Dallas Total Home & Gift Market Events

Jan 17 - January 23, 2018

Wed, Jan 17
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
International buyers are invited to visit this exclusive buyers' lounge for an early breakfast, free international calls, computers, printers, and a lounge area.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Celebrating home industry excellence as you view an exhibit honoring the 29th Annual ARTS Awards finalists.
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Buyers may relax in our Buyers' Lounge with complimentary refreshments, phone, fax, copier, and internet service.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Have any questions or need help navigating interior design resources around campus? Stop by this design concierge on WTC 5 to get your questions answered and, while you're there, explore the home accents and décor resources in the Living Room.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Refuel and recharge at this dedicated lounge for interior designers sponsored by ASID and IDS. Grab a snack, sip on a cup of coffee, and relax or use it as a meeting space to work with clients.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Drop off your business card for a chance to win a 3-night hotel stay, plus enjoy a $200 dining gift card. Restrictions apply.
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Sample specialty food and beverage products for your store.
  • Hospitality
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Stop by participating A-aisle Gourmet Market booths and enter to win a $200 AMEX gift card!
  • Giveaway
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 - 06:00 PM
Spend $1,000 with an exhibitor in The Gallery at IHDC during Market for a chance to be the lucky winner of a $500 gift card!
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Explore vignettes curated by leading interior designers. Sponsored by Traditional Home, see the latest design trends come to life.
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Spend $1,000 in a showroom on WTC 5 or 6 during Market and drop your business card in that showroom's bowl to enter for a chance to win big! Then, join us on Friday at 3PM in the WTC 6 Atrium for beer, wine, and the winner drawing. Two lucky winners will go home with $500 gift cards. Must be present at the time of the drawing to win.
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Write an order in a showroom on WTC 9, 10, and 11 during Market and drop your business card in that showroom's bowl to enter for a chance to win unique products from those floors! Then, join us on Friday at 4PM in the WTC 10 Atrium for beer, wine, and the winner drawing. Must be present at the time of the drawing to win.
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM
Start your day off with a Bloody Mary on us! While you're there, explore all the Interior Home + Design Center has to offer.
  • Hospitality
09:00 AM
A live morning broadcast hosted by Dallas Market Center’s 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 and campus monitors.
09:00 AM
New to market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.
  • Walking Tour
01:00 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
02:00 PM
Hear from leading industry members for an in-depth discussion on product development. Join Alexa Hampton, Michael Mitchell, and Tyler Hill for an engaging and dynamic discussion about interior design, product development, and more.
  • Seminar
  • Featured Event
02:00 PM
Treat yourself to tasty bites as you browse baby, child, and juvenile apparel, accessories, décor, and more.
  • Hospitality
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Meet celebrity designers and marvel at their curated vignettes during the Designer Meet and Greet. Enjoy a drink on us as you ask questions and gain inspiration from those best in the business. Then, head over to Dann Foley and Donna Moss’ bubbly discussion about design in Botanical Mix from 3:30-4:30PM.
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, explore the expansive holiday and floral resources on IHDC 2.
  • Hospitality
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, explore the vast resources on TM 2 such as leading gift, housewares, and tabletop products.
  • Hospitality
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Wine down on your first day of Market with wine, cheese, desserts, and smooth jazz in the recently opened Interior Home + Design Center. While you're there, explore the expansive home accents resources in IHDC.
  • Cocktail Party
  • Featured Event
Thu, Jan 18
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
International buyers are invited to visit this exclusive buyers' lounge for an early breakfast, free international calls, computers, printers, and a lounge area.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Celebrating home industry excellence as you view an exhibit honoring the 29th Annual ARTS Awards finalists.
