GlobalTex Announces Official Trend
Market Center Management Company (MCMC), the management company of leading wholesale trade centers and trade events around the world, today announced that Mudpie will be the official trend service for GlobalTex: LA International Textile & Sourcing Fair. GlobalTex will launch April 28-30, 2009 at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC). GlobalTex is endorsed by the Textile Association of Los Angeles (TALA) and the California Fashion Association (CFA).
Our partnership with Mudpie furthers our commitment to deliver a fresh show featuring superior trends, said Bill Winsor, president and CEO, MCMC. Their experience and unmatched abilities provides us with more tools to best serve our customers.
Mudpie's mission is to design, distribute, sell and promote the world's leading trend information within printed products, online services and design consultancy. The company includes a range of services including: Mpdclick, a leading commercial online fashion trend forecasting service; Trendbooks, leading trend, graphic, print, pattern and color forecasting books; and Consultancy, a consultancy team for full design process from presentations, trend boards and color direction to final graphic and garment ranges.
As a trend analyst I develop trends looking at human behavior, art, architecture, street culture and consumer statistics, said Fiona Jenvey, CEO, Mudpie. This information enables my team to produce accurate color directions more than 24 months ahead of the selling season. As the official trend service for GlobalTex we will provide an unbeatable range of trend information for spring/summer 2010 to attendees.
Jenvey founded Mudpie as a design consultancy in 1993, which today leads the industry in innovative trend information with its trend books for the contemporary women's, men's and children's wear industries. Jenvey has worked with clients including Warner Bros., Disney, Mattel, USA Pro and Pepe London.
Mudpie will lead the GlobalStyle trend displays throughout the show featuring the trend partners contemporary approach to men's and women's wear as well as provide GlobalTex attendees the opportunity to purchase its trend books and online trend forecasting service.
Mudpie consultant, Chris Brandt of The Patricia Brandt Company and West Coast agent for Mudpie, will conduct several seminars during GlobalTex discussing Creative Utopia a look at the importance of alternative energy and its impact on fashion for spring 2010. The presentations will include trends of inspirational garments, prints, graphics and color.
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Children's Trend Focus
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GlobalTex is the first full-scale production and design trade show in the United States presenting the complete supply chain for fashion. GlobalTex features the latest fabrics, trims, private label collections, original design manufacturers, printing, graphic design and the technologies that support production. Exhibitors include an international collection of resources from France, Italy, the United Kingdom, Turkey, India, Latin America and Vietnam. The show attracts leading designers, product developers, retailers, and wholesalers. In addition, the show offers helpful matchmaking services and practical seminars that support the global fashion and design industries.
Make plans now to participate in GlobalTex: April 28-30 and October 13-15, 2009, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Attendees may contact MCMC's in-house travel agency for substantial travel and hotel discounts by calling 1-866-878-8778. For more information on GlobalTex visit www.globaltex.com.
About MCMC Market Center Management Company (MCMC) is an international market center and trade show management company based in Dallas. MCMC and its owner, Crow Holdings, own or manage market centers and trade shows on three continents Asia (ShanghaiMart), Europe (Brussels International Trade Mart), and North America (Dallas Market Center and GlobalTex) totaling approximately 10 million square feet, more than any other single company. In the United States, MCMC manages the world's most complete wholesale marketplace Dallas Market Center as well as GlobalTex: LA International Textile & Sourcing Fair. Within the MCMC market centers and trade shows, buyers from around the globe source products ranging from home furnishings, gifts, decorative accessories and lighting to textiles, fashion accessories and apparel. MCMC helps buyers and sellers expand business and increase profits by organizing and managing dozens of trade events each year attended by hundreds of thousands of attendees from all 50 states and more than 84 countries. MCMC's Web site is available at www.marketcentermanagement.com.
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