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to Dallas Market Center

–Pop-up event on November 7 to educate and inspire the interior design community with top speakers and sessions–

DALLAS – July 18, 2023 – Dallas Market Center and Esteem Media have announced a pop-up Design Influencers Conference to be held at Dallas Market Center on November 7, 2023.

The debut event in Dallas will offer attendees a unique opportunity to participate in the intersection of interior design and the world of media including social media, e-commerce, digital branding, publishing, line promotion, and more. For more information and to register using the super early bird rate of $99, visit

The Design Influencers Conference is the only conference specifically supporting the interests of interior design influencers and interior designers using content to build their businesses and personal brands; supporting brands leveraging digital networks; and supporting any design professional seeking to learn more about using social and other digital content for branding, connecting, and/or ecommerce.

"We are thrilled to bring the energy and excitement of our conference to Texas for the first time, where there are so many designers and home furnishings brands working successfully together as well as new designers seeking support as they elevate and expand their business,” said Adam Japko, CEO of Esteem Media. “Our previous conferences have always had incredible support from the Lone Star State.”

A full schedule for the conference will be announced at a later date but will include a full day of speakers and sessions, from keynotes to strategy sessions to workshops. Attendees will accomplish the following:

• Establish a connection between influencers and brands and other influential design professionals;
• Receive insights from speakers selected to help design professionals measure and build their influence;
• Learn how to pick viable influencer partnerships and top tips for creating influencer marketing programs for yourself and others;
• Hear from experts and receive examples for deploying social media, digital and offline marketing strategies; and
• Attend networking events designed to build influencer and professional networks.

"This is a must-attend conference for the Design community, presenting an amazing combination of practical sessions and inspiration by the industry for the industry,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “We have been an avid supporter of the Design Influencers Conference for years, and the opportunity to host the event for the first time at Dallas Market Center is tremendous.”

Dallas Market Center is the largest and most active open-daily design center in North America and includes more than 1.5 million square feet of showrooms serving interior designers. The Center is located in the strongest economic region in the U.S. and supports several of the largest professional chapters of interior design organizations in the U.S.

The Design Influencers Conference at Dallas Market Center has a super early bird rate of $99 through September 21; an early bird rate of $129 from September 22-October 16; and a standard rate of $179 from October 17-November 7. There is a $49 rate for Dallas Market Center showrooms and staff.

A block of hotel rooms has been reserved exclusively for conference attendees at the Virgin Hotel Dallas ($263+tax King nightly rate; $273+tax Doubles nightly rate) and the Renaissance Dallas Hotel ($239+tax nightly rate). The hotel booking deadline is October 22.

Fall and Winter Trade Events

Dallas Market Center is anticipating well attended fall and winter trade events of interest to the Design community including Total Home & Gift Market, taking place September 19-21; Dallas Design Week, September 19-21; ArchLIGHT Summit, September 19-20; the Design Influencers Conference, November 7; Total Home & Gift Market, January 10-16, 2024; and Lightovation, January 10-14, 2024.

For information on upcoming events, 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 Esteem Media

Esteem Media is home to leading national and local media brands in the luxury home design, fine wine, and content marketing education spaced focused on connecting professionals and consumers around their passions and businesses. The Esteem Media businesses includes Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles magazine, Design Influencers Conference (formerly the Design Bloggers Conference), WineZag, New England Home magazine, Luxury Home Design Summit, Wine & Design Italy and the Multifamily Social Media Marketing Summit and leverage events, print media, social media, blogs, luxury travel experiences, and digital marketing. The company is focused on acquiring, launching, investing in, and expanding media properties in local and global luxury markets that rely on connected communities of trade professionals and enthusiastic luxury consumers. Esteem Media takes leadership roles in community building by creating commercial, educational, and professional content and networking opportunities using flexible media and event formats. All of its media initiatives prioritize helping luxury business professionals navigate the shifting traditional-to-digital media landscape. For more information visit the Esteem Media website.

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 gourmet and housewares, home décor, holiday/floral, gifts, lighting and apparel. 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. 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, Instagram, and the Dallas Market Center blog.