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Buyers may relax in our Buyers' Lounge with complimentary refreshments, phone, fax, copier, and internet service.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Buyers may relax in our Buyers' Lounge with complimentary refreshments, phone, fax, copier, and internet service.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Have any questions or need help navigating interior design resources around campus? Stop by this design concierge on WTC 5 to get your questions answered and, while you're there, explore the home accents and décor resources in the Living Room.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Refuel and recharge at this dedicated lounge for interior designers sponsored by ASID and IDS. Grab a snack, sip on a cup of coffee, and relax or use it as a meeting space to work with clients.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Drop off your business card for a chance to win a 3-night hotel stay, plus enjoy a $200 dining gift card. Restrictions apply.
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Sample specialty food and beverage products for your store.
  • Hospitality
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Be one of the first 20 people to spend $1,000 in Market Hall and receive a $100 AMEX gift card.
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Explore these displays to explore new and innovative products. Be inspired then source these products throughout the marketplace.
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Stop by participating A-aisle Gourmet Market booths and enter to win a $200 AMEX gift card!
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Spend $1,000 with an exhibitor in The Gallery at IHDC during Market for a chance to be the lucky winner of a $500 gift card!
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Explore vignettes curated by leading interior designers. Sponsored by Traditional Home, see the latest design trends come to life.
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Be one of the first 20 people to spend $1,000 in the WTC 13 Temps and receive a $100 AMEX gift card.
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Spend $1,000 in a showroom on WTC 5 or 6 during Market and drop your business card in that showroom's bowl to enter for a chance to win big! Then, join us on Friday at 3PM in the WTC 6 Atrium for beer, wine, and the winner drawing. Two lucky winners will go home with $500 gift cards. Must be present at the time of the drawing to win.
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Write an order in a showroom on WTC 9, 10, and 11 during Market and drop your business card in that showroom's bowl to enter for a chance to win unique products from those floors! Then, join us on Friday at 4PM in the WTC 10 Atrium for beer, wine, and the winner drawing. Must be present at the time of the drawing to win.
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:30 PM
Be one of the first 20 people to spend $1,000 on WTC 12 will receive a $100 AMEX gift card.
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 07:00 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
Start your day off with a Bloody Mary on us! While you're there, explore all the Interior Home + Design Center has to offer.
  • Hospitality
09:00 AM
Now that you have purchased the next season of items for your store, do you know how to sell it? Customer engagement through social media, in-store experiences, and over the top customer service is the key to keeping your current customers and the only way to acquire new ones. This seminar will teach you best practices to implement in your store to create a long-lasting relationship with your customers.
  • Seminar
09:00 AM
Enjoy a mimosa and join Dallas Design expert J Schwanke for this hands on experience. Learn how to construct your very own dried and preserved botanical hand bouquet. Supplies are provided courtesy of Schusters of Texas.
  • Live Demo
09:00 AM
A live morning broadcast hosted by Dallas Market Center’s 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 and campus monitors.
09:00 AM
New to market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.
  • Walking Tour
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
Expanding your design business is no longer solely about focusing on interior design work. In today's business landscape, it's all about diversification; growing your brand to include licensed collections, private-label collections, staging services, or even a showroom or retail location. How do you decide what's right for you? Where do you begin and when? Join leading designers, Robin Baron, Steve Favreau, and Julia Buckingham as they host a dynamic, honest, and informati...
  • Seminar
  • Featured Event
10:00 AM
Cocktails and coffee - what could be better? Stop by WTC 8 for alcoholic iced coffees to give you that much needed mid-morning boost. While you're there browse baby, child, and juvenile apparel accessories, décor, and more.
  • Hospitality
10:30 AM
Digital marketing icon and email marketing expert Ron Cates offers a straightforward (and entertaining) workshop on the incredible benefits of utilizing email and social media, and how to combine the two, to amplify messaging. Learn critical, easy-to-follow strategies that will enhance your relationship with customers, increase referrals, grow your online audience, and ultimately improve your bottom line.
  • Seminar
11:00 AM
Expert holiday décor designer, Donna Price, will demo sea life themed arrangements with a holiday flair.
  • Live Demo
11:00 AM
Join design expert J Schwanke for this 45 minute walking tour where you'll see the latest trends and hot new color in the retail marketplace. Receive the 2018 Trend Report, created by Schwanke, and see new trends and colors in play in showrooms across the Dallas Market Center campus.
