The way business is done in the apparel and textile industries is being altered at lightning speed. With that in mind, trade shows that serve those industries also are taking major steps to keep up with that changing world. Attendees want more than an overwhelming number of brands to view. They seek assistance to discover new brands and knowledge on what is happening in the industry.
Curve Expo has trend areas where attendees can discover the latest innovations, a philanthropic aim and specialized speed dating, which matches attendees to new brands. Texworld USA and Apparel Sourcing USA’s mission is to provide a platform that offers visitors a curated group of factories and mills that focus on high-quality and cost-conscious textiles, a robust educational series, as well as an inspiring trend showcase and resources needed for the industry today.
To help retailers of all levels make the most of their time, the Off¬price show has ramped up efforts to promote appointment scheduling through the exhibition’s online platform. Retailers who browse the selection of more than 3000 products can message exhibitors directly through the marketplace and book appointments with vendors on the wholesale floor for the next show.
WWIN will be merchandising the floor to create price-point neighborhoods with areas matching neighboring price-point ranges and merchandise types.