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TRADE SHOWS

A Better Economy Means Better Orders at the Las Vegas Trade Shows

By Andrew Asch, Deborah Belgum, Dorothy Crouch | August 16, 2018

The conglomeration of apparel, footwear and accessories trade shows, which twice a year invade this city in the middle of the desert, filled the town with thousands of visitors from all over the world under a blistering sky where the temperatures reached up to 105 degrees during the day.

WWDMAGIC Partners With FashionGo

WWDMAGIC is venturing into the realm of online fashion.

Keys to Protecting Your Brand Name

One of the first steps in setting up a new label or company is learning how to protect your brand name as well as your own name.

Los Angeles Fashion Market Gets Buyers Ready for Holiday

Los Angeles Fashion Market Gets Buyers Ready for Holiday

For buyers attending Los Angeles Fashion Market, the event was filled with surprises that energized the June 18–20 buying show for the Fall II/Holiday season.

Swim Collective Introduces a New Section

The Swim Collective trade show has basically kept the same format for its six-year history, but for its upcoming event in Anaheim, Calif., it will try something new.

Automation and High-Tech Collaborations Are the Future for Apparel and Textile Industries

Automation and High-Tech Collaborations Are the Future for Apparel and Textile Industries

Micro factories, made-to-order programs and the automation required to put these systems in play were big themes at the recent Texprocess Americas exhibition.

New Marketing Chief Hired for Agenda

The Agenda trade show has a new vice president of marketing.

New Marketing Chief Hired for Agenda

The Agenda trade show is expanding its staff.

Speed to Market Keeps Guatemala’s Apparel Production Humming

Speed to Market Keeps Guatemala’s Apparel Production Humming

With several free-trade agreements in limbo, many Guatemalan factories and American buyers are optimistic about the future of their partnerships together as the Dominican Republic–Central American Free Trade Agreement remains relatively stable.

Shop & Dine

Keeping pace with a busy trade-show schedule is exciting but exhausting. At the end of a day spent running between appointments, making new connections, visiting with longtime partners and negotiating deals, enjoying a delicious meal or strolling around a unique shop is the perfect way to recharge.

The Crystal Ball Outlook for Trade Shows

The trade-show world is always spinning at a fast pace as event organizers try to keep up with competition, technology and the latest demands for better shows. We caught up with the executives from several apparel and sourcing events to find out what is on the horizon over the next three years. Take a look at their plans for the future.

UBM Fashion Launching New LA Event in November

New event will feature speakers and experts from all areas of the fashion and retail world.

New Event Being Introduced for Swim Week in Miami Beach

Swim Week is an annual event packed with fashion shows and trade shows in Miami Beach, Fla.

New Hire at SPESA as Texprocess Americas and Techtextil North America Plan Events

The Raleigh, N.C.–based Sewn Products Equipment & Suppliers of the Americas (SPESA) has hired Michael McDonald, the former manager of government relations for the American Apparel & Footwear Association, as its new executive director, a position he assumed March 15.

New Style Fair in Bangkok Has Something for Everyone

New Style Fair in Bangkok Has Something for Everyone

Inside the vast international exhibition center that houses the newly created Style fair, the brightly colored hand-painted dresses and tops that make up the Yodyoko collection were a standout.

Fashion Market Northern California Reports Good Biz Despite Snow

Fashion Market Northern California Reports Good Biz Despite Snow

Snow and hail fell on parts of the San Francisco Bay Area on April 16, but it didn’t put much of a damper on business at the Fashion Market Northern California trade show, vendors and show management said.