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Dallas Market Center Releases Economic Impact Findings
Dallas Market Center announced an independent research consultant's study found that the DMC has a direct impact of more than $406 million on the local economy; with a full economic impact of Dallas Market activities equaling $1.2 billion.
Approximately 375,000 people visit Dallas Market Center’s campus each year including more than 75,000 buyers from all 50 states and 85 countries. An estimated 10,000 people work in Dallas showrooms during major markets. Of this figure, the Market Center employs approximately 220 full-time associates and 125 seasonal or part-time associates.
Dallas Market Center was founded in 1957 by real estate developer Trammell Crow and is managed by Market Center Management Company. The Market Center consists of four buildings that total more than 5 million square feet. DMC holds approximately 50 trade and special events each year, including four Total Home & Gift Markets and five Apparel & Accessories Markets. The largest markets each attract more than 40,000 attendees.