Première Vision Acquires Direction
Première Vision Inc. — an exhibition organizer and the New York City-based subsidiary of
Paris-based Première Vision S.A. — has acquired Direction, the international textile design show
for the apparel and home markets. The acquisition of Direction — which was launched in 2002 and is
held three times a year in New York City — strengthens Première Vision’s expansion into significant
sectors of the international textile design, yarns, fabrics, accessories, trimmings and fashion
markets. Director Lisa Mainardi will continue to lead Direction along with the management of
Indigo, the show’s European counterpart.