Market Center Management Company, the managing company of wholesale trade centers and events such as Dallas Market Center, ShanghaiMart, LatinAmerican Trade Mart and Brussels International Trade Mart, has named David Pennes Vice President of New Business Development. Beginning November 4, Pennes will oversee all aspects of GlobalTex, a new trade show for fashion design and production launching April 28, 2009, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The three-day show will feature a range of international weavers, textiles, trends and technology from North and South America, Europe and Asia. Pennes is wrapping up almost a ten-year relationship with Advanstar International Inc./MAGIC International as show director/international sales manager. He is credited with creating “Sourcing at MAGIC," one of the largest apparel and sourcing fabric events in North America.