The clothing and fashion industry is all about following trends and coming up with new concepts. That’s why every professional is highly engaged in events like trade shows and fashion weeks. Participating in those events is without a doubt the best way to source new products and brands but it’s also the place where you will find the best networking opportunities. To make life easier for you, no need to search, just sit back, relax and discover our top 10 and largest clothing and fashion trade shows and fairs to participate in or exhibit at.
Date: 5 to 7 February 2019
Where: Las Vegas
WWDMAGIC showcasts the largest selection of women’s apparel and accessories in the United States with more than 1,000 exhibiting brands. You will find the latest women’s and juniors’ trends, the trendiest brands as well as the hottest designers. The most influential fashion retail decision makers unite for this show. For the 60,000 visitors, it’s a yearly unmissable shopping experience.
Date: 17 to 10 September 2018
Happening twice a year, Texworld federates more than 1,000 exhibitors of the textile and clothing industry. It’s an international show with companies coming from 26 countries and 26,000 visitors from all around the world. It features a great set of high-end conferences to catch up with the latest trends and learn from the most influential experts.
Date: 18 to 21 January 2019
For more than 20 years, Who’s Next is one of the leading fashion show in Europe for womenswear. It gathers twice a year almost 50,000 industry professionals and 600 exhibiting companies. Brands, buyers, journalists and trendsetters hailing from over 100 countries come together to discover the hottest trends and products.
Date: 10 to 12 February 2019
London is probably the most famous destination for emerging designers and established brands and Pure London is the main clothing and fashion trade show in the city of London with more than 10,000 visitors. The show is split into eight exciting womenswear show sectors that welcomes around 700 brands, manufacturers and fabric suppliers.
Date: 12 to 14 February 2019
Première Vision is a show where the six major industries supplying materials and services to the global clothing and fashion industry come together. It’s one of the largest industry events in the world with 60,000 fashion professionals and 1,900 suppliers. You will also learn from the hottest fashion experts thanks to a set of 50 high-end conferences and workshops.
Munich Fabric Start
Date: 29 to 31 January 2019
Where: Munich, Germany
Just like Première Vision, Munich Fabric Start is an event to find the right apparel supplying partner for your fashion company. The show showcase features the latest technological textile innovations. More than 1,000 companies exhibit at the show (suppliers of finished fabrics and accessories from across the globe) and it gathers around 20,000 attendees. It’s great source of inspiration and information for any fashion business.
Global Sources Fashion
Date: 27 to 30 October 2019
Where: Hong Kong
Global Sources Fashion is the leading clothing and fashion fair in Hong Kong. It’s an international fair with a great influence in Asia as it unites manufacturers from China but also South Korea, India, Vietnam and others. In terms of size, it welcomes more than 10,000 visitors and around 1,000 exhibiting companies. The show is dedicated to strategic sourcing, the majority of attendees are decision-makers.
Date: 17 to 19 February 2019
Where: Birmingham, UK
MODA is a large fashion show dedicated to womenswear, menswear, footwear and accessory brands. It attracts more than 10,000 qualified buyers and 700 exhibiting brands. It’s a very trendy event in Europe with an rich conferences programme as well as great press and influencers coverage.
Date: 14 to 17 February 2019
From conception to retail, AVANTEX is a show that addresses the whole clothing and fashion industry. It’s a major show in Europe with almost 30,000 industry professionals and 400 exhibiting companies. you will meet innovating fabrics, materials, components, products and services.It gathers all in one place startups, brands, designers, garment and textiles manufacturers, retailers, engineers, agencies, studios, institutes and laboratories.
International Apparel & Textile Fair
Date: 12 to 14 November 2019
Location: Dubai – United Arab Emirates
IATF is the leading fashion show in the Middle East and Africa region. It has an international scope with 600 hundreds exhibitors coming from Europe, India, China, Indonesia, Japan, Turkey, and other manufacturing countries across the globe. It claims to be a “Trade-Only” event as it provides a professional and conductive atmosphere for business and networking.
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