Want to make maximum impact at market? From super affordable to big and bold, See the latest advertising rates and design specifications for the directory, magazine, digital and on-site advertising opportunities (like elevator doors, floor dots, signage and more).
The Buyer's Lounge is a business room for our buyers. Sponsors may distribute brochures & catalogs and have the opportunity to showcase product in the Buyer's Lounge on 13 or 6. Contact Greg Joselove or call (214) 760-2890.
Market Guide - Lines from each exhibitor's listing will be displayed in the printed directory each market. Next deadline to update your information is DECEMBER 1, 2016 for January 2017 Markets. For more information, Contact Helen Smith or call (214) 655-6230.
Website - The Dallas Market Center website serves as an online directory for exhibitors to promote their product lines and provide company information. Please be sure to update your listing and upload product images.
Mobile App - Exhibitor listings are also listed on the DMC mobile app and can be searched by name or category. Get your message in front of buyers while they shop with an advertisement within the DMC's Mobile App, now available in the App Store for both iPhone and iPad, and the Android Market.
Professionally designed displays highlight specific niche categories of merchandise and identify trends for retailers during markets. Notify your suppliers of the deadline dates to receive samples before the check-in dates on each form. Also note the check-out date listed so that someone from your showroom will be available to retrieve samples. Contact Molly Johnson .
The Kim Dawson Runway Cafe - An eatery with a fashion runway on the 14th floor, offers great exposure through informal modeling during peak lunch hours during market. Contact Amanda Tate or call (214) 655-6283.
Guest Designer for the Trend Show - The Trend Show is one of the major events during the Apparel & Accessories Markets. A Guest Designer feature during the Trend Show is a sponsorship opportunity that offers great awareness for your brand. Held in the 1st floor atrium of the World Trade Center, this event draws hundreds of buyers who are sourcing product. The show is professionally produced and uses models from top Dallas agencies. Contact Karl Marshall or call (214) 655-7635.
Public Relations Support & Social Media Opportunities
Public Relations Support - Don't miss this important opportunity to educate the trade media by submitting your press kit to our Buyers Lounge (6th floor for Total Home & Gift Markets; 13th floor for Apparel & Accessories Markets). For Gift/Home Markets, contact Nikki Darling. For Apparel/Accessories Markets contact Morgan Billings.
Social Media Opportunities - Jump in and extend your marketing through social media. It's free and a great way to reach a new audience. Learn how to create a company Facebook page or Twitter account, and how to interact with us socially through our easy "How To" guide.
Sharing Your Product on Instagram & Pinterest - Have you uploaded product photos to your DMC website listing? Let us know when you have uploaded them so we can take a look and possibly share the photos with our followers on the Dallas Market Instagram and Pinterest pages. Be sure to follow and like DMC on all the social media platforms so you can post pictures and we can re-post them. Email Nikki Darling or Morgan Billings to let us know you’ve loaded the photos, then stay tuned to see your photos on Instagram @dallasmarket and pinterest.com/dallasmarket!
List of Buyers/Stores - Target your direct mail and/or telemarketing campaign to the right store before market. For a nominal fee you may purchase a list of registered buyers which can be tailored to a specific product category or region of the country. Contact Helen Smith or call (214) 655-6230.
Retail Referral - Name the Top 5 Retailers you want to see in Dallas or integrate your sales list with ours. You’ll stretch your marketing dollars by incorporating your buyer list into Dallas Market Center’s. Your buyers will receive direct mails and emails from Dallas Market Center encouraging them to attend the next market.
Hosting an event during market, or expecting any of your designers/authors/celebrities? Let everyone know. This complimentary promotional listing of showroom/booth market specials, events and hospitality is distributed at designated bins across campus. See an example of the Showtimer Guide here and then be sure to fill out the forms below. Contact Helen Smith or call (214) 655-6230 with any questions.
You can provide handouts to buyers in the “Free Zone” on campus during the January and June Total Home & Gift Markets. This area is the only designated promotion point at the show for handouts and flyers (other than inside your booth/showroom). The “Free Zone” is located between Market Hall and the Trade Mart west entrance.