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If you have registered for LA FASHION MARKET within the past two years, you will receive an EXPRESS PASS via e-mail. This must be printed out to use.

  • Step 1: This EXPRESS PASS will be sent to you via email within two weeks prior to the shows. IMPORTANT: please add the "California Market Center" to your email address book to ensure our email to you is not directed into your spam or bulk folder.
  • Step 2: Print out your EXPRESS PASS and bring to the show along with your Photo ID.
  • Step 3: Bypass the regular Registration lines and present your EXPRESS PASS & Photo ID to the EXPRESS CHECK-IN window at the Registration counter in the CMC lobby for a quick scan & print-out of your Buyer Badge.



Simply present your personalized Business Card and a Photo ID at the Registration in the CMC's Lobby when you arrive for Market. Please expect a wait.


New employees will need to show proof of employment by your company by presenting the following:

  • Photo ID
  • One of the following:
    • Personalized Business Card
    • Payroll Stub
    • Company Credit Card in attendee's name
    • Copy of an e-mail that shows proof of employee’s company e-mail address.  Showing via a smartphone, iPad, etc. is acceptable.


A $20 Guest Fee will be charged to any person who cannot present the business & personal identifcation requested above

Questions?   Registration Office   |   213.630.3683


1. Register: Get all credentials (outlined at left) ready for you and your employees to Register with when you arrive for Market. Registration is open Sunday-Thursday, 9a-6p during Market dates, located in the CMC's Main Lobby.

2. Subscribe & Follow: Don't miss a thing! Subscribe to our mailing list to receive email updates on brand & event news related to Market. Follow us on Instagram for visual highlights of our fave brands & event alerts.

3. Hotels: Book your Host Hotel room before our discounted room blocks sell-out. Courtesy shuttle service to and from the CMC is included. >> Hotels & Rates

4. Parking: Driving to the CMC? Get directions and parking info. Don't forget to get your parking validated in the Buyers Lounge. >> Details

5. Brands & Appointments: You'll find hundreds of Showrooms and numerous Tradeshows hosted at the CMC for LA Fashion Market. Know all the Show Areas beforehand, schedule appointments and don't miss important resources! >> Show Areas & Brand Lists

6. Market Tour & One-On-One Buying Assistance: We understand Market might be a bit overwhelming for those new to the CMC. We want to make sure you maximize your time at Market and don't miss any important resources. We're happy to give you a complimentary personal tour, brand/showroom recommendations and Market orientation. Contact our Buyer Relations Manager for an appointment. >> Alyssa Olmstead | 213.630.3618

7. Hospitality & Special Events: Enjoy Market and have fun! Please take advantage of all the free Food & Drink stations, Perks, and Special Events we set-up just for Buyers during Market. >> Market Happenings

8. Buyers Lounge & Business Center: Suite B271 is where you'll go to get your parking validation, personal assistance, or just a quiet, private space for Buyers Only to relax. It also features a complimentary Business Center for you to use, featuring free Wi-Fi, computers, photocopies, fax, private workspaces, etc. Open 9a-6p | Monday-Friday (and Sundays during Market) >> 213.630.3683