TRADE SHOWS

Trade Show Q&A: What’s on the Horizon for 2017?

| November 10, 2016

As retailers, designers and sourcing executives start making their trade-show plans for 2017, California Apparel News caught up with several trade-show executives to find out what new plans are in store for the coming year. From new locations and new areas of focus to added amenities and expanded educational programs, organizers are pulling out the stops to improve attendees’ trade-show experience.

Buyers Navigate a Shuffled Trade Show Lineup in Las Vegas Shows

Buyers Navigate a Shuffled Trade Show Lineup in Las Vegas Shows

Buyers returned to Las Vegas to find a newly shuffled layout during the Aug. 15-18 run of the apparel, accessories and sourcing trade shows.

Messe Frankfurt Launching Upscale Off-Price Trade Show in New York in 2017

New off-price show in New York will keep up for shoppers' demands for cheaper items.

Emerald Expositions Buys Swim Collective, Active Collective Trade Shows

Swim Collective and its sister trade show, Active Collective, have a new owner. Emerald Expositions LLC, the San Juan Capistrano, Calif.–based owner of Surf Expo and Outdoor Retailer, has purchased the Santa Barbara, Calif.–based show for an undisclosed amount from Shannon Leggett, the founder of Swim Collective and Active Collective.

Color, Fabric Treatments and Paying it Forward at the West Coast Trend Show

Color, Fabric Treatments and Paying it Forward at the West Coast Trend Show

Menswear buyers were inspired by color, new fabric treatments and a sense of a “higher purpose” at the Spring ’17 West Coast Trend Show menswear market in Los Angeles.

Jeanologia Touts ‘One Glass, One Garment’ at Sourcing at MAGIC

At the Aug. 14–17 run of Sourcing at MAGIC, Spanish laser-finishing company Jeanologia discusses sustainable solutions for denim makers, including the “one glass, one garment” process.

Goldschmied to Discuss Denim Innovation at Project

Denim designer Adriano Goldschmied is discussing the “past, present and future of denim” at an event titled “Adriano Goldschmied Unthreaded” during the Aug. 15–17 run of the Project trade show at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Making the Most of a Quiet LA Market

Making the Most of a Quiet LA Market

The recent Los Angeles Fashion Market for Holiday/Resort 2017 appeared to be dead on arrival, but signs of life existed.

Immediates Goods and Orders Placed at Coast Contemporary Show in Miami

This season, the Coast contemporary trade show shifted the timing of its show to coincide with Miami Swim Week.

Agenda Offers a Streetwear and Contemporary Alternative in Miami

Streetwear trade show Agenda this year opened a Miami edition of its biannual show, held in Long Beach, Calif., and Las Vegas.

High-End Mix Showing in the Tents at Cabana

The sweltering summer heat didn’t stop buyers from storming into the Cabana trade show, held in two pristine white tents along Collins Avenue in Miami Beach.

Existing Brand, International Labels and Emerging Designers at Hammock

Now in its second year after a substantial rebranding, the Hammock trade show returned to the W Hotel with 80 exhibitors offering a variety of niche resort, swim and accessories brands, including Kai Lani Citrine, Issa de Mar and Revel Rey Swim.

Large Retailers, E-tailers and Boutique Buyers Turn Out for SwimShow

Large Retailers, E-tailers and Boutique Buyers Turn Out for SwimShow

Though most of the Miami Beach Convention Center was closed off due to an extensive renovation that kicked off earlier this year, Miami SwimShow 2016 was in full swing.

Sustainability and Storytelling at 10th Anniversary of Texworld USA

Texworld USA celebrated its tenth anniversary during the fabric sourcing trade show’s July 12–14 run at the Javits Center.

Digital Media, Emerging Brands Influence 33rd Edition of Première Vision New York

Première Vision New York celebrated the 33rd edition of the biannual trade show during the July 19–20 run at Pier 94 in Manhattan, where more than 352 exhibitors showcased the latest textile, trim and original artwork collections.

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.