Coronavirus Update Regarding SSIA 2020 Convention

We have spoken to our venue to ensure we are able to make necessary changes. For now, we will continue to monitor the situation through mid-April to determine the status of the convention. We will continue to rely on the expertise of the CDC and local health officials. It is our top priority to protect the health and wel-lbeing of our members and the community.

SSIA 2020 Convention

Registration is now open for SSIA's 2020 Convention, set for July 11-12 at the Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel in Chicago, IL.

Click here to register.

SSIA to Host Shine-Off

SSIA will be hosting the First North American Shine-Off at its convention in July. Rules and entry forms are now live.

Click here to enter

Shoe Repair Shop Locator

Looking for a shoe repair shop? Find the SSIA member nearest you.

Click here for SSIA's shop locator

SSIA Releases National Polling Results for Best Built Shoes

A poll of SSIA members has created a definitive list of the most well made shoes in the world. Click here for the results.

Why Repair Your Shoes? Check Out These Videos from SSIA

Click here to visit SSIA's YouTube channel and see all of the videos.


Do you want another good reason to enter the Silver Cup Contest? How about publicity far in excess of what your advertising budget can buy? Click here to see some of the media attention received by previous winners.

The Latest News from SSIA

Download the Latest Newsletter

Click here to download the current issue of Shoe Service, SSIA's newsletter.


SSIA has membership categories for shoe repair shops, wholesalers and suppliers of shoe repair and shoe care products and machinery. Click here to apply.

Promotional Materials for SSIA Members

SSIA has designed posters and complementary promotional materials based on the theme, "Shoe Repair, It's More than You Think!" Click here to take a look.

SSIA Apparel

T-shirts and hoodies and coffee mugs, oh my. Click here to order your SSIA swag.

Silver Cup Awards

Congratulations to 2019 Robert DiRinaldo Grand Silver Cup winner Ronald Nijdam, 2019 World Cup winner Steve Doudaklian and the rest of the Silver Cup class of 2019.  Click here for details.

Shoe Repair in the News

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