Dallas Total Home & Gift Market Events

Jun 19 - June 25, 2019

Wed, Jun 19
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Visit participating showrooms for a chance to win Showroom Bucks, good in 7th floor showrooms. The winner drawing is Saturday at 2PM.

  • Giveaway
08:30 AM
Enjoy a complimentary cup of Starbucks coffee while you explore Light + Design on Ten and the expansive home and lighting resources on WTC 10.

  • Hospitality
08:30 AM
Enjoy a complimentary cup of Starbucks coffee while exploring all the Interior Home + Design Center has to offer.

  • Hospitality
08:30 AM
Join Dallas Design Expert J Schwanke for this fast paced 40 minute walking tour. J will share his latest Trend Forecast for 2019- and take you on a guided tour of the Latest Trends and Hot New Colors throughout the Dallas Market. Each participant will receive a download link for the 2019 uBloom Trend Synthesis- a 6 page Full Color PDF.

  • Walking Tour
09:00 AM
New to Market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.

  • Walking Tour
10:00 AM
Join us for complimentary mimosas in Trade Mart 1. While you're there, browse all the unique gifts and housewares the Temps has to offer.

  • Hospitality
10:30 AM
Rock the Boat with a Modern, Natural, Centerpiece - Join creative maestro, Edward J. Sajovic, for a preserved floral arranging design bar demonstration. At this demonstration, Edward will showcase the art of working with natural preserved elements for both Fall and Spring. Attendees will learn the recipe and process behind a sumptuous spring Easter basket and contemporary harvest cornucopia.

  • Live Demo
10:30 AM
Join us for complimentary mimosas in Trade Mart 2 at the Crossover. While you're there, visit the Demo bar and learn a floral DIY project with Edward Sajovic!

  • Hospitality
11:00 AM
A live morning broadcast produced “The Today Show” style hosted by Dallas Market Center’s guest host, Kadee Coffman! The show will feature special guests and segments previewing market events, trends, personalities, and the latest market news. DMC TV will broadcast via social media.

12:00 PM
Properly caring for flowers and foliage is becoming a lost art. Join flower expert J Schwanke for this lunch & learn, where you’ll get the inside information for garden roses, hydrangeas, orchids, foliage and more!

Register


  • Featured Event
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, explore Light + Design on Ten and the expansive home and lighting resources on WTC 10.

  • Hospitality
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, explore the expansive holiday and floral resources and check out what's going on at the Demo Bar at IHDC 2!

  • Hospitality
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us!

  • Hospitality
02:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and refuel with build-your-own $2 street tacos in the Temps on 6!

  • Hospitality
02:00 PM
Join Edward Sajovic as he shows you the ins and outs of decorating garlands with Farrisilk ribbons and ornaments.

  • Live Demo
03:30 PM
Join Botanical Mix along with Bravo's Barry Livingstone, HGTV's Donna Moss, NBC's Dann Foley and HDTV's Danny Russo, all co-stars on the Home Design Television's new show "Best in Show". The cast of HDTV’s “Best in Show.” Come enjoy mixed cocktails and hear how they are able to mix their television careers with their design businesses.

  • Featured Event
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Join Gourmet Insider for light bites, beer and wine!  While you're there, check out all the gifts, gadgets and more in the 2500 aisle.

  • Hospitality
Thu, Jun 20
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Visit participating showrooms for a chance to win Showroom Bucks, good in 7th floor showrooms. The winner drawing is Saturday at 2PM.

  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 08:00 PM
Explore these displays to discover new and innovative products. Get inspired and source these products throughout the marketplace.

  • Hospitality
08:30 AM
Enjoy a complimentary cup of Starbucks coffee while you explore Light + Design on Ten and the expansive home and lighting resources on WTC 10.

  • Hospitality
08:30 AM
Enjoy a complimentary cup of Starbucks coffee while exploring all the Interior Home + Design Center has to offer.

