Dallas Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards Call for Entries

DALLAS – October 2, 2017 – Dallas Market Center today announced a call for entries for the 2nd Annual Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards, to be held at Dallas Market Center during Total Housewares & Gourmet Market, January 17-23, 2018. Entries are open through November 3.

The Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards is an esteemed awards program that recognizes exceptional manufacturers in the housewares industry exhibiting at Dallas Market Center. Dallas Market Center’s housewares resources have expanded and improved over the years with more than 300 housewares product lines now featured throughout the Housewares neighborhood in the Trade Mart and across the marketplace, enhancing the opportunity for product discovery.

The Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards will present awards in eight categories with a special Best in Class award selected from among the category winners.

The January 2018 award categories include:

• Cookware/Bakeware
• Kitchen Electrics
• Kitchen Tools & Gadgets
• Kitchen Textiles
• Tabletop/Serveware
• Cutlery
• Barware
• Beverageware

Housewares product entries will be judged based on innovation, user-friendliness and visual appeal.  Participation is limited to current Dallas Market Center permanent or temporary housewares exhibitors, and products must be introduced to Market between February 28, 2017 and January 2018.

Entry fee is $50 per entry or three entries for $100. The first six exhibitors to enter three submissions will be featured on a special Gourmet Gold Housewares Shelf Talk Page in Gourmet Insider magazine. Deadline for entries is Friday, November 3, 2017.
Pre-Judging will take place mid-December and on-site judging will take place Wednesday, January 17. Winners will be revealed during an awards ceremony and cocktail reception on Thursday, January 18 at Dallas Market Center at 6PM.
To make plans for upcoming markets, visit the Dallas Market Center website and download the Dallas Market Center App. Keep up-to-date on all information by visiting Dallas Market Center on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and the DMC Daily Dose.

About Dallas Market Center
Dallas Market Center is a global business-to-business trade center and the leading wholesale marketplace in North America connecting retailers and interior designers with top manufacturers in home décor, furniture, gift, lighting, and fashion. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus near downtown Dallas, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products via open-daily showrooms and from exhibitors participating in trade events held throughout the year. The Dallas Market Center website is available at dallasmarketcenter.com.
About Gourmet Insider
Gourmet Insider offers leading business-to-business publications and digital content platforms for independent gourmet kitchenware store operators. Gourmet Insider delivers insightful retailer profiles, analysis of key merchandising trends and strategies and information on the latest products. Gourmet Insider is a sister title of HomeWorld Business, the leading business-to-business media resource for the housewares industry. gourmetinsider.com.