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There’s always something new at the JF&A Shows - concentrated pockets of new products with a focus on Beauty & Style, or a sumptuous collection of Home & Gourmet products. Expect the unexpected - and a fabulous assortment of treasures for you and your friends.

Bargains, shopping - This is retail buying at wholesale prices! Fashion, fun, friends!

You’ll find a friendly and inviting show staff, trade show floor and vendors all dedicated to making your show  experience a success.

We love Chicago. We understand its people and its products.  We make our homes here. And we’re committed to bringing you the best shopping opportunities in the industry. Today.  And tomorrow.

We are dedicated to continuing to bring our buyers the best buying opportunities in the Midwest for  jewelry, fashion, accessories, gift, decor and specialty items in the beauty and gourmet arena.  We’ve been listening to our exhibitors and buyers for nearly 50 years, changing the show to reflect new buying trends and fashion preferences.

So whether you’re buying for a series of shops or shopping for that special seasonal something, we’re confident you’ll always find something irresistible at JF&A.


JOIN A GROWING MARKET - Access Thousands of repeat & NEW buyers!

TransWorld’s Jewelry, Fashion & Accessories Shows have been a driving force in the market for over 30 years. TransWorld has been producing trade shows for buyers and sellers of general merchandise, jewelry, fashion, accessories, gift, decor and more since 1966.  Chicago is our home, and the Chicago market is a huge market that buys big! 

Each JF&A Show brings thousands of buyers to each and every show. No other show attracts the traffic that a TransWorld show does.  Our extensive marketing, promotion and buyer-focused efforts bring you the business you that will keep your company growing and vital. 

These major cash & carry shows give buyers the opportunity to buy in the quantity that best suits their needs.  Not only do we maintain a huge loyal buying audience, we constantly strive to add buyers to that group, giving you the opportunity to continuously grow your business, as well.  Five times a year, in Rosemont, IL and Schaumburg, IL, we bring top quality shows that add profits to your bottom line.  Join the TransWorld family and see why so many of our exhibitors have been with us from day one -  and why they continue to exhibit at each and every show.

JF&A exhibitors benefit from the experience, our dedication and our attention to detail. Exhibit once and you'll see why a TransWorld JF&A Show is different from any other event in the industry.  Then you'll see why it's important to exhibit in all of our shows.

Since 1966, buyers  have relied on JF&A Shows for great deals on popular consumer products. If you’ve got the goods - the hottest, newest, trendiest merchandise - then this is the show for you.

No other show offers you more opportunities to cash in big than the JF&A Show.

If you sell…

JEWELRY Fine diamonds and estate jewelry, pearls, precious gemstones, handcrafted and beaded jewelry, costume and silver jewelry… You need to be here!

FASHION Jackets, furs, shearlings, knitwear, women’s clothing for every occasion as well as t-shirts, dresses, pants and other related products that our buyers love!

ACCESSORIES Hats, gloves, scarves, blankets, sweaters, handbags, cosmetics, hair accessories, spa and beauty care sunglasses and perfume that our buyers are buying!

HOME DECOR & GIFTS  Home decor, candles, specialty foods, glassware, photos and artwork, holiday gifts and decorative accessories, pillow covers, blankets, brass and silver ware, stainless steel cookware and as-seen-on-tv items, you will move a lot of goods that our buyers buy right on the show floor!

BEAUTY If your products create beautiful style for today’s beautiful woman, you must exhibit here.  Showcase beauty products including wigs, eyelashes, fragrances, hair care and hair accessories, lip and nail care, skincare, styling tools, tanning/personal care and more. 

HOME & GOURMET Our newest specialty area focuses on gourmet food items, housewares, gifts designed for the home and for holiday celebrations.  Spices and sauces, dips and mixes, from the Southwest to the Northeast and from all around the world - if you sell these items, you must exhibit here.


About TransWorld Exhibits

TransWorld Exhibits is one of the largest independent tradeshow producers in the United States and has been successfully serving buyers and sellers since 1966. Five times a year, in one of the most vital and vibrant markets in the country, we bring you a bustling shopping environment with hundreds of vendors of apparel, accessories and excitement.  We solve your business needs and meet your personal fashion preferences.  And we always balance great fashion finds with budget-conscious selections.

Contact the event managers listed below for more information about how you can participate at the TransWorld's Jewelry, Fashion & Accessories Show - February 2014.

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Conference/Event Dates: 02/20/2014 - 02/23/2014
Conference/Event Hours: Thur. 9am - 10am (Trade Buyer Hour), 10am - 5:30pm; Fri. - Sun. 9:30am - 5:30pm
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Clothing, Fashion & Accessories
Other Industries: Business, Clothing, Fashion & Accessories, Wholesale / Retail
Estimated Attendance: 26,000
Audience: Retail Buyers
Notes: Each JF&A show attracts between 15,000 - 26,000 buyers.

Past Show Facts:

54% of JF&A buyers have attended the shows for over 5 years

Each show brings 25% first-time buyers
Venue: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Venue Phone: (847) 692-2220
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hotel Information:
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:500 (Previous Year)
Event Square Footage:50,000 (Previous)
Show Owner:TransWorld Exhibits, Inc.
Show Manager:TransWorld Exhibits, Inc.
Sponsorship: Yes

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
10' x 10' $1,595   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
Corner Additional $150   Water: n/a
  Generator: n/a
  Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a

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Sales Contacts:

Don Olstinske
Show/Sales Manager
(847) 784-2407

Halley LoBello
National Account Exec.
(847) 784-2402

Alana Watkins
National Account Exec.
(847) 784-2403

Norajean Norkus
National Account Exec.
(847) 784-2413

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