The Swim Collective is the west coast b2b marketplace for the swimwear industry. Twice annually the top luxury and on-trend fashion brands in the industry showcase the latest swimwear, surf, resort, and beach accessory collections to an audience of swimwear specialty retailers, better boutiques, luxury resorts, cruise retailers, gift stores, online stores, surf specialty retailers and department stores from across the United States and abroad. Top industry and consumer media as well as online swimwear fashion influencers, who come to see the unveiling of the next season’s hottest beach resort fashion trends.
Swim Collective’s focus in on quality of brands and retailers, over quantity. The show features over 300 carefully curated brands. Typical exhibiting brands include L*Space, Frankies, Seafolly, Luli Fama, Vitamin A, Melissa Odabash, ViX and TAVIK. Exhibitors are housed in consistent booth structures that are clean and minimalist. For buyers the show atmosphere is upscale and intimate. The show’s location has moved to the Anaheim Convention Center in Southern California in an effort to bring even more of the newest and biggest swimwear brands. Exhibitors, buyers and attending media can mix and mingle at the show’s various networking events, cocktail receptions, and fitness events.
Beach at Swim Collective was debuted at the August 2018 show in Anaheim, CA. The juried collection of brands featured higher-end resort wear, cover ups and sun protection apparel as well as unique towels, hats, footwear and other accessories. Read more.
In 2016 Swim Collective was acquired by Emerald Expositions, the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States, with its oldest trade shows dating back over 110 years. The company operates more than 50 trade shows, including 31 of the top 250 trade shows in the country as ranked by TSNN, as well as numerous other events.