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MARKET HAPPENINGS

We've got cash prize giveaways & sweet buyer perks planned for you this Market, all designed to make your Market trip to the CMC as productive and enjoyable as possible. Enjoy!

 
 

OCTOBER MARKET PASSPORT DRAWING

9 lucky buyers will win up to $1000 for visiting showrooms & exhibitors at the CMC during LA Fashion Market!

Registered Buyers, win up to $1000 just for visiting at least 3 CMC SHOWROOMS AND 2 SELECT, TRANSIT, CONTEMPORARY CURVES, or ALT exhibitors between October 17-20 for Market. No purchase necessary. Open to registered buyers only. Pre-register!

HOW TO ENTER: Pick up a Market Passport when you check-in at Registration in the CMC Lobby for Market. Visit at least 3 CMC showrooms & 2 SELECT, TRANSIT, CONTEMPORARY CURVES, or ALT exhibitors during show hours. They will need to "stamp" and sign your Passport with a CMC sticker. You will need a minimum of 5 stamps total to participate. The more stamps you collect, the greater your chances are of winning the $1000 grand prize. Turn in your stamped Passport to the Registration desk in the Lobby.

DETAILS: Valid only for buyers who have registered and are attending October 17-20, 2016 LA Fashion Market, during published show hours. Please refer to our Admissions Policy for "Registered Buyer" qualifications. Nine winners will be selected and announced on the CMC's Instagram @cmcdtla at 1pm, October 20 and will also be contacted at the telephone number provided on the Passport. Winner will receive an AMEX gift card worth up to $1000. To pick-up Gift Card, winners must provide a store business card (with name matching photo I.D.), and a current photo I.D. card, Driver's License, or Passport to redeem prize.

 

 


 

 

AREA 4 // PRIZES, EATS & DRINKS + MORE

Win $100, $250, $500 or $1000 by visiting Men's & Women's Contemporary Showrooms in AREA 4 + enjoy free eats, drinks, product giveaways & more. Floor 4B.

 


 

 

PARTIES, EATS & DRINKS

 

OPENING NIGHT PARTY
Mon, Oct 17 | 4p-6p | at TRANSIT
Join us for live DJ, complimentary cocktails & New Orleans-inspired hors d'oeuvres, courtesy of DTLA's Preux & Proper restaurant.

WHISKEY TASTING
Tue, Oct 18 | 3p-5p | at TRANSIT
Enjoy complimentary coffee-infused whiskey drinks from local California distillery,
Fliquor Bean.

CONTEMPORARY CURVES RECEPTION
Tue, Oct 18 | 3p-5p | at CONTEMPORARY CURVES
Hosted by Amina Muccioli of Studio Mucci, in partnership wtih Full-Figured Fashionista, with beauty swag for first 50 guests by Stila Cosmetics.

WINE BAR
Mon-Wed | 3p-5p (4p, Wed) | at SELECT

AUSTRALIAN ROAST COFFEE BARS
Mon-Wed | 9a-12p | at SELECT, TRANSIT & ALT

SNACKS & SIPS
Mon-Wed | 12p-3p | at SELECT, TRANSIT & ALT
Enjoy healthy snacks & beverages courtesy of our sponsors
Popchips, Bai, and Aguavida.

 

SEMINAR SCHEDULE

 

All seminars are located in the atrium on floor 5A at the CMC. Free and open to registered LA Fashion Market buyers, exhibitors & CMC tenants.

-- PLEASE RSVP --


MON, OCT 17  
11a-12p SS17 FASHION TRENDS FOR RETAILERS | Peclers Paris
We will explore the key influences & creative scenarios including Color, Fabrics, Silhouettes, Prints & Patterns for SS17.
Presented by: Jennifer Karuletwa, Peclers Paris
   
1p-2p CREATE THE ULTIMATE STORE & SHOWROOM ENVIRONMENT | WindowsWear
One of the most critical aspects to operating a successful store or showroom is designing a compelling environment inside and out. This seminar will focus on tools and tips to help you create an amazing customer experience.  By doing so, you will drive more traffic into your store and increase sales. Content for this presentation will be taken from WindowsWear's Workshop.
Presented by: Michael Niemtzow, WindowsWear
   
2:30p-3:30p

DERUJINKSY: CAPTURING FASHION | Fathom Gallery
Groundbreaking fashion photographer Gleb Derujinsky invigorated the fashion industry with his glamorous, exotic, and often unconventional photographs, featured extensively in Harper’s Bazaar from 1950 to 1970. This lecture, photography exhibit & book signing celebrates the new monograph published by Rizzoli dedicated to Derujinksy's major contributions to the history of fashion and photography. Featured Speaker & Books Signing by the photographer's daughter, Andrea Derujinksy.
Presented by: Fathom Gallery

   
TUE, OCT 18  
1p-2p HOW TO CREATE A FASHION WEBSITE THAT SELLS | FAB Counsel
80% of online retail sites fail. Learn the small details and the big picture strategies needed to create an epic fashion website that sells!
Presented by: Mary Vallarta, FAB Counsel
   
2:30p-3:30p RETAIL 101 CRASH COURSE | Global Purchasing Group
Avoid the mistakes that so often close a store before it can even get started. Catch this mini version of the complete course taught in NYC. You’ll learn tricks of the trade from this workshop that will cover location, buying, private labeling, retail math, terms, merchandising, & your sales team.
Presented by: Mercedes Gonzalez, Global Purchasing Group
 
 

 
 
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