May 4, 2020
Dallas Market Center moves Total Home & Gift Market to August
Dallas Market Center, a lifestyle marketplace in North America and a hub of daily commerce and global trade events for retailers and interior designers, announced that its summer edition of Total Home & Gift Market will move from June to new dates, August 19-25, while additional, smaller format buying events will be held throughout the summer.
The August trade event, which includes permanent showrooms as well as temporary exhibits, will draw exhibitors representing top brands, retail buyers
“After careful consideration we are shifting
Morris continues: “We are confident in the strict measures we have put into place in partnership with our exhibitors. In advance of the announcement by the Texas governor reopening retail, we were already instituting
The specific market events, on-site services, and hotel partners for August Total Home & Gift Market will be announced soon. All traditional market elements that involve close contact and/or gatherings will be adjusted or removed completely.
“We will be reaching out to our loyal buyers as well as buyers impacted by so many shows cancelling or delaying their events until later in the year,” said Eva Walsh, EVP of Retail Development for Dallas Market Center. “We understand that for many retailers their first steps are reopening their doors, restarting their sales, and then making a careful decision about visiting the marketplace. We fully expect more drive-in business for our summer events given our location within a few hours’ drive of most of the territory served by exhibitors and sales representatives. Even if buyers decide to visit for only a day or two we will be prepared to help make their trip quick and successful.”
Dallas Market Center officially reopens to buyers on Monday, May 4 including many open-daily Design resources. Details regarding the reopening and rigorous health and safety measures in place are available on the company’s website. Buyers are highly encouraged to call ahead to make appointments with open showrooms.
June 1-2: First Monday and Tuesday
June 2-4: Apparel & Accessories Open House: select showrooms open by appointment
June 23-26: Apparel & Accessories Market, KidsWorld; Gift & Home Open House: select showrooms open by appointment
July 6-7: 1st Monday and Tuesday
July 21-23: Gift & Home + Apparel & Accessories Open House: select showrooms open by appointment
August 3-4: 1st Monday and Tuesday
August 19-25: Total Home & Gift Market
August 25-28: Apparel & Accessories Market, KidsWorld, Dallas Western Market, and Dallas Men’s Show
The complete events schedule is now posted on the DMC website’s market calendar and
For more information, visit the Dallas Market Center www.dallasmarketcenter.com.