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60TH ANNIVERSARY
1981 - 1990
1991 - 2000
• The Menswear Mart opens adjacent to the Apparel Mart.
• INFOMART opens on the Dallas Market Center campus
• Dallas Market Center opens the WTC Gourmet Market, the  rst permanent shared showroom for the gourmet food industry.
• Dallas Market Center creates the Holiday Expo,  rst located at the Dallas Convention Center and then moved to the Dallas Market Center.
• The International Floral Design Center (formerly the Homefurnishings Mart) opens as the nation’s largest permanent showroom space for  oral and seasonal products.
• Dallas Market Center purchases the SILK tradeshow.
• FashionCenterDallas, the new home for apparel and accessories, opens in the World Trade Center. International Apparel Mart closes.
• Trade Mart gets a .5M-square-foot expansion
to accommodate the growing lighting industry.
• KidsWorld, a 200,000-square-foot marketplace for all things kids, opens on WTC’s 8th  oor.
• Phase 1 of the Gourmet Market expansion gets underway with a new entrance, updated décor and demo kitchen. The new World Trade Center space is 30,000 square feet and houses more than 1,500 exhibitors.
• Dallas Market Center opens the Interior Home + Design Center (IHDC), formerly
the International Trade Plaza.
2001 - 2010
DMC’S WORLD TRADE CENTER EXPANDED FROM SEVEN TO 15 FLOORS IN 1979.
2010 - 2017
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