  • Walking Tour
12:00 PM
Dive into the hottest gift trends of the year with the Gift Insider, Lindsay Roberts Schey. From hygge to mixed metals, learn about a range of trends that can be applied to any type of store or shop. At the end of the session, you will have the chance to get all of your gift trend questions answered during the Q&A with Lindsay.
  • Seminar
01:00 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
01:00 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
01:30 PM
Keep your customers coming back again and again with go-to gifts for everyone. Learn from the Gift Insider, Lindsay Roberts Schey about what exactly makes a great go-to gift!
  • Seminar
02:00 PM
Slide into the afternoon with our create your own sliders cart. Pick from a variety of toppings and condiments to create you very own culinary masterpiece. While you’re on WTC 6, explore the vast resources in the Home & Design Temps as well as the home décor resources in permanent showrooms.
  • Hospitality
02:00 PM
Need an afternoon pick me up or just finished getting your book signed by Diane Keaton? Pop on over to Light + Design on Ten and enjoy a glass of bubbly as you explore the expansive lighting resources in Light + Design on Ten.
  • Hospitality
02:00 PM
Expert holiday décor designer, Donna Price, will demonstrate what happens when a dried Cavalo horn is spray painted gold and silver for the holiday table.
  • Live Demo
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, explore the expansive holiday and floral resources on IHDC 2.
  • Hospitality
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, explore the vast resources on TM 2 such as leading gift, housewares, and tabletop products.
  • Hospitality
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, explore the Home & Design Temps and home accents and furniture permanent showrooms on WTC 6.
  • Hospitality
03:00 PM - 05:00 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
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, discover new and exciting products in all categories of gift in The Temps on WTC 12.
  • Seminar
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, discover trending women’s apparel and fashion accessories products in the permanent showrooms and in The Temps on WTC 13.
  • Hospitality
03:00 PM
Dann Foley, Libby Langdon, and Michelle Workman offer hard and fast ways you can create better brand awareness and expand your business profile. They will share insights on how they’ve built their design companies to expand into the worlds of TV, media, and licensing. They’ll give tips and tactics on press and promotion, social media, and ways you can begin your own outreach. Moderated by Nick May, this panel is sure to be an informative and comedic discussion...
  • 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
03:00 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 ac...
  • Seminar
04:00 PM
You deserve something sweet and we've got you covered. Enjoy a sweet treat on us as you explore baby, child, and juvenile apparel, accessories, décor, and more.
  • Hospitality
05:00 PM
Celebrate 30 years of the finest tasting foods on campus at the Gourmet Market 30th Anniversary Kick-Off! Start off Gourmet Market's 30th anniversary year with champagne as you explore the vast gourmet food resources located in WTC 180.
  • Cocktail Party
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Mix and mingle with industry peers while celebrating home industry excellence. Delight in beer, wine, and conversation while viewing an exhibit honoring the 29th Annual ARTS Awards finalists.
  • Cocktail Party
  • Featured Event
06:00 PM
The 2nd Annual Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards, sponsored by Gourmet Insider, recognizes exceptional manufacturers in the housewares industry. Join us for a cocktail reception and awards ceremony as winners in eight categories, along with a special Best in Class award, are revealed.
  • Awards Show
  • Featured Event
Fri, Jan 19
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
International buyers are invited to visit this exclusive buyers' lounge for an early breakfast, free international calls, computers, printers, and a lounge area.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Spend $1,000 in a showroom on WTC 5 or 6 during Market and drop your business card in that showroom's bowl to enter for a chance to win big! Then, join us on Friday at 3PM in the WTC 6 Atrium for beer, wine, and the winner drawing. Two lucky winners will go home with $500 gift cards. Must be present at the time of the drawing to win.
