DALLAS–The lighting industry kicks off the second half of the year at the Dallas International Lighting Market, which opened today.
Besides the range of product introductions, the market will also host a number of events and lounges. Buyers who need a break can visit the Red Room locations spread throughout market (TM 2355, 6080 WTC, and on 13th Floor WTC behind the temporaries). Open all day, these locations have phone, fax, copier and Internet service, as well as light snacks and refreshments. At the Internet Lounges (in the Back Lobby TM 3rd Floor and WTC 147A) buyers can take advantage of free Internet service.
The Sweet FINDS Giveaway also takes place until 6 p.m. At certain locations around the market (Registration Desk in Market Hall 1, the FurnitureFINDS MHNH, 1st Floor TM, FINDS WTC 6, FINDS WTC 12, FINDS 13th Floor WTC), Dallas Market Center is giving away which thousands of dollars, including dinner, hotel nights, and a free trip to market.
Market massages will also take place until 5:30 p.m., and locations can be found throughout the market.
In addition, Swarovski/Schonbek will have a ribbon cutting today at 4:30 p.m. to debut its relocated and expanded showroom at TM #4926. Stone Lighting is also unveiling its new showroom at TM #3327.
Tonight, buyers are invited to the Red Room 6 grand opening party at 6080 WTC from 4 to 5 p.m. Then the Gift & Home Trade Association is hosting a cocktail reception from 5 to 7 pm 2640 TM.