French Riviera-Themed Party Planned for Dallas Market Center



DALLAS—Dallas Market Center’s open-daily shared showrooms, which represent multiple companies in their respective product categories, will present scores of new product lines during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, June 19-25, 2013, as well as themed parties.

Now expanded for a wider array of product at market, the Gourmet Market, WTC 1-180, will be the site of “A Night on the French Riviera” party on Thursday, June 20, following a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. Buyers can drop off their business cards for a chance to win three nights at the Adolphus Hotel and dinner for two at the  acclaimed restaurant, The French Room, during the January 2014 Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. Drawing for the winner will be  on Monday, June 24 at noon.

Outdoor Living, 1F201, International Trade Plaza, the 31,000-square-foot showroom showcasing multiple vendors dedicated to everything outdoors, will host a “Texas Stampede” on Thursday, June 20, at 5:30 p.m.  with Dallas Design Supply. Buyers can drop off their business cards for a chance to win daily giveaways. New companies for Outdoor Living this June are: Hi-Line Gift Ltd., which offers floral lights, furniture, fountains and 3D lanterns; String Light Co., with its line of leisure products, string lighting and wine accessories; Resten, featuring handmade, outdoor furniture; and LaCandela, with its line of artisan-produced, hand-painted torches, Christmas ornaments and fire pots.

KidsWorld Studio,  WTC 8-8701, the 8,000-square-foot showroom featuring gifts, home decor, lighting, toys, books, dolls, furniture, apparel and accessories for children, will  host a  “Summer Carnival” party on Friday, June 21, at 6 p.m. Buyers can enter to win a Kindle Fire, with the winner announcement on Sunday, June 23, at 5 p.m.

A design resource destination for both designers and retailers, the Hemisphere Design Gallery, WTC 9-9009, will feature distinctive, high-end design oriented products showcased in a beautifully designed 59 space showroom. Hemisphere will host an “Arts Fest” party  on Friday, June 21, at 5 p.m. Buyers can register to win a Kindle Fire. The winner announcement will be on Sunday, June 23, at 5 p.m.  New exhibitors for June include: Etoffe Makara, which offers high-end bedding; Shades of Grey, with its decorative pillows; Anywhere Fireplace, featuring indoor/outdoor fireplaces and tabletop; Patterman and Sons, with its line of curtain tiebacks; Love that Door, offering a line of iron doors; and Jane Stephens, with its photography line.