With the Spring16 round of fashion trade shows almost upon us, I thought this a useful time to repost an article from California Apparel News in May that includes insights from an outstanding group of trade show producers on the preparation and execution of exhibiting at their shows. While much of the information
Two weeks ago I posted an article on my website, Full Steam Ahead for US Economy in 2015? – Just Hold Your Horses There. I am not convinced that 2015 is going to be the bumper year that the majority of the financial press has been spruiking. The article details my
Next week is the Fall 2015 round of Las Vegas fashion trade shows known ubiquitiously (and misleadingly) as MAGIC. Following is a re-post of an article from the February 5 California Apparel News that contains insights and tips from industry veterans on what they expect from the shows and how they will be approaching their
There was no waiting for the 2015 US fashion trade show circuit to get cranking. The first Monday of the year saw Agenda hit the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, CA on January 5 & 6. Agenda Long Beach is an easy one for me as I live about 2 miles up Ocean
I have been meaning to write this article for weeks now but have been at a loss of what to say. If you know me, that doesn’t happen very often! But with the Fall14 Los Angeles Fashion Market Week happening next week, I thought I would try and put my
Yes, I will be in Las Vegas again for my bi-annual walk and talk fest around starting Monday morning. I don’t quite do the the 20 shows mentioned in the article but I’ll go close. I usually skip the sourcing shows so you can put me down for about 18.
Here is an excellent article from the November 14, 2013 online edition of Apparel News. TRADE SHOWS Service Minded: Trade Shows Gear Up to Draw Attendees to the 2014 Shows Wednesday, November 13, 2013 With a recovering economy underway, trade shows are poised to see increased attendance in 2014.
Check out my review of Day 1. I doubled back to the Sands Expo on Day 2 of the Vegas fashion trade shows to check the activity at the new Liberty show. Liberty, the new project of Project founder, Sam Ben-Avraham is a contemporary men’s and dual gender apparel, footwear and accessories
It was a hot one in the desert for Day 1 of the Spring/Summer 2014 round of the Las Vegas Fashion Trade Shows. I spent the day at the Sands Expo Convention Center at the Venetian Hotel. The Sands is hosting the first edition of Modern Assembly. Modern Assembly is
“Not another trade show?”, I can hear you say. Yes, the fashion industry calendar is blessed with an abundance of opportunities for buyers and sellers to interact. Many people think that this familiarity breeds, well not contempt, but let’s say confusion – especially if you are new to the game.