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At last! A comprehensive, cost-effective, convenient gift market custom-made for the Midwest retailer. From its easy accessibility to its vast retail base to its incredible convention infrastructure, there are many reasons why the Chicago area is the perfect trade show location for the gift industry.
Runs concurrently with MARKET XCHANGE
In addition to the tremendous selection you'll see at the Windy City Gift Show, be sure to explore the offerings at the Market Xchange showroom building located nearby at 2400 Devon Ave, Des Plaines, Il 60018.
Discover a fresh new product selection custom-tailored to reflect the regional tastes and interests of the area, including its strong seasonal business, great lakes and coastal towns, lodges and resorts. You’re sure to find new designs that differentiate your store in the following product sectors:
- Live In Style
- Makers’ Market
Chicago is the third largest city in the US and the economic hub of the entire Midwest trading area. It’s an area filled with small, independent stores, larger, innovative retailers (think Crate & Barrel!) and home to major hardware buying offices. What’s more, the region is known in the industry for the strong partnerships and loyal business relationships between its large sales agencies and local buyers.
Because of its central location and easy accessibility, the Windy City Gift Show will be a magnet for retailers from throughout the region, including:
These retailers will be represented in a broad range of categories, including:
- Apparel/Women’s Accessory Stores
- Garden Centers
- Gifts and Decorative Accessories
- Hospital Gift Shops
- Jewelry Stores
- Museums/Zoos/ Aquariums
- Specialty Gourmet Food Stores
- Toy Stores
Not sure if you want to exhibit at or attend the Windy City Gift Show - January 2017? See the panels below to get the information you need to make an informed decision.
|Conference/Event Dates:||01/28/2017 - 01/31/2017|
|Expo/Exhibit Dates:||01/28/2017 - 01/31/2017|
|Expo/Exhibit Hours:||Sat, Sun, Mon, 9am-6pm; Tues, 9am-3pm|
|Primary Industry:||Wholesale / Retail|
|Other Industries:||Business, Clothing, Fashion & Accessories, Grocery / C Store, Wholesale / Retail|
|Cost to Attend:||http://www.windycitygiftshow.com/214/windy-city-gift-show-register.htm|
Specialty Gourmet Food Stores
Gifts and Decorative Accessories
Apparel/Women's Accessory Stores
Hospital Gift Shops
|Venue:||Donald E. Stephens Convention Center|
|Venue Phone:||(847) 692-2220|
|Venue Type:||Indoor - Convention Center|
|Official Conference Hotel:||Hotel Information:|
|Conference Hotel URL:||http://www.windycitygiftshow.com/226/windy-city-gift-show-travel.htm|
|Number of Exhibitors:||500+ Exhibitors/Lines|
|Exhibit Floorplan:||Click Here|
|Show Owner:||Urban Expositions, LLC|
|Show Manager:||Urban Expositions, LLC|
|Exhibitor Prospectus:||Click Here|
|Sponsorship Details:||With thousands of buyers coming to the Windy City Gift Show, it's important to make sure your brand and your products stand out.
|Booth Size||Booth Cost||Available Amenities|
|10' x 10' - Raw Space||$1,425; Additional Space, $1,325 per 10' x 10'||Electricity:||Yes||- Unknown Price|
|10' x 10' - Gifts / Gourmet / Live in Style / Maker's Market||$1,730; Additional Space, $1,630 per 10' x 10'||Generator:||n/a|
|Artist Pavilion||$750 (Limited Availability)||Marketing Vehicles Allowed:||Yes|
|Other Booth Sizes Available: Yes|
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Partial List of 2017 Exhibitors:
- A Cheerful Giver
- ACE USA (Polar Graphics)
- Accessorize Me
- Art by Rozanne
- Blossom Bucket
- Bright Ideas
- Burford Suppes Ent.
- Candle Warmers Etc.
- Cheesecloth & Buttermilk, Inc.
- Chicago Importing Co.
- City Concepts, Inc.
- DM Merchandising
- DNS Designs
- Delightfully Yours
- Denise Riesen Photography
- Diana Kauffman Designs
- Diverse Marketing
- Dorfman Pacific
- Duncan & Company
- Dutch House Confections
- Ergo Candle Inc.
- Fair Anita
- For the Journey
- Global Mamas
- Good Earth Soap
- Hallmark Gold Crown
- Handcrafted, The
- Honey House Naturals
- J & J Woodshop
- Joy Accessories By Joy Susan
- KD Designs
- Lakeshirts Blue 84
- Libby Walter Accessories
- Lipco Group
- Little Valley Wholesale, Inc.
- Lucia's Imports
- Mata Traders
- Minds Eye Design/Fly Paper Products
- Mountain Group, The
- New Prospects
- Oak Street Wholesale, Inc.
- Peaceful Village Inc
- Pilgrim Imports / Asian Eye
- Printed Canvas
- Puzzles That Rock
- Radiant Glass
- Raggedy Junction
- Rain Jewelry Collection
- Retail Packaging Outlet
- Revy Fair Trade
- Robin Goodfellow Designs
- Robin Reed International Limited
- Roman, Inc.
- Safari Ltd.
- Salt Creek Apparel, LLC
- Season Flower International, Inc.
- Sinobrite, Inc.
- Steel Heart Ltd.
- T.R. McTaggart and Kristin & Company
- Tembo Group
- Tey-Art, Inc.
- The Haefling Group
- Tripar International, Inc.
- Truebite Inc.
- Tulia's Artisan Gallery
- Ty, Inc.
- Venture Imports
- W.T. Collection / Wing Tai Trading Co., Inc.
- Whiskey Mountain
- dZi Inc.