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Dallas Market: A Total Experience

Highlights include seminars by Mary Carol Garrity, Top Chef's Tre Wilcox and “Home for the Holidays” furnished rooms.

DALLAS TOTAL HOME & GIFT MARKET

June 18–24

Dallas Market Center

2100 Stemmons Fwy.

Dallas 75207

(800) DAL-MKTS

www.dallasmarketcenter.com

Markets Presented: Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, June 18–24; Holiday & Home Expo, June 18–24; Holiday & Home Expo Temps, June 19–23; International Lighting Market, June 19–22; Hospitality/Contact Lighting Show, June 23 and F!nds, June 20–23

Show Producer: Dallas Market Center

Show Hours: June 18–19 and June 23–24, 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m. June 20, 8:30 a.m.–8 p.m.

Travel Arrangements: Market Travel, (800) DAL-MKTS.

Market Highlights:

  • New and expanded showrooms debut. New WTC showrooms: Carol Woolf Gallery, 6272; Decorative Art Decor, 6494; Flam Rugs, 10029. Expanded WTC showrooms: Diverse Marketing, 421 & 439; McManemin Co., 478; Donald McEvoy, 211, 219 & 249.

  • “Home for the Holidays” a 4,200-sq.-ft. exhibit of nine rooms furnished and decorated for the holidays. Grand Pavilion, Trade Mart.

  • F!NDS Temp Show presents new exhibitors, new locations and a new F!NDs — Red HauteF!NDS, a juried selection of high-end, boutique fashion accessories. HomeF!NDS moves from Market Hall to the 13th floor of the WTC and brings with it new companies like Kevin O'Brien and Cloud 9.

Market Debut: The Hospitality/Contract Lighting Show, June 23. A new one-day lighting show for commercial buyers. Cocktail reception, June 22, 5 p.m. TM Lighting Expansion 4th floor.

Holiday & Home Expo Top 10 Picks

  • Color. Thursday, June 19. 11:30 a.m.

  • Containers. Friday, June 20.11:30 a.m.

  • Stems/Pre-Mades. Friday, June 20. 4:30 p.m.

  • Decorative Accessories. Saturday, June 21. 11:30 a.m.

  • Hidden Treasures. Saturday, June 21. 4 p.m.

Discovery Tours

Thursday, June 19

  • Dress Your Tabletop. 9 a.m. TM 1

  • Plantscaping. 9 a.m. IFGC lobby

  • Shop Total Home & Gift. 2 p.m. WTC 1

  • Best of Temps. 4:30 p.m. IFGC

Friday, June 20

  • Christmas. 9 a.m. IFGC

  • F!NDS Treasures. 11 a.m. WTC 12

Saturday, June 21

  • Merchandising & Trends. 9 a.m. IFGC

Seminars

Thursday, June 19

  • Habitat. Noon. $5. IFGC 1F324.

  • 'Tis the Season: Colors/Trends for the Holidays. 3 p.m. IFGC Seasons Gallery. Presenter: Michelle Lamb.

Friday, June 20

  • Home Rules: A Comprehensive Survey on How Americans Create Their Most Lived-In Rooms. 9:30 a.m. WTC 1. Presenter: Kelly Peterson, WithIt.

  • Make Your Store Website a Profit Center. Noon. Presenters: David Moses & Barney Stacher. WTC 9065

  • Trends in Home Decor. Noon. IFGC 1F324. $5. Presenter: Michelle Lamb.

  • Bringing Outdoor Fabrics to the Runway. 2 p.m. WTC 1. Presenter: Joe Ruggiero

  • Holidays at Home: Everything but the Tree. 3 pm. IFGC Seasons Gallery. Presenter Mary Liz Curtin.

  • Meet the Product Developers. 5 p.m. IFGC 324.

Saturday, June 21

  • Key E-Trends for Retail Success. 9 a.m. WTC 9065. Presenters: David Moses & Barney Stacher.

  • Color and Design Trends. 11 a.m. Presenter: Glen Boudreaux. WTC 9065

  • Bravo TV's Top Chef contestant Chef Tre Wilcox discusses the show and working as a gourmet chef. Noon. WTC 1.

  • The Art of Merchandising. Noon. IFGC 324. Presenter: Corey Harbour.

  • Becoming a Destination Store. 2 p.m. WTC 1. Presenter: Mary Carol Garrity.

  • Daring Displays for Very Little Money. 3 p.m. WTC 9065. Presenter: Mary Liz Curtin

  • Find More Customers, Keep More Customers. 4 p.m. WTC 9065. Presenter: Marsha Horne

Sunday, June 22

  • Seven Simple Secrets for Marketing on the Web. 9 a.m. Presenter: Mary Liz Curtin. WTC 9065

  • A Winning Attitude in Your Workplace. 11 a.m. WTC 9065. Presenter: Marsha Horne

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