Dallas Market Center Grows Buying Group Partnerships

The Dallas Market Center said that more than 20 specialized buying groups and industry organizations will participate in its upcoming Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, which will be held from June 21 to 27.

The buying groups and industry associations participating in the summer market will conduct business in Dallas, including private buys, vendor showcases, new resource reviews, market tours, networking events, and other activities designed to sharpen business skills, gather industry intelligence and procure merchandise, according to market officials.

Buying groups and association partners for the show include: American Lighting Association (ALA); ART (the Creative Home Furnishings Network); American Society of Interior Designers (ASID); Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals (AHVRP); Brixy; Gift & Home Trade Association (GHTA); Gourmet Catalog; (HTI); Holiday & Decorative Association (HDA); Interior Design Society (IDS); International Floral Distributors (IFD); International Folk Art Alliance; International Interior Design Association (IIDA); Monograms America; Museum Store Association; Nationwide Marketing Group; PLATIN, Latin American Alliance; Purchasing Power Plus; Southwest Buying Group; Texas Association of Interior Designers (TAID); and the Zoo & Aquarium Buyers Group (ZAG).

“We have a long-standing commitment and dedicated staff to support these important groups that have tremendous buying power and industry influence,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO, Dallas Market Center. “We welcome these partners to Dallas and we offer them the opportunity to serve their members and to broaden their reach to tens of thousands of market attendees from around the world.”