MARKET CALENDAR

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Daily Events
Thursday and Friday — Accessories Open-to-Buy Drawings. Visit any accessories showroom to pick up an entry form, and drop it in a 4th floor lobby contest bin to qualify for one of six $150 merchandise gift certificates. Drawings are Thursday at 2 and 4 p.m. and Friday at 10 a.m., Noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. at the 4th floor Information booth at G & 4400 aisles.
Thursday to Sunday — European Suites Promotion. Register in showroom 4B23 for an American Airlines buy-one-get-one-free ticket to Europe. Drawing held Sunday at noon.
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Buyer lounge, 4th floor, front lobby.
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Bridal buyers hospitality suite. Room 2C44.
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Buyer lounge, free refreshments. Room 5803.
4 to 6 p.m. — Happy Hour, cash bar. 5th floor, front lobby.
9 a.m. Thursday to Monday — New buyer orientation, 4th floor, front lobby.

Thursday, March 30
4 to 7 p.m. — Seminar: Gift-with-purchase promotions. Cost $10, includes light dinner for those registering before March 24. Room 4E09.
5:30 p.m. — Naturally Texas reception, Great Hall.
6:30 p.m. — Naturally Texas Fashion Show: Texas Designer Collective. Great Hall. Reservations required. Call (214)951-9655.

Friday, March 31
8:30 a.m. — Seminar: Moda Made In Italy. Learn how the Italian fashion system can help you promote business. Free. Breakfast at 8 a.m. Fashion Theater.
8:15 a.m. — Seminar: Childrenswear Retailing Concepts for the ’90s. Cost $5, including breakfast for those registering before March 24. 3rd floor, front lobby.
8:30 a.m. — Seminar: Fall 1994 Overview. Leon Hall will discuss fashion trends. Free. 2nd floor, front lobby.
9 a.m. — Seminar: Publicity Play. Presented by Kit King. Cost $5, including breakfast for those registering before March 24. Room 5A57.
Noon — Seminar: Retailing Skills — Merchandising. Presented by Marvin Segal with the Fashion Marketing department of the Art Institute of Dallas. Cost $5, including box lunch for those registering before March 24. Room 4E09.
Noon — Seminar: Increasing Profits by Incorporating Gifts Into Your Store. Cost $5, including lunch for those registering before March 24. Room 5A43.
Noon — Resource Seminar: Promoting for Profit. Presented by Robinette Retail Service. Room 5A57.
6 p.m. — Fashion Event: Children’s wear reception, 3rd floor front balcony. Dinner and informal runway show at 7 p.m. in the Fashion Theater.
6:15 p.m. — Fashion Show: Fall 1995 Trend Show. Produced by Leon Hall with guest designer Randy Kemper and featuring better, bridge and contemporary lines found in Group III and Studio 2. Great Hall.
7:15 p.m. — Night of Networking hosted by T.J. Reid. Cost $15, including dinner. Independence Room.

Saturday, April 1
8 to 9:30 a.m. — WERA Seminar: Shopping Your Competition. Sponsored by the Western English Retailers Association. Room M5110.
8:15 a.m. — Fashion Show: Market overview of hot items throughout all categories in the Mart. Guest designer: Liz Claiborne. Great Hall.
9 a.m. — Seminar: Display Lab — Chapeau Display. Presented by Tony Freytag and Carl Youngberg of Concepts 3. Cost $5, including breakfast for those registering before March 24. Room 5A57.
10 to 11:30 a.m. — WERA Seminar: The Nuts and Bolts of Niche Marketing. Room M5110.
Noon — Seminar: Competing With the Biggies. Presented by T.J. Reid. Cost $5, including breakfast for people registering before March 24. Room 4E09.
Noon — Seminar: A Look at Apparel Retailing… Are You in Control? Discover proven methods that work with Karron Little of Billye Little & Associates buying office. Cost $5 for those registering before March 24. 2nd floor front lobby.
Noon — Seminar: How to Revitalize Your Retail Business. Presented by Margie Johnson of Shop Talk. Cost $5, including box lunch for those registering before March 24. Independence Room.
Noon — Resource Seminar: Software for Apparel Retailers. Presented by Retail Business Management Services. Free. Room 5A57.
3 p.m. — Cutting the Cake. Celebrate the bridal industry in Dallas. 6th floor front lobby.
5 to 6:30 p.m. — Reception: Dallas Design Initiative. Meet Dallas’s young design talent and see a presentation of their fall fashion. Room 1109.
5:30 to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour: Martinis, Music and More. Join Skyy Vodka for happy hour with a denim presentation. Menswear Mart Atrium.
5:30 to 7 p.m. — Market Party: Ro-Tel and the Hot Tomatoes. All-market event sponsored by Buffalo Jeanswear, Great Hall.
6 p.m. — Fashion Event: Bridal and Formal Western Round-Up. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Annual bridal and formal event featuring the presentation of the 1995 Stanley Soffer Student Scholarship. Fashion Theater.
7:30 p.m. — Heart of Rock ‘n’ Roll Party, featuring the Bill Tillman Band & Johnny D and the Rocket 88’s. Casual dress. Advance tickets can be purchased during market at the DMC Travel Services Booth for $35 per person, $60 per couple. All proceeds to benefit the American Heart Association. Market Hall.

Sunday, April 2
8 to 9:30 a.m. — WERA Seminar: Shopping Your Competition. Room M5110.
8:15 a.m. — Bridal Seminar: Pre-Wedding Jitters… How to Service Today’s Bride. Free refreshments. 2nd floor front lobby.
9 a.m. — Seminar: Display Lab — Windows for Dummies. Make your windows a magnet for your store. Presented by Tony Freytag and Carl Youngberg of Concepts 3. Cost $5, includes breakfast for those registering before March 24. Room 5A57.
10 to 11:30 a.m. — WERA Seminar: Retailers and Their Computers. Room M5110.
Noon — Bellini Break and Raffle Drawing. Stop by for a Bellini and see who wins the American Airlines buy-one-get-one-free ticket to Europe. European Suites, 4B23.
Noon — Seminar: Growing Your Retail Business to the Next Level. Presented by Debbie Allen of Image Dynamics. Cost $5, including lunch for those registering before March 24. Room 4E09.
Noon — Demonstration: Packaging for Profits. Presented by Cyndi Douglas of Pollock Paper. Cost $5, including lunch for those registering before March 24. 2nd floor front lobby.
Noon — Resource Seminar: Inventory Control Techniques. Presented by Santoro Retail Consultants. Room 5A57.
Noon — Western wear fashion show. Fashion Theater.

Monday, April 3
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. — Western apparel showroom hours.
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Women’s and children’s showroom hours.

TUESDAY, APRIL 4
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. — Western apparel showroom hours.
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Women’s and children’s showroom hours. Appointments suggested.

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