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

By John McCurry, Contributing Writer | May 31, 2018

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.

UBM Fashion Partners with the Council of Fashion Designers of America to Help Emerging Designers

UBM Fashion, organizers of the various MAGIC trade shows in Las Vegas and other apparel events, is working with the Council of Fashion Designers of America to promote the growth of emerging talent in the fashion industry.

Agenda Vendors Ponder Show’s Future After Founder’s Exit

Agenda celebrated its 15-year anniversary with talk of what will happen to the streetwear, action sports and lifestyle trade show now that its founder, Aaron Levant, is leaving.

Agenda Founder Leaving Trade Show

Agenda founder Aaron Levant is leaving the trade show to work on other projects.

Year in Review: The Year in Trade Shows

For San Juan Capistrano, Calif.–based trade-show producer Emerald Expositions, 2017 was an eventful year.

Fashion Market Northern California Gets a New Executive Director

The five-times-a-year Fashion Market Northern California trade show, held at the San Mateo County Event Center, has a new executive director.

CMC Unveils New Trade Show

At the upcoming Los Angeles Fashion Market in March, the California Market Center is taking the wraps off a new trade show, which will be on the building’s top floor.

CMC Unveils New Trade Show for High-End Brands

A new trade show called Label Array will be held at the California Market Center.

Surf Expo Adds New Category to Trade Show

Surf Expo Adds New Category to Trade Show

Surf Expo, known for showcasing all kinds of apparel and accessories related to surfing and other water-related sports, is adding a new section called Bluewater.

2017 Newsmaker: Agenda Seeks New Format for Trade Shows

The fashion business has gone through major changes, but the basic model for fashion trade shows has not budged, said Aaron Levant, founder of the Agenda trade show and senior vice president of trade-show producer Reed Exhibitions.

CMC Shifts to Three-Day Market

Starting in 2018, the California Market Center will shift its Los Angeles Fashion Market schedule to a three-day format.

Messe Frankfurt, SPESA to Continue Co-Producing Texprocess Americas

The Sewn Products Equipment & Suppliers of the Americas and trade-show producer Messe Frankfurt Inc. announced they have extended their contract to co-produce the Texprocess Americas trade show through 2032.

Raphael Camp Joins Eurovet Americas, Curvexpo as General Manager

Eurovet Americas, the U.S. division of Paris-based trade-show producer Eurovet, has a new general manager.

Agenda, Liberty, Capsule launching Assembly Conference in Las Vegas

Three apparel trade shows are teaming up in Las Vegas to launch a conference for retailers and brands that will feature keynote speakers and workshops as well as industry services and tools.

New Show Director Named for Womenswear in Nevada

The Womenswear In Nevada show, which takes place twice a year in Las Vegas, has been undergoing a number of changes recently. The decades-old show was sold two years ago to trade-show organizer Urban Expositions, and since then it has seen a revolving door of show directors.

Complexcon’s ‘Concert for Clothes’ Makes Over $20 Million

Complexcon’s ‘Concert for Clothes’ Makes Over $20 Million

Exclusive skateboard decks, rare screen-printed T-shirts crafted by design hero Virgil Abloh, appearances by VIPs such as former Lakers star Kobe Bryant.