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The following is a list of all trade events and public events scheduled to be hosted at the CMC in 2016.   For a printable PDF of 2016 Market & Tradeshow Dates only, click here.   All events are open strictly to the trade unless noted as "Open to the public".   All dates & event information are subject to change.   Contact us to host your event at the CMC.




Thru Oct 22  |  Tue-Sat RAW SUGAR GROUP ART SHOW | Fathom Gallery
Group Art Show featuring Sugar Press Artists | Open to the public | Located at Fathom Gallery, CMC Lobby C-wing
   
26  |  Mon KNIT INNOVATIONS: PERFORMANCE & BEYOND | Seminar presented by Lenzing
11a-12p | Penthouse, Suite #19
Free but Registration required >> more Info
   
26  |  Mon F/W 17-18 COLOR & INSPIRATIONS | Seminar by Peclers Paris
11a-12p | Penthouse, Suite #19
Free but Registration required >> more Info
   
26  |  Mon MARKETING FOR TODAY'S BRANDS + APPAREL MANUFACTURERS | Seminar by FAB Counsel
1p-2p | Penthouse, Suite #19
Free but Registration required >> more Info
   
26  |  Mon TOP KEY ISSUES FOR FALL/WINTER 2017/18 | Seminar by Color Portfolio
2:30p-3:30p | Penthouse, Suite #19
Free but Registration required >> more Info
   
26  |  Mon SOURCING: FROM DESIGN THROUGH PRODUCTION | A Seminar moderated by Fashion Business Inc (FBI)
4p-5p | Penthouse, Suite #19
Free but Registration required >> more Info
   
26-28  |  Mon-Wed LA MAJORS MARKET  Spring 17
Connecting Major Brands to Major Retailers
   
NEW SHOW!
26-28  |  Mon-Wed
SURPLUS AT MAJORS
LA's New Destination for Closeout Merchandise, running in conjunction with LA Majors Market
   
26-28  |  Mon-Wed
LA TEXTILE  FW 17.18
West Coast Tradeshow for Textiles, Design & Production
   
NEW SHOW!
26-28  |  Mon-Wed
SOURCING AT LA TEXTILE  FW 17.18
The new Sourcing showcase at LA TEXTILE
   
27  | Tue SELLING & MARKETING YOUR FASHION BRAND | Seminar presented by Global Purchasing Group
9:30a-10:30a | Penthouse, Suite #19
Free but Registration required >> more Info
   
27  | Tue LAUNCHING YOUR LINE, FROM DEVELOPMENT THROUGH PRODUCTION | Seminar presented by TEG International
11a-12p | Penthouse, Suite #19
Free but Registration required >> more Info
   
27  | Tue 2017+ WORLD COLOR FORECAST | Seminar presented by the Color Marketing Group
1p-2p | Penthouse, Suite #19
Free but Registration required >> more Info
   
27  | Tue

FASHION TECHNOLOGY ON THE GO! SEMINAR Presented by Centric Software & Tukatech. Moderated by: California Fashion Association. Panelists: Centric Technology; HDF.LA
2:30p-3:30p | Penthouse, Suite #19
Free but Registration required >> more Info

   
27  | Tue

THE PERILS OF COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK, & CELEBRITY LICENSING SEMINAR | Presented & Moderated by CFA. Panelists include: Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP; HUB International Insurance; Malibu Textiles
4p-5p | Penthouse, Suite #19
Free but Registration required >> more Info

   
28  |  Wed SWIMWEAR/ACTIVEWEAR DESIGN & MANUFACTURING INSIGHTS | Seminar presented by Jennifer Loel Designs
9:30a-10:30a | Penthouse, Suite #19
Free but Registration required >> more Info
   
28  |  Wed

BRANDING FOR EMERGING & INDEPENDENT DESIGNERS SEMINAR | Moderated by FBI. Panelists: The Workshop LA; Infinity Creative Agency; CMC Tradeshows & Events
11a-12p | Penthouse, Suite #19
Free but Registration required >> more Info

   
28  |  Wed

APPAREL/TEXTILES & FREE TRADE AGREEMENT COMPLIANCE SEMINAR | U.S. Dept. of Commerce
1p-4p
| Penthouse, Suite #19
Free but Registration required >> more Info

   
30  |  Fri CMC SHOWROOMS | SAMPLE SALES
Open to the public



1-2  |  Sat-Sun

POSHFEST
Fashion Conference for Independant Entrepreneurs
Locations: Lobby, Fashion Theater, Penthouse
Open to the public >> Tickets Required

