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
PERMANENT SHOWROOMS & HAEFLING GROUP
9:00 – 5:00 or until last appointment is finished
Appointments are not mandatory but strongly encouraged!
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.
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
Next to the Rivers Casino in the O’Hare Lake Office Campus
Five minutes from the O’Hare Airport
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
Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago O'Hare
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!
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.