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Write an order in a showroom on WTC 9, 10, and 11 during Market and drop your business card in that showroom's bowl to enter for a chance to win unique products from those floors! Then, join us on Friday at 4PM in the WTC 10 Atrium for beer, wine, and the winner drawing. Must be present at the time of the drawing to win.
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Celebrating home industry excellence as you view an exhibit honoring the 29th Annual ARTS Awards finalists.
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Buyers may relax in our Buyers' Lounge with complimentary refreshments, phone, fax, copier, and internet service.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Buyers may relax in our Buyers' Lounge with complimentary refreshments, phone, fax, copier, and internet service.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Have any questions or need help navigating interior design resources around campus? Stop by this design concierge on WTC 5 to get your questions answered and, while you're there, explore the home accents and décor resources in the Living Room.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Refuel and recharge at this dedicated lounge for interior designers sponsored by ASID and IDS. Grab a snack, sip on a cup of coffee, and relax or use it as a meeting space to work with clients.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Drop off your business card for a chance to win a 3-night hotel stay, plus enjoy a $200 dining gift card. Restrictions apply.
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Sample specialty food and beverage products for your store.
  • Hospitality
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Be one of the first 20 people to spend $1,000 in Market Hall and receive a $100 AMEX gift card.
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Explore these displays to explore new and innovative products. Be inspired then source these products throughout the marketplace.
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Stop by participating A-aisle Gourmet Market booths and enter to win a $200 AMEX gift card!
  • Giveaway
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 - 06:00 PM
Spend $1,000 with an exhibitor in The Gallery at IHDC during Market for a chance to be the lucky winner of a $500 gift card!
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Explore vignettes curated by leading interior designers. Sponsored by Traditional Home, see the latest design trends come to life.
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Be one of the first 20 people to spend $1,000 in the WTC 13 Temps and receive a $100 AMEX gift card.
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:30 PM
Be one of the first 20 people to spend $1,000 on WTC 12 will receive a $100 AMEX gift card.
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM
Start your day off with a Bloody Mary on us! While you're there, explore all the Interior Home + Design Center has to offer.
  • Hospitality
09:00 AM
Market can be overwhelming: so many floors, so many vendors, so many options, and only so many hours and so much money to spend. This seminar is perfect for first time buyers to learn how to target your best customers and how to buy at market in a way that creates long-term relationships and profits for your business!
  • Seminar
09:00 AM
Enjoy a mimosa and join Dallas Design Expert J Schwanke for this hands-on experience where you’ll learn how to tie a bow-enhance a package with ribbon. Learn the finer points of using ribbon in your holiday decorating for trees and interiors. Ribbon provided by Reliant Ribbon Company.
  • Live Demo
09:00 AM
A live morning broadcast hosted by Dallas Market Center’s 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 and campus monitors.
09:00 AM
Treat yourself to tasty bites as you browse baby, child, and juvenile apparel, accessories, décor, and more.
  • Hospitality
09:00 AM
New to market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.
  • Walking Tour
09:30 AM
Start your morning with a steaming hot cup of coffee on us as you explore the expansive home accents resources in The Living Room.
  • Hospitality
10:30 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 ac...
  • Seminar
11:00 AM
Expert holiday décor designer, Donna Price, will demonstrate holiday wreaths for country, traditional, and contemporary homes.
  • Live Demo
11:00 AM
Join industry expert Rawlins Gilliland as he highlights exciting items featured in this unique temporary showcase.
  • Walking Tour
11:00 AM
Join Design Expert J Schwanke for this 45 minute walking tour where you'll see showrooms, window displays, big and small, and incredible ideas for every type of retail location. J will share ideas for challenging spaces as well as do’s and don’ts for display and merchandising.
  • Walking Tour
12:00 PM
Get creative with Edward Sajovic! Learn from the DIY master on how to create a year round wood wagon "market cart" display fixture made from an ordinary wooden pallet. (Planned retail spending budget of approximately $150)
  • Seminar
01:00 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
01:00 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
01:00 PM
Join industry leaders Nancy Price, Kelli Ellis, and Rebecca Robeson as they talk about the design business, interior trends, and more on this celebrity-filled panel moderated by Nick May.
