MARKET CALENDAR

The Dallas March MEGA Market, and Women’s & Children’s Apparel & Accessories Market, March 22-26, 2001, The Dallas International Apparel Mart

SHOWROOM HOURS
Monday, March 21-
Sunday, March 25
8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

MONDAY, MARCH 26
8:30 a.m.-6 pm. Many showrooms close at 3 p.m. Please be sure to make appointments.

DAILY EVENTS
New Buyer Orientation
Apparel Mart
9 a.m. & 2 p.m., Thursday-Monday. Fourth floor, front lobby balcony.

Buyers’ Lounge
Open Daily: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fourth floor, front lobby balcony. All buyers welcome.

International Hospitality Suite
Friday-Sunday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fourth floor, back lobby balcony.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21
Select showrooms open by appointment only. 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

THURSDAY, MARCH 22
Dine Around
4-6 p.m., second, third and fourth floors, front and back lobbies, and first floor in the West Atrium. Complimentary samplings from Dallas’s finest restaurants.

Texas Designer Collective
6:15 p.m., Great Hall. Go Texan presents natural fiber apparel with a Texas flair.

FRIDAY, MARCH 23
Fall 2001 Trend Overview
8:30 a.m., fourth floor, front lobby. Presented by Leon Hall, fashion commentator for E!.

Breakfast in the four corners.
8:30 a.m., the four corners of the Apparel Mart’s first floor. Complimentary breakfast at four different stations throughout the first floor.

West Atrium Breakfast
8:30 a.m., West Atrium lobby, 1st floor. Complimentary breakfast in the lobby of the West Atrium.

Contemporary Fall Forecast
Noon, fourth floor, front lobby. Presented by Gregor Simmons, trend analyst. Trends and how to keep up with them and how specialty store merchants can interpret them.

West on III
5 p.m., 3rd floor, West Atrium. Join the West on III exhibitors for happy hour and live jazz.

Group III Trend Show
6:15 p.m., Great Hall. Presented by Leon Hall, with guest designer David Meister.

Night of Networking
6:15 p.m., Independence Room, 2350 Stemmons Freeway (formerly the Menswear Mart). Presented by T.J. Reid. $15, including dinner.

Celebration of Fall Fashions
6 p.m., reception, Suite 3B94. 6:30 p.m., Dinner, Fashion Theatre.
7 p.m., Children’s wear, fall 2001. Fashion show, sponsored by USCO.

SATURDAY, MARCH 24
“Generating Multiple Sales by Creating a Total Look.”
10 a.m., fourth floor, front lobby. Presented by Rawlins Gilliland, retail consultant and former Neiman Marcus executive.

Personality in the Workplace
2 p.m., Independence Room. Discover your dominant personality style and how you can work more effectively and with less stress with people in your store. Presented by Carl Youngberg, president of Concepts 3 Marketing and Management.

Cutting Edge Fashion Show
6:15 p.m., Great Hall. Guest Designer: Poleci.

Fall 2001 Fashion Frontier
6:15 p.m., Western Expo. Celebrate the western industry with fashion, food and fun.

SUNDAY, MARCH 25
Occasions
8:30 a.m., Great Hall
Preview of prom, bridal and special occasion. Complimentary continental breakfast.

Le Freak in Concert
6:15 p.m., Great Hall.The sounds of Le Freak as they take us back to the Seventies disco era