The Dallas Market Center will play host to new and expanding showrooms, new temporary exhibitors and housewares events when the summer 2019 edition of the Total Home + Gift Market kicks off on June 19. The show will run through June 25.
For retailers looking to add more products to an established food selection, the Gourmet Market, located in the World Trade Center, will play home to several new exhibitors. These will include All About Dips, Ben Jack Larado Gourmet Foods, Blingy Sips, Funky Chunky, Hammond’s Candies, Lazy Bee Honey Co., Salsa El Gallo, Smokin’ Mary, Texas Sweet Heat, The Nutty Bavarian and Three Lumps of Sugar.
In addition to the new exhibitors at the summer show, the Gourmet Market will host expanded exhibitors. These include Gourmet Gardens/Cherith Valley, Mike Berin & Associates, Mills Gourmet and Spokandy.
Market attendees can also expect additional housewares and gift resources as well, as Dallas Market Center noted there will be several new and expanded showrooms in these categories. On the first floor of the Trade Mart, No.1 At Market opens a new showroom at TM 1030 and CTW Home Collection opens new space at TM 1315. On the second floor in TM 2602, BIDK Home will debut. Additionally, KBD Sales/Western Reps has expanded their showroom in the Trade Mart at TM 2810.
In the Interior Home + Design Center, Vickerman Company expands with its second showroom featuring quality seasonal décor in IHDC 2F115. The Temps at Total Home + Gift Market will present an array of new and returning exhibitors. Buyers can explore five distinct Temp neighborhoods to expand their retail mix and discover new products and brands. In Trade Mart 1, the Luxe Gift neighborhood will feature Crown Linen Designs, Mova International, Julie Vos, S’well Bottle and LoweCo. On the gift level, which is on the 12th floor of the World Trade Center, new and expanding gift exhibitors will include Dry Wit Goods, Rockdoodles, EtchLife, Boymom, Lakewood Candle Company, and Tinte Cosmetics.
Sponored by GOURMET INSIDER®, the Gourmet Gold Specialty Food Awards will take place at the summer edition of the Total Home + Gift Market. Judging will be held on June 20 and winners will be revealed during an awards ceremony and cocktail reception on June 21 in the World Trade Center Atrium at 6 p.m.
The Dallas Market Center will also host members of HTI Buying Group at the show. Karen Skalicky, vp/member services for the buying group, will be on hand to walk the show with buying group members.