MIDWEST GIFT & LIFESTYLE SHOW

MARKET XCHANGE | DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS

      Permanent Showrooms & Destination Venue for Trade Show Events

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING YOUR LOCAL REPS AND REGIONAL TRADE SHOWS!

THE MIDWEST GIFT & LIFESTYLE SHOW

Wholesale Order Writing Trade Show | Some Vendors Offer Cash & Carry Sales

Open to Resellers Only | Not Open to the Public

Accessories | Apparel | Baby | Books | Cards | Collegiate | Fashion | Garden | Gourmet | Hardware | Home | Inspirational | Kids | Lifestyle | Pet Seasonal | Toys | Active Lifestyle |  Artisan | Bath & Body | Candles | Christmas | Drinkware  Games | Gift | Handbags | Holiday | Impulse  Jewelry | Licensed | Mens | Plush | Stationery

SCHEDULE OF TRADE SHOW EVENTS HOSTED AT THE MARKET XCHANGE: 

 

2 0 2 2

Jan 30-Feb 2  Midwest Gift & Lifestyle Show

March 13-15   REV Chicago Boutique Show + Contempo Row

August 7-10   Midwest Gift & Lifestyle Show

Sept 18-20    REV Chicago Boutique Show + Contempo Row

MARKET HOURS

PERMANENT SHOWROOMS & HAEFLING GROUP

Sunday-Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday

9:00 – 5:00 or until last appointment is finished

Appointments are not mandatory but strongly encouraged! 

TEMPORARY EXHIBITS 

9:00 – 5:00 Sunday-Monday

9:00 – 3:00 Tuesday

*9:00 – 3:00 Wednesday *Day 4 is optional for Temps. Please contact your rep to confirm.

 

VENUE

Welcome to THE MARKET XCHANGE!

Home to Permanent Showrooms & Trade Show Events

Located on the O’Hare Lake Office Campus

2400 E. Devon Avenue | Des Plaines, IL 60018

FREE PARKING!

Next to the Rivers Casino in the O’Hare Lake Office Campus

Five minutes from the O’Hare Airport

COST

There is no cost for Retail Buyers to attend.

Your well being is our #1 priority.  Our trade shows are conducted with courtesy, kindness and respect for each other. We operate in compliance with CDC health guidelines and executive orders as they are issued by the State of Illinois.  This trade show is not open to the public.  The showrooms and temporary exhibits are independent small business groups and well suited for social distancing. Health and wellness protocol will be in place. Pre-registration and appointments are strongly encouraged.

SERVICES + COURTESIES WE OFFER RETAIL BUYERS

  • A warm welcome & efficient registration
  • Leading brands represented by the most respected showrooms, agencies, and professional sales reps in the industry
  • Our venue is the newly renovated Market Xchange Building, which provides a calm and comfortable working environment. 
  • Parking is FREE!  
  • Complimentary Coffee Bar
  • Complimentary Afternoon Snack Station
  • Selfie & Charging Stations 

TRAVEL + ACCOMMODATIONS

HOTEL PARTNER

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Chicago O’Hare Rosemont

9480 W. Higgins Rd., Rosemont, IL 60018

(847) 692-3000

$139 Rate for August 2022 Show CUT OFF DATE IS 7/16/2022

Group Name:  Silver Lining Shows

+ Free Hot Breakfast + Complimentary Parking + Free WiFi

 

Market Xchange

Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago O'Hare

A WHOLESALE MARKET

All Retailers must register their attendance at the Welcome & Registration Desk upon arrival and wear badges at all times.

Thank you for supporting your local reps and regional trade shows!  We appreciate you and look forward to working with you!

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ORDER WRITING MARKET

The Midwest Gift & Lifestyle Show is primarily an order-writing show; however, there are vendors who offer cash and carry to retailers.  Please note that this show requires retailer registration and is not open to the public.  Persons found posing as buyers or using false identification will be escorted from the market.

Interested in exhibiting?

We welcome new exhibitors and respect your trade show investment.

Contact us for an Exhibitor Kit:

Exhibit@SilverLiningShows.com | 248.348.7777

All applications subject to approval.

2022 Trade Show Event Schedule