CPM (Collection Première Moscow), the trade fair for fashion in Russia that closed its doors last week announced a successful 20th edition by boasting numbers of visitors up to 19,800 visitors. All in all over 1,600 collections from 31 countries were shown on more than 58,000 m² of exhibition space.

Exhibitors announced filled order books. An increased number of visitors from the Russian regions and the neighbouring CIS states was registered. Next to women’s and men’s wear the CPM kids, CPM Premium and CPM Fashion&Denim segments were a special focus for buyers.

A busy working atmosphere also prevailed at the CPM Body&Beach over the four days. Agencies, importers and distributors as well as major European brands confirmed that professionalism amongst trade visitors had increased yet again.

“I particularly enjoyed the anniversary event,” said Philipp Kronen, Managing Partner of the Igedo Company, and continued: “many things work excellently at CPM and we are working hard to also be able to celebrate the next anniversary with pride.”

In excess of 35 fashion shows and seminars at the Russian Fashion Retail Forum and the Intimoda Lounge and the Get Together on the second and third day of the trade fair in the CPM Body&Beach and CPM Fashion&Denim segments rounded off the range of side events.

The next edition will be held on the Expocentre exhibition grounds in Moscow on Wednesday, 4 to Saturday, 7 September 2013.