LA International Textile Show, Material World & Technology Solutions To Co-locate

Los-Angeles-based California Market Center (CMC) – host of the L.A. International Textile Show, the
city’s oldest textile and design trade show – and Atlanta-based Urban Expositions LLC – producer of
Material World & Technology Solutions, which presents the fashion and style industry supply
chain, technology and trends – have announced the shows will co-locate, beginning fall 2009.

Co-locating the shows – to be held Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2009, at the CMC – will create the
industry’s largest, most comprehensive marketplace for apparel and home furnishing textiles,
sourcing global fashion production and supply chain resources on the West Coast. Beginning in 2010,
the events will be held semi-annually, in the spring and fall.

“When the opportunity arose to co-locate with such a well-established, successful event as
the LA International Textile Show, the list of benefits to the industry could not be ignored,” said
Tim von Gal, president, Material World & Technology Solutions. “By teaming up, we eliminate
market confusion and bring together an unprecedented international product and service resource
that promises to become the must-attend event for the sewn products industry.”

“The exhibit categories and geographic audience targets of Material World &Technology
Solutions provide the perfect complement to our show offerings,” said Joanne Lee, senior vice
president, CMC. “By co-locating, we’ll maintain the fashion-focused show experience we’re known
for, while growing the offerings in our current categories and dramatically expanding new ones like
home furnishings fabrics, Information Technology, equipment and machinery.”

March 10, 2009