  • Seminar
  • Featured Event
01:30 PM
With a smartphone or tablet you’ve got an incredibly powerful computer, communication device and online marketing tool in your pocket! There are hundreds of free (or very inexpensive) apps at your disposal that can drive sales, improve communication with your customers, and market your business. Join Ron Cates, digital marketing icon and renowned app expert, as he presents a session designed for you! Based on extensive testing and research, Ron will highlight and dis...
  • Seminar
02:00 PM
Slide into the afternoon with our create your own sliders cart. Pick from a variety of toppings and condiments to create you very own culinary masterpiece. While you’re on WTC 6, explore the vast resources in the Home & Design Temps as well as the home décor resources in permanent showrooms.
  • Hospitality
02:00 PM
Take a midday break and enjoy beer and wine courtesy of Gourmet Insider. While you’re there, explore the incredible housewares resources in the Housewares Shared Showroom.
  • Hospitality
02:00 PM
Expert holiday décor designer, Donna Price, will demonstrate how to dress up your fireplace mantel for the holiday season - ornaments are not just for trees!
  • 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 - 05:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, explore the vast resources on TM 2 such as leading gift, housewares, and tabletop products.
  • Hospitality
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, explore the Home & Design Temps and home accents and furniture permanent showrooms on WTC 6.
  • Hospitality
03:00 PM - 05:00 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
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, discover new and exciting products in all categories of gift in The Temps on WTC 12.
  • Seminar
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, discover trending women’s apparel and fashion accessories products in the permanent showrooms and in The Temps on WTC 13.
  • Hospitality
03:00 PM
Digital Market icon and email marketing expert, Ron Cates, offers a straightforward (and entertaining) workshop on the incredible benefits of utilizing email and social media, and how to combine them for maximum amplification. Learn critical, easy-to-follow strategies that will enhance your relationship with customers, increase referrals, grow your online audience, and ultimately improve your bottom line.
  • Seminar
03:00 PM
Spend $1,000 in a showroom on WTC 5 or 6 during Market and drop your business card in that showroom's bowl to enter for a chance to win big! Then, join us on Friday at 3PM in the WTC 6 Atrium for beer, wine, and the winner drawing. Two lucky winners will go home with $500 gift cards. Must be present at the time of the drawing to win.
  • Giveaway
03:30 PM
Mix and mingle over cocktails for an interactive way to see the latest accessory collections from exhibitors on the 13th floor.
  • Fashion Show
04:00 PM
Write an order in a showroom on WTC 9, 10, and 11 during Market and drop your business card in that showroom's bowl to enter for a chance to win unique products from those floors! Then, join us on Friday at 4PM in the WTC 10 Atrium for beer, wine, and the winner drawing. Must be present at the time of the drawing to win.
  • Giveaway
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 recognize this year's finalists, winners, and special honorees. Reservations required.
  • Off-Campus
  • Awards Show
06:00 PM
Finish your long day of shopping with a margarita on us! Enjoy drinks at this fiesta-inspired party, hosted by HDA, on the second floor of the Interior Home + Design Center. Visit showrooms on IHDC 2 for quick bites, and while you're there, explore the latest resources for holiday and floral.
  • Cocktail Party
06:00 PM
¡Olé! Enjoy drinks and bites at this Fiesta-inspired party in The Studio at KidsWorld. While you're there, explore the latest resources for baby, child, and juvenile apparel, accessories, décor, and more.
  • Cocktail Party
Sat, Jan 20
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
International buyers are invited to visit this exclusive buyers' lounge for an early breakfast, free international calls, computers, printers, and a lounge area.
  • Amenity
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
Celebrating home industry excellence as you view an exhibit honoring the 29th Annual ARTS Awards finalists.
