May 11, 2022
DMC debuts expanded and reimagined temps at Total Home & Gift Market
Dallas Market Center releases exclusive details regarding the debut of the expanded and reimagined Temps at Total Home & Gift Market, June 22-25. The event will be the largest in more than ten years and includes more than 1,100 exhibitor booths. Forty-five percent of exhibitors are new to the Dallas marketplace.
The first show of the summer season will include new product collections, expanded collections, and special events across the marketplace. From gifts to fashion, antiques to vintage and artisan, an expanded marketplace of Temps will offer unmatched product discovery from leading brands, artisans, and emerging brands in five neighborhoods:
- Trade Mart 1: Luxe Gift
- World Trade Center 10: High Style
- World Trade Center 12: Body & Spa, Emerging Gifts, General Gifts, Global|Fair Trade, Gourmet Foods, HIM, Home, Made, TableTop|Housewares, and T-Shirts and More.
- World Trade Center 13: Apparel & Fashion Accessories Temps
- Market Hall: Antiques and Immediate Goods including Artisan, Gifts and Jewelry, Fine Jewelry, Home, and Vintage.
“We are thrilled with the incredible response from great brands eager to join the reimagined Dallas Temps,” said Jo Ann Miller Marshall, senior vice president of leasing. “Buyers will be in awe of the entire experience: new collections, top brands, and the best makers. The number of first-time exhibitors truly makes the Dallas Temps the number one destination for what’s new and trending.”
Show highlights include new collections across the marketplace. Debuting on the 10th floor will be High Style, featuring 80 exhibitors showing the “best of the best” curated collection of gifts and décor. The collection will be a prestigious, juried array of lifestyle products from the most visionary manufacturers and artists. Founding exhibitors will include Honey + Hank, Windy O’Connor, LX Art, 727 Sailbags, Varaluz, Haute Home, Laura Park Design, Bauble Stockings, Michael Wainwright, Via Venezia Textiles, Shima-Peace Waters, Theia Jewelry, Mirror-tique, Tara Wilson Designs, Nicolette Mayer Collection, Sunday Citizen, Urban Wax Refinery, and many more.
In Market Hall, Antiques Dallas will premiere with 50 booths of the country’s top antique dealers. The 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. Founding exhibitors will include Michael S. Weaver, Tomlinson Antiques, Southern Classic Jewelry, Justin Westbrook Antiques, Campbell’s Melange, Kristy Cohn/Charlie Scanlon, and Red Horse Antiques.
MADE & HIM Collections
On the 12th floor of the World Trade Center, additional exciting new collections are the new MADE collection which is comprised of handmade, American made, and Made in Texas gifts; The HIM collection featuring men’s gifts, gadgets, fragrance and fashion items; Global/Fair Trade, highlighting world friendly products; and Gourmet Foods/Tabletop/Housewares.
Body & Spa Collection, Home and Home Textiles & General Gifts
Expanding in June will be the Body & Spa collection, Home and Home Textiles, T-shirts and General Gifts. The layout for floor 12 has been reorganized to ensure that each collection is easy to work, logical and efficient. New and notable exhibitors include Wholesale Bar Works, Troublemaker Trading Company, Ginger Blue, Matthew Grones, 521Handmade, Lynn & Lianna, Greenline Goods, Carthage Co., Chic-Cool, Beyond Borders, Fair Trade Federation, Bruce Julian Heritage Foods, Divine Sugars, Crockstar Dinner Club, Enchanted Sugar, Koala Eco, Kimberly House, Flying Colors, Decozen, Wright Home, Cottonwood Collection, and Roostas.
Fashion Accessories, Apparel & Footwear
On the 13th floor, Fashion Accessories, Apparel and Footwear will return with dozens of new brands to enhance one’s personal style from head to toe including By Together, Easel, Eesome, Entro, Umgee, Gresham, Kenzie Collective, Lula-N-Lee, Matisse Footwear, My Saint My Hero, Sorrelli Jewelry, and UNOde50.
Luxe Gift will return to the Trade Mart first floor with a wide range of higher-end products from all categories of merchandise including home décor, artwork, decorative soft-goods, tabletop, gifts, accessories, children’s items and paper products. New and notable exhibitors are Riedel/Crystal of America, Ameico, Cali Cosmetics, Cozy Earth, Lampe Berger Paris, Parker & Hyde, Summer Waverly, Tri-Connect, and The French Bee.
Antiques Premiere & Immediate Goods Collections
In Market Hall, in addition to the premiere of Antiques the other 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, gourmet, and fashion jewelry will fill Main Hall and North Hall. New and sought-after exhibitors will include Antlerworx, Bora, B.S. Trading, Karma Living, and Anatolia Rug Gallery.
Special events and promotions will be taking place across the marketplace in support of the new, expanded Temps. Daily hospitalities, networking events, seminars and panels, and celebrations are on the schedule. A full list of events is located on the Dallas Market Center website.
Dallas Market Center partner hotels are offering new, lower rates to support buyer travel budgets. Dozens of hotels, many within walking distance of the campus, are offering updated rates as low as $119. Rates valid until 2 weeks prior to Market, based on availability and are subject to change at any time so please reach out to Market Travel online or by calling 214-744-7444.
June Trade Events
In addition to the Total Home and Gift Market, other trade events this summer offer buyers a safe and welcoming marketplace. Events include:
- Apparel & Accessories Market | June 14-17
- Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show | June 22-25
- KidsWorld | June 22-28
For more information, visit www.dallasmarketcenter.com.