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SourceDirect at ASD Press Releases; B2B Trade Show and Wholesale Trade Show News

The latest press and news releases from SourceDirect at ASD. Read and and discover the latest news, trends and wholesale industry events from our trade shows.



September 19, 2016-Los Angeles, CA

Source Direct and NY NOW® join forces to better serve brands and importers
Karalynn Sprouse, EVP of Merchandise, Manufacturing & International Sourcing for Emerald Expositions announced today that SOURCE DIRECT, the leading import/export trade show group in the U.S., will be expanding to New York by partnering with NY NOW®, the premier…
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August 23, 2016-Los Angeles, CA

ASD Market Week to Collaborate with Premier “Selling on Amazon” Educational Conference
ASD Market Week (ASD), the world’s leading B2B merchandise trade show, today announced a strategic partnership with The PROSPER Show, a continuing education conference for Amazon Sellers for its 2017 event. The PROSPER Show will be collaborating and co-locating with ASD Market Week…
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August 20, 2015—Los Angeles, CA

SOURCEDIRECT at ASD MarketWeek Reports Exceptional Growth
at August 2015 Event: Increases in Quality and Quantity Across all Platforms and Participating Countries
On the heels of reports that ASD MarketWeek saw a 14% increase in overall attendance at their August 2015 show, SourceDirect—a show within a show during ASD MarketWeek that connects importers/distributors and high volume retailers with international suppliers—also reported unprecedented growth in year-over-year evaluation.
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August 6, 2015—Los Angeles, CA

ASD Marketweek Shows Significant Growth in Buyer Attendance Numbers
Strategic Initiatives Result in Unprecedented Growth of this 53-Year Old Event

At the close of ASD Marketweek on August 5th, 2015, final numbers show that there was a 14% growth in buyer attendance over last year, with VIP attendance up 23% throughout this 4-day show.
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April 8, 2015—Los Angeles, CA
SourceDirect Doubled in Exhibit Square Footage More International Suppliers than Ever Before
This week, SourceDirect at ASD Market Week proudly announced the release of their highly anticipated March, 2015 Post Show Report on what turned out to be the best Spring SourceDirect show to date.
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March 23, 2015—Los Angeles, CA
SourceDirect Gets a Permanent Web Address and a New Home on the World Wide Web
SourceDirect at ASD (SourceDirect) announced the arrival of its brand new, fully‐functional website, sourcedirectshow.com. The new site provides extensive content and 24/7 access to both buyers and suppliers about the SourceDirect show.
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February 27, 2015—Las Vegas, NV
Alibaba to Launch Trade Assurance Program at ASD Market Week
ASD Market Week is pleased to announce that Alibaba, one of the world’s largest online commerce businesses, is launching their lauded Trade Assurance Program during ASD Market Week, held in Las Vegas, March 1-4, 2015, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Trade Assurance is a free payment protection service for buyers.
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June 17, 2014—Los Angeles, CA
Emerald Announces the Appointment of a New International Sourcing Team

Emerald Expositions announces the appointment of a new International Sourcing Team intended to establish strategic international initiatives across the Emerald portfolio. The combined experience of the new Sourcing team will serve to enhance this valuable resource by identifying and developing new opportunities.
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