  • Hospitality
08:30 AM
Dallas is renowned for World Class Visual Merchandising and Display. Join Dallas Design expert, J Schwanke for this 40 minute tour, as you experience first-hand the creative and eye-catching window displays and merchandising throughout Dallas Market.

  • Walking Tour
09:00 AM
New to Market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.

  • Walking Tour
09:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Enjoy a complimentary cup of Starbucks coffee while you explore the Temps on 12 and learn how to enhance your business with the engaging speakers we have at the seminar suite on 12!

  • Hospitality
09:15 AM
Calling all Retail Store Owners and Managers...Do you want happier customers, happier employees & more money? Well it is time to train your staff to SELL. Selling is a skill, and this seminar will give you the basics you need to start your ongoing sales training. Sales training is not a one time or even a monthly event, it is an ongoing process. Come learn how to change the culture of your business to a service culture that sells!

  • Seminar
  • Featured Event
10:00 AM
Let industry expert Rawlins Gilliland show you clever and sellable items bound to help you expand your customer base on this tour of trending products.

  • Walking Tour
10:00 AM
Join us for complimentary mimosas in Trade Mart 1. While you're there, browse all the unique gifts and housewares the Temps has to offer.

  • Hospitality
10:30 AM
Join Flower Expert J Schwanke for this live demonstration of the latest techniques with natural materials, preserved flowers and foliage and more…

  • Live Demo
10:30 AM
Join industry insider Roxie Campbell for “Planning for Success in 2019,” an information-packed seminar focused on hospital gift shops. Drawing upon her 35-plus years of retail experience, Roxie will provide valuable insights into making seasonal buys and introducing fresh finds to keep your register ringing, and she will share her new product picks from market!

  • Seminar
  • Featured Event
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Have a mimosa on us as you browse through the Apparel and Accessories Temps on 13!

  • Hospitality
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Looking for the Flower and Foliage of the Year? Join Dallas Design Expert J Schwanke for this engaging lunch & learn, featuring this year’s hottest trends. Each participant will receive a link for the J’s 6 page Full Color Trend Report and loads of additional information about trends for 2019-2020!

Register


  • Featured Event
  • Industry Event
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Join Gourmet Catalog Buying Group as we celebrate with retailers, vendors and showrooms on the 2nd floor of the Dallas Trade Mart. Enjoy lunch, nibbles, drinks, demos and other activities, plus door prize drawings!

  • Hospitality
12:00 PM
Every generation has its quirks and every generation has its own spending habits. But how in the world do you sell across generations? Join business coach and consultant Ashley Morrow as we stroll down memory lane and take a look at the future of generational marketing. This talk will break down customer demographics and spending habits and teach you how to market to them specifically. Hold on to your 8 tracks and your iPhones...this will be a talk for the ages! (See what we did there?) ...

  • Seminar
  • Featured Event
01:30 PM
Join the team of trend scouts and taste-makers discussing all the wonderful finds they have discovered at market!

  • Featured Event
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
It’s more than a sale; today’s shopper is wooed by the little touches that add value and create raving fans and brand ambassadors. Personal care products are one of the easiest retail categories to grow profits and increase frequency of purchase…can you say consumables? Attend this seminar and leave with a baker’s dozen of tips to grow your bottom line!

  • Seminar
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, explore Light + Design on Ten and the expansive home and lighting resources on WTC 10.

  • Hospitality
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, explore the expansive holiday and floral resources and check out what's going on at the Demo Bar at IHDC 2!

  • Hospitality
02:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and refuel with build-your-own $2 street tacos in the Temps on 6!

  • Hospitality
02:00 PM

  • Live Demo
02:00 PM

It’s more than a sale-today’s shopper is wooed by the little touches that add value and create raving fans and brand ambassadors. Personal care products are one of the easiest retail categories to grow profits and increase frequency of purchase…can you say consumables? Attend this seminar and leave with a baker’s dozen of tips to grow your bottom line!


