Dallas Total Home & Gift Market Events

Jan 08 - January 14, 2020

Wed, Jan 08
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Sample specialty food and beverage products for your store.

08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Explore these displays to explore new and innovative products. Be inspired, then source these products throughout the marketplace.
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 J Schwanke - host of "Life in Bloom" on Public TV and Create TV and Design Expert for the Dallas Market Center for this fast paced-walking tour of Campus. J will take you on a journey to view World Class Display and Merchandising, sure to give you useful ideas, valuable inspiration and spark your own creativity for Display and Merchandising ideas both big and small. Tour is approximately 45-50 minutes. Meet at the Fountain in the World Trade Cen...
  • Walking Tour
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.
  • Featured Event
12:00 PM
Hey, you have to eat anyway. Why not Lunch and Learn with J! Lunch is provided compliments of the Dallas Market Center! Join J Schwanke - host of "Life in Bloom" on Public TV and Create TV and Design Expert for the Dallas Market Center for "Holiday Trends for 2020". J will share the hottest NEW trends and colors for the 2020 Holiday Season and will include NEW takes on classic trends. You'll gain valuable insight and direction to help make your 2020 buying experience in Dallas more profitable an...
  • Hospitality
  • Featured Event
01:00 PM
Join Global Trend Ambassador, Patti Carpenter to discover emerging international trends in color, print, surface design and materials, focusing on their influences on the U.S. Home and Gift Markets for 2020 and beyond.
  • Seminar
  • Featured Event
02:00 PM
Join Patti Biro from the Spa Industry Association for an insider tour of retail product categories and trends at market. Do you want to know the latest personal care and gift items for your spa, salon, or wellness facility? Then stroll with Patti as she shares impulse buys, high margin finds, gift items, indie beauty and ingredient trends. Any retailer seeking to expand their selection of wellness and lifestyle retail is welcome!
  • Walking Tour
  • Featured Event
03:00 PM
Join J Schwanke, host of "Life in Bloom" on Public TV and Create TV and Design Expert for the Dallas Market Center, for this live flower filled Holiday demonstration. J loves the Holidays and is eager to share his ideas and inspire you to include these flower-filled design ideas with your customers. J has scoured the DMC campus for the BEST "flowerful" products and will show you how simple and easy it is to Flower your Holidays!
  • Live Demo
03:00 PM
Toma Clark Haines, better known as CEO of The Antiques Diva & Co kicks off 2020 with a Vision Planning Key Note discussing the importance of focusing on your goals and following your dreams. She breaks down #dreammaking into actionable steps and candidly details how to get up when you fall down. Sharing her life story, Toma tells how she became CEO of her life... not just her multi-national empire leading global antique sourcing tours, offering international art and antique shipping, desig...
  • Seminar
  • Walking Tour
Thu, Jan 09
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Sample specialty food and beverage products for your store.

08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Explore these displays to explore new and innovative products. Be inspired, then source these products throughout the marketplace.
09:00 AM
Join retail expert Rawlins Gilliland, former buyer for Neiman Marcus, for breakfast and an open forum to get real answers to real questions on important topics such as sales staffing, training, promotional ideas, and more. 
  • Hospitality
  • Featured Event
09:00 AM
Retail Clarity Coach and Former Parsons Buyer, Cris Willis, will drive home key concepts that every retailer needs to have as their core philosophy - they must think of the lifetime value of a customer and not let 1 transaction ruin their relationship. Cris will share grass roots gift certificate marketing ideas to drive traffic, an easy loyalty program that will cost just the price of index cards and a box along with several ways to increase sales with strategies on pricing, assortment mix, and...
  • Seminar
09:00 AM
New to market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.
  • Walking Tour
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
What’s the keyword for 2020? Smart! Learn from nationally known digital market expert Leslie Carothers, CEO of The Kaleidoscope Partnership and Savour Partnership, exactly how to deploy the smartest digital marketing strategy that will maximize your time and budget. Her practical, actionable plan will produce the most powerful lead generation and sales results for your business in 2020 and beyond. Carothers will return for an afternoon session covering advanced social media strategies.
  • Seminar
11:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Now entering a stress-free zone. You’ve mastered market - now take some time to treat yourself to a refreshment and glorious pamper session.

  • Featured Event
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.
  • Featured Event
11:00 AM
Gone are the days when sustainable furnishings screamed earth-friendly. Today, the style statement for an eco-friendly, healthy home is all about quality furnishings with beautiful aesthetics, no matter the style and price-point. Sustainable Furnishings Council's Susan Inglis, Executive Director and resident expert, provides you with an overview presentation "What is Sustainable Furniture, Anyway?" then guides you through SFC member showrooms where you see examples and learn more as we view and ...
  • Walking Tour
01:00 PM
Join Warren Shoulberg, cited by media sources including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN and ABC News for his expert commentary as he shares everything you need to know -- or just about everything -- about one of the hottest trends to come along to gift and home: cannabidiol or CBD. It's legal, it's not marijuana and it can be a big business for suppliers and retailers alike. Find out more at this informative, even entertaining, look at the facts behind CBD. The first 25 attendee...
  • Featured Event
  • Giveaway
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
You’re a leader. You’re already adept at Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, YouTube, Pinterest and Snapchat. In this seminar led by nationally known digital marketing expert Leslie Carothers, CEO of The Kaleidoscope Partnership and Savour Partnership, prepare to take your social media game to the next level. Learn advanced techniques for taking advantage of Instagram and Facebook Stories, Facebook Messenger Chat Bots, Groups and advanced online advertising strategies to generat...
  • Seminar
02:00 PM

Join Damon Oates from DecoExchange as he demonstrates his famous wreath making techniques! Damon will be creating a playful Santa themed wreath featuring NEW items from Craig Bachman Imports.

