Women's and Children's Market: June 9 to 13, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily -- International Apparel Mart
Daily Seminars and Events
9 a.m. Thursday to Monday -- New buyer orientation, 4th floor, front lobby. 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday to Monday -- Buyer hospitality suite, complimentary coffee service, Room 5803.
Thursday, June 9
4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. -- Art of Negotiating: How to Communicate More Profitably With Your Vendors, Customers and Employees. Presentation by Liz Tahir of Liz Tahir and Associates. Cost is $30 ($25 for VIPassport Members) and includes materials and dinner. Register at the DMC Travel booth or at the door of the event. Room 4E09.
Friday, June 10
8:30 a.m. -- Seminar: Holiday/Fall 1994 Overview. Producer Leon Hall will discuss the season's changes, directions and newness being showcased throughout the Mart in accessories and ready-to-wear. Second floor, front lobby. Noon -- Seminar: Merchandising Accessories. Learn the latest techniques in displaying accessories in your store. Presented by Pat Enstrom of Enstrom Studio. Box lunches available for $5 each. Room 4E09. Noon -- RSVP Seminar: Marketing Your Store. Learn how to put your best foot forward in marketing and advertising your store. Presented by Marvin Segal with the Fashion Marketing Department of the Art Institute of Dallas.
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. -- New Atti2ude Reception. Tickets available from sponsoring New Atti2ude showrooms. Second floor, front lobby. 6 p.m. -- Night of Networking. Enjoy an evening exchanging ideas, solutions and directions from fellow retailers. Moderated by T.J. Reid, DMC Night of Networking Director. Cost $15, includes dinner. Independence Room.
6:15 p.m. -- Fashion Show: Holiday/Fall Trend Show, hosted by Leon Hall. Includes fabrics, silhouettes, colors and key accessories for the holiday and fall selling season. Tickets available from sponsoring Group III and Studio 2 showrooms or can be purchased at the door for $15 each. Fashion Theater, third floor.Saturday, June 11
8 a.m. -- Fashion Show: Market Overview, Dallas. This overview show directs you to the hottest items in all areas of the Mart -- accessories, traditional, sportswear, dresses, plus sizes, formalwear and a special highlight of intimate apparel resources. Fashion Theater.
8 a.m. -- Seminar: The Profit Picture...Why is Timing So Important in Retail? Presented by Karron Barrier of Billye Little & Associates. Second floor, front lobby.
9 a.m. -- Seminar: The Display Lab -- Mannequins. One of the most expensive investments you can make and one of the most fragile. "Hands-on" training and sharing with experts on how to make the most of your mannequins and tips on how to repair and update them. Presented by Tony Freytag and Carl Youngberg of Concept 3. Room 5A89.
Noon -- Seminar: Accessory Trends on Four. T.J. Reid will showcase accessory trends found on the fourth floor for the upcoming holiday season. Box lunches available for $5 each. Room 4E09.
Noon -- RSVP Seminar: Software for the Apparel Retail Environment. Presented by Retail Business Management Services, the one-hour program is designed to discuss integrated software modules available to fashion retailers. RBMS will also address hardware requirements. Room 5A89.
Sunday, June 12
8 a.m. -- Church Services, Room 5A51. 8 a.m. -- Seminar: How to Make Your Children's Business More Successful. Presented by Billye Little of Billye Little and Associates. Third floor, front lobby.
8 a.m. -- Demonstration: Holiday Packaging Ideas. How-to's with express wraps, decorations and new ideas for the upcoming holiday season. Presented by Cyndi Douglas with Pollack Paper. Second floor, front lobby.
9 a.m. -- Seminar: The Display Lab -- Hands-on Display. Learn how to create the look of a fine specialty store. Presented by Tony Freytag and Carl Youngberg of Concept 3. Room 5A89.
Noon -- RSVP Seminar: Managing Your Inventory for Maximum Profit. Presented by Dan Crane of RMSA, this discussion is devoted to discovering software solutions for retailers. Room 5A89.
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