By Hope Winsborough, Contributing Writer | September 13, 2018
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.
Now in its eighth year, the Hammock swimwear and resort apparel show attracted buyers to Miami’s One Hotel South Beach during Miami Swim Week.
Organizers of the Cabana swimwear show created a lifestyle experience for the event’s sixth consecutive year.
At the 36th annual SwimShow, the Swimwear Association of Florida hosted established swim brands, many of whom have a long history of exhibiting at the event, held at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
During Miami Swim Week 2018, SwimShow, Cabana and Hammock provided distinctive spaces for buyers who are searching for a creative approach to swimwear and resort pieces.
Agenda marked its first show without its founder, Aaron Levant, during its June 28–30 run at the Long Beach Convention Center.
Even though the June version of Fashion Market Northern California is normally quieter than its other shows, exhibitors were pleasantly surprised by the turnout and the number of orders written.
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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.
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.
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.
The Agenda trade show has a new vice president of marketing.
The Agenda trade show is expanding its staff.
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.
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.