TRADE SHOWS

CurveNV Moving to Mandalay Bay, Co-locating With Project Women’s

By Alison A. Nieder | June 13, 2016

CurveNV will move to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, where it will co-locate with UBM’s Project Womens trade show during the shows’ Aug. 15–17 run.

Axis and Capsule Team Up for Events in L.A. and New York

The Capsule and Axis trade shows both announced plans recently to launch events in Los Angeles, and now the two shows are joining forces at LA market as well as in New York.

WHY by Kingpins Branding Show Debuts in Amsterdam

WHY by Kingpins Branding Show Debuts in Amsterdam

During the April 13–14 run of the Kingpins denim supply chain show in Amsterdam, organizers launched a new sister trade show focused on the branding side of the supply chain.

Kingpins Amsterdam Show Draws International Crowd

Kingpins returned to Amsterdam for its fifth run at the Westergasfabriek, where the trade show bowed alongside a new branding show organized by Kingpins as well as a consumer event called Denim Days, which gives retailers, brands and textile mills a chance to meet with end consumers.

Consumers and Trade Mix at Amsterdam Denim Days

Consumers and Trade Mix at Amsterdam Denim Days

After the Kingpins trade show wrapped up its two-day run in Amsterdam, textile representatives, designers and denimheads got a chance to celebrate their love of all things denim at Blueprint, a two-day festival held during Amsterdam Denim Days, a week-long, city-wide event featuring workshops, seminars, sales and parties.

NW Materials Show Changes Fall Dates

Because of a holiday in Asia, the NW Materials Show is pushing up the dates of its fall trade show by two weeks.

Kingpins Heading to Miami

Kingpins, the boutique denim trade show, has added a new venue to its lineup, which includes New York, Amsterdam and Hong Kong.

UBM Advanstar Buying BJI Fashion, Taking MAGIC to Japan

Trade show giant MAGIC is getting even larger. UBM Advanstar, parent company of MAGIC, Project, Pooltradeshow, Coterie and Intermezzo, will expand its trade show holdings with the acquisition of Business Journals Inc., which produces the MRket, Stitch, Accessories The Show and Fame trade shows. UBM Advanstar also struck a deal to take the MAGIC show to Japan in 2017.

Capsule Launching LA Show in October at the CMC

The Capsule trade show is coming to Los Angeles.

OC Mix: Regional Trade Show Bows in Irvine, Calif., With Contemporary, Swim Brands

OC Mix: Regional Trade Show Bows in Irvine, Calif., With Contemporary, Swim Brands

A small group of Southern California fashion and accessories labels hosted OC Mix, a mini trade show held April 18–19 in a space within the Irvine, Calif., headquarters of Z Supply LLC.

‘Optimistic’ Outlook at Fashion Market Northern California

‘Optimistic’ Outlook at Fashion Market Northern California

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.

Majors Market Buzzing

The 2015 Back-to-School season was considered a disappointment for much of the juniors market, but the future looks bright, according to many of the exhibitors at the April 4–6 run of LA Majors Market, primarily held at the California Market Center in downtown Los Angeles.

Axis Trade Show Planning L.A. Event in October

Axis, a lifestyle trade show for millennial women’s brands, is coming to Los Angeles.

Fall ’16 Market Draws Mixed Reviews

Fall ’16 Market Draws Mixed Reviews

For some at the recent Los Angeles Fashion Market, it was an opportunity to place Fall 2016 orders. For others, it was a chance to replenish depleted inventory.

Factory Direct Returns for 3rd Season With Production Resources for Small and Mid-Sized Companies

Factory Direct Returns for 3rd Season With Production Resources for Small and Mid-Sized Companies

Sourcing trade show Factory Direct returned for its third run at The New Mart with a tightly curated mix of factories, design development houses, technology providers, and other resources for small- and mid-sized apparel companies.

Light Traffic, ‘Enthusiastic’ Buyers at LA Textile Show

Light Traffic, ‘Enthusiastic’ Buyers at LA Textile Show

The traffic reports were mixed, with some textile mills and representatives saying the last day was busiest at the Los Angeles International Textile Show, held Feb. 29–March 2 on the top floor of the California Market Center.