The City of Canton and WorldLink Apps Release Mobile Application

Frisco, TX, December 1, 2010 – The City of Canton, Texas hosts the world’s largest outdoor trade days event, First Monday Trade Days, Thursday through Sunday before the first Monday of every month. The east Texas event hosts thousands of vendors from across the country. Shoppers can purchase anything from rare antiques and collectibles, furniture, fine home decor, arts and crafts, clothing, jewelry, tools, produce, and much more.

The City of Canton and WorldLink Apps have teamed up to provide visitors with a mobile reference guide for information on trade day events, event calendars, maps, navigation, and general contact information.

Key Features:

  • Notifications of upcoming Trade Day events
  • Scrollable calendar showing Trade Day events and event details
  • Zoomable map of the Trade Days area
  • Guide Me – displays route for traveling to the Trade Days area
  • Turn-by-turn directions
  • Contact information
  • Touch-to-call phone numbers
  • Touch-to-launch web sites for First Monday Trade Days

The First Monday Trade Days application is available on iTunes for free. A version for Android will be available in early January.

About the City of Canton

The City of Canton is famous for its First Monday Trade Days. The setting is beautifully wooded East Texas with lightly rolling hills, and the atmosphere is laid back. The schools and community are progressive. As the seat of Van Zandt County and host of the world-famous First Monday Trade Days, Canton is the center of activity not only for a thriving county, but also for much of East Texas.

About WorldLink Apps

WorldLink Apps, a division of WorldLink, Inc., builds applications that make a difference for the enterprise and individual user. Their applications provide valuable and meaningful services to the mobile user of today in categories such as reference, enterprise software, lifestyle, entertainment, social networks, and others. For more information, including up and coming applications, please visit To have your idea developed into a mobile app, contact