TRADE SHOWS

Fashion Market Northern California Buzzes With Activity

By Deborah Belgum | February 2, 2017

Buyers attending Fashion Market Northern California were lined up one hour before the doors opened at the San Mateo County Event Center on the first day of the show, exhibitors said.

Change Is Good for Las Vegas Trade Shows

Change Is Good for Las Vegas Trade Shows

Attendees returning to the Las Vegas apparel and textile trade shows found the landscape changed again.

Outdoor Retailer to Leave Salt Lake City Over Utah Gov's Stance on Public Land

The Outdoor Retailer show is saying goodbye to Salt Lake City after exhibiting there for more than 20 years, the major trade show is shopping around for new venues in other cities.

Source British Trade Show to Take a Bow

London trade-show producer Upper Street Events will take new trade show Source British to the California Market Center showroom building for the LA Fashion Market. It is scheduled to run March 13–16.

Young Contemporary and Temporary Exhibitors Section Bustling at Atlanta Apparel

Young contemporary and fashion accessories segments drew the biggest crowds during the Feb. 1–5 run of the Atlanta Apparel market.

Business as Usual is Good at CALA

The last time the contemporary trade show produced its San Francisco event, Nov. 8–9, it opened on the day of the hotly contested presidential election. News of Donald Trump’s win dominated the trade show, said Lauren Butler, a sales representative for the Focus Showroom.

Economic Uncertainty Rings Loud at 11th Annual Texworld USA

The uncertainty of the U.S. economy was a common theme at the 11th edition of the fabric sourcing trade show Texworld USA Jan. 23–25 at New York’s Javits Center, taking place just three days after the inauguration of President Donald Trump.

Surf Industry—and More—Turn Out for Surf Expo

Exhibitors were “stoked” and buyers were busy at the Jan. 26–28 run of Surf Expo at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

U.S. Economy Fuels the Conversation at Premiere Vision New York

U.S. Economy Fuels the Conversation at Premiere Vision New York

The U.S. economy was a major point of discussion at thePremière Vision New York international textile show, which hosted its 34th edition Jan. 17–18 at Pier 94 in Manhattan, two days before the inauguration of President Donald Trump.

Despite So Cal Floods and Rain, ISS Show Grows

Despite So Cal Floods and Rain, ISS Show Grows

In defiance of the harsh weather, crowds still found their way to the Imprinted Sportswear Show at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif., Jan. 20–22.

Chinese Clothing Makers See Good and Bad News With Trump at HK Fashion Week

Chinese Clothing Makers See Good and Bad News With Trump at HK Fashion Week

Inside the halls that house Hong Kong Fashion Week, many of the exhibitors were rejoicing that President Donald Trump had put the kibosh on the free-trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Swim Collective and Active Collective Kick off the Year in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Swim Collective and Active Collective Kick off the Year in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Visitors to the Jan. 13–14 run of the Swim Collective and Active Collective trade shows at the Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa in Huntington Beach, Calif., got a break from the rains that had been soaking California since the beginning of the year.

Mixed Reaction to LA’s Quiet Market

Mixed Reaction to LA’s Quiet Market

The parking was easy, the lunch lines were short and the halls were fairly quiet at the recent run of Los Angeles Fashion Market, which kicked off for some showrooms on Sunday, Jan. 15, with the rest opening the following day on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

OC.Mix Retains Intimate Feeling, Draws More Retailers

The Jan. 10–11 run of the OC.Mix trade show drew a mix of returning exhibitors and newcomers to the small, regional trade show held in the Irvine, Calif., headquarters of Z Supply.

Agenda Busy, Vendors Say

Agenda Busy, Vendors Say

Tina Rani helped launch basics line GCK in August, and, because the brand was new, she did not expect much from its first trade-show outing at Agenda, which ran Jan. 5–6 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif

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