Temps at Dallas Total Home & Gift Market To Be Largest January Show in More Than a Decade

—New collections and hundreds of new exhibitors participating in record-setting first show of the year— 

DALLAS – October 13, 2022 – The expanded and reimagined Temps at Total Home & Gift Market, January 4-7, 2023, will present more exhibitors than in ten years and has already attracted numerous top brands, Dallas Market Center announced. The first U.S. show of the year will debut hundreds of new exhibitors inside an expanded marketplace.

“The January Dallas Temps are bigger, better, and reimagined but most important we are delivering quality companies to the marketplace,” said Jo Ann Miller Marshall, senior vice president of leasing. “We will have hundreds of top brands and artisans plus exciting promotions and events supporting the show experience. We are thrilled to present great companies across every neighborhood of the Temps.”

The Temps at Total Home & Gift Market takes place in five different destinations spanning more than 700,000 square feet.

Two special collections having their January debut are High Style Dallas and Antiques, taking place together on the 10th floor of the World Trade Center. High Style Dallas will feature more than 100 booths showing the “best of the best” curated collection of gifts and décor. The collection will be a juried array of lifestyle products including Laura Park Designs, Windy O’Connor, WirrWarr Wraps, Haute Home, and many others. The Antiques collection will feature one-of-a-kind furniture and accents, decorative objects, rugs, estate jewelry, and original artwork from the ancient world to mid-century modern. Among the top antiques dealers participating are E. Alexander, ABN Rug Gallery, and Jill Barrett Interiors.

The 12th floor of the World Trade Center is the destination for the largest collection of new companies and trending products. The MADE collection includes handmade, American made, and Made in Texas gifts from companies including Second Nature By Hand, The Nola Watkins Collection, and Jenny Walker. The Home collection on 12 will include Lovinflame, Capitol Earth Rugs, Stony Creek At Home, and many others. Inside the expanded Body & Spa collection will be California Mango, Creek House Honey Farm, and Aluminate Life, among others. The Gift/In Demand collection will include a special collection of paper resources from Noted as well as Indie & Main and Druville, while Emerging Gift will include The Urban Acres, Charley Jean Candle Co., and Bradley Kellie. In the T-shirts section, EMI Sportswear is joined by Frankie Jean and New York Artkings. The Gourmet/Housewares collection will include Perfectly Cordial, Thousand Oaks Barrel Co., and Jensen Farms.

Additional collections on 12 include Global/Fair Trade and HIM, the collection featuring men’s gifts, gadgets, fragrance and fashion items.

On the 13th floor, Fashion Accessories and Apparel will return with dozens of new brands to enhance one’s personal style from head to toe including Treasure Jewels, The Kenzie Collective, and Yujuu.

Luxe Gift will once again fill the atrium of the Trade Mart with artwork, decorative soft-goods, tabletop, gifts, accessories, children’s items and paper products. Exhibitors San Lorenzo Designs, Deb & Bill, and Fenwick Fields will be joined by dozens of other companies.

In Market Hall, the Immediate Goods collections will deliver “buy it now, take it now” resources for retailers and designers seeking a solution to supply chain challenges. Home décor, vintage, artisan items, fine jewelry, gifts, and fashion jewelry will fill Main Hall and North Hall. New and sought-after exhibitors will include Dilworth Road, Alex Carol, Kiara Purse; Ronda Smith Designs, Green Bee Towels, and A Rare Bird; Whitewashed Home, Sono Inspired, and Cima Wholesale.

The winter edition of Total Home & Gift Market is the first U.S. trade event in 2023 and will attract buyers from all 50 states and dozens of countries. In June 2022, the show experienced a strong increase in buyer attending for the first time. Attendance from buyer located in the Southeast increased 29%, the Midwest increased 7% and the west increased 7%. As the show expanded its reach across the country, international traffic also returned. Attendance by retailers from Canada and Mexico increased sharply. The show also welcomed an increased number of multi-location retail, buying groups, and major stores.

January events in Dallas include the Total Home & Gift Market (January 4-10, The Temps at Total Home & Gift Market, January 4-7), Lightovation (January 10-13), Dallas Apparel & Accessories Market (January 10-13), KidsWorld (January 10-13), WESA’s International Western/English Apparel & Equipment Market (January 12-15), the AETA International Trade Show (January 12-15), and the Dallas Men’s Show (January 28-30).

For 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, LinkedIn, Twitter, 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.