Las Vegas Apparel, Womenswear in Nevada co-launch this month
The inaugural co-location of Las Vegas Apparel (LVA) and Womenswear in Nevada (WWIN) is designed to present an elevated and exciting Las Vegas Fashion Week environment for order writing with a full show floor of 550-plus exhibitors alongside world class amenities for buyers, Feb. 13-15 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, senior vice president of apparel at ANDMORE. “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 Melissa Montes, vice president of WWIN. “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 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, Feb. 13, market events kick-off at 11 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 p.m. giveaway, buyers can get a complimentary Makeup Junkie Bag. From 3 to 4 p.m., buyers can get Permanent Jewelry with CK Showroom. At 6 p.m., the markets will kick off the opening-day, shop late event, “Pop, Clink, Fizz,” with opportunities to network and source until 7 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 a.m. At 2 p.m., there is a Jewelry Giveaway with Santore, followed by a Build Your Own Earring Stack with Mia Ava at 4 p.m. Starting at 5 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.