MIDWEST GIFT & LIFESTYLE SHOW

MARKET XCHANGE | DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS

      Permanent Showrooms & Destination Venue for Trade Show Events

LOCAL IS BETTER. BUY NEARBY!

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

SCHEDULE OF TRADE SHOW EVENTS HOSTED AT THE MARKET XCHANGE  

 

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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

Sunday-Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday

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

Appointments Encouraged  

TEMPORARY EXHIBITS 

9:00 – 5:00 Sunday-Monday

9:00 – 3:00 Tuesday

9:00 – 3:00 Wednesday (Haefling Group Only)

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.  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 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 & Charging Stations 

TRAVEL + ACCOMMODATIONS

Silver Lining Shows Group Rate of $139 + 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.

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!

Contact us for an Exhibitor Kit and learn how we support your success & celebrate your customers!

Exhibit@SilverLiningShows.com | 248.348.7777

All applications subject to approval.

2022 Trade Show Event Schedule