All press must complete a press registration form and submit with required credentials. Please complete the application and submit your press credentials by mail or fax. Acceptable credentials listed on form. Non-editorial media (ad sales, marketing, public relations, promotions, publishers and account executives) will NOT be admitted to the show.




“Las Vegas Light: Business Chugs Along at Recent Shows” | By: Khanh T.L. Tran and Kari Hamanaka and Marcy Medina | Aug. 21, 2015
If there ever was an appropriate time to cry for newness in market, the recently ended Las Vegas trade shows would have been it. Foot traffic was light, vendors on the West Coast had concerns about the business environment and, despite orders being written, there wasn’t a clear winner in the way of emerging trends.  READ MORE





“Las Vegas Preview: Things to Know” | By: Khanh T.L. Tran and Kari Hamanaka | Aug. 12, 2015
AccessoriesTheShow will again be located at the Palazzo/Sands Expo. New to the show is Hammitt, a Los Angeles designer handbag line. Buyers looking for upandcoming designers can shop TheNest, which will be located in the 1500/1600 aisle with its curated selection of emerging designers. Retailers looking to recharge will find coldpressed juices and snacks available at the show.  READ MORE




During one week in February in venues spread throughout Las Vegas, there are no lessthan 17 individual fashion shows going on at the same time.Making sure each show is memorable as a standalone event is key and often accomplished through creating a unique experience that leaves in an indelible impression. READ MORE


CaliNewsApparel_IMG1“Stitch, Accessories the Show, MRKT VG” | By: Deborah Belgum (California News Apparel) | Feb. 26, 2015

Just about everybody was happy at the trio of shows organized by Business Journals Inc., except for the Canadian buyers wandering the Sands Expo at Venetian/Palazzo, where the shows were held. “We’re not particularly happy with the American dollar right now,” they said, referring to the strong U.S. dollar, which makes goods more expensive for international buyers. READ MORE

WWD_IMG1“Buyers Mix It Up at Vegas Shows” | By: WWD Staff | Feb. 25, 2015

Women’s Retailers and brands can breathe a collective sigh of relief now that the West Coast ports dispute is over. The agreement reached between the Pacific Maritime Association and International Longshore and Warehouse Union late Friday ended a protracted drama that seeped its way into the sea of fluffy faux fur vests and svelte spandex silhouettes showing at last week’s Vegas trade shows. READ MORE



“Discover Emerging Designers by ATS’ New Nest Section” | By: Lauren Parker (Accessories Magazine) | Jan. 5, 2015

New York–Retailers looking to add new brands to their mix should be sure to check out The NEST, an elegant new section of emerging designers at AccessoriesTheShow, running through Tuesday, January 6. From their budding Etsy stores to websites, these designers are now ready to break into the big leagues and start wholesaling their lines to retailers. READ MORE


Business Journals Inc. and ENK International have decided to join forces and collocate their fall/winter shows in New York City at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
Britton Jones, President and CEO of BJI, and Tom Nastos, CEO of ENK, which is owned by Advanstar Communications, made the joint announcement that the shows would come together for the first time April 27-29 next year. READ MORE



“Six Trade Shows Form “Modern Assembly” Alliance During Las Vegas Fashion Week” | By: Rachel Wimberly (TSNN) | Feb. 18, 2013

Six retail-oriented trade shows, five existing ones and one launch, have decided to form an alliance during Las Vegas Fashion Week called “Modern Assembly” that will debut in August at the Sands Expo & Convention Center and Venetian Resort/Hotel Casino. The collocation is described as a “move that dispels the myths and… READ MORE



“Let your accessories tell a story… Be it organic materials, locally produced product or color-infused fashionable wares, designers focused on trendy yet functional merchandise that won’t break the bank. That craftiness paid dividends as attendance rose 3 percent over last year…” – Women’s Wear Daily | Accessories Brands Get Crafty With Materials, Selling Strategies

“Color is here to stay – especially for friendship bracelets and anything neon. Those are trends still going strong for fall, as evidenced by exhibitors at the Business Journals-produced AccessoriesTheShow…” – Women’s Wear Daily | Key Lines at AccessoriesTheShow

“May continues to be a market that serves a variety of needs for the accessories industry. The exhibitors who fare best are those who fully embrace the changes in the market. The May market is a great barometer of what is really going on at retail,” said Britton Jones, president and chief executive officer of Business Journals, Inc.” – Women’s Wear Daily | Bags and Baubles Go Wild

“Britton Jones, president and chief executive officer of Business Journals Inc., said, “We’re looking at our shows right now and they will all be up in terms on net square footage, and we have had an increase in attendance for all the shows so far this year. As the economy is in worse shape in other parts of the world than in theU.S., we are starting to see more interest in our shows.”  – Women’s Wear Daily | Markets Primed for Second-Half Flurry

“AccessoriesTheShow: The show at the Sands Expo featured 386 exhibitors and a 2 percent increase in buyer attendance over last year, according to Britton Jones, president and chief executive officer of show owner Business Journals Inc.” – Women’s Wear Daily | Seeking the Right Price in Las Vegas

“AccessoriesTheShow: Atlanta-based PurseN’s Ooh La La lingerie travel bags sparked a partnership with Spanx for celebrity gifting. Los Angeles-based Lavender Girl’s headbands for $6 to $65 ranged from single elastic “bindi bands” to braided deerskin and filigree pieces worn byHalleBerry, Jessica Alba and Scarlett Johansson.”  – Women’s Wear Daily | Wearable Looks Prevail at Las Vegas Shows

“We received very, very positive feedback about the look, the layout and the resources of the shows…” – California News Apparel | Big Buzz at MRket, ModaLV and ATS

“One flight up at the Sands, Business Journals Inc.’s MRket, ModaLV and  AccessoriesTheShow debuted a new shared entrance and a new layout for the three shows, which focus on upscale apparel and accessories for men and women.” – California News Apparel | Las Vegas Strong for Some

“For Jane Mohr ofLos Angeles’ Dress to Kill line, the ModaLV show was becoming one of the most important shows on her sales calendar. Besides thebig Springand Fall Los Angeles Fashion Markets, she said, ModaLV was where she wrote some of her biggest orders.” – California News Apparel | MRket, ModaLV, ATS Bustling


“’We run three juried shows. Our mission is to serve the better markets, being efficient, productive and convenient for upscale retailers, new designers and status brands. The jury looks at quality of design and manufacturing but also price point,’ said Britton Jones President and CEO of Business Journals Inc.” – Apparel Insiders | Vegas Bound