A Brief Overview of MODA UK
With a reputation of being the largest National Footwear Show in the UK, MODA UK is not one fashion trade fair to be missed, but it’s so much more than a show for footwear. Visitors come to see the full breadth of apparel, men’s and women’s, as soon as it has left the production line. It’s the perfect stage to debut a new collection and meet relevant buyers for distribution and retail. All in Birmingham, UK.
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Why Your Visit Is Worth It
Connections to buyers and generating sales leads are the main selling points for MODA UK. The show features one of the best matchmaking program and network for brands to reach out to new potential buyers. You’ll be hard-pressed to find any better platform to set your brand for success:
- 400 fashion brands;
- 1200+ fashion collections on display;
- 16 catwalk shows;
- 9000+ international buyers
As most fashion events, MODA UK has two editions - one in February and one in August annually. Programming runs for three days at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, UK since 2002 and the fashion show has gone from strength to strength. The fashion brands that showcase come from every part of the fashion industry. Buyers have access to diffusion lines, ethical fashion, footwear sourcing, occasionwear, premium brands and contemporary ready-to-wear collections. The reason why you should have your collections featured at MODA UK and run the catwalks is simple – the fashion trade fair exists as a buying environment for UK and Irish retailers that’s both convenient and stable. Aside from the catwalk shows, MODA UK hosts a variety of seminars on specific actionable topics for retail and several interactive workshops.
Who Are You Going to Meet?
In terms of the brands that exhibit at MODA UK, you have predominantly mid-market names such as The House of Bruar, Cordners, La Creme Boutique, Mostyn McKenzie, Millars, Pamela Shiffer, Urban Outfitters, Menarys and McEllhinney's. The reason for their attendance has much to do with finding retailers in the UK and Ireland for their new collections. This is where The Club at Moda, which supports brands with finding buyers, arranging meetings, keeping personalized calendars and including them in speed-networking functions. It’s a productive time over the course of three days. We’re talking about more than 2000 meetings, which you could very well be a part of!