  • Seminar
  • Featured Event
03:00 PM
Join retail guru Rawlins Gilliland as he spotlights products to freshen your product mix and attract a new customer base in the Gift Temps on WTC 12.

  • Walking Tour
03:30 PM
Join Donna Moss & the cast of Interior Designs on HDTV’s new series “Best of Show” for a fun cocktail party in the Surya showroom. Get all the behind the scenes scoop and see some of the beautiful products that the 13 designers selected from Surya.

  • Cocktail Party
  • Featured Event
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Stop by for an afternoon pick-me-up and enjoy a drink on us! Discover the hottest gifts on 12 plus bath & body, t-shirts and Made, or catch one of our buyer education seminars.

  • Hospitality
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Join Gourmet Catalog Buying Group as we celebrate with retailers, vendors and showrooms on the 2nd floor of the Dallas Trade Mart. Enjoy lunch, nibbles, drinks, demos and other activities, plus door prize drawings! Door prizes will be awarded during the Happy Hour 4pm to 6pm in the Housewares Common Area.

  • Hospitality
04:00 PM
Enjoy delicious tacos as you browse through all the fun finds in KidsWorld!

  • Hospitality
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Home design is increasingly as much about the features that enhance customers’ lives as the aesthetics that appeal to their eyes, including technologies that provide new conveniences that clients are requesting—or may not even know exist yet. Leslie Carothers, marketing expert to the home and design industries, will moderate a panel of leading smart home brands and experts to discuss emerging technologies impacting and adding value to interiors, and the opportunities they repres...

  • Featured Event
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Come browse the latest and most beautiful lighting décor as you listen to music, mingle and enjoy delicious food and lovely libations!

  • Cocktail Party
  • Hospitality
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Join us as we celebrate the opening of the first Smart Home showroom in North America! Sip on "Smartinis" as you tour a wide selection of best-in-class brands spanning across home technology categories from premier lighting, smart home furnishings, sound and appliances to artificial intelligence. Participating brands include Samsung, Basalte, BRYTE, California Audio Technology, CinemaTech, Crestron, Display Technologies, Dolby Laboratories, Future Automation, Josh.ai, LumaStream, Koa Techn...

  • Cocktail Party
  • Featured Event
Fri, Jun 21
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Visit participating showrooms for a chance to win Showroom Bucks, good in 7th floor showrooms. The winner drawing is Saturday at 2PM.

  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 08:00 PM
Explore these displays to discover new and innovative products. Get inspired and source these products throughout the marketplace.

  • Hospitality
08:30 AM
Enjoy a complimentary cup of Starbucks coffee while you explore Light + Design on Ten and the expansive home and lighting resources on WTC 10.

  • Hospitality
08:30 AM
Enjoy a complimentary cup of Starbucks coffee while exploring all the Interior Home + Design Center has to offer.

  • Hospitality
09:00 AM
New to Market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.

  • Walking Tour
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Start your day off right with brunch and refreshments in the Light + Design Showroom!

  • Hospitality
10:00 AM
Enjoy a refreshing bloody mary as you browse the incredible selection of furniture, home decor and lighting throughout the 10th floor. 

  • Hospitality
10:00 AM
Join us for complimentary mimosas in Trade Mart 1. While you're there, browse all the unique gifts and housewares the Temps has to offer.

  • Hospitality
10:30 AM
The Trend in all foliage continues to grow. Join Dallas Market’s foliage expert for a live demo featuring Foliage Garlands, Wreaths, Bouquets and more!

  • Live Demo
10:30 AM
Join industry insider Roxie Campbell for “Planning for Success in 2019,” an information-packed seminar focused on hospital gift shops. Drawing upon her 35-plus years of retail experience, Roxie will provide valuable insights into making seasonal buys and introducing fresh finds to keep your register ringing, and she will share her new product picks from market!

