The Textile Show and Dallas Market Center Unveil Exclusive Partnership; Trade Event to Take Place October 22-24, 2024

Dallas, TX – February 21, 2024 - The Textile Show, a leading boutique trade show for the textile industry, and Dallas Market Center, a global business-to-business trade center and wholesale marketplace, are thrilled to announce a strategic partnership. The partnership includes the creation of The Textile Show Dallas, to take place October 22-24, 2024, at Dallas Market Center. The addition of this textile trade event further extends Dallas Market Center’s position as the most complete wholesale marketplace in North America.
This exclusive collaboration marks a significant milestone, bringing together two influential entities dedicated to fostering innovation, networking, and growth within the textile, design, and manufacturing sectors. The partnership aims to provide an enhanced experience for exhibitors and attendees, elevating the overall impact of textile-related shows.
Key Highlights:
  • The Textile Show Dallas: a curated, boutique style trade event of select textile mills and agents, trims and accessories, print design studios and support services including trend and creative services, packaging, and others. The show is distinguished from other events by creating a welcoming ambiance and a selection of quality suppliers.

  • An Expansive Wholesale Marketplace Venue: Dallas Market Center, with its state-of-the-art facilities covering more than five million square feet, already hosts global events for the business of fashion. Its Apparel & Accessories Markets showcases hundreds of brands and attracts thousands of retail buyers. The venue is purpose-built for wholesale trade and allows for increased participation while providing a dynamic and energetic space for exhibitors to showcase their latest collections and innovations.

  • Aligned with Existing Trade Events: the show will take place concurrently with Dallas Apparel & Accessories Market and KidsWorld, October 22-25, two of the largest apparel & accessories trade events in North America.

  • Networking Opportunities: The partnership will facilitate unparalleled networking opportunities, bringing together industry professionals, designers, manufacturers, and buyers. Attendees can expect an enriched experience with more chances for collaboration and business development.

  • Educational Initiatives: Both organizations are committed to fostering knowledge-sharing and industry education. The show will feature seminar speakers and panel discussions led by experts covering the latest trends, technologies, and sustainable practices within the industry.

  • Global Reach: By leveraging the Dallas Market Center's international reputation, The Textile Show will gain increased visibility and attract a diverse range of participants. This global reach will open new avenues for partnerships and collaborations within the textile community.
“We are thrilled to announce our collaboration with the Dallas Market Center. We actively seek new ways to better serve the textile and design community through powerful connections. As a leading wholesale fashion marketplace, the Dallas Market Center shares this same vision. Together, we aim to create a synergy that will elevate the textile industry to new heights and create a dynamic platform for innovation, collaboration, and success.” said Show Director, Moriah Robinson.

“The Textile Show is an event with a tremendous reputation for community and quality. Working with their team and hosting a Dallas event is an important opportunity to add value to our marketplace and customers. We look forward to a successful launch.” said Cindy Morris, President and CEO, Dallas Market Center.

About The Textile Show

A curated textile trade show highlighting the latest trends and innovations in textiles, apparel manufacturing, and design. We showcase textile mills, print design studios, trims & accessories, trend & creative services, packaging, sustainable solutions, and manufacturing resources from around the world. The Textile Show focuses on being inventive, nimble, and adaptable in this dynamic and ever-evolving marketplace to deliver both exhibitors and attendees a business-forward, imaginative, welcoming, and inspirational show experience. Learn more at

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 trade events each year attended by more than 200,000 retail buyers from all 50 states and 85 countries, Dallas Market Center helps retailers expand business and increase profits. The Dallas Market Center website is available at