TRADE SHOWS

Salon Allure to Expand and Rename Itself Hammock, Runway Shows Planned for Miami

By Andrew Asch | May 21, 2015

After five years producing the boutique swim trade event Salon Allure, Rick Fatzinger, the event’s managing partner, announced that his team will double the size of the event and rename it Hammock.

New York Editions of Première Vision, Indigo Get Boost From Weak Euro

New York Editions of Première Vision, Indigo Get Boost From Weak Euro

Première Vision New York and Indigo New York returned to Pier 92, on the western edge of Manhattan, for a second time Jan. 13–14. Almost 300 vendors from 24 countries, including a strong showing of Turkish firms, came to exhibit their Spring/Summer 2016 collections in the categories of fashion fabrics, accessories, and textile and surface design.

More Business for Giant T-shirt Market

More Business for Giant T-shirt Market

With screen-printing machines whirring and salespeople talking about the next big thing in T-shirts, the Imprinted Sportswear Show Long Beach ran Jan. 16–18 at the Long Beach Convention Center, located by one of America’s busiest ports, in Long Beach, Calif.

SoCal Materials Show Debuts

SoCal Materials Show Debuts

The debut run of the SoCal Materials Show got off to a brisk start as manufacturers and brands crowded the aisles of the California Market Center’s penthouse on the hunt for sourcing materials for footwear, accessories and apparel.

Small January Market in L.A. Proves to be a Hit with Locals and Upbeat Retailers

Small January Market in L.A. Proves to be a Hit with Locals and Upbeat Retailers

The first Los Angeles Fashion Market of 2015 proved to be surprisingly upbeat for many exhibitors, who reported seeing steady traffic from primarily West Coast retailers.

Sunny Skies & Busy Booths for East Coast Surf Trade Show

Sunny Skies & Busy Booths for East Coast Surf Trade Show

While much of the Eastern Seaboard suffered under a cold snap Jan. 8–10, weather in Orlando, Fla. was a good backdrop to Surf Expo, the veteran trade show for surfing and other water sports.

2015 Starts With Busy Trade Show

2015 Starts With Busy Trade Show

A cold winter helped produce a hot show at Agenda, the first trade show of the 2015 trade-show season, which ran Jan. 5–6 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif.

Business Journals Steps Up Partnerships With Co-Location Plans With ENK for April Shows

Business Journals Inc.—the New York–based organizer of the Moda, Accessories The Show and Fame trade shows—announced plans to shift its May show dates and co-locate with ENK’s Intermezzo and Accessorie Circuit at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York.

CMC to Launch ‘Athleisure’ Lifestyle Show in March

The California Market Center will launch Shape, a new trade show focused on the “athleisure” trend, during the March 16–18 run of Los Angeles Fashion Market.

Hong Kong Fashion Week Takes a Look at the Fall/Winter 2015 Season

The 46th semiannual Hong Kong Fashion Week will be held Jan. 19–22 at the Hong Kong Convention Centre with a number of fashion shows, seminars, exhibitors and trend forecasts tailor-made for buyers and other attendees.

Visual Display: A Look at Project’s New Booths

Visual Display: A Look at Project’s New Booths

Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Convention Center hosts sprawling fashion trade shows Project, ENK Vegas,the eclectic Pooltradeshow and the higher-end Men’s trade show as well as The Tents.

Visual Display: Agenda’s Award Winning Booths

Visual Display: Agenda’s Award Winning Booths

Most trade show booths are plain 10-by-10 affairs, and they give a clear message: Trade shows are just about business.

New Sourcing Trade Show to Bow in L.A. in March

Apparel manufacturers and retailers looking to scout factories will have a new venue when the Factory Direct trade show bows March 2–4 at The New Mart in downtown Los Angeles.

Shop & Dine

Trade shows can be fun, but they can zap your energy with endless hours on your feet or days bogged down at a booth. Here are a few suggestions on new restaurants and boutiques that might make life a little easier when traveling to those trade shows.

Fashion Navigation: Helping Attendees Make the Most of Their Trade Show Visit

Whether attending a stand-alone trade show or heading into the multi-venue shows in Las Vegas, Los Angeles or New York, buyers and other trade-show attendees have a lot to see in a limited time. California Apparel News spoke to several trade-show organizers about the resources they have to help attendees navigate the shows.

New Lines and Established Collections

New Lines and Established Collections

Buyers at the Oct. 19–22 run of Fashion Market Northern California at the San Mateo Event Center shopped more than 250 exhibitors displaying everything from high-end formalwear to moderate styles and accessories.