  • Seminar
  • Featured Event
11:00 AM
Join industry expert Rawlins Gilliland as he highlights exciting items featured in this unique temporary showcase.
 
Meeting location: WTC 6 Temps Entrance  

  • Walking Tour
11:00 AM
Enjoy a Mimosa on us as you browse what's HOT in the Temps!

  • Hospitality
12:00 PM
Flower Arranging can be intimidating, but Dallas Flower Expert J Schwanke is all about empowering you! Join J for this lunch & learn as he shares his favorite- tips, tricks and secrets, for making arrangements, wedding bouquets, and large scale event pieces. The secret is in the mechanics, and this 4th generation florist is here to give you a peek behind the magic curtain of modern mechanics! Reserve your space today w/Pat Hoffman phoffman@DallasMarketCenter.com

  • Featured Event
  • 12:00 PM
    Why should you use LinkedIn? LinkedIn is the proven, number one ranked online business-networking tool that gives business professionals and companies the ability to connect, demonstrate skills, services, and products, and develop meaningful business relationships. Widely considered to be the Guru on LinkedIn, Terry will show you how to use LinkedIn to take advantage of the immense opportunities this powerful platform offers as a personal branding and marketing tool to achieve business goals.

    • Seminar
    • Featured Event
    01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
    Join us as we listen to Eric Ross speak about what inspired his latest book, "Enduring Southern Homes". Come and get "inspiration for updating timeless interiors from a 20 year veteran of Southern decorating." Book signing immediately following.

    • Featured Event
    • Industry Event
    01:30 PM
    The need to connect with customers has never been more urgent than right now and this is YOUR opportunity to learn how to connect in an authentic way that drives sales. Come join business coach and consultant Ashley Morrow as she teaches you how to increase your online engagement, do a fabulous Facebook Live and increase your likability on social media. You’ll laugh, you’ll take notes and you will leave Market ready to become a social media super star!

    • Seminar
    • Featured Event
    02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, explore all the Interior Home + Design Center has to offer.

    • Hospitality
    02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

    • Hospitality
    02:00 PM
    Take an afternoon break and refuel with build-your-own $2 street tacos in the Temps on 6!

    • Hospitality
    02:00 PM

    • Live Demo
    02:00 PM
    Join nationally recognized retail expert Rawlins Gilliland as he independently spotlights affordable and unique impulse purchase gifts!

    • Walking Tour
    03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
    Take a break and enjoy a glass of wine while exploring resources in Light + Design on Ten, an open-daily shared lighting showroom for interior designers.

    • Hospitality
    03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
    Take a break and enjoy a glass of wine while exploring the endless home accents and furniture resources in The Gallery in the Interior Home + Design Center.

    • Hospitality
    03:30 PM
    Join Shay Geyer and Shayla Copas as they discuss the "Four Seasons of Entertaining".

    • Featured Event
    • Industry Event
    05:00 PM - 07:00 AM
    Join Michel Smith Boyd, American interior designer and star of Bravo's Buying it Blind, for wine and insightful discussion around expressive and reflective design.

    • Hospitality
    • Walking Tour
    • Featured Event
    05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
    Join us for the Jan Barbolgio Signature Tequila Bar and see the new Linea d'Luz collection of lighting and furniture. 

    • Hospitality
    06:00 PM
    The Gourmet Gold Specialty Food Awards celebrates exceptional manufacturers in the gourmet products industry who exhibit at Dallas Market Center. More than 1,500 product lines of gourmet food and accessories are featured in Gourmet Market in the World Trade Center and this awards program recognizes the creme de la creme. Winners in 10 categories will be revealed during this awards ceremony and reception.

    • Awards Show
    • Featured Event
    06:00 PM
    Take a look around KidsWorld while you enjoy some purrr-fectly delicious bites, cocktails, sweets and more.

    • Cocktail Party
    06:15 PM
    Come celebrate the finest tasting foods on campus at the Gourmet Market Party. Have a glass of champagne as you explore the gourmet resources located in WTC 180.

