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Frankfurt Fashion Week to take place digitally in the summer
The organisers of Frankfurt Fashion Week have announced the inaugural event will no longer take place physically this summer due to ongoing uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 situation in Germany. The event will instead take place through a new digital platform called FFW Studio, Messe Frankfurt and the Premium Group announced Wednesday. The...
5 May 2021
Frankfurt Fashion Week to debut in July 2021
Leading trade show organisers Messe Frankfurt and Premium Group have confirmed that they are joining forces to launch Frankfurt Fashion Week, with the first event to take place from July 5 to 9, 2021. The vision of fashion week in Frankfurt will cater for business-to-business, business-to-consumer and business-to-people showcasing men’s and...
4 Dec 2020
Anita Tillman: “Our industry needs a change”
On Monday, it became clear that the German trade shows Premium and Seek would bid farewell to Berlin and move to Frankfurt as part of Frankfurt Fashion Week. For the fashion community that got used to meeting in Berlin twice a year, this departure raised many questions and speculations. Anita Tillman, founder of Premium Group and one of the most...
12 Jun 2020
Joor launches trade show platform and partners with Premium and London Fashion Week
The wholesale platform Joor has announced that it will be supporting upcoming summer fashion industry events, such as Premium Berlin and London Fashion Week, as well as several autumn events. Joor will partner with Premium Group and British Fashion Council to offer virtual versions of Premium Berlin and London Fashion Week this summer through...
28 May 2020
Premium Group cancels Berlin trade shows as Dusseldorf fairs are postponed
The Premium Group has cancelled its Berlin summer trade shows, Premium and Seek, as well as its Fashiontech conference due to Covid-19. With the original intention of rescheduling its events to the end of July, the group is now forced to cancel, as the German federal and state governments prohibited large-scale events with over 1,000 visitors...
23 Apr 2020
A recap of the trade fairs and conferences in July 2019
The Berlin Fashion Week, which takes place twice a year, attracts an international audience, is a well-established industry get-together and is a vital economic factor for Berlin. In July 2019, we visited all exhibitions in order to be able to report on the trends of Berlin’s fashion industry. During the Spring / Summer 2020 edition, it became...
22 Jul 2019
Berlin fashion fairs look to refocus after difficult season
The German capital’s fashion fairs have long been success stories - but the general problems of the industry finally caught up with them this season. For years, visitors had swarmed the halls of the main events Premium and Panorama, but it was noticeably calmer this time round. The organisers did not publish numbers, but many exhibitors and...
12 Jul 2019
RÆBURN exhibits at PREMIUM
British brand RÆBURN confirmed for PREMIUM's next edition, 2-4 July. A new addition to the brand portfolio in the sustainable area at the trade show. Just one month before Berlin Fashion Week the brand list of PREMIUM is growing with one of the most influential sustainable brands worldwide: RÆBURN. Founded 10 years ago by Christopher Raeburn and...
5 Jun 2019
FashionUnited's highlights from AW 19/20 international trade fairs
This buying season, FashionUnited has travelled far and wide to cover a selection of the world’s best fashion trade fairs. From London’s Pure to Amsterdam’s Modefabriek; from Madrid’s Momad to Berlin’s Panorama. Each fair offered a rich and unique insight into the fashion industry, with a particular focus on the country in which each one was...
29 Mar 2019
Berlin fashion fairs end with debate about their future
Berlin’s fashion fairs had just closed their doors at the end of January when Jörg Wichmann opened the debate about their future. The CEO of Panorama trade fair announced plans that sounded almost revolutionary: Wichmann said in a statement that Panorama was going "on the offensive to meet the industry's desire for a shared location for all...
1 Feb 2019
Premium Group picks minority stake in Liberty Fairs Fashion Group
Premium Group, the Berlin-based flagship event organiser of fashion events – including the Premium, Seek, Show & Order X Premium and Bright trade shows, as well as the Fashiontech conference, has announced through a statement that it is acquiring a minority share in the US-based Liberty Fairs Group, which organises the Liberty, Cabana and...
17 Sep 2018
Video: FashionTech Berlin Summer 2018
View the highlights from the eighth successful #FASHIONTECH Berlin conference on the future of fashion, taking place at Kraftwerk Berlin Source: #Fashiontech Berlin, YouTube.
26 Jul 2018