It’s just barely 2013 and trade show season is already well under way. So, what better way to start off the year then to write a blog post about the top 10 fashion trade shows you should attend in 2013?
If you’re in the fashion industry, but aren’t sure what trade shows to attend or exhibit this year, you’re in the right place. We’ve searched the United States looking for the best fashion trade shows to exhibit at and have compiled the list below.
Are you ready for the fashion trade shows of 2013?
Top 10 Fashion Trade Shows for 2013
1. Outdoor Retailer-
Based in Salt Lake City, the Outdoor Retailer Show takes place bi-annually for summer and winter markets. The Outdoor Retailer is the world’s largest outdoor sports apparel show and attracts exhibitors and attendees from across the globe.
Outdoor Retailer Winter occurs January 23- 26, 2013 Outdoor Retailer Summer occurs July 31- August 3, 2013Hire Promo Models for the Outdoor Retailer- Summer Event
Based in Chicago, the Chicago Collective is the leading men’s fashion and clothing show in North America.
Chicago Collective occurs August 11-13, 2013
3. SURF Expo-
Based in Orlando, the SURF Expo is an international trade show for board and beach attire. The SURF Expo attracts over 12,000 attendees and occurs bi-annually in both January and September.
SURF Expo occurs January 10-12, 2013 and September 6-8, 2013
The Great Bridal Expo is hosted in major cities throughout the year. These nationally sponsored events have been the nation’s leading wedding events for over 30 years.
For information on upcoming bridal shows click here.
Based in Dallas, F.I.G showcases the best in women’s, men’s, and children’s attire, and accessories.
F.I.G occurs 5 times throughout the year. For more information on when these events click here.
Based in New York City, the New York Shoe Expo is known for being the largest shoe wear show on the east coast of the United States and occurs bi-annually.
New York Shoe Expo occurs February 5-7 2013 and June 5-7, 2013
Based in Las Vegas, WSA is the world’s largest shoe wear and shoe accessory shoe in the world. Each year, attendees from over 60 countries attend this show looking to partner with the best shoe wear companies in the industry.
WSA occurs January 29-31, 2013
8. Texworld USA-
Based in New York City, Texworld USA is the largest sourcing event in North America for fabric buyers.
Texworld USA occurs twice a year - January 14-16, 2013 & July 16-18, 2013
Based in LA, the LA Fashion Market is the West Coast’s leading fashion trade show. The LA Fashion Market hosts fashion weeks throughout the year that are full of fashion and accessories for men, women and children.
LA Fashion Market occurs March 11-14, 2013
Based in Las Vegas, the MAGIC show is the largest and most comprehensive trade show for clothing, accessories and shoe wear in the United States. And, according to the MAGIC website, more business transactions are done at MAGIC than any other fashion retail trade event in the world.
MAGIC occurs February 19-21 2013
So, there you have it, our top 10 fashion trade shows of 2013. What do you think of our selection? Have more to add? Tell us below. And don’t forget us to add us to your RSS feed.
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