    • Cocktail Party
    Sat, Jun 22
    08:30 AM - 02:00 PM
    Visit participating showrooms for a chance to win Showroom Bucks, good in 7th floor showrooms. The winner drawing is Saturday at 2PM.

    • Giveaway
    08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
    Explore these displays to discover new and innovative products. Get inspired and source these products throughout the marketplace.

    • Hospitality
    09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Join us in the IHDC for complimentary mimosas!

    • Hospitality
    09:00 AM
    New to Market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.

    • Walking Tour
    10:30 AM
    Join Dallas’ flower design expert as he shows you how you can use Permanent Botanicals to your advantage in event work. Today’s permanent botanicals are so realistic they can stand in for fresh flowers.

    • Live Demo
    11:00 AM
    Join us in the IHDC for complimentary mimosas! While you're there see what Terry Sullivan has to say about building your brand and the art of getting new clients through LinkedIn.

    • Hospitality
    11:30 AM
    Why should you use LinkedIn? LinkedIn is the proven, number one ranked online business-networking tool that gives business professionals and companies the ability to connect, demonstrate skills, services, and products, and develop meaningful business relationships. Widely considered to be the Guru on LinkedIn, Terry will show you how to use LinkedIn to take advantage of the immense opportunities this powerful platform offers as a personal branding and marketing tool to achieve business goals.

    • Seminar
    • Featured Event
    01:30 PM
    Join industry expert Rawlins Gilliland as he highlights the best of the best in Cash & Carry in Market Hall. Discover leading products you can take home same day!
     
    Meeting location: Market Hall - Main Hall Lobby  

    • Walking Tour
    02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Join us for beer and wine while you browse some of the latest temps on WTC 12! 

    • Hospitality
    02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Join us for beer & wine as you browse some of the latest apparel and accessories temps on WTC 13! 

    • Hospitality
    02:00 PM
    Take an afternoon break and refuel with build-your-own $2 street tacos in the Temps on 6!

    • Hospitality
    02:00 PM
    Stop by for an afternoon pick-me-up and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, discover unique, vintage products in Market Hall.

    • Hospitality
    02:00 PM
    Join us at the Design Demo Bar with Cecelia Valudos featuring Craig Bachman Import ribbons: Putting on the Wows for Spirit Mums!

    • Live Demo
    02:00 PM
    Treat your sweet tooth to a sweet treat as you browse the 8th floor apparel and accessories for tots, teens, and in between.

    • Hospitality
    03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
    Take a break and enjoy a glass of wine while exploring resources in Light + Design on Ten, an open-daily shared lighting showroom for interior designers.

    • Hospitality
    03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
    Take a break and enjoy a glass of wine while exploring the endless home accents and furniture resources in The Gallery in the Interior Home + Design Center.

    • Hospitality
    Sun, Jun 23
    08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
    Explore these displays to discover new and innovative products. Get inspired and source these products throughout the marketplace.

    • Hospitality
    08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
    Visit participating showrooms for a chance to win Showroom Bucks, good in 7th floor showrooms. The winner drawing is Saturday at 2PM.

    • Giveaway
    09:00 AM
    New to Market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.

    • Walking Tour
    03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
    Take a break and enjoy a glass of wine while exploring resources in Light + Design on Ten, an open-daily shared lighting showroom for interior designers.

    • Hospitality
    03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
    Take a break and enjoy a glass of wine while exploring the endless home accents and furniture resources in The Gallery in the Interior Home + Design Center.

    • Hospitality
    Mon, Jun 24
    08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
    Visit participating showrooms for a chance to win Showroom Bucks, good in 7th floor showrooms. The winner drawing is Saturday at 2PM.

    • Giveaway
    09:00 AM
    New to Market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.

    • Walking Tour
    Tue, Jun 25
    09:00 AM
    New to Market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.

    • Walking Tour