Help! I am a new buyer ... what now?
A: New to
Dallas Market Center? Join our New Buyer Orientation for
insight on hallway and showroom numbering systems, specific
category locations, directory tips and more. Orientations
are held Thursday through Monday during major markets. Pick
up your New Buyer Kit at the Registration Desks. This kit
contains comprehensive information on the buying process
including a glossary of terms, shipping lingo, credit
procedures and buying tips.
Who do I contact to make my travel plans for Market?
A: Call our
travel department, Market Travel at (800) DAL-MKTS
for your select choice of hotels and all your travel needs.
American Airlines, the official airline of Dallas Market
Center, offers an 8 percent discount on most fares and
low rate zone fares, no Saturday stay required (two-night
to great airfares, Market Travel can offer discounts on car
rental rates and ground transportation to and from DFW and
Love Field airports.
For assistance with taxis during markets, please see the
transportation coordinators in the red shirts or jackets located
outside the front entrances. The taxi flat rate from DFW
Airport to Dallas Market Center is $40
for one person plus $2 each per additional guest. The
taxi flat rate from Dallas Market Center to DFW Airport is
$32 plus $2 per additional person. The taxi flat
rate from Love Field to Dallas Market Center is $15 for one
person plus any additional charges. If you have questions
about your taxi ride from DFW Airport, call the City of
Dallas at (214) 670-3168. Be sure to have the taxi and
driver ID numbers when you call.
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shuttle services provided to and from the hotels around
Dallas Market Center?
Market Center provides shuttle service during every day of
market between all of the buildings on the DMC campus and
select hotels. Check the shuttle schedule in your show
directory or the shuttle dispatch in front of the buildings.
many guests may I bring with me to market?
maintain the wholesale integrity of Dallas Market Center's
trade events, retailers should limit guests and qualify
professional buyers in the registration system. For guests
essential to the business, (limit one per buyer), there is a
$50 non-refundable charge during market. Spouses are welcome
and not subject to the guest fee. Proper credentials are
required to register additional buyers.
are the costs associated with attending Dallas Market Center
during a market?
retailers are not subject to any fees to attend, but you
must be a qualified buyer. Business-in-the-Home store
types are subject to a $150 refundable application
can I find a comprehensive list of Dallas market dates?
current listing of all Market
be found on our Web site or call (800) DAL-MKTS for market
may I obtain Dallas Market Center weather conditions and
A: The DMC
Web site offers current weather conditions and door-to-door
driving directions. Click here
for current weather conditions and Driving Directions.
free parking available at Dallas Market Center?
A: Yes. More
than 14,000 free parking spaces are available on the
Dallas Market Center campus. As designated by federal law,
Dallas Market Center also has ample spaces for
are Dallas Market Center building hours during market and
market: 8:30am - 6pm
Non-market: 8am - 5pm, Monday -
do I find individual Dallas Market Center showroom phone
A: You may
access individual Dallas Market Center showroom phone
numbers by calling (800) DAL-MKTS. For an extensive listing,
you may order a directory for $5 each. Send check or
money order to: Dallas Market Center, 2100 Stemmons
Freeway, MS 150, Dallas, TX 75207. (Please specify
which directory you need: Gift/Home Accessories,
Children's Apparel or Women's/Men's Apparel.)
do I find the Dallas Market Center employee directory?
A: Dial (800)
DAL-MKTS, and you will be connected.
are the dock hours during market?
(214) 655-6270 for Dallas Market Center dock hours.
Q: May I
take photographs while shopping at market?
and photography are not allowed inside showrooms without the
are the designated smoking areas at Dallas Market Center?
A: For the
comfort of our buyers, smoking is not allowed in the
hallways, stairwells, restaurants or other common areas of
Dallas Market Center buildings. Designated smoking
areas have been established in various locations around the
campus. Smoking inside the showrooms is at the discretion of
are my childcare options while shopping at Dallas
A: For safety
reasons, children under the age of 12 are strongly
discouraged from attending any DMC market.Strollers are not
allowed inside any Dallas Market Center building.
wheelchairs available at Dallas Market Center?
Market Center does not have wheelchairs available. However,
you may rent from James A. George toll free (866) 697-9026
or (903) 882-9026.
do I obtain a Resale Tax Permit?
your state comptroller's office for the proper forms to
apply for your Resale Tax Permit.
are the phone numbers and dates of the other markets?
A: All Dallas
Market Center events are posted on this Web site. If you
have any additional questions regarding Dallas Market Center
events, please call (800) DAL-MKTS.
translation services available during Dallas Market Center
translation services are offered in the International Suite. For
more information, call (214) 655-6140.
Welcome to the
registration page, where the more than 200,000 new and
veteran buyers who visit Dallas Market Center each year can
find the tools for registering and maximizing their visit to
the world's largest wholesale resource. Make sure to read
"How Do I Qualify?" to get the lastest information
on registration requirements.