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WWIN SHOW ROLLS OUT THE RED CARPET WITH VIP TREATMENT FOR APPAREL RETAILERS DURING THE FEBRUARY 4-7, 2019 EDITION

WWINspiration VIP Package Giveaway, Red-Carpet Fashion Show, Expanded Workshops, Food Offerings and MATCH! Appointment Setting Program Among New Features for February

LAS VEGAS (November 19, 2018) – The Womenswear in Nevada (WWIN) show is rolling out the red carpet for apparel retailers to experience the ultimate VIP treatment during the February 4-7, 2019 edition held at the Rio Hotel & Convention Center.

While exploring WWIN’s hottest lines from new exhibitors and up-and-coming fashion leaders, retailers will also enjoy countless new resources, fabulous show features and plenty of onsite pampering, including the WWINspiration giveaway, live red-carpet fashion show, extended shopping hours and wine and cheese reception, new menu enhancements for its complimentary buyer breakfast and lunch, and new MATCH appointment-setting program.

Apparel retailers who pre-register for the WWIN show before January 9, 2019, will automatically be entered for a chance to win the WWINspiration Giveaway, in which one lucky retailer will win the ultimate VIP treatment, including a 4-night stay at Caesar's Palace; a $300 gift certificate to Mr. Chow restaurant; two (2) tickets to see Donny & Marie at the Flamingo; a $1,000 merchandise credit to use toward their February WWIN show orders; and round trip transportation in a private limo to and from McCarran International Airport.

"WWIN is always looking at ways to continuously enrich our service and product offerings, as well as the overall show experience for our attendees and exhibitors,” says Desiree Hanson, Vice President of Fashion Events, Clarion UX, producers of Womenswear in Nevada (WWIN). “WWIN has a reputation for its hospitality and fun atmosphere and for February, we're upping the ante with new programs and features to deliver the best possible show experience for both buyers and exhibitors.”

Additional show highlights for February include:

WWIN INTRODUCES MATCH! – A NEW CUSTOMIZED MEETING EXPERIENCE
Launching in February, MATCH! is WWIN’s new customized meeting experience that brings exhibitors and top womenswear and fashion accessory buyers together in pre-arranged, confirmed appointments based on mutual interests – all designed to personalize the show experience and accelerate sales.

NEW! LIVE RED CARPET FASHION SHOW & SOCIAL | 5-6 PM | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4
Making its debut during the August 2018 edition, WWIN's new live red-carpet fashion show will once again add another level of excitement to the show floor as it rejoins the February 2019 line-up. The high energy format it provides will give attendees the opportunity to preview new apparel and accessories lines, off the hanger and in motion, while sipping champagne and listening to music.   

 
NEW! WWIN’S CATWALK CAFÉ FEATURES COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST & LUNCH DAILY | PLUS FUN, THEMED MENUS & MORE SEATING TOO!
Adding another level of satisfaction to the show’s complimentary breakfast, lunch and afternoon refreshments, WWIN’s new Catwalk Café will provide retailers with a daily revamp of the show’s complimentary lunch menu, delivering more options and more seating, too. All registered buyers will receive their meal tickets when they pick up their admission badges upon arrival. 

SHOP EXTENDED HOURS ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, WITH WINE & CHEESE IN HAND
On Monday, February 4, WWIN stays open until 8 pm, serving wine and cheese on the show floor! Attendees are invited to shop, network and work with vendors on the floor, in a more relaxed, fun environment.

A BOLSTERED AGENDA OF WORKSHOPS AT WWIN
Attendees are invited to join the expanded line-up of educational WWIN Workshops and networking sessions, presented by industry leaders, including  noted lifestyle writer/speaker Linda Arroz; members of the Boutique Hub team; Rita Mitchell-Waldoff, the Waldoff Group; Penny Bolton, Penny’s Closet; Mercedes Gonzalez, Global Purchasing Companies and more! Look for the complete schedule coming soon. 

EVEN MORE NEW LINES TO EXPLORE
See 1500+ lines from newcomers like W. 36th NYC Inc., See and Be Seen, Mycra Pac, Kole Design, Honey and Me, French Kyss / Angel Design and returning brands like Frank Lyman, Habitat, Godske, Simpli | White House Design, Michael Tyler Collections, Clara S | Clara Sunwoo, Tribal and more!

SHOP ENDLESS APPAREL & FASHION ACCESSORIES CATEGORIES
From petite and tall to missy|modern updated, plus, contemporary, traditional and accessories, WWIN provides retailers with the latest introductions and breaking trends. Attendees can sneak a preview of some of those newest designs by checking out the WWIN Show Look Book, which will be live on the WWIN website in December.

SPECIALS, SAVINGS & GIVEAWAYS GALORE
Shopping on Tuesday and Thursday have an added bonus as many exhibitors will be highlighting exclusive offers valid on these days only. Retailers will receive a handout at registration outlining the offers, including show specials, shipping/merchandise discounts, booth giveaways/raffles and more. The last day of WWIN, Thursday, February 7, will also give attendees a chance to win big! By shopping the last day of WWIN, attendees can enter to win hotel stays, merchandise credits and more – all awarded on Thursday only.

THE SAVINGS KEEP COMING - HOTEL SAVINGS, FREE PARKING, LYFT DISCOUNTS & SHUTTLE SERVICE
In addition to offering attendees discounted hotel rates starting as low as $55 when using   PROMO CODE S2WW9, the Rio Hotel & Convention Center also offers WWIN Show visitors and hotel guest free parking.  Making it easier than ever for those attendees who plan to travel to other Las Vegas Fashion Week venues – WWIN provides   complimentary shuttle service between the Rio and Las Vegas Convention Center as well as Lyft Ride discounts between Mandalay Bay and the Rio.  Visit the travel section on the show website for complete details.

WWIN FAST FACTS
WHEN: Monday, February 4 – February, 7 2019
WHERE: Rio Hotel & Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
HOURSMon, 9 am – 8 pm; Tues-Wed, 9 am – 6 pm; Thurs, 9 am – 4 pm 
MORE INFO/REGISTRATION800.318.2238 or www.wwinshow.com

ABOUT CLARION UX
Founded in 1995, Urban Expositions, now operating as Clarion UX and owned by Clarion Events, produces and manages a portfolio of 36 trade and consumer events, serving a range of industry sectors including Gift, Souvenir, Apparel, Art, Auto, Fire and Rescue, Foodservice, Specialty Retail, Gaming, Power & Energy, and Enthusiast Lifestyle, with offices in Kennesaw, GA, Trumbull, CT, Portland, OR, and Boca Raton, FL. www.clarionux.com            

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