TRADE SHOWS

FMNC Draws Retailers from Pacific Northwest—and Beyond

By Alison A. Nieder | July 14, 2016

Fashion Market Northern California, the apparel and accessories trade show in San Mateo, Calif., typically draws retailers from across Northern California as well as a few from neighboring states. But during the show’s recent June 26–28 run at the San Mateo Event Center, exhibitors reported seeing buyers from as far away as Pennsylvania and Georgia.

Off-Price at Majors Show to Bow at CMC in September

The California Market Center is launching a new trade show focused on the off-price market.

Active Collective Expands to NY, Swim Collective Shifts Dates

Activewear trade show Active Collective will expand to the East Coast in January.

Obituary: Showroom Owner Terry Ventre, 62

Terese Virginia Ventre—known to her friends, familiar and colleagues as Terr—died on June 23 after a short battle with lung cancer. She was 62 years old.

Los Angeles Gift Show Alters Dates Next Year and Moves

LAMKT, the Los Angeles gift and home market, is moving its more than 200 exhibitors from the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center to The Reef, near downtown Los Angeles.

Agenda Goes Back to its Roots in Long Beach

Agenda Goes Back to its Roots in Long Beach

Energy was high during the July 29–30 run of action-sports and streetwear trade show Agenda, held at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif.

New Sourcing, Textile Trade Show Launching in Toronto

Garment factories and fabric mills from around the world will show at the inaugural Apparel Textile Sourcing Expo, which will bow Aug. 22–24 at the International Centre in Toronto.

UBM Launching Sourcing@Coterie in September

UBM—producer of the MAGIC, Project and FN Platform trade shows—is adding a sourcing component to its contemporary Coterie trade show in New York.

MRket and Project to Co-locate in New York

MRket and Project menswear trade shows will share the same show floor at the Javits Center during the two shows’ July 17–19 run in New Yor

OC.Mix Show: New Orange County Trade Show Hopes to Expand

OC.Mix Show: New Orange County Trade Show Hopes to Expand

Usually Southern California retailers in Orange County and San Diego drive long distances to check out the new styles at the various showrooms located in the Los Angeles Fashion District in downtown Los Angeles.

CurveNV Moving to Mandalay Bay, Co-locating With Project Women’s

CurveNV will move to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, where it will co-locate with UBM’s Project Womens trade show during the shows’ Aug. 15–17 run.

Kingpins Launching China City Tour, Changing Hong Kong Schedule

Boutique denim trade show Kingpins will kick off a new multi-city concept in September called Kingpins China City Tour.

LA Market Draws Western Retailers Looking for Everything from Immediates to Resort

LA Market Draws Western Retailers Looking for Everything from Immediates to Resort

Business was surprisingly good during the June 6–9 run of Los Angeles Fashion Market despite a schedule that overlapped with several other regional markets as well as the California primary election.

CMC Hosting Market Seminars, Events, Sweepstakes

During the June 6–9 run of Los Angeles Fashion Market, the California Market Center is hosting several business-to-business seminars, events and buyer promotions.

China Brand Show Coming to Los Angeles

For the first time in more than a decade, the China Brand Show will be exhibiting at semiannual gift and home show LAMKT, which will be held July 22–25 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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