TRADE SHOWS

German Trade Show Producer to Buy Stake in Liberty Fairs

By Andrew Asch | September 20, 2018

Berlin-headquartered trade-show company Premium Group announced it is buying a minority stake in the U.S.-based Liberty Fairs Fashion Group.

Intimate Environment Rules at the OC.Mix Show

Intimate Environment Rules at the OC.Mix Show

You won’t get lost at the OC.Mix Show, a compact trade event organized twice a year by apparel company Z Supply at its company headquarters in Irvine, Calif.

Informa Exhibitions Appoints Mark Temple-Smith as Managing Director of Fashion Exhibitions Business

Informa Exhibitions has appointed Mark Temple-Smith to the role of managing director of its fashion exhibitions business, a segment that includes WWDMAGIC, Coterie, Project and Project Womens.

Clarion UX Brings Aboard Susan Milano to Manage WWIN Key Buyer Initiatives

As it expands its key-buyer program with new initiatives for its Womenswear In Nevada (WWIN) trade show, Clarion UX has hired Susan Milano to manage its key accounts.

Surf Expo Avoids the Perfect Storm This Year

A year after officials closed the Surf Expo show as Hurricane Irma fast approached, the show welcomed eager retailers from throughout the Southeast and the Caribbean—many of whom have weathered more than just storms since then.

Informa Exhibitions Appoints Mark Temple-Smith as Managing Director of Fashion Exhibitions Business

Informa Exhibitions has appointed Mark Temple-Smith to the managing director role of its fashion exhibitions business a segment that includes WWDMAGIC, Coterie, Project and Project Womens.

WESA Will Be Dallas Bound in 2021

Beginning in January 2021, the Western & English Sales Association (WESA) will host its International Western/English Apparel & Equipment Markets at its new home at the Dallas Market Center.

ReMode Adds Speakers to Its November Event

The fashion-sustainability event called ReMode has added a number of top fashion leaders to its speaker lineup at the conference scheduled for Nov. 13–14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Liberty Fairs Absorbs Capsule for Its 11th Las Vegas Show

Liberty Fairs saw a number of debuts for brands attending the Aug. 13–15 show at the Sands Expo and Convention Center.

Agenda Brings In the New and the Familiar

The Aug. 13–15 run of Agenda at the Sands Expo and Convention Center was marked by change, but many of the show’s familiar elements remained the same.

WWIN Does Well for Boutique Business

Reporting more than 500 first-time attendees, the Aug. 13–16 Womenswear in Nevada (WWIN) show at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino connected retailers with exhibitors from misses and contemporary brands.

More Moves Toward U.S. Resources During Sourcing at MAGIC

At the Aug. 12–15 edition of Sourcing at MAGIC, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, the aisles that led through international suppliers seemed quiet this year.

Bargain-Basement Prices Bring Orders to Offprice

Discounters, retailers and boutiques were looking for below-wholesale steals during Offprice, which ran Aug. 11–14 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center.

WWDMAGIC Creates Experiences for Bricks-and-Mortar to Align With Online

As buyers and exhibitors grow increasingly interested in blending business with new experiences, organizers are expanding the reach of WWDMAGIC by offering more ways for buyers to learn and connect.

Project: Big Show and New Sections

Project introduced new sections to the sprawling Aug. 13–15 show devoted to men’s styles at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

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