   
17-20  |  Mon-Thu*

LA FASHION MARKET  Fall/Holiday 16
Featuring Showrooms & Tradeshows at the CMC

*Showrooms open Sunday for appointments

   
17-20   |  Mon-Thu*

LA KIDS MARKET
The West Coast Tradeshow for all things Kids & Maternity

*Showrooms open Sunday for appointments

   
17-19  |  Mon-Wed SELECT TRADESHOW + EMERGE
Better & Contemporary Brand Showcase
   
17-19  |  Mon-Wed TRANSIT SHOW
Footwear & Accessories Show at LA Fashion Market
   
17-19  |  Mon-Wed ALT
Athleisure & Lifestyle Tradeshow at LA Fashion Market
   
17-19  |  Mon-Wed CONTEMPORARY CURVES
Plus-Size Showcase at LA Fashion Market
   
17-18  |  Mon-Tue CAPSULE SHOW
Women's Contemporary Brands
   
17-18  |  Mon-Tue AXIS SHOW
Where Active Lives
   
17-19  |  Mon-Wed COEUR SHOW
Accessories, Gifts, Home & Lifestyle Tradeshow
   
17 |   Mon SPRING/SUMMER 17 FASHION TRENDS FOR RETAILERS  
Seminar presented by: Jennifer Karuletwa, Peclers Paris
11a-12p on 5A // RSVP & Registration Required
   
17 |   Mon CREATE THE ULTIMATE STORE & SHOWROOM ENVIRONMENT |  Visual Merchandising presentation for retailers. Presented by: Michael Niemtzow, WindowsWear
1p-2p on 5A // RSVP & Registration Required
   
17 |   Mon DERUJINKSY: CAPTURING FASHION |  Art Lecture & Photography Exhibit presented by Fathom Gallery in celebration of groundbreaking vintage fashion photographer Gleb Derujinsky.
2:30p-3:30p on 5A // RSVP & Registration Required
   
18-19 |   Tue-Wed LA MEN'S MARKET
A Men's Trade Event
   
18 |   Tue HOW TO CREATE A FASHION WEBSITE THAT SELLS  |  Seminar presented by Mary Vallarta, FAB Counsel
1p-2p on 5A // RSVP & Registration Required
   
18 |   Tue RETAIL 101 CRASH COURSE | Seminar presented by: Mercedes Gonzalez, Global Purchasing Group
2:30p-3:30p on 5A // RSVP & Registration Required
   
22 & 23  |  Sat & Sun ARTISANAL LA | SHOPPING & FOOD EVENT
Open to the public | Tickets required
Located in the CMC Penthouse.

   
22  |  Sat THE SATURDAY SALE
Exhibit Hall / Open to the public
   
28  |  Fri CMC SHOWROOMS | SAMPLE SALES
Open to the public
   
28  |  Fri ODD MARKET | SHOPPING & FOOD EVENT
Arts, Crafts, Food & Cocktails | Open to the public & free
Located in our 10B Pavilion



4  |  Fri CMC SHOWROOMS | HOLIDAY SAMPLE SALES
Open to the public for Holiday Shopping every Fri in November
   
10  |  Thu SMALL BIZ EXPO
Open to the public
   
11  |  Fri CMC SHOWROOMS | HOLIDAY SAMPLE SALES
Open to the public for Holiday Shopping every Fri in November
   
12  | Sat THE SATURDAY SALE
Exhibit Hall / Open to the public
   
18  |  Fri CMC X WAGS AND WALKS #SHOPFORACAUSE EVENT
Charity Sample Sale & Dog Adoption Fair | Open to the public Located in the 10B Pavilion
   
18, 25  |  Fridays CMC SHOWROOMS | HOLIDAY SAMPLE SALES
Open to the public for Holiday Shopping every Fri in November
   
25 & 26  |  Fri & Sat THE SATURDAY SALE
Exhibit Hall / Open to the public



2  |  Fri CMC SHOWROOMS | HOLIDAY SAMPLE SALES
Open to the public for Holiday Shopping every Fri in December
   
3-4  |  Sat-Sun UNIQUE LA | Holiday Market Shopping Event
Open to the public | Ticket Required
   
9  |  Fri CMC SHOWROOMS | HOLIDAY SAMPLE SALES
Open to the public for Holiday Shopping every Fri in December
   
10  |  Sat THE SATURDAY SALE
Exhibit Hall / Open to the public
   
16  |  Fri CMC SHOWROOMS | HOLIDAY SAMPLE SALES
Open to the public for Holiday Shopping every Fri in December
   
17  |  Sat THE SATURDAY SALE
Exhibit Hall / Open to the public



All dates & event information are subject to change.