MIDWEST GIFT & LIFESTYLE SHOW

MARKET XCHANGE | DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS

Permanent Showrooms & Destination Venue for Trade Show Events

Your business is essential and we’re here for you!

THE MIDWEST GIFT & LIFESTYLE SHOW

NEW! Cash & Carry Section  (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

2021 TRADE SHOWS 

2021 TRADE SHOW EVENTS @ MARKET XCHANGE:

Jan 31-Feb 3  Midwest Gift & Lifestyle Show

Feb 15-17      REV Chicago Boutique Show + Contempo Row

April 25-27   REV Chicago Boutique Show + Contempo Row

August 8-11  Midwest Gift & Lifestyle Show

Sept 19-21  REV Chicago Boutique Show + Contempo Row

MARKET HOURS

Showrooms & Temp Exhibits

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

Appointments Encouraged  

VENUE

Welcome to THE MARKET XCHANGE!

Home to Permanent Showrooms & Trade Show Events

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

COST

There is no cost for Retail Buyers to attend.

Your well being is our #1 priority.  We are complying 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 (see above).  Masks are required to be worn at check-in and in common public areas such as restrooms, aisles, and elevators. Pre-registration and appointments are strongly encouraged.

SERVICES + COURTESIES WE OFFER RETAILERS
  • A warm welcome & efficient registration
  • Our venue is the newly renovated Market Xchange Building, home to fabulous permanent showrooms 
  • Parking is FREE!  
  • Lunch Service by FOODA featuring local restaurants and their most popular menu selections. 
  • Complimentary Coffee Bar
  • Complimentary Afternoon Snack Station
  • Selfie Photo Booth 
  • Charging Station

TRAVEL + ACCOMMODATIONS

Silver Lining Shows Group Rate of $85 + tax                                                                                      Hampton Inn & Suites Rosemont Chicago O’Hare                                                                      9480 W Higgins Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018                                                                                    Half Mile from the Market Xchange Building (2 minute drive)

Reservations 847-692-3000 

+ Complimentary Parking Pass                                                                                                          + Hot Breakfast Included                                                                                                                  + Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service                                                                                          

 

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.

We recycle!  Please return badges to the registration desk when you leave.

ORDER WRITING MARKET
Please respect our policy of NO Cash & Carry or sample sales during market hours.

Persons found posing as buyers or using false identification will be escorted from the market.

Interested in exhibiting?

We welcome new exhibitors!

Contact us to learn how we support your success & celebrate your customers.

Exhibit@SilverLiningShows.com | 248.348.7777

 

Please use the button below to download the Exhibitor Application.

Submit completed applications to Exhibit@SilverLiningShows.com or fax to 248.348.7777.

All applications subject to approval.

Apply to Exhibit