The show's organisers blamed the coronavirus outbreak in China and a date clash with Milano Unica for a decline in visitor numbers at its latest edition, held on 4-6 February, as footfall numbers fell 7%.
Organisers may have been cancelling trade shows in China in recent weeks, but some organisers are looking to the future and on Tuesday, Première Vision announced the launch of a new event in China this November.
The French organiser of lingerie and swimwear trade events is busy on a new Parisian project for next June, and meanwhile has relocated the Curve Las Vegas show to Los Angeles and Interfilière Hong Kong to Shenzhen.
Beginning in 2021, the textile and clothing event will be held from July 6-8, instead of in September. This change follows the new timeline for collections, its general manager revealed to FashionNetwork.
A sense of freshness as well as high expectations surround the forthcoming edition of Momad, which is taking place on 6-8 February alongside Shoesroom. The event marks Julia González’s debut as its new director.
Picaflor, organiser of the Playtime childrenswear shows, has decided to terminate the Las Vegas and Tokyo editions to focus on those in Paris, New York and Shanghai, between them catering to buyers the world over.