The US editions of Texworld and Apparel Sourcing, held from 24th to 26th January at the Javits Convention Center, New York, attracted more than 4,000 professionals and 310 exhibitors, despite one of the worst snowstorms in city history.
The ISPO sport trade show, which ended on 27th January, attracted more than 80,000 visitors, 87% of them from outside Germany. Next year the Munich show will revert to its customary dates, from 5th to 8th February.
The Who’s Next-Première Classe trade show saw a substantial decline in attendance at its latest edition, ended on 25th January. International visitors fell by 22%, notably due to the reductions in numbers among the teams travelling to Paris.
For this edition, the French organizer has recruited a communication agency with offices in New York and Los Angeles, has chosen an ambassador to promote the event, and has formed a partnership with the Made organization of young American designers.
The Berlin shows, part of the Premium Group universe, announced a growth in visitor numbers for their winter edition. Premium also showed it has Europe-wide appeal, with 70% of its visitors coming from abroad.
So… is adopting a new formula at the request of brands. Due to a lack of candidates, So… will be leaving Show & Order in Berlin, but will arrive in New York for the Edit trade show, followed by Paris for So… Couture by David Pirnia
Première Vision's New York event brought together 4,143 visitors (+4%) on 19th and 20th January, in its first edition held at Pier 94, featuring an expanded range including for the first time leather and finished goods.
From the next edition, scheduled from 3rd to 5th February, the Danish fashion trade show will add a new weapon to its armoury by introducing a 'Performance' section dedicated to sporting brands leaning towards fashion.