By Alison A. Nieder | April 7, 2016
Booth space was sold out at the April 3–5 run of Fashion Market Northern California, which is held at the San Mateo Event Center in San Mateo, Calif., and attendance was on par with last April, according to Suzanne de Groot, executive director of the show.
Long-running wholesale jewelry show IFJAG debuted its first Las Vegas show during its Feb. 15–19 run at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino.
Coverage of the Las Vegas trade shows
Two big trade shows that display raw materials and components for footwear, fashion, high-tech and the automobile industries have grown by 25 percent over the last year.
Before the Capsule trade show started its run Feb. 15–17 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, two of the show’s vendors gained some fashion-industry buzz.
Activewear styles, plus sizes and medical scrubs were important categories at the 43rd Offprice show, which was held on the first level of the Sands Expo and Convention Center.
The Diesel and Will Leather Goods brands made their debut at the recent run of the Liberty Fashion & Lifestyle Fairs trade show, which ran Feb. 15–17 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.
This season, rather than show in an enclosed space next to WWDMAGIC at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Curve@MAGIC was held within WWDMAGIC in an area easy for buyers to spot with large signage, balloons and strings of pastel panties between the booths.
Streetwear and art brand 7th Letter made a return to Agenda after a three-year hiatus. In 2013, the brand opened the 7th Letter Gallery on Los Angeles’ Fairfax Avenue, where it also exhibits art.
After several seasons moving around the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, the Pooltradeshow has a new home within the Project show at Mandalay Bay.
Exhibitors at the trio of shows organized by Business Journals Inc. were generally happy with the wide aisles, ample space and airy ambience at the event, but that great environment didn’t prevent retailers from riding a wave of caution.
Even though the Women’s Wear In Nevada show has a new owner, not much changed at the jam-packed event, where women’s clothing and accessories filled six ballrooms and two large meeting rooms at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino.
The energy was high at the WWDMAGIC show held Feb. 16–18 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
More than 40 countries from around the world set up booths in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center for the Sourcing at MAGIC trade show, held Feb. 15–18.
Buyers visiting the Mandalay Bay Convention Center had a lot to see during the Feb. 16–18 run of trade shows produced by MAGIC and Project parent UBM Advanstar.
At the September run of Designers and Agents in New York, a new concept will bow showcasing designs that are made in New York.