April 14th, 2014Product and Inspiration First in Dallas
Dallas Market Center today announced that its Summer Total Home & Gift Market, June 18-24, the first show of the season, will present unrivaled merchandise offerings, headliners to educate and entertain, special events and much more.
Dozens of Educational Opportunities
Jason Dorsey, a leading generational speaker, best-selling author and expert in Millennial strategy presents “Y-Size Your Business: How Gen Y Employees and Customers Can Grow Your Business” on Thursday, June 19 at noon in the World Trade Center (WTC) Hall of Nations. Known as “The Gen Y Guy®,” Jason has been featured on 60 Minutes, 20/20, CNBC, Fox News, The Today Show and dozens more, sharing his expertise in solving generational challenges for companies
Celebrity chef Blythe Beck, a native Texan who launched her career in Dallas, presents a cooking demonstration on Saturday, June 21 at noon at The Culinary Stage, WTC 1. Beck is currently executive chef at the Movie Lounge in Fort Smith, Ark. and was recently recognized as one of Dallas’ top chefs by Modern Luxury magazine’s “The Five Factor” award, as well as being named one of NBC DFW’s “25 Most Interesting People”
Chefs Tim Byres and Anthony Van Camp lead cooking demonstrations at The Culinary Stage, WTC 1. Byres, owner of Smoke in Dallas and dedicated to American cookery with soul and nostalgic ties, entertains on Thursday, June 19 at 2 p.m. Dallas-based Van Camp, executive chef at SĒR Steak+Spirits and locally-raised food prodigy renowned for his culinary precision and innovative dishes, demonstrates on Saturday, June 21 at 2 p.m.
New Temp Category and Expanded Locations in June
The Dallas Temp Show, June 19-22 (staggered opening dates) offers 24 different product categories in seven distinctive, easy-to-shop locations with more than 500,000 square feet of exhibits located on WTC 1, 6, 12 and 13, TM 1, Market Hall and the International Trade Plaza (The Plaza)
Luxury Home Temps (June 18-22), a juried category of home décor manufacturers, is new to June with a collection of high-style and high-end lighting, furniture, wall décor, textiles and accents located on TM 1
Garden & Outdoor Temps (June 18-22) debuts its new, convenient location on The Plaza 1st floor in Outdoor Living, The Plaza 1F201, showing a varied selection of planters and containers, tabletop, decorative outdoor accents, garden accessories, seasonal accessories and more to enhance the patio, deck and garden
Buyers are invited to shop late in Temporaries until 7 p.m. on Friday, June 20
Leader in Holiday
Dallas’ Total Home & Gift Market continues to expand its reach with Christmas HQ, recognizing Dallas as the Christmas Headquarters
Christmas HQ presents inspirational displays, product demonstrations and an all-market party in addition to its comprehensive collection of Christmas and holiday décor
Expert floral designer J Schwanke AIFD, PFCI, AAF and CEO of ubloom.com will host product demonstrations and walking tours throughout market
Additional information, including a preview video and photo gallery of offered products, is available at dallasmarketcenter.com/christmashq. Join the conversation on Twitter using #christmasHQ
About Dallas Market Center
Founded in 1957, Dallas Market Center is the world’s most complete wholesale marketplace. Within its marketplace of more than five million square feet, retailers from around the globe source products ranging from home furnishings, gifts, decorative accessories and lighting to textiles, fashion accessories and men’s, western, women’s and children’s apparel. With more than 50 markets each year attended by more than 200,000 retail buyers from all 50 states and 85 countries, Dallas Market Center offers hundreds of events and seminars geared toward helping retailers expand business and increase profits. The Dallas Market Center website is available at dallasmarketcenter.com.