Dallas Market Center Apparel, Accessories and Total Home and Gift Show March 12-15, World Trade Center and Trade Mart.

Daily Events:

8:30 a.m.:
Hot breakfast, front and back skylights, 14th floor.
9 a.m.: Market orientation tour, Room 156A.
9:30 a.m.: Breakfast, SCENE, a juried show of contemporary and bridge, 13th floor.
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.: Massages, 12th floor atrium.
10 a.m.: KidsWorld brunch, eighth-floor atrium.

Thursday, March 12
Show hours: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

11 a.m.: Theater of Retail — Chris Hite, founder of Hite Advertising and Brand Consulting and former marketing director for Neiman Marcus’ InCircle loyalty program, offers tips on advertising and marketing, room 9065.
3 p.m.: Discovery tour of accessories with Rawlins Gilliland; meet at Kim Dawson Runway Cafe, 14th floor.
4 p.m.: Trends in SCENE contemporary and bridge fashion and accessories by Gregor Simmons of Gregor Simmons Buying Office, SCENE stage, 13th floor.
6:15 p.m.: First Look cocktail party with informal modeling of fall fashions and entertainment by Rotel and the Hot Tomatoes, Hall of Nations atrium, first floor.
6:30 p.m.: Children’s fashion show and 7 p.m. dinner, Kim Dawson Runway Cafe, 14th floor. For tickets contact Priscilla Hunt, 214- 637-5164.

Friday, March 13
Show hours: 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Many showrooms open until at least 7 p.m.)

9 a.m.: Fall trends in bridge and designer by Gregor Simmons, SCENE stage, 13th floor.
10 a.m.: Discovery tour of fashion on the 14th and 15th floors with Rawlins Gilliland; meet at Kim Dawson Runway Cafe, 14th floor.
Noon and 1 p.m.: Runway shows, Kim Dawson Runway Cafe, 14th floor.
3 p.m.: Discovery tour of SCENE trends with Rawlins Gilliland; meet at front of SCENE, 13th floor.
5 p.m.: Cocktail parties in participating showrooms, 14th floor.
5 to 7 p.m.: Western exhibitors cocktail party, suite 12-24, 12th floor.
6 to 7 p.m.: Extended hours in participating showrooms.

Saturday, March 14
Show hours: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

10 a.m.: Discovery tour of best-selling gifts and decorative accessories with Rawlins Gilliland; meet at front escalators, Trade Mart.
Noon and 1 p.m.: Runway shows, Kim Dawson Runway Cafe, 14th floor.

Sunday, March 15
Show hours: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Many showrooms open until 6 p.m.)

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