  • Live Demo
03:00 PM
Retail expert Rawlins Gilliland independently sources things he believes will sell with markup potential. Minimums & store level merchandise differentiation matters to Rawlins, so join him for this profitable fast paced show & tell tour.
  • Walking Tour
  • Featured Event
03:00 PM

The truth is: today's consumer demands valuable content and this has made us all into content creators: brands, boutique owners, buyers, retailers, etc. They want to hear more than just "buy from us" or “here is a sale”. The 3 C's of Content are pillars that every person (or store) selling physical products should be doing to create content that engages and connects with their customer - and gets them to want to buy. When it comes to content, this is what you should be putting in ...

  • Seminar
  • Featured Event
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Mix and mingle with industry peers and celeb tastemakers Thom Filicia and Carson Kressley while celebrating home industry excellence.  Delight in cocktails and conversation while viewing an exhibit honoring the 31st Annual ARTS Awards finalists.
  • Featured Event
Fri, Jan 10
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Sample specialty food and beverage products for your store.

08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Explore these displays to explore new and innovative products. Be inspired, then source these products throughout the marketplace.
09:00 AM
New to market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.
  • Walking Tour
11:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Now entering a stress-free zone. You’ve mastered market - now take some time to treat yourself to a refreshment and glorious pamper session.

  • Featured Event
11:00 AM
Retail expert Rawlins Gilliland independently sources things he believes will sell with markup potential. Mindful that minimums & merchandise differentiation matter, join him to see his picks of best temps on 13, 12, & 6th floors. 
  • Walking Tour
  • Featured Event
11:00 AM

Join StyleEyes, the team of trend scouts and tastemakers for Dallas Total Home and Gift Market, as they discuss what incredible products they have discovered at market! 

  • Featured Event
01:00 PM
Come see the talented Morgan Heistand as she demonstrates how to create a one of a kind mum along with how to "bling out" your bear using products from Craig Bachman. Learn how to make the most of this profitable and fun business!
  • Live Demo
01:00 PM

Join the Style and Image Director of Estee Lauder and the Founder/Creative Director of AERIN, Aerin Lauder as she shares how she built a global lifestyle brand based on her belief that when the modern woman thinks about beauty, she sees an extension of herself, her home, her wardrobe and her travels. While beauty and Estee Lauder are Aerin’s heritage, home and accessories are her true passion.

  • Seminar
  • Featured Event
02:00 PM

Join Damon Oates from DecoExchange as he demonstrates his famous wreath making techniques! Damon will be creating a traditional red, green and gold Christmas themed wreath featuring NEW items from Craig Bachman Imports.

  • Live Demo
02:00 PM
Join Jacqueline Snyder and Minna Khounlo-Sithep from The Product Boss Podcast in this live campus event.
 
The truth is: today's consumer demands valuable content and this has made us all into content creators: brands, boutique owners, buyers, retailers, etc. They want to hear more than just "buy from us" or “here is a sale”. The 3 C's of Content are pillars that every person (or store) selling physical products should be doing to create content that eng...
  • Seminar
  • Featured Event
03:00 PM
Retail expert Rawlins Gilliland independently sources things he believes will sell with markup potential. Mindful that minimums & unique store level merchandise matters, join him for his impulse purchase picks.
  • Walking Tour
  • Featured Event
06:00 PM

The ARTS Awards is the premier international awards program dedicated to home industry excellence and achievement in retailing, manufacturing, design, and representation. The black-tie gala event will be hosted by Carson Kressley and Thom Filicia and will recognize this year's finalists, winners, and special honoree Michael Amini. Reservations required.

  • Featured Event
Sat, Jan 11
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Sample specialty food and beverage products for your store.

08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Explore these displays to explore new and innovative products. Be inspired, then source these products throughout the marketplace.
09:00 AM
New to market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.
  • Walking Tour
11:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Now entering a stress-free zone. You’ve mastered market - now take some time to treat yourself to a refreshment and glorious pamper session.

  • Featured Event
11:00 AM
Retail expert Rawlins Gilliland independently sources things he believes will sell with markup potential. Mindful that minimums & merchandise differentiation matter, join him for the best of cash & carry or order winners!
  • Walking Tour
  • Featured Event
02:00 PM

Join Damon Oates from DecoExchange as he demonstrates his famous wreath making techniques! Damon will be creating a graphic, bold and modern black & white themed wreath featuring NEW items from Craig Bachman Imports.

  • Live Demo
Sun, Jan 12
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Sample specialty food and beverage products for your store.

08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Explore these displays to explore new and innovative products. Be inspired, then source these products throughout the marketplace.
09:00 AM
New to market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.
  • Walking Tour
Mon, Jan 13
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Sample specialty food and beverage products for your store.

08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Explore these displays to explore new and innovative products. Be inspired, then source these products throughout the marketplace.
09:00 AM
New to market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.
  • Walking Tour
Tue, Jan 14
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Sample specialty food and beverage products for your store.

08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Explore these displays to explore new and innovative products. Be inspired, then source these products throughout the marketplace.
09:00 AM
New to market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.
  • Walking Tour