Archive for the 'DMC Happenings' Category

Retailers will convene in Dallas for men’s fashion ranging from classic looks to contemporary styles during the Men’s Show, August 10-12. Here’s a preview of some new and noteworthy lines at Market to look forward to!
“What advice would you give someone from Gen Y on the first day of working for you?” Acclaimed speaker, best-selling author and expert in Millennial strategy Jason Dorsey posed this question to attendees at the beginning of his keynote speech “Y-Size Your Business: How Gen Y Employees and Customers Can Grow Your Business” at Dallas’ Total Home & Gift Market.
Learn strategies for selling to this important generation, also known as Gen Y, at "Y-Size Your Business: How Gen Y Employees and Customers Can Grow Your Business" featuring The Gen Y Guy®, Jason Dorsey as seen on "60 Minutes" and "The Today Show" on Thursday, June 19 at noon during the Total Home & Gift Market, June 18-24, 2014.
The World Trade Center atrium will come alive with the culture and art from more than 15 countries June 18-22, during Total Home & Gift Market Market. The International Folk Art Market | Collection, a Dallas exclusive, brings together folk art artisans from around the world – offering buyers unique product that truly makes a difference.
In honor of Mother’s Day this Sunday, we’d like to thank all the mothers out there! To celebrate we’re featuring a few of our loyal retailers – mother and daughter dynamic duos. Join us as we say, “Happy Mother’s Day, Moms!”
During our March Markets, renowned and fabulous interior designer Denise McGaha stopped by to share a few of her tips that she uses to keep her clients happy through her work at Denise McGaha Interiors – and we can’t help but share her wisdom!
As you may have noticed on our Facebook page the past couple of weeks, we're celebrating the 10-year anniversary of FashionCenterDallas®. Since we’ve been sharing profile features of exhibitors on social media, it’s only fair to show our blog a little love – “flashback Friday” style!
Market tours with Rawlins Gilliland, retail expert and previous national director of sales and product at Neiman Marcus, are always a big hit with buyers looking for products to set them apart. With the demand of Rawlins’ tours growing, I headed out to collect some of his best tips and highlights to enliven sales and expand buyers’ customer bases.
Nationally recognized for his Target brand, interior and home furnishings designer Thomas O’Brien shared his secrets to managing and curating his New York home studio and boutique during the January Total Home & Gift Market.
Devastation spread across the nation on November 22, 1963, when President John F. Kennedy was killed by an assassin’s bullet in Dallas, Texas. President Kennedy was en route here to the Dallas Trade Mart, to speak to 2,600 guests of the Dallas business community, when he was assassinated at Dealey Plaza by Lee Harvey Oswald.
It’s that time of year again! The deadline for ARTS Awards nominations is quickly approaching, and you don’t want to miss the chance to cast your ballot before July 31!
During my spring internship at the Dallas Market Center, I’ve learned more about the professional world than I ever could have at school. My mentors invested in me, believed and encouraged me, and I believe they’ll be a part of my life even after my internship ends. [More...]
Spring is the perfect time to brighten, rejuvenate, and freshen your store. They don’t call it spring cleaning for nothing! Leave the work to us by entering our FREE “Merchandising Makeover” drawing today. You could win a store consultation worth more than $2,000 from Dallas Market Center representatives. [More...]
We had a great mix of new, expanded and relocated showrooms, as well as milestone anniversaries during Total Home & Gift Market! We’re always proud to showcase our exhibitors and their successes. [More...]
With countless creative blogs and social media sites like Pinterest and Instagram, inspiration is always at our fingertips. This year during January, we want to inspire design and lifestyle bloggers who continually inspire us! [More...]
Our friend Bud the Pieman, a legendary figure in Round Top, Texas, is on a sweet mission to help Sandy victims, one pie at a time. [...]
We’re so excited to share that The Dallas Morning News has recognized DMC as one of the Top 100 Places to Work in DFW – for the second year in a row! [...]
There were ghosts, goblins and other costumes galore as Dallas Market Center celebrated Halloween yesterday! It’s been another scary good year so far and we have some AMAZING costumes and decorations that are just right for the holiday spirit! Check out our most spine-chilling pictures of the year, if you dare. […]
We’re so thrilled that the Apparel & Accessories Market is only one day away! We’re especially excited to have Ilaria Venturini Fendi, of the famous Fendi family, join us. [...]
The legendary Hilton Anatole in Dallas is pleased to announce the creation of its new, contemporary steakhouse, SĒR (pronounced “sear”). [...]
We all enjoy participating in a good cause, and sometimes it’s as easy as “Liking” a Facebook page! This year, we’re donating $1 to The Salvation Army DFW for every “Like,” up to $1,000. [...]
Finding Your Way: There is a map for each floor of our buildings. We know the screen on your phone is pretty small, which is why we’ve made it so you can zoom in easily. [...]
It’s no secret that exploring the vast DMC campus can bring on somewhat of an appetite! Now, there's a restaurant open daily that buyers and guests can unwind and grab a delectable bite. […]
David Tutera, celebrity wedding planner and star of WE tv’s My Fair Wedding with David Tutera, joined us for our past Dallas Bridal Market and we were lucky to ask him a few questions. [...]
My new culinary adventure show Around the World in 80 Plates launched on Bravo last month and our first whistle-stop was my old stomping ground of London. [...]
These days we rely on our mobile devices for so much. They’re always with us. Not only do they connect us with others, they also help us find places for lunch, navigate traffic, schedule our days and remember important things. We can’t live without them – or maybe we could, but we’d hate to try. [...]
A down economy can either be an excuse to play it safe or a chance to outpace your competition – only you can decide where you want your business to go. Get ready for some crowd control! This day long Boot Camp will show you how to successfully differentiate your store from your competition, build a buzz about town, and thrill your customers all at the same time. [...]
Last Friday will forever be known as the day four DMC marketing girls (Emily, Jennifer, Michaela & Veronica) went into the original Neiman Marcus in downtown Dallas wearing running shorts…and running shoes, for that matter. But, it was for charity, so we don’t feel bad about it. [...]
I’m not sure if you’ve heard the good news, but Dallas Market Center is once again an official sponsor of the Miss Rodeo America organization (MRA). Yeehaw! I had the pleasure of attending the pageant last December, where I live tweeted from all of the events, including the National Finals Rodeo (NFR).
If you haven’t been to the famous Round Top Antique Show, you haven’t lived! Ok, that might be an exaggeration. But, this twice-a-year show held in Round Top, Texas is the vintage and antique lover’s dream! During the fall show last September, I had the pleasure of attending a special bloggers luncheon held at The Prairie, the farm-like B&B created by the Queen of Shabby Chic herself, Rachel Ashwell.
Back in August, Dallas Market Center launched its second annual national search for retailers who give back in their communities, lovingly called The Next Big Give. After scouring the more than 50 nominations from across the United States, the judging panel settled on two winners: A. Dodson’s and Brookshire’s Food & Pharmacy.