Leading Print Design Rep
Firm and Art Studio Present Key Seminar at GlobalTex
Market Center Management Company (MCMC), the management company of leading wholesale trade centers and trade events around the world, today announced Peri O'Connor, founder of PERISCOPE, and Stephane Vernet, president of Creations Robert Vernet, will present Print Direction for Fall/winter 2010 during the upcoming edition of GlobalTex, October 13- 15, 2009 at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC).
The seminar will take place on Tuesday, October 13th in the Seminar Suite on the show floor (LACC, South Hall, Hall G). O'Connor and Vernet will discuss hot new prints and art direction for Fall/winter 2010. Attendees will learn about the popular colors and patterns that will be hits for the upcoming selling season and what to expect in the future for trend direction in prints. In addition to the seminar, PERISCOPE will present an edited selection of its resources during the show.
As we grow GlobalTex, it is a priority to continue offering leading trend resources for attendees, said Stephanie Cole, vice president, GlobalTex. PERISCOPE and Creations Robert Vernet offer just that as highly regarded leaders in the industry. We welcome them to GlobalTex.
In 2000, O'Connor founded PERISCOPE, the leading print design representation firm in Los Angeles and the only headquartered in the heart of the garment industry. O'Connor started PERISOPE with a dedication to bringing the world's finest designs to the marketplace along with the highest level of service and support for both studios and buyers. PERISCOPE boasts a full-time staff of sales reps and serves the Western U.S. with a roster of world-class studios including: Amanda Kelly, Acorn, Chris Judge, Design Collective, Design Source Int., Eva Thora, fabric 8, Francis Spitta Design, Indigo Studio, Lewis Orchard, Lylove, Mini Works Kids, Owens & Kim, Print Tank, Quintessential Prints, Sterling, Studio 9, Studio G, Suzsi Corio, Taylor McArdle, Sam & Sirma, Vernet, Westcott and Zinc. PERISCOPE will present the seminar in conjunction with Creations Robert Vernet, an art studio located in Lyon, France. Founded in 1957, the studio is the largest print studio in the world with more than 25 full time in-house designers.
In addition to a range of other seminars and special events, GlobalTex will provide fresh directional trend displays throughout the show floor. GlobalTex trend partner Mudpie, will provide its trend books and online trend forecasting service. Also, Denimhead will participate in the show as the anchor of the Wear section, providing trend books and services geared toward helping companies begin the design process secure in their understanding of the direction the market is heading.
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, yarn, textile design, garment manufacturing including private label, and manufacturing technology. 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, 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.
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 largest wholesale merchandise mart 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.
About GlobalTex: LA International Textile & Sourcing Fair GlobalTex: LA International Textile & Sourcing Fair is the first full-scale production and design tradeshow in the United States presenting the complete supply chain for apparel. GlobalTex features the latest fabric, trim, yarn, textile design, garment manufacturing including private label, and manufacturing technology. GlobalTex is endorsed by the Textile Association of Los Angeles (TALA) and the California Fashion Association (CFA). GlobalTex's Web site is available at www.globaltex.com.
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