Innovations Inc. Random House Inc.
Certified International Corp Creative Converting impwearhome Raymond Waites Des.
Crayola LLC Crescent Cardboard Company Independent Can Company redEnvelope
Harrod Croscill Industries for the Blind Resobox
Kravet Crown Crafts Innermost Retail Insight
Kurt S. Adler, Inc. Crown Point Graphics Innovative Designs RJF International Corp
Lands End Inc CSS Industries Inc. Iron Curtain Press RockTenn Laminating
Marcus Brothers Fabrics Cultured Expressions Inc. Isabells Umbrella Romany Kramoris Gallery Ltd
Morgan Home Fashions Darice Inc. Jaftex/ Henry Glass & Co., Inc.. Ron Glazer Fine Art
Robert Kaufman Fabrics David Textiles Jaipur Rugs Inc. Ronel Jordaan Textiles
Target Corporation Dayspring Jaymo - Division of Cottage Mills RR Accessories
The Land of Nod DaySpring Cards JCPenney, INC. RR Donnelley
York Wallcoverings Co. DCB Design Jillson & Roberts Ruff Hewn Design
Zutano Inc. DCWV, Inc. John Ritzenthaler Company Ruggable
1800Flowers.com DELUXE JPMorgan Sabina Magnus Pottery
1canoe2 Deluxe Corp. K TEX Santoro London
Accessory Innovations Design Design Inc. Kane Carpet Saturday Knight Limited
ACCO Brands Design Guild Kay Dee Designs Scent-Sation, Inc.
Acme International Enterprises Design House Greetings kessinhouse.com Schotten & Hansen GmbH
Affirmations Publishing House Design Ideas Kimlor Sea Bags
Age Group LTD Dicksons King Features Syndicate Sellers Publishing Inc.
Allen Studios Dillard's Kirkland's Inc. Shamrock Corp
Allport Editions Greeting Cards Dimensions Kleinfeld Paper Shannon Fabrics
AMIA Disney Consumer Products Krepe-Kraft Shed Letterpress
Andrew Abrams Associates Dollar Tree LANARK Wallcovering Shutterfly/Tiny Prints
Andrews+Blaine Dover Publications Leanin Tree, Inc. Signature Brands
April Rose Illustration Downtown Company Leap Year Publishing Signature Products Group
Archilume Lighting Dream Makers Legacy Publishing Group Simon & Schuster
Arden Companies E.Gluck Corp Lemonde Terre Group Simply Natural Clothing
Arlee home fashions Earthbound LLC Lentex Corp SkyHigh Int'l
Armstrong World Industries Eastern Arts Connection Inc. LeSportsac Skyou, Inc.
Art duJour.org Editions Limited Linon Home Decor Products, Inc SMartinezArt
Artbeat of America Edward Boutross, Inc. Loftex USA Springs Creative
Artefx EK Success Brands Lomitex Studio e Fabrics/Jaftex
Ashton Sutton Company Elico LTD Loofah Art Studio17 Inc
Association of Marian Helpers Elizabeth's Studio Lotfy and Sons Summer Infant Inc.
Astridland Ellery Homestyles Lowe's Companies, Inc. Sweet Jojo Designs
Ball Corporation Enesco Group, Inc. LPF LTD Sykel Enterprises
Barclay Square Media Everglades Direct Inc. MacKenzie-Childs Tafford Uniforms/Chief Supply
Bardwil Everything Little Miss Macy s Merchandising Group Tag, Ltd.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. Evite Magenta, Inc. Tarkett / Johnsonite
Barnstable Originals Excelsior Printing / Oatmeal Studios Magnet Works, Ltd. TCG
Barrington Studios LTD Exclusive Bordering Co. Mainstream International Tervis
Bazar Oriental Rugs Fab.com Manual Woodworkers and Weavers The Aspen Brands
BCP Home Fabric Editions LLC Marian Heath Greeting Cards LLC. The Betesh Group
Benson Mills Inc. Fatboy USA MASTERPIECES The Clever Factory
Berwick Offray First Editions Wallcoverings MBI/The Danbury Mint The Gift Wrap Company
Bethel Card and Paper Framerica Corp. Medtronic The Gifted Stationery Company
Better Home Plastics Franco Manufacturing Metcolors The Great British Card Company
Big Island Candies Freeworld Apparel Group, LLC Michael's Stores Inc. The Lindy Bowman Company
Bikini Guru Inc. Fujifilm Midwest of Cannon Falls The Museum of Modern Art
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. Galway Company Momeni Inc. The Music Gift Company
Blu Ink Press Garven LLC NanoGreetings The New York Botanical Garden
Blue Mountain Arts Inc. Gemini Gifts National Imports LLC The Pieceful Quilter
Boston International, Inc. Gemstone Print & Paper New Hickory Works The Strand Bookstore
Bowerbox Press General Fabrics Co. Nidico Group/Oxford Home The Walt Disney Company
Box Kitchen / Fagor America Gentner Design North American Bear Co., Inc. Thibaut Inc.
Branford Company Ltd. Giftwares Co Northcott Tibetan Paper & Handicraft
Brewster Home Fashions Gigi Hill Nostalgia Home Timeless Treasures
Brooklyn Junior global brand vision Nygala Corp Tinsel Trading Company
Brownlow Gifts Godiva Chocolatier OfficeDepot Inc. TJX Companies
Bryant Industries Corp. Goldberger Toy Olympia Sales Inc. Todan Co., Ltd.
Bytech Inc Good Cause Greetings Oribt Gallery & Publishing Tom Faulkner
C.Wonder Graham Group International LLC Oso Industries TOYSRUS
CALYPSO CARDS Great American Opportunities P&B Textiles Transfar International
Cardsdirect Great Arrow Graphics Pacific Crest Trading Group Tri Land Corporation Ltd
Carson Home Accents GVS Distributors Paddywax Triboro Manufacturing
Carson Industries Hallmark Cards, Inc. Paper Bandit Press TRIcoastal Designs
Catalina Embroideries Inc Hampton Technologies LLC Paper Etc. ULI Swimwear
CBD Hanesbrands, Inc Paper Magic Group Unique Industries
CDR Fundraising Group Hanover Direct Paperchase United Notions
Ceaco Harland Clarke Parragon Inc. Victoria Classics
Chartwell Studio Inc. Harris-Sachs LLC PartyLite International Vivid Wrap Ltd.
Class Act Stationery Inc. Hawthorne Direct LLC Payless ShoeSource Wallcovering Source Group
Classic Characters Heinrich Envelope Corporation PETEDGE Wally Packaging
Clear Solutions Inc. Henry Glass/Jaftex Peter Pauper Press Inc. Wal-mart
Clinique Laboratories Hewlett Packard Co Petsmart.com Wee Chic, Inc
Cloud9 Fabrics Hillman Arts Photobox Group Wellspring
Color and Color Hobby Lobby Pier 1 Imports Wild Rose Shirt Co.
Company C Inc. Hoffman CA Fabrics pleased to meet Willow Creek Press
Concepts Kids LLC Hokanson PokemonUSA Windham Fabrics
Concord Litho Hom Essence Portmeirion USA Wishbone Letterpress
Conimar Corporation Home Accent Fabrics Precious Moments Inc. Wonder Fair Gallery
Contemporaneo Inc Home Essentials and Beyond Primitives by Kathy, Inc. Worldwindows



Contact SURTEX Sales Manager John Erich at john.erich@surtex.com, or 914-421-3286, to confirm your exhibit space.