TRADE SHOWS

Informa Unveils New LVCC Floorplan for August MAGIC Show on Single Campus

By Dorothy Crouch | April 18, 2019

For its Aug. 12–14 show in Las Vegas, MAGIC has unveiled its new ONE MAGIC floor plan, which houses exhibitors in one location at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The Changing Tides of Trade Shows

Trade shows have evolved over the last decade to include more technology, multisensory experiences, event apps and interactive connections with attendees. We caught up with executives from some of the most important industry trade shows to paint a picture of what has changed on the trade-show scene in the past decade and what tech aspects are making an appearance.

Fashion Market Northern California Sees Big Business for Immediates

Fashion Market Northern California Sees Big Business for Immediates

Exhibitors at Fashion Market Northern California at the San Mateo County Event Center in San Mateo, Calif., said retailers were buying closer to season as Immediates made up a good part of orders placed during the show.

CALA Announces Las Vegas Show to Launch During August 2019

Contemporary-apparel trade-show brand CALA Shows Inc. announced it will add a Las Vegas edition to its schedule, which currently holds events in San Francisco at the Fort Mason Center and in Denver at the Denver Mart.

The Imprinted Sportwear Shows Change Name

The Imprinted Sportswear Shows will get a name change.

LA Majors Market Makes Some Changes

LA Majors Market Makes Some Changes

This season, the LA Majors Market, which caters to juniors fashions and department-store buyers at the California Market Center, underwent a few changes.

LA Men’s Market Makes ‘Under Construction’ Show For Holiday Market

LA Men’s Market Makes ‘Under Construction’ Show For Holiday Market

The March 26–27 edition of LA Men’s Market, which was founded in 2013 with a focus on men’s streetwear, opened on the 10th floor of the California Market Center with yellow tape and work barricades set up to emphasize the trade show’s theme of “Under Construction.”

LA Textile Offers an Experiential Show to Generate Buyer Interest

LA Textile Offers an Experiential Show to Generate Buyer Interest

This season, the LA Textile show blended experiences with business to make the event more than a showcase for materials and manufacturing.

Disappearing Rains Help Buyer Traffic at LA Market

Disappearing Rains Help Buyer Traffic at LA Market

A Los Angeles winter of heavy rains and unprecedented cold weather lifted for buyers attending the March 11–13 LA Market Week.

Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami Adds Events to Second Show

Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami recently announced the lineup for its three-day show to be held May 28–30 at the same time as Miami Fashion Week.

PI Apparel’s L.A. Conference Dispels Tech Fears and Promotes Innovation Collaboration

PI Apparel’s L.A. Conference Dispels Tech Fears and Promotes Innovation Collaboration

Bringing its Apparel World Series brand conference to Los Angeles for the second year, event-and-conference producer Market Key invited apparel-and-footwear industry leaders to its Product Innovation Apparel (PI Apparel) event to discuss how the future of the business will be shaped by technology.

ATSM Changes 2019 Dates to Coincide with Miami Fashion Week

Affording greater opportunities to apparel-industry professionals, organizers of the Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami (ATSM) show announced the event will now take place May 28–30 at the Mana Wynwood Convention Center, which is one week later than originally scheduled.

Sustainable Fashion Forum Will Examine How to Help the Environment

A one-day Sustainable Fashion Forum looking at solutions for designers, manufacturers, factories and retailers to reduce their environmental impact, cut waste and maximize their profits will be held March 7 at the California Market Center in downtown Los Angeles.

Doing the Las Vegas Shuffle Proves Challenging

Doing the Las Vegas Shuffle Proves Challenging

An earlier date and some location switches kept buyers hopping at the recent array of apparel, textile, accessories and footwear trade shows held Feb. 2–7 in Las Vegas.

Liberty Exhibitors Remain Steady But Buyers Down

Despite a move to downtown Las Vegas, Liberty Fairs did not see a decline in the number of vendors exhibiting at its recent show, held Feb. 5–7 at the World Market Center, said Sharifa Murdock, Liberty’s co-owner and partner. But she estimated that there was a slight decline in buyer attendance from a year ago.

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