Sourcing AT MAGIC: Top Things To See And Do

LAS VEGAS — February 12, 2014 — SOURCING at MAGIC, the largest fashion sourcing event in North America, returns to MAGIC MARKET WEEK with a brand new look and feel, under direction of newly appointed president Christopher Griffin, and a focus on “Made in USA.”  Highlights below…

  1. Crafting Hollywood — How Costume Designers Source Characters — Hear how designers from top TV shows such as “Mad Men,” “American Idol,” “True Blood,” and “Revenge” source the clothing, textiles and materials they need to custom create costumes for characters. Feb 19, 1:00pm-1:45pm, South Hall, Level 2, Third Wave Fashion Social Media Lounge
  2. Made in USA “Focus Region”- Sourcing highlights U.S. manufacturing resources featuring over 40 vendors. South Hall, Level 2
  3. THIRD WAVE FASHION SOCIAL MEDIA LOUNGE — Relax, and spark relationships at our new networking and education lounge. Through a series of panel discussions, leading authorities look at how technology affects sourcing and manufacturing. Also, featuring interactive programming, tips on trend spotting, discussions with top fashion bloggers, and wearable-tech giveaways. Daily, South Hall, Level 2, SOURCING at MAGIC, BOOTH 90408
  4. Wearable Technology — Designing The Fashion of the Future – Learn about the next wave of technology evolution – wearable tech, from Google Glass and biomimicry to sensor technology and RFID tags. Feb 18, 1:00pm-1:45pm, Third Wave Social Media Lounge
  5. How To Market Made In America — Hear advice from experts from companies such as Anthropologie, Patagonia and Toms on how to effectively market Made in USA products. Feb 17 2:00-2:45pm. Third Wave Fashion Social Media Lounge
  6. Special Guest Speaker: LA Deputy Mayor Kelli Bernard – join us to hear the Deputy Mayor of Economic Development for the City of Los Angeles speak on Made in USA/Made in LA initiatives. Feb 19, 10:30am.  Made in USA pavilion
  7. Check out New Countries with vendors from Mongolia, Nepal, Turkey and Egypt
  8. Buzz Boutique — Connect with companies such as FastFit360, T2C, Source4Style, Optipex to learn more about software solutions for PLM, pattern making, databases, dressing room technology and more. South Hall, Level 2, Booth 90406
  9. Innovation Zone — View live demonstrations from companies specializing in screen-printing, sublimation, discharge printing and more. Presented by SGIA, South Hall, Level 2, Booth 90400  
  10. Trend Galleries — Gain forecasting insights from leading industry trend resources such as Pantone, Fashion Snoops and Trend Chasers of Los Angeles. South Hall, Level 2

Posted February 18, 2014

Source: Sourcing at MAGIC