Las Vegas, NV
Events & Activities Add Excitement to Sourcing at Inaugural Las Vegas Apparel and Womenswear in Nevada
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Co-location runs February 13 – 15 at The Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV - January 25, 2024 – The inaugural co-location of Las Vegas Apparel (LVA) and Womenswear in Nevada (WWIN) will present an elevated and exciting Las Vegas Fashion Week environment for order writing with a full show floor of 550+ exhibitors alongside world class amenities for buyers, February 13-15, 2024, at The Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas.
“Buyer experience is central to everything we do at LVA and WWIN, and together we will present unbeatable, buyer-focused resources to Las Vegas Fashion Week,” said Caron Stover, ANDMORESM SVP, apparel. “Beyond exhibits, our daily shared amenities, events and giveaways, give both brands and buyers something new to see and discover, making the co-location a one-stop-shop for all things apparel and accessories.”
"We are very excited about holding the upcoming WWIN show at the Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas for the first time in February," said VP of WWIN, Melissa K. Montes. "This year promises to be an amazing experience with a variety of engaging events. Attendees can look forward to all the amenities WWIN is known for like complimentary breakfast and lunch, coffee breaks and the convenience of free shuttles. Additionally, at our new venue we are pleased to offer free on-site parking, ensuring a hassle-free and enjoyable experience for all participants."
Center Aisle Serves as a Hub for Events & Activities
The exhibit hall will showcase LVA exhibits on the North side and WWIN exhibits to the South, with a dynamic, common center aisle between the two tradeshows creating a robust space for events, amenities, branded giveaways, education and networking throughout the market.
On Tuesday, February 13, market events kick-off at 11:00 a.m. with the “You’re About to Smell AMAZING”pop-up with Mixologie, giving buyers an opportunity to fill a box with three different complimentary beauty products. At a 2:00 p.m. giveaway, buyers can get a complimentary Makeup Junkie Bag. From 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., buyers can get Permanent Jewelry with CK Showroom. At 6:00 p.m., the markets will kick off the opening-day, shop late event, “Pop, Clink, Fizz,” with opportunities to network and source until 7:00 p.m. After hours on Tuesday, all LVA and WWIN buyers are invited to The Legacy Club at The Circa hotel to enjoy two free cocktails and music with a view from the top of Circa’s 60th floor.
On Wednesday, February 14, exhibiting brand New Vintage hosts a trucker hat giveaway at 11:00 a.m. At 2:00 p.m., there is a Jewelry Giveaway with Santore, followed by a Build Your Own Earring Stack with Mia Ava at 4:00 p.m. Starting at 5:00 p.m., market attendees are invited to enjoy a glass of champagne at the Galentine’s Day Happy Hour sponsored by GLAM, ENTRO, She + Sky, Umgee and Gigio. Then at 5:30, buyers can keep the party going with a custom cocktail and sweet treats at the Galentine’s Day Party.
Other LVA and WWIN buyer amenities include daily complimentary breakfast, complimentary buyer lunch, a cash bar, a custom coffee station, a VIP buyer’s lounge and a daily branded photo opportunity. Additionally, free on-site parking, as well as complimentary hotel and airport shuttle transportation, is available at The Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas.
In addition to a full schedule of shared events and amenities, ANDMORE’s new partnership with video commerce platform CommentSold brings “Go Live” technology, stations, staff and resources exclusively to the Las Vegas Apparel show floor. Staffed CommentSold lounges and product stations, featuring the newest brand trends, will enable buyers to host live selling sessions on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Shopify or other chosen platforms.
Registration for both markets is open now. Attendees who register for Las Vegas Apparel anytime now through February 9 will be entered into a weekly drawing for a $500 Visa gift card, announced every Friday. Registration for LVA is at www.lasvegas-apparel.com/ and registration for WWIN is at https://WWINshow.com. Buyers need only register with one show for access to combined exhibit floor and all events. Each market website also offers blocks of affordably priced hotels for buyers and exhibitors alike.
Both LVA and WWIN will run concurrently, Tuesday, February 13, 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 14, 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.; and Thursday, February 15, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas.
About Womenswear in Nevada (WWIN)
WWIN is THE most comprehensive destination amid Las Vegas Fashion Week for retailers to source women’s apparel and accessories. True to its strong reputation, WWIN offers attendees a unique experience through unparalleled hospitality, networking, workshop-style education, and appointment-setting programs, which carefully introduces compatible buyers and exhibitors to drive order writing. Connect with the entire industry in February and August during Las Vegas Fashion Week and discover what our all-inclusive brands have to offer including women’s contemporary apparel, missy-modern, plus, petite, tall, specialty fashion, accessories, footwear, and more. wwinshow.com
About Clarion Events, Inc.
Clarion’s North American Headquarters, Clarion Events, Inc. produces 50 events across 12 sectors including trade and enthusiast events. Clarion Events North America which is the U.S. division of Clarion Events, UK, and backed by The Blackstone Group has become one of the fastest-growing event companies in the United States with aggressive growth through acquisition, launch, and innovation. Clarion Events, Inc. has offices in Shelton, CT; Tulsa, OK; and Rochelle Park, NJ. us.clarionevents.com
About Las Vegas Apparel
Las Vegas Apparel – Atlanta Apparel’s West Coast fashion sourcing market – adds a curated mix of young contemporary apparel and accessories to Las Vegas Fashion Week offerings each February and August at the Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas. Las Vegas Apparel is owned and operated by ANDMORESM, formerly International Market Centers. LasVegas-Apparel.com
ANDMORESM, formerly International Market Centers, is an Omnichannel Wholesale Marketmaker that fuels opportunities for wholesale buyers and sellers to connect, grow and prosper through physical markets, design centers and digital channels. The company owns and operates more than 20 million square feet of premium event and showroom space, hosting live events in Atlanta, High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and New York City. By pairing face-to-face events with always-on digital tools, ANDMORE provides truly omnichannel business platforms for its global wholesale customer base. ANDMORE.com
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