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Fashion Trade Shows 2020 | Wholesalers For Boutiques

If you are wondering how to buy wholesale or how to sell wholesale, you must attend trade shows and apparel markets (and stop buying vendor lists)!  

Trade Shows are a major source of inspiration and empower you to stay abreast of emerging fashion trends and emerging brands in the fashion industry. Attending trade shows is truly an inspirational high and I strongly encourage retailers and boutiques to attend to discover new products and ways to refresh their assortment, and for brands to attend as exhibitors to connect with new buyers, boutiques, and industry mavens, and to stay competitive in their market.  Before you jump on the next trip to China to find manufacturers, you must make sure you have first attended national trade shows – I promise you will thank me.  It makes searching for wholesale clothing for boutique owners drastically easier and more cost effective.

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Window Display at High Point Fall Market, a Home Fashion trade show.

 

If you have been thinking about attending a trade show to find wholesalers for boutiques, or exhibiting in a trade show to sell wholesale, but are unsure where to start, let’s create a strategic merchandising plan together to ensure your success. Or if you would like to attend a fashion trade show with a retail industry expert, I attend trade shows with our clients to help them navigate and maximize their time at the show, while simultaneously assisting them in executing their merchandising buying strategy we created together as a part of our merchandising strategy consulting services.

And I beg you – DO NOT buy merchandise vendor lists. 

There are millions of products and vendors worldwide available to do business with. A vendor list means you are purchasing the same vendors that hundreds or even thousands of other boutiques are – hence competing with one another and not creating your own brand identity – which is not a sustainable business model.  If you’ve had thoughts about purchasing a vendor list, I would recommend you ask yourself what your passion is – is it to just make money or is it to serve unique and curated pieces to your customers?  The most exciting part of owning a boutique is the hunt for merchandise and the highs of the finds. 

If trade shows seem intimidating to you, that’s what we’re here for! Click here to schedule a consultation and let’s chat about us attending with you, or even going on your behalf, to source the perfect products for your store.

Here is a list of Major U.S. Home & Fashion Trade Shows and International Home & Fashion Trade Shows you should attend in 2020.

Click the name of the trade show for boutique owners to be taken to the show website.

Note: when you see multiple shows in the same city and dates, it typically means that they are all near one another / in the same buildings so you can attend multiple shows at once.  Shows or events outside the United States are highlighted in burgundy text.

January 2020 Fashion Trade Shows and Events

February 2020 Fashion Trade Shows and Events

March 2020 Fashion Trade Shows and Events

Drive more retail sales with proven retail merchandising strategies from our experts.  Click here and make 2020 your biggest sales year ever.

April 2020 Fashion Trade Shows and Events

  • New York, NY | Date TBD: New York Bridal Fashion Week
  • High Point, NC | 4/25 – 4/29: High Point Market
  • Chicago, IL | 4/26-28: ILOE Show

May 2020 Fashion Trade Shows and Events

June 2020 Fashion Trade Shows and Events


Don’t attend a trade show without having a buying strategy in place.  Click here to work with our experts and make strategic product decisions.


July 2020 Fashion Trade Shows and Events

August 2020 Fashion Trade Shows and Events

September 2020 Fashion Trade Shows and Events

October 2020 Fashion Trade Shows and Events


Do your retail sales reports break down your product sales into granular detail?  Your sales reports should tell you exactly what is, and isn’t selling, down to the item attributes.  Click here to work with our experts and get clarity on your sales patterns to make strategic product decisions.

November 2020 Fashion Trade Shows and Events

No major shows or events

December 2020 Fashion Trade Shows and Events

No major shows or events

Don’t see a show that you think should be on our list? Click here to send us an email at hello@tagiconsultancy.com.

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2019 Fashion Trade Shows You Missed

January 2019 Fashion Trade Shows and Events

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April 2019 Fashion Trade Shows and Events

May 2019 Fashion Trade Shows and Events

No major shows or events

June 2019 Fashion Trade Shows and Events

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September 2019 Fashion Trade Shows and Events

October 2019 Fashion Trade Shows and Events

November 2019 Fashion Trade Shows and Events

No major shows or events

December 2019 Fashion Trade Shows and Events

No major shows or events

DeAnna McIntosh, Global Retail + E-commerce Consultant at The Affinity Group International, is a driven, entrepreneurial, and creative Consultant with a strong eye for design, and over 14+ years of progressive experience in retail merchandising, marketing, and event management. Her proven results as a strategist for numerous Fortune-ranking retailers will drive tangible growth for your business from day one. DeAnna recently launched RetailingEvolved.com, a platform providing online retail training for small and medium-sized businesses.

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