DMC: High Energy Level at Dallas Market
July 2, 2012,
DALLAS-The recently completed Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, held June 20-26, had a high and positive energy level, the Dallas Market Center said. Buyer attendance included the most new stores attending since 2006, the DMC said, and an increase in buyers from the Southwest, Mid-America and West regions.
Dozens of new and expanded permanent showrooms debuted at market. The FINDS Dallas Temp Show categories doubled in size, and which included the new Foodie FINDS and Table & Houseware FINDS, which complemented the newly renovated and expanded Gourmet Market.
Buyers participated in more than 140 special events and seminars during the show, including the a product and cooking demonstration from chef Curtis Stone, who had an audience of more than 500 attendees at the new Culinary Stage.
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