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Buyers may relax in our Buyers' Lounge with complimentary refreshments, phone, fax, copier, and internet service.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Buyers may relax in our Buyers' Lounge with complimentary refreshments, phone, fax, copier, and internet service.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Have any questions or need help navigating interior design resources around campus? Stop by this design concierge on WTC 5 to get your questions answered and, while you're there, explore the home accents and décor resources in the Living Room.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Refuel and recharge at this dedicated lounge for interior designers sponsored by ASID and IDS. Grab a snack, sip on a cup of coffee, and relax or use it as a meeting space to work with clients.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Drop off your business card for a chance to win a 3-night hotel stay, plus enjoy a $200 dining gift card. Restrictions apply.
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Sample specialty food and beverage products for your store.
  • Hospitality
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Explore these displays to explore new and innovative products. Be inspired then source these products throughout the marketplace.
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Stop by participating A-aisle Gourmet Market booths and enter to win a $200 AMEX gift card!
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Spend $1,000 with an exhibitor in The Gallery at IHDC during Market for a chance to be the lucky winner of a $500 gift card!
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Explore vignettes curated by leading interior designers. Sponsored by Traditional Home, see the latest design trends come to life.
09:00 AM
It's all about the shopping experience! Brick and mortar stores still have the advantage when it comes to customers who identify as "shoppers." Retail expert Becky Tyre will share techniques for leveraging the in-store experience to bring customers in and keep them coming back for more. Tyre will examine the basics of marketing, events, product mix, pricing, and merchandise presentation with a focus on capturing consumer dollars in-store and through your website and social...
  • Seminar
09:00 AM
Enjoy a mimosa and join Dallas Design Expert, J Schwanke, for this hands-on experience. Learn how to make your own Christmas decoration perfect for holiday décor or entertaining. Not to mention, you will learn how to host a themed workshop in your store to encourage holiday sales. Supplies will be provided courtesy of Garden State Foliage.
  • Live Demo
09:00 AM
New to market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.
  • Walking Tour
09:30 AM
Start your morning with a steaming hot cup of coffee on us as you explore the expansive home accents resources in The Living Room.
  • Hospitality
10:30 AM
Learn how to create a perfect, point of purchase display riser from cardboard cement forms that mimics the tree trunk trend found in today's retail marketplace. (Planned retail spending budget of approximately $100)
  • Seminar
12:00 PM
Ron Cates, a leading expert on digital marketing, will feature his unique, clarifying viewpoint on online marketing. The session will cover the core elements of a successful digital marketing strategy taking into consideration the budget and time constraints of running a small business. Learn about low cost and no cost online marketing tools that are simple and effective. Advanced marketers will learn new tricks, but beginners will never feel lost. Don't miss this enterta...
  • Seminar
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Join flower expert J Schwanke for his Back to the Basics Design Seminar and Training Session! J will share his secrets and best techniques for making flowers last longer and improving flower size, color, and fragrance. He will share his favorite tips, tricks, and techniques for faster and easier flowers to wear, wedding bouquets, and event flowers. Learn how to prepare containers, armatures, and event pieces with ease and simp...
01:00 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
01:00 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
01:00 PM
Need a snack or a pick me up during the day? Stop by Light + Design on Ten for fruit, cheese, and drinks hosted by ASID Texas. While you’re there, explore the incredible lighting resources in Light + Design.
  • Hospitality
01:30 PM
Retail expert Becky Tyre examines the future of the "giving back" trend and retail strategies that encourage sales and promote goodwill while increasing customer loyalty. Tyre will address ways to identify and evaluate charitable partnerships and discuss the balance of giving back without giving up profits. Take away specific strategies for dealing with customers and community members asking for donations as well as ideas for charitable events, resources, and vendors to "e...
  • Seminar
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!
  • Walking Tour
02:00 PM
Slide into the afternoon with our create your own sliders cart. Pick from a variety of toppings and condiments to create you very own culinary masterpiece. While you’re on WTC 6, explore the vast resources in the Home & Design Temps as well as the home décor resources in permanent showrooms.
