Dallas – Fashion Trade show

Dallas Fashion Show, Featured Event
Location: WTC 1-1st Floor  

Make a date to stay late for our Fashion Show! Complimentary beer & wine will be provided. Pre-Show Party will begin promptly at 5PM to kick the evening off.
This blockbuster event features two markets in one. Find the latest styles in apparel and accessories, plus best-selling and one-of-a-kind gifts, gourmet and housewares items and home resources. Discover it all. Only in Dallas.

Run by the team at Dallas Market Center, a global business-to-business trade center and the leading wholesale marketplace in North America serving the fashion, home, gift, design, western and lighting industries, DMC Daily Dose offers a unique angle and valuable insight for retailers, interior designers, and manufacturers. Readers will find inspiration, industry news, business building tools, and an inside look at everything Dallas Market Center has to offer.

Industry Partners

Levy Restaurants is the Dallas Market Center’s food and hospitality partner including management and operations of all food services and catering across the five million square foot campus.  Chicago-based Levy Restaurants is a James Beard and Ivy Award-winning restaurant company that has transformed dining and hospitality at major sporting and entertainment venues across the country. Dallas Market Center is the company’s first wholesale marketplace partner. Levy’s diverse portfolio includes award-winning restaurants such as Spiaggia and Bistro 110 in Chicago and Wolfgang Puck Grand Café at Walt Disney World Resort; renowned sports and entertainment venues like STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and the American Airlines Center and Texas Motor Speedway in Dallas; as well as events including the Super Bowl, US Open, World Series, Kentucky Derby and the Grammy Awards.
View the Levy website.

Holiday & Decorative Association (H&DA)

The Holiday and Decorative Association (H&DA, formerly known as AFIA) is the nation’s only organization representing importers, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, manufacturers’ representatives and others involved in the permanent botanical, gift and decorative accessories industry.
View the H&DA Web site.

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The American Lighting Association (ALA) is a trade association representing the lighting industry. Members include lighting and ceiling fan manufacturers, retail showrooms, sales representatives and professional residential lighting designers.
View the ALA Web site.

Founded in 1988, ART is the creative home furnishings network comprised of manufacturers, retailers, sales representatives and other professionals who are dedicated to promoting the industry.
View the ART Web site.

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Based at Texas A&M University, the Center for Retailing Studies (CRS)  bridges the gap between the academic and business communities. The Center promotes and supports retailing through student and executive programs, resources and service.
View the CRS Web site.

The Texas Retailers Association is a trade association representing retail outlets across the state. The mission of the TRA is to be a strong advocate for the retail industry and to provide value-added services and programs pertinent to members.
View the TRA Web site.

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Fashion Group International (FGI) is a global, non-profit, professional organization comprised of members in the fashion industry including apparel, accessories, beauty and home. The FGI mission is to be the pre-eminent authority on the business of fashion and design and to help its members become more effective in their careers.
View the FGI Web site.
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Founded in 1923 as a Texas state organization, the Home Furnishings Independents Association (HFIA) is a group of independent retail stores committed to helping members increase profits by sharing information and resources.
View the HFIA Web site.

Gift for Life is the gift and home decor industry’s volunteer group raising funds for AIDS assistance and research through DIFFA: Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS, Since 1992, Gift for Life has raised nearly $4 million through special events, cause-related marketing, promotions, and from corporate and individual donations.
View the Gift For Life Web site.

Dwell with Dignity is a non-profit group of Interior Designers and volunteers whose Mission is to help families escape poverty and homelessness through design. The Goal is to bring good design to those less fortunate, inspiring them to maintain a standard of living they can be proud of and thrive in, with donated and installed home interiors that include furnishings and art, bedding and kitchen supplies, and food in the pantry.
View the Dwell with Dignity Web site.


Fashion Snoops is an innovative trend forecasting service and consulting agency that inspires clients to create with confidence. The company’s team of 50 experts and 100 international analysts helps brands and companies identify and act on the trends and cultural movements that impact their business.Visit the Fashion Snoops website


The Gift and Home Trade Association (GHTA) was formed in 2000, as the gift and home industry’s non-profit professional trade association. The Association was designed to help and encourage vendors, sales agencies, industry affiliates and retailers to work together, improving relationships and making business better by providing members with the opportunity to exchange ideas and network with industry leaders. Essentially, the GHTA is a place for members to connect, to learn, and to contribute.Visit the Gift and Home Trade Association website


Trade Mart is home to hundreds of showrooms featuring gifts, decorative accents, lighting, tabletop and stationery. Opened in 1959, its four floors surround an atrium called The Grand Pavilion at the Trade Mart, featuring the largest indoor marketplace pond complete with live fish and palm trees. Many special events are held here including the Dallas Fashion Awards gala, ARTS Awards gala and private parties. It was also the destination of the President John F. Kennedy motorcade in 1963 where he was scheduled to give a speech to 2,600 people at a sold-out luncheon. In 1964, Elizabeth Erink of England created the bronze sculpture “The Eagle” in honor of the president. It sits outside the main Trade Mart entrance today. The building was expanded in 1976 and 2007 and now has approximately one million square feet of space. Dallas Market Center management and marketing offices are located on the fifth floor of this building.

Trade Mart
2100 Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207

Market Hall

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Market Hall (MH)

Consumers flock to Market Hall for popular boat, bridal, car and home and garden shows. This is the only building on the campus opened to the public, hosting more than 60 consumer shows each year and housing temporary trade shows during market weeks. It opened in 1960 and contains 202,000 square feet. Want to know what shows are coming up? Take a look at the Market Hall calendar of events.

Market Hall
2200 Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207

World Trade Center

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World Trade Center (WTC)

World Trade Center is the tallest building on the Dallas Market Center campus. Originally opened in 1974, it was expanded from 7 to 15 floors in 1979, totaling 3.1 million square feet. Nine of its floors house showrooms of gifts, decorative accents, lighting, furniture, rugs, textiles, fabric, jewelry, toys and design furnishings. FashionCenterDallas®, the home of apparel and fashion accessories, is located on floors 7 (Men’s), 13 (Accessories) and 14 and 15 (Women’s). KidsWorld, an entire marketplace of children’s products, is located on the 8th floor. Temporary exhibits can be found on floors 1, 10, 11, 12 and 13 during markets. The ground floor features the Hall of Nations atrium, exporters, UPS store, FedEx Kinkos store and The Gourmet Market.

World Trade Center
2050 Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207

Interior Home + Design Center

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Interior Home + Design Center (IHDC)

A 440,000 square foot marketplace with two floors of showrooms serving retailers and interior designers. The first floor, redeveloped in 2017, includes dozens of home décor showrooms from leading manufacturers and is open daily. The second floor features showrooms for permanent floral, holiday, and gift.

Interior Home + Design Center
2000 Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207


Official Website: https://dallasmarketcenter.com/
Address: Dallas Market Center2100 Stemmons Freeway Dallas, TX 75207

Customer Service: 214-655-6100
Email: firstname@dallasmarketcenter.com


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