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  -  Design   -  Apparel Design   -  JANUARY 2020 TRADESHOW ROUND-UP

It’s 2020. We’ve made it. If you are like us, you have also been crawling out of the depths of the holiday season and into the fresh start of the new year. With the new year, comes new seasons, new sourcing needs, and new sales opportunities! This year’s tradeshows are already getting underway. Here is a round-up of important shows that are happening this January in North America.

There are countless bridal shows happening this month. We are showcasing a few here. If you are a bridal designer (or any designer) looking to start exhibiting at tradeshows this year or in the future, check out what shows are closest to you and take a walk through to get an idea of what goes on, successful display methods, and if it may be a right fit for your brand. Or, if you are sourcing for your upcoming season, or to launch your brand, hitting the tradeshow circuit is a great way to get started and to see what great materials and innovations are out there. 

If you are planning to hit up any shows this month, be sure to check out our post on 9 Amazing Tips for Productive Tradeshows. Tell us in the comments which shows you’ll be attending and what your major show goals are! As always, we love to hear from you. 

Maybe we’ll see you on the show floor!

1/14-1/15

KNOWSHOW

Vancouver, Canada

“Canada’s Premiere Lifestyle Fashion Tradeshow” KNOWSHOW is an engaging b2b marketplace where leading lifestyle fashion brands unveil their seasonal products to Canadian retailers. Each bi-annual show connects hundreds of unique retailers with preeminent and emerging brands in a concentrated showcase of the latest trends, styles, and products.

1/14-1/17

IM INTERMODA MEXICO

Guadalajara, Mexico

This is the most important international platform for the fashion industry in Latin America. It hosts designers, manufacturers, suppliers, as well as national and international buyers showcasing this season’s best trends. 

1/14-18

DALLAS APPAREL & ACCESSORIES MARKET

Dallas, TX

Emerging and established wholesale brands will be showing their collections of women’s apparel, fashion accessories, footwear, beauty and wellness products. This show is a great placement for young contemporary, contemporary, western and children’s categories. 

1/16 

THE BIG FAKE WEDDING

San Diego, CA

The Big Fake Wedding promotes small business and facilitates the opportunity for genuine connections to brides and grooms.

1/17-1/19

IMPRESSIONS EXPO

Long Beach, CA 

The industry’s leading and most advanced decorated apparel trade show and conference. Over 400 exhibitors that provide insight, tricks of the trade, and product knowledge on innovative approaches to all aspects of the industry such as screen-printing, embroidery, direct-to-garment printing and more. 

1/18-1/19

THE WONDERFUL WEDDING SHOW

Winnipeg, Canada

The largest single source of information available about local wedding resources. If you are a bridal designer looking for a large audience, this is a show to check out.

1/18-1/19

ORIGINAL PORTLAND BRIDAL SHOW

Portland’s most attended wedding event of the year. Get you brand in front of up to 20,000 visitors in one place! 

1/19-1/21

TEXWORLD USA

New York, NY

This international sourcing show is the most major apparel sourcing show on the East Coast. Walk through hall after hall of apparel manufacturers and suppliers for everything from fabric, to trimmings and beyond. Their extensive trend spotlight and seminar schedule will keep you busy and informed of what’s to come in the market. Don’t miss the Local Loft area for lower minimum, domestic resources. This show is heaviest in ready-to-wear suppliers but also has options for lingerie, hosiery, home goods, accessories, and more!

1/20-1/21

DG EXPO

New York, NY

DG EXPO is the home to low minimum suppliers and manufacturers. If you are producing domestically, or are sourcing for your brand that is placing low quantity orders, this just may be the best show for you! You will find suppliers for everything from fabric to care labels and everything in between. 

1/21-1/22

PREMIÉRE VISION NEW YORK

New York, NY

Check out the latest in fabric offerings, graphic design options and trim trends at Premiére Vision New York, the premier sourcing show for all apparel brands. Their trend display is not to be missed. You will find both domestic and global vendors and resources at this important tradeshow. The setting is more intimate than Texworld, but no less impactful.

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