  • Hospitality
02:00 PM
Expert holiday décor designer, Donna Price, will demonstrate holiday wreaths for country, traditional, and contemporary homes.
  • Live Demo
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, explore the Home & Design Temps and home accents and furniture permanent showrooms on WTC 6.
  • Hospitality
03:00 PM - 05:00 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
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, discover new and exciting products in all categories of gift in The Temps on WTC 12.
  • Seminar
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Take an afternoon break and enjoy a drink on us! While you're there, discover trending women’s apparel and fashion accessories products in the permanent showrooms and in The Temps on WTC 13.
  • Hospitality
03:00 PM
Do you ever wonder what in the world Millennials are thinking about? How do Millennials make decisions on what and when to purchase items? Can anything be done to woo Millennials to your shop? Do you know the difference between Millennials and Hipsters?
Come get your decoder ring from Ashley Morrow and get all of your questions answered on this unique generation and how to do business with them.
  • Seminar
03:00 PM
Enjoy a midafternoon cocktail at The Studio at KidsWorld. While you're there, explore the latest resources for baby, child, and juvenile apparel, accessories, décor, and more.
  • Hospitality
Sun, Jan 21
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
International buyers are invited to visit this exclusive buyers' lounge for an early breakfast, free international calls, computers, printers, and a lounge area.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Buyers may relax in our Buyers' Lounge with complimentary refreshments, phone, fax, copier, and internet service.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Celebrating home industry excellence as you view an exhibit honoring the 29th Annual ARTS Awards finalists.
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Buyers may relax in our Buyers' Lounge with complimentary refreshments, phone, fax, copier, and internet service.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Drop off your business card for a chance to win a 3-night hotel stay, plus enjoy a $200 dining gift card. Restrictions apply.
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Sample specialty food and beverage products for your store.
  • Hospitality
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Explore these displays to explore new and innovative products. Be inspired then source these products throughout the marketplace.
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Stop by participating A-aisle Gourmet Market booths and enter to win a $200 AMEX gift card!
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Spend $1,000 with an exhibitor in The Gallery at IHDC during Market for a chance to be the lucky winner of a $500 gift card!
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Explore vignettes curated by leading interior designers. Sponsored by Traditional Home, see the latest design trends come to life.
09:00 AM
New to market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.
  • Walking Tour
Mon, Jan 22
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
International buyers are invited to visit this exclusive buyers' lounge for an early breakfast, free international calls, computers, printers, and a lounge area.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Celebrating home industry excellence as you view an exhibit honoring the 29th Annual ARTS Awards finalists.
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Buyers may relax in our Buyers' Lounge with complimentary refreshments, phone, fax, copier, and internet service.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Drop off your business card for a chance to win a 3-night hotel stay, plus enjoy a $200 dining gift card. Restrictions apply.
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Sample specialty food and beverage products for your store.
  • Hospitality
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Stop by participating A-aisle Gourmet Market booths and enter to win a $200 AMEX gift card!
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Spend $1,000 with an exhibitor in The Gallery at IHDC during Market for a chance to be the lucky winner of a $500 gift card!
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Explore vignettes curated by leading interior designers. Sponsored by Traditional Home, see the latest design trends come to life.
09:00 AM
New to market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.
  • Walking Tour
Tue, Jan 23
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
International buyers are invited to visit this exclusive buyers' lounge for an early breakfast, free international calls, computers, printers, and a lounge area.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Celebrating home industry excellence as you view an exhibit honoring the 29th Annual ARTS Awards finalists.
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Buyers may relax in our Buyers' Lounge with complimentary refreshments, phone, fax, copier, and internet service.
  • Amenity
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Spend $1,000 with an exhibitor in The Gallery at IHDC during Market for a chance to be the lucky winner of a $500 gift card!
  • Giveaway
08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Explore vignettes curated by leading interior designers. Sponsored by Traditional Home, see the latest design trends come to life.
09:00 AM
New to market? Join our Market Orientation Tour for tips on how to navigate our campus.
  • Walking Tour