Fashion Trade Shows
All across the globe fashion trade shows and industrial exhibitions are organized to promote fashion manufacturers and brands. These provide a platform for the producers to exhibit their products to potential buyers from various parts of the world.
At the same time, buyers also find a place for sourcing their fabric and textile needs by actually seeing and feeling the material on the spot. It is a place that brings together the suppliers and buyers where they can share ideas, requirements, and match their needs with the products.
Participation in such fashion trade shows is vital for the development and strengthening of productive linkages between various stakeholders of the industry. They can assist startups and budding entrepreneurs to make fresh yet powerful networks with suppliers and distributors.
Several fashion trade shows are organized in different parts of the world all year round. A brief description of some of the most prominent international ones is listed below.
Venue and Expected Date of Event: Paris 14th – 17th September 2020
This is one of the largest trade shows and exhibitions targeted for all types of fabric buyers. It is renowned world over and vendors from all types of clothing and textile sectors join in to showcase their designs and materials.
Sourcing at Magic
Venue and Expected Date of Event: Las Vegas 30th September – 2nd October 2020
This is a leading global textile event that helps in promoting inspiration, innovation, and education to the fashion participants. It has contributions from almost 40 countries.
Venue and Expected Date of Event: Amsterdam 28th – 29th October 2020
This show exhibits selective collections of suppliers that have been chosen carefully keeping in mind the quality and class of the textile and fabric. Every year they choose a different city to host the event with special emphasis on sportswear and denim merchandise.
Venue and Expected Date of Event: London 14th – 15th October 2020
Over the past several years, this has become one of the top-ranking fashion trade shows in London. It is specially designed for high-end brands looking for luxury fashion fabrics for their production.
Venue and Expected Date of Event: London 14th – 16th February 2021
Regarded as a premium fashion trade show, this platform showcases products for male, female and children wear. On average the show includes at least 130 collections that are showcased twice every year.
Venue and Expected Date of Event: Melbourne 24 – 26th November 2020
A great platform for meeting and doing business with the world’s top-ranking textile manufacturers and suppliers, you can get access to a huge collection of apparel, accessories, and designs from new as well experienced vendors.
Venue and Expected Date of Event: Cape town 13th – 15th October 2020
Not just limited to apparel and fabrics, this is a wholesome fashion trade show that includes footwear as well. Its main goal is to promote textile innovation and technological advancement in African Countries.
Venue and Expected Date of Event: Dubai 16th – 18th November 2020
A leading name in the textile industry the IATF is the most prestigious international fashion trade show in the UAE region. It is a platform for showcasing fabrics, trimmings, textiles and different types of fashion accessories.
Coterie Trade Show
Venue and Expected Date of Event: New York City 22nd – 24th September 2020
A prestigious event that includes mostly women apparel and footwear, the Coterie is a one-stop destination for your designer requirements and supplies. The show is also going to have its one of a kind digital event from September 1st to November 1st 2020.
Premiere Vision Paris
Venue and Expected Date of Event: Paris 15th – 17th September 2020
Held twice a year in the birthplace of fashion and designer clothes, this event is a masterpiece event for 6 different types of industries related to textile and fabrics including fabrics, yarn, leather, design, accessories, and producers.
China International Fashion Fair
Venue and Expected Date of Event: Shanghai 25th – 27th September 2020
Started in 1991, this is undoubtedly the most professional and influential fashion fairs in China. It showcases designers from all over Asia with special emphasis on Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland. The event is organized twice a year.
Mode accessories Show
Venue and Expected Date of Event: Mississauga 18th – 20th October 2020
An amazing business to business trade show held in Canada, it presents more than 200 different exhibitors from across the globe. They come up with unique and innovative fashion accessories and designs.
Venue and Expected Date of Event: Chicago 9th – 11th August 2020
Showcasing the latest fashion trends in women apparel, it is renowned mostly for its accessories and fashion add ons. The event caters to readymade garments including denim designs, sportswear, knitted apparel, and other outdoor suitings.
Venue and Expected Date of Event: Italy 20th – 21st September 2020
A leading name in the fashion trade shows dedicated to footwear and shoes, Micam is organized every year in Milano. It is a unique platform for bringing together business and fashion and providing entrepreneurs to showcase their latest collections in footwear only.
Venue and Expected Date of Event: Frankfurt 12th – 15th Jan 2021
The largest trade fashion fair in Germany, the Heimtextil is a great opportunity for local as well as international textile and apparel vendors. The exhibition hosts visitors and business executives from all five continents. The show specializes in interior décor items including upholstery, home textiles, towels, beddings, floorings, and dining tableware.
So, these were some of the most anticipated fashion trade events from the world over. Participation in one or more of these events can provide amazing business opportunities, open doors for innovative inspirations for designing new collections, help in strengthening corporate networking, and pool in to enhance the outreach of manufacturers and vendors to potential customers and clients from across the globe.
It is important to note that due to the global COVID – 19 pandemic situation, dates and venues of events are liable to change.