Frequently Asked Questions

Q:I am a buyer, how do I register to attend market?
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We invite you to attend our wholesale apparel markets at FIG if you are a current retail buyer, please click here to fill out a registration form. Please bring a current business card with you to leave at the front desk for each market. Please keep in mind, each showroom will also ask for credentials as you make purchases during market.

Q:Do I need to make an appointment when visiting showrooms outside of market dates?
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Yes, select showrooms are open daily, but we advise making appointments with each showroom if you are planning a visit outside of market or during market. You may contact each showroom individually (contact information is available in our Directory of Exhibitors) to set up appointments. 

Q:Is there a shuttle available between FIG and the other market center during show dates?
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Yes the FIG shuttle runs daily during market (Wednesday – Friday between each market center from 8:30 AM until closing). The shuttle arrives and departs approximately every 15 minutes.

Q:Where is the main entrance to FIG?
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FIG is located at the corner of Ross Avenue and Akard Street in Downtown Dallas, Texas. Our main entrance is directly across from the Fairmont Hotel on Akard Street.

Q:I am a designer, how do I apply to exhibit in the tradeshow at FIG?
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FIG is a juried show selecting collections and showrooms complimentary to our boutique style wholesale apparel markets. As a new exhibitor, prior to your first time at FIG, please click here to fill out a registration form. Returning exhibitors will recieve registration materials via email prior to each show and the deadline to register is usually a month prior to each market.

Q:What is the cost to exhibit?
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The cost to exhibit and additional market information is provided to exhibitors after the application process has been completed. Upon completing the registration process, exhibitors will receive an information packet listing important details about exhibiting at FIG.

Q:Who do I contact to have my line represented in a showroom?
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To have your line represented in a showroom please contact each showroom directly. You can find contact information for FIG showrooms in our Directory of Exhibitors.

Q:How can I register to exhibit at FIG Finale?
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If you are a current attendee of our FIG markets you will receive an email with registration information before each Finale event. If you are not a current market attendee, please click here to view the FIG Finale contract.

Q:Do showrooms at FIG lease space to collections?
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Showrooms are not permitted to sub-lease space to collections per FIG leasing terms. Any showroom found in violation of this policy will be penalized as per the terms of the lease. Collections wishing to have space in a showroom may contact FIG directly for their own showroom or a temporary exhibiting space. You may also contact showrooms directly to represent your collection.

Q:When will I receive my booth number for exhibiting in SHOP?
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FIG does not assign booth numbers prior to each show. FIG is a boutique style venue and maps of the floor plan will be distributed to buyers upon their arrival at market. All SHOP exhibitors are located on the 2nd floor of FIG and our hospitable team will gladly personally escort any buyer to a certain collection or showroom. 

Q:Who do I contact about available positions at FIG?
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If you are interested in working for FIG, please send your resume to info@fashionindustrygallery.com.

Q:Is the building wheelchair accessible?
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Yes, visitors requiring wheelchair accessibility should enter on the 2nd floor of the building, which can be accessed from Ross Street, next to the patio of Stephan Pyles. Once on the 2nd floor they will be able to use the elevator system to navigate between the 1st and 2nd floors.

Q:I am attending an event at FIG. Who can I contact for more event details?
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Many events held at FIG are hosted privately by another party. Before contacting FIG, please check with the event organizers to see if an outside company is producing the event.

Q:What is the cost to rent the FIG special events space for a private or corporate event?
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Rates for event space rental vary by season. To obtain an accurate quote for the space, please fill out the event inquiry form located on the right of our Special Events page.

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