TRADE SHOWS

Agenda, Liberty, Capsule launching Assembly Conference in Las Vegas

By Alison A. Nieder | November 9, 2017

Three apparel trade shows are teaming up in Las Vegas to launch a conference for retailers and brands that will feature keynote speakers and workshops as well as industry services and tools.

Messe Frankfurt, SPESA to Continue Co-Producing Texprocess Americas

The Sewn Products Equipment & Suppliers of the Americas and trade-show producer Messe Frankfurt Inc. announced they have extended their contract to co-produce the Texprocess Americas trade show through 2032.

Raphael Camp Joins Eurovet Americas, Curvexpo as General Manager

Eurovet Americas, the U.S. division of Paris-based trade-show producer Eurovet, has a new general manager.

New Show Director Named for Womenswear in Nevada

The Womenswear In Nevada show, which takes place twice a year in Las Vegas, has been undergoing a number of changes recently. The decades-old show was sold two years ago to trade-show organizer Urban Expositions, and since then it has seen a revolving door of show directors.

Complexcon’s ‘Concert for Clothes’ Makes Over $20 Million

Complexcon’s ‘Concert for Clothes’ Makes Over $20 Million

Exclusive skateboard decks, rare screen-printed T-shirts crafted by design hero Virgil Abloh, appearances by VIPs such as former Lakers star Kobe Bryant.

Shop & Dine

New restaurants and shops are popping up all the time, but here’s a selection of some of the latest hot spots that will help you make your trade-show foray in the nation’s major cities even more of an adventure.

Q&A: Trade Show Outlook on 2018

As we get ready to ring in the new year, trade-show organizers are starting to roll out some of their plans for 2018.

At Fashion Market Northern California, Business Continues Despite California Fires

At Fashion Market Northern California, Business Continues Despite California Fires

It didn’t look like a good day to go to a trade show.

CMC Hosts Influencer Panel

CMC Hosts Influencer Panel

The California Market Center organized several seminars during the recent Los Angeles Fashion Market, including one titled “The Importance of Influencers for the Modern-Day Retailer.”

Buyers Navigate Sprawling LA Market

Buyers Navigate Sprawling LA Market

The recent Los Angeles Fashion Market was a sprawling affair with permanent showrooms and temporary exhibitors showing at trade shows showcasing everything from Immediate goods to Spring merchandise to a group of buyers that were predominantly local.

OC Mix’s Easy Format Draws Regional Buyers

In the trade-show world, small can be beautiful.

LA Textile Show’s Mix Includes Fiber, Fabric, Factories and More for Sourcing from Concept to Creation

Traffic ebbed and flowed during the Oct. 2–4 run of the Los Angeles International Textile Show at the California Market Center, where exhibitors included just about every point along the apparel supply chain.

Majors Market Busy Despite Big Changes in Retail Industry

Department stores and big-box retailers are going through a time of incredible change, but salespeople working at the LA Majors Market, which is devoted to department stores and mass retailers, reported a busy pace during the Oct. 2–4 market at the California Market Center.

Coterie’s Wide-Ranging Mix of Apparel and Accessories

Coterie’s Wide-Ranging Mix of Apparel and Accessories

More than 1,000 apparel brands came to the Coterie trade show, which took place Sept. 17–19 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York.

D&A NY: Focused on Specialty Brands and Independent Boutiques

D&A NY: Focused on Specialty Brands and Independent Boutiques

Though the news is rife with stories about internet retailers hammering bricks-and-mortar stores, at the Designers and Agents trade show, which took place Sept. 16–18, independent fashion boutiques—and the specialty brands they carry—were alive and well.

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