As the leading center for design in the United States featuring six floors of showrooms and world class brands for both residential and commercial interiors, theMART is thrilled to host a collection of dynamic design events, educational programs and activations running onsite in our historic building throughout the year.

Here are a number of upcoming events produced by theMART, our shows, our partners and our showrooms, all geared toward inspiring and informing design professionals about the latest innovations and hottest topics in residential and commercial design.

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NeoConnect CEU Sessions

January 31 – February 1, 2023
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
THE MART

A two-day learning forum hosted by showrooms at THE MART. Brands will offer accredited CEU programs with networking receptions held in contract showrooms each day.

ASID Illinois Industry Partner Cocktail Party

February 2, 2023
5:00 pm – 7:30 p.m.
Dacor Kitchen Theater, Suite 142 | THE MART

Connect with the ASID Illinois Board and learn about the benefits of sponsorship with ASID Illinois for the 2023 year. Network and enjoy light bites! Attendees will be entered into a special giveaway! Open to members and non-members.

Chicago Collective

February 5-7, 2023
THE MART

The Chicago Collective is the Premiere National Menswear Show in North America, hosting top brands from around the world. Over 400 exhibitors represent the finest brands in men’s classic and contemporary apparel, accessories & footwear, making it truly a one-stop shop.

2nd Annual “Love Is In The Air” Valentine Mixer

February 9, 2023
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
10th Floor | THE MART

Come join the fun on the 10th floor of THE MART for a night of product, raffles and sweet treats! Organized by the 10th floor dream team: Buckley Redner, BuzziSpace, Global, J+J Flooring, LINAK & Sickler Inc.

Event Timeline:

4 – 7 PM: Valentine Showroom Crawl

7 PM: Reception begins at Andreu World (Suite 10-132)

7:45 PM: Raffle Drawing (Must be present to win!)

ASID Illinois Imprint – Love of Design

February 15, 2023
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
THE MART

IMPRINT is a free event open to all interior design students and emerging professionals. Free headshots, showroom tours, lunch, resume review, mocktail hour with speed networking and prizes!

MART Ambassadors

February 23, 2023
THE MART

Designers with prominent social media platforms are invited to come to THE MART as Ambassadors!

PowerHouse SMART® Luxury Conference

March 1, 2023
THE MART

Power House SMART® is the only networking and education community for leaders in all areas of luxury design-build: luxury home construction, premium commercial development, and blue-chip real estate.  Membership is by invitation or referral and members enjoy a wide range of benefits.

Chicago Collective – Women’s Edition

March 5-7, 2023
THE MART

Chicago Collective Women’s Edition is a reimagined showcase of apparel and accessory brands, presenting an elevated experience, enhanced amenities, and a reach beyond the Midwest.

 

 

Design Delegation

March 7, 2023
THE MART

Design Delegation is a showroom-nominated peer group of “second-in-command” designers at top Chicago-area firms. These designers are invited to spend the day at THE MART and get a first-hand look behind the scenes of the building and its showrooms.  Each quarterly meeting is an opportunity build connections, gain unique insights about THE MART, and create unforgettable memories.

National Bridal Market Chicago

March 12-14, 2023
THE MART

National Bridal Market Chicago is the leading tradeshows for Bridal & Special occasion needs, offering the latest styles from the Industry’s top manufacturers.

MART Ambassadors

April 13, 2023
THE MART

Designers with prominent social media platforms are invited to come to THE MART as Ambassadors!

One of a Kind Spring Show

April 28-30, 2023
THE MART

The One of a Kind Spring Show brings together hundreds of talented artists, makers and designers with thousands of shoppers who love art and handmade work. The One of a Kind Spring Show is the best event in Chicago for a Spring refresh and to find great gifts for seasonal holidays and occasions.

 

Design Delegation

May 18, 2023
THE MART

Design Delegation is a showroom-nominated peer group of “second-in-command” designers at top Chicago-area firms. These designers are invited to spend the day at THE MART and get a first-hand look behind the scenes of the building and its showrooms.  Each quarterly meeting is an opportunity build connections, gain unique insights about THE MART, and create unforgettable memories.

NeoCon

June 12-14, 2023
THE MART

NeoCon is the world’s leading platform and most important event for the commercial design industry. Since launching in 1969, NeoCon has served as the annual gathering place for design professionals and end-users. The three-day event showcases game-changing products and services from both leading companies and emerging talent—providing unparalleled access to the latest and most innovative solutions. Additionally, a robust educational program of keynote presentations and CEU sessions offers world-class expertise and insight about today’s most relevant topics during the show and throughout the year. A launch pad for innovation—NeoCon offers ideas and introductions that shape the built environment today and into the future.

 

MART Ambassadors

June 13, 2023
THE MART

Designers with prominent social media platforms are invited to come to THE MART as Ambassadors!

Luxe Red Awards

Luxe RED Awards

June 20, 2023
THE MART

Luxe Interiors + Design’s annual RED Awards honor the best residential architecture, interior design and landscape architecture projects across the country.

 

Design Delegation

July 20, 2023
THE MART

Design Delegation is a showroom-nominated peer group of “second-in-command” designers at top Chicago-area firms. These designers are invited to spend the day at THE MART and get a first-hand look behind the scenes of the building and its showrooms.  Each quarterly meeting is an opportunity build connections, gain unique insights about THE MART, and create unforgettable memories.

Chicago Collective

August 6-8, 2023
THE MART

The Chicago Collective is the Premiere National Menswear Show in North America, hosting top brands from around the world. Over 400 exhibitors represent the finest brands in men’s classic and contemporary apparel, accessories & footwear, making it truly a one-stop shop.

National Bridal Market Chicago

August 20-22, 2023
THE MART

National Bridal Market Chicago is the leading tradeshows for Bridal & Special occasion needs, offering the latest styles from the Industry’s top manufacturers.

MART Ambassadors

August 22, 2023
THE MART

Designers with prominent social media platforms are invited to come to THE MART as Ambassadors!

Chicago Collective – Women’s Edition

August 27-29, 2023
THE MART

Chicago Collective Women’s Edition is a reimagined showcase of apparel and accessory brands, presenting an elevated experience, enhanced amenities, and a reach beyond the Midwest.

Design Chicago

September 27-28, 2023
Floors 1, 6, & 14 │ THE MART

Join us on Wednesday and Thursday, September 27th and 28th, for Design Chicago, the Midwest’s Largest Residential Design Conference featuring two days of education, product features and design inspiration from the kitchen, bath and home furnishings showrooms at THE MART.

MART Ambassadors

September 27-28, 2023
THE MART

During Design Chicago, designers with prominent social media platