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The Ultimate Guide to Sourcing Trade Shows

As we step into a new year, the fashion industry gears up for a series of dynamic trade shows around the globe. Whether you're a designer, manufacturer, retailer, or part of the production sphere, these events serve as the perfect platform for sourcing fabrics, trims, and the latest in fashion technology. Here's your ultimate guide to the 2024 fashion trade shows, each offering unique opportunities to connect, learn, and discover.

London Textile FairThe largest textile fair in London, The London Textile Fair, offers a friendly and organized environment, next taking place January 9th-10th.

New York Fabric Show Dive into a world of fabrics and trimmings with the New York Fabric Show, catering to designers, manufacturers, and retailers. Featuring both American and European mills, converters, and importers, this expo is a must-visit. Mark your calendars for January 17th and 18th.

Premiere Vision New York Bringing together over 100 exhibitors in fabrics, leather, manufacturing, and accessories, Premiere Vision in New York is scheduled for January 17th and 18th.

Texworld USA Texworld USA stands as North America's largest sourcing event for designers, fabric buyers, and merchandisers, covering the full spectrum of fabrics. The next event is set for January 22nd-24th.

Munich Fabric Start A key European trade show for the fashion industry, MUNICH FABRIC START invites professionals to Munich for their latest collections on January 23rd-25th.

KingpinsKingpins curates a list of vendors offering denim and sportswear fabric from across the globe. Catch them in NYC on January 24-25, and look out for their Amsterdam shows on April 24-25 and in October.

Pure LondonPure Origin London brings together manufacturers and buyers in London’s bustling fashion trade hub, next scheduled for February 11th-13th.

Sourcing at MagicFor a comprehensive insight into global fashion resources, trends, and innovative technology, Sourcing at Magic in Las Vegas is the place to be from February 13th-15th.

Curve ExpoAs the leading B2B event for the intimate apparel industry, Curve Expo hosts shows in New York, Los Angeles, and Montreal. The New York event is scheduled for February 4-6th at the Javits Center, followed by the LA show on February 18-19th at the Westdrift in Manhattan Beach.

L.A. Textile ShowThe L.A. Textile Show is the go-to West Coast event for textile, design, and production resources, happening February 28th-March 1st.

Textile Forum The Fashion Fabric Show LondonLondon's premier luxury fashion fabric sourcing event, Textile Forum, attracts a wide range of buyers and designers, slated for March 13th-14th.

Functional Fabric FairFocused on the functional textile industry, the Functional Fabric Fair will be in Portland on April 17th-18th and in NYC on July 16th-17th.

International Apparel and Textile FairDubai hosts the exclusive International Apparel and Textile Fair for sourcing and textiles on May 20th-22nd.

International Sourcing Expo AustraliaAustralia's leading international sourcing show for apparel, accessories, and textiles takes place in Sydney on June 12th-14th and in Melbourne on November 19th-21st. Check out International Sourcing Expo Australia for more details.

Source AfricaSource Africa, the premier industry event in Cape Town, South Africa, connects suppliers, manufacturers, and buyers from September 10th-12th.

These trade shows offer invaluable opportunities for networking, education, and inspiration. Whether you're looking to source the finest materials, explore global trends, or discover the latest innovations in the fashion industry, 2024's

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