Consumer-Focused ComplexCon Expands to Chicago

By Andrew Asch | December 13, 2018

Reed Exhibitions gave a vote of confidence to its consumer-focused event ComplexCon, recently saying it would expand the show to Chicago after producing the pop-up retail market and hip-hop concert event in Long Beach, Calif., for a few years.

Newsmaker: Agenda Show in Long Beach Trade Show Goes Consumer

In 2017, the Agenda trade show made a bold and unique move for a big business-to-business trade show by producing a consumer day.

Emerald Expositions Searches for a New CEO

Emerald Expositions continues to look for a replacement for its longtime president and chief executive officer, David Loechner.

Informa Names New President of Menswear Shows

Informa, the British company that acquired UBM Fashion this year for $5 billion, has chosen a new president of menswear.

Textile Science and Technology Shape the Future of Apparel Manufacturing

Innovations in textile and design are two subjects that go hand in hand with sustainable manufacturing.

Building a Sustainable Business in the Era of Eco-Fashion

Many sustainable-fashion experts discuss ethics, manufacturing innovations and research, but outlining how to navigate the economic shift toward greener fashion is often left out of the discussion.

Agenda Scales Back Trade Show to Focus on Consumers

Agenda Scales Back Trade Show to Focus on Consumers

Agenda cancels traditional trade shows in Long Beach, Calif.

UBM Unveils Sustainability Show ReMode

UBM Unveils Sustainability Show ReMode

Sustainability has increasingly been a topic in fashion circles, but UBM, parent company of the MAGIC trade show, gambled that everything from eco clothing to responsible manufacturing could be the center of a trade event.

Outdoor Retailer Launches a New Show Schedule

Under clear blue skies with a forecast of snow, Outdoor Retailer did something it has never done before.

Shop & Dine

Following a day of negotiating, viewing trends and investing in the fashions that will generate customer traffic, celebrating a trade-show victory is always in order.

Trade Shows Make Changes to Adapt to a Changing World

The way we do business in the apparel and textile industries is being altered at lightning speed. With that in mind, the trade shows that serve those industries also are taking major steps to keep up with that changing world. We caught up with trade-show organizers to find out what they are doing to better serve customers.

California Denim Leaders Head to Amsterdam to Discuss the Industry’s Future

Descending upon Amsterdam for the city’s jeans-focused, event-filled week, leaders from the world’s denim industry met to share ideas, unveil innovations and work together to make a better supply chain.

ATSM Looks Toward Major Expansion for May 2019 Event

With its return to the Mana Wynwood Convention Center May 20–22, 2019, Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami [ATSM] will double in size for its second event following a 2018 launch.

Fashion Market Northern California Sold Out as Business Picks Up

Fashion Market Northern California Sold Out as Business Picks Up

During the Oct. 21–23 run of Fashion Market Northern California, exhibitor space was sold out at the San Mateo, Calif., event, while buyers ordered goods to prepare for the holiday shopping season.

Los Angeles Market Week Takes Off With Some Big Changes

Los Angeles Market Week Takes Off With Some Big Changes

October ushers in one of the more important Los Angeles Market Weeks when showrooms in the downtown L.A. Fashion District are unveiling their Spring/Summer ’19 lines but still filling in orders for late Fall and Resort.