Brands Participating in The Temps at June Total Home & Gift Market Ahead of Goal; Loyal and New Exhibitors To Be Featured in New and Expanded Neighborhoods

DALLAS – March 19, 2024 – The Temps at Dallas Total Home & Gift Market have momentum. This summer’s presentation of temporary exhibitors, taking place June 19-22, is ahead of goal for the designated space already leased in the World Trade Center, Trade Mart, and Market Hall. The show is trending to be the largest summer edition of Temps at Total Home & Gift Market in a decade.

Among the hundreds of new and seasoned exhibitors across five neighborhoods of the marketplace, the June show will include design resources together in a new location on the 11th floor, an expanded Gift selection on the 12th floor, the addition of tabletop to Trade Mart 1 Pavilion, more fashion accessories on WTC 13, and the return of GO TEXAN together with Immediate Goods in Market Hall.

“We are anticipating the largest selection of exhibitors in 10 years and we couldn’t be more thrilled,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “These very early figures make it clear that Dallas is in high demand by brands who want exposure in the Markets buyers are attending. The latest buyer surveys show that buyers are seeking a single, efficient marketplace to find a wide range of trending product across all categories in a city that’s easy to visit and safe.” In addition, our survey confirms that over 87% of buyers who come to Market, shop the TEMPS.

Market details for The Temps including new and expanded neighborhoods include the following:

    • High Style Dallas, High Style Boutique, and Home & Fine Linens have a new home on the 11th floor. Shop High Style Dallas for the “best of the best” gifts and décor including home accents, artwork, decorative soft-goods, tabletop, gifts, accessories, children’s items, paper products, and more; High Style Boutique will be your destination for high fashion jewelry, accessories, and apparel.
    • High Style Dallas exhibitors include 727 Sailbags, Smithey Ironware, JM Piers, LX Artworks and many others. High Style Boutique features Dominique Bags, Hampton Road Designs, Natalie Wood Designs, and ONI.
    • Trade Mart 1 Pavilion will have a juried selection of products from all categories of merchandise. Featured exhibitors include Albert Punkt, Oh My Mahjong, B's Knees Fragrance, and Tart by Taylor and will be joined by dozens of other companies.
    • World Trade Center 12 is the largest collection of new exhibitors and trending products across a wide range of categories. The Gourmet Market will feature Lakonia Imports, Holy Smoke Cocktail Smokers, and Savory Fine Foods. In Body & Spa, vendors will include Greenwich Bay Trading Co., California Mango, and The Naked Bee. In Emerging Gifts you can expect Reminder Nail Polish, Studio FSR, and Clay House Candles, among others. General Gifts will include Instacake Cards, Happy by Rachel, and TINte Cosmetics. Home exhibitors include Allie and Eddy Designs, Vittoria Collection, and Red Bird's House will be featured. Season/Outdoor will feature K & K Tabletops, Lazarus Design Studio - Songbird Grove Collection, and New World Arts. The In-Demand neighborhood will feature Saturday Silks, Home Malone, Fabuplates, and Kanga Coolers.
    • World Trade Center 13 is the destination for jewelry, fashion accessories, and apparel including Accessory Concierge, Little Words Project, Teleties, Trollbeads, and Jacqueline Kent. Market Hall is the home of GO TEXAN, a Texas Department of Agriculture initiative dedicated to identifying and supporting Texas-based businesses and connecting them with customers across the Lone Star State and around the world. The GO TEXAN neighborhood is expected to showcase more than 50 businesses who grow, harvest, produce, and/or manufacture agriculture and non-agricultural products in Texas. Immediate Goods is also located in Market Hall with brands including Salteez, Sandy & Rizzo, Under Wraps, Wilder & Soul, and Urban Mangoz. The Artisan neighborhood include Glenda Gies, Bora, Adams & Hegwood, and Sorrelli Jewelry; in the Vintage & Home neighborhood, featured exhibitors include Karma Living, Forever Green Art, Cima Wholesale, and Tara Gasparian Jewelry along with many others. Market Hall vendors offers both Cash & Carry AND order writing purchasing options.
Supporting the Temps experience, there will be a variety of events and hospitality for retailers to enjoy while they are attending market.
For more details on the Temps and upcoming markets, visit the Dallas Market Center website and download the Dallas Market Center mobile app. Also, keep up-to-date on all information by visiting Dallas Market Center on Facebook, Instagram, 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 gifts, home décor, gourmet and housewares, holiday/floral, gifts, lighting, and apparel and accessories. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products from exhibitors throughout the year via dominant trade events for gift, home décor, holiday and floral; the nation’s most comprehensive apparel and accessories markets featuring the latest styles from East Coast and West Coast designers; the largest residential lighting trade event in North America; and the largest and most successful open-daily design center. The marketplace is located in the strongest economic zone in the country. In addition, more than 80% of Dallas Market Center buyers report that they do not shop other market centers. To make plans for upcoming markets, visit the Dallas Market Center website and download the Dallas Market Center App. Also, keep up-to-date on all information by visiting Dallas Market Center on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the Dallas Market Center blog.