TRADE SHOWS

A Fresh Look at the L.A. Textile Show Keeps Exhibitors Optimistic and Impresses Attendees

By Dorothy Crouch | October 11, 2018

Showcasing the latest trends in textiles, the L.A. Textile show at the California Market Center in downtown Los Angeles brought together vendors and buyers to conduct business for Fall/Winter 2019/2020.

Los Angeles Market Week Takes Off With Some Big Changes

Los Angeles Market Week Takes Off With Some Big Changes

October ushers in one of the more important Los Angeles Market Weeks when showrooms in the downtown L.A. Fashion District are unveiling their Spring/Summer ’19 lines but still filling in orders for late Fall and Resort.

Sustainable Fashion Forum at L.A. Textile Brings Industry Leaders Into the Eco Discussion

Sustainable Fashion Forum at L.A. Textile Brings Industry Leaders Into the Eco Discussion

Sustainability is the buzzword swirling around the fashion and textile industries these days.

L.A. Textile Show Reflects Apparel Industry Changes and CMC Transition

During this week’s L.A. Textile show, attendees experienced the fruits of a new initiative to refresh the biannual event, which took place Oct. 3–5 at the California Market Center in downtown Los Angeles.

Vendors at L.A. Majors Show Claim Good Biz Despite Lighter Traffic

Vendors at L.A. Majors Show Claim Good Biz Despite Lighter Traffic

Retailers placed orders and brands introduced new denim lines at the semiannual L.A. Majors Market in an ambience where vendors thought that buyer traffic was slower than in previous years.

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.

German Trade Show Producer to Buy a Stake in Liberty Fairs

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

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.

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