27th Annual Partyfest!


What is Partyfest?

The 27th Annual Partyfest “Spring Showcase” is the largest one-day exhibition & trade show of its kind held in the Southwest… a spectacular one-day event featuring over 200 of D/FW’s top party & event suppliers. Check out the hottest industry trends while networking with the pros. Educational seminars, food & beverage samplings, silent auction & exciting new product demonstrations will be highlighted throughout the day to help YOU plan your next special event. MARK YOUR CALENDAR!!! Partyfest “Where Great Parties Begin!”

Who is Exhibiting?

D/FW’s Finest…Caterers, Multi-Purpose Facilities, Party Ranches, Hotels, Party & Event Rentals, Interactive Games, Casino, DJ’s & Karaoke, Live Bands, Unique Entertainers, Event Staffing, Ad-Specialties & Gift Items, Florists, Restaurants, Audio Visual, Photographers, Props, Decor, Tents, Staging, Sound & Lighting, Transportation and much more.

Who is Invited?

Over 10,000 personal invitations are sent directly to D/FW’s top producing businesses, corporate meeting planners, social party planners, concierges, wedding planners, association planners and industry affiliated organizations. Invitations are also extended to anyone who’s planning a party or event in the Dallas Fort Worth area. This is D/FW’s premier showcase of unique ideas for planning the perfect event!

What’s New?

3 FREE Amazing Educational Seminars!!!

  “All Things Texas!”

All 3 Educational Seminars are CSEP, CMP, CTA & CWP Accredited. Seating is limited, so get there early!

“Trends with a Texas Twist” with Dallas’ own Paula Lambert, Wendy Krispin & Dotty Griffith. (12:00-12:30pm)

We love food and we love cheese! There are very few people who create, discuss and evoke more conversations about specialty cuisine in Texas than these Three legendary ladies. Join us as we talk food trends, the critical eye of the Dallas food scene and the overwhelming growth of the culinary industry from the women’s perspective.

D/FW’s “Best Chefs” Bruno Davaillon, Omar Flores & Brian Zenner will be “Talking Texas Cuisine”. (1:30-2:00pm)

What’s hot, what’s not and where is everyone trying to get reservations? We know, and so do these incredible Chefs. The Dallas Food Scene is HOT and continues to have more culinary options than any other city in the world. With this in mind, these chefs are continually setting the mark for the next big thing, and they are going to share it with you.
Dallas Morning New just announced their “2014 Best in D-FW Chefs” and  ALL 3 Celebrity Chefs Speakers made The Cut!!! Congratulations Chefs!!!

They’re Back!!! Steve Kemble & Marla Watson bringing the heat with “What’s Hot Hot Hot in 2015″. (3:00-3:30pm)

Super Sassy Steve Kemble and Chicgeekgirl Marla Watson are back this year with the popular Hot Trends of 2015. From Marsala, The Pantone color of the year, to hot trends in lighting, decor, cuisine and more – these two know what you need to know FIRST! Join Steve, Marla and their surprise guests as they talk about how 2015 is taking design from the past, and creating for the future.

Paula Lambert-Founder Mozzarella Company

Wendy Krispin-Full Service Caterer/Restauranteur

Dotty Griffith-Award-Winning Journalist/Cookbook Author

Executive Chef Bruno Davaillon-The Mansion on Turtle Creek

Executive Chef/Owner Omar Flores-Casa Rubia

Executive Chef Brian Zenner-Oak Restaurant

Steve Kemble-America’s Sassiest Lifestyle Guru

Marla Watson CSEP, CTA-The Chic Geek Girl, Peapod Group LLC

Partyfest is Proudly Sponsored by:
The Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau, D/FW Chapter-Meeting Professionals International,International Special Events Society-Dallas Chapter, Texas Meetings + Events Magazine, Texas Association of Event and Convention Professionals, Peapod Group, D/FW Chapter-Hospitality Sales Marketing Association, Onstage Systems, Corporate Concierge Inc. and Superior Expo Services.