Dallas Market Center Launches Comprehensive Mobile App

– For each download 8 meals will be donated to Feeding America –

DALLAS – January 17, 2012 – Dallas Market Center (DMC) today announced the release of its comprehensive mobile application now available for download from the iTunes and Android App Stores. The App, named DallasMarket, includes multiple tools to help buyers navigate Market and keep up-to-date on DMC news and events. In addition, between January 17 and January 31 DMC will donate eight meals per download to Feeding America, the leading domestic hunger-relief charity in the United States. For more information on Feeding America visit www.feedingamerica.org.

“It’s our goal to offer the latest technology to help our buyers have the best Market experience possible,” said Bill Winsor, president and CEO, Dallas Market Center. “The DallasMarket App is the most up-to-date and comprehensive tool for a dynamic marketplace.”

“We encourage buyers and vendors to download the App, familiarize themselves with it, and participate in Market in a new way,” said Cindy Morris, COO, Dallas Market Center. “The App is simply the most efficient method to make the most of Market.”

The Dallas Market Center App is the first market center iPad app and the most comprehensive available from any trade center. It includes the following tools:

Search function, powered by Google, allowing quick look-up of exhibitors, products, and lines

Exhibitor profiles

Floor maps and a campus guide

Market food guide showing food outlet locations and hours

The “My Market” feature that allows attendees to mark favorite showrooms, plan appointments and seminars to attend, and make notes

Custom reminder alerts that can be sent for special events

DMC Twitter feed

The “Around Town” feature that provides interesting after-Market activities

Shuttle and Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Rail information

In addition to the DallasMarket App, keep up-to-date on Market information by following Dallas Market Center on Facebook and Twitter.

About Dallas Market Center
Founded in 1957, Dallas Market Center is the world’s most complete wholesale marketplace. Within its marketplace of more than five million square feet, retailers from around the globe source products ranging from home furnishings, gifts, decorative accessories and lighting to textiles, fashion accessories and men's, western, women's and children's apparel. With more than 50 markets each year attended by more than 200,000 retail buyers from all 50 states and 78 countries, Dallas Market Center offers hundreds of events and seminars geared toward helping retailers expand business and increase profits. As a result, more than $8 billion in estimated wholesale transactions are conducted annually within the Dallas Market Center complex. The Dallas Market Center website is available at www.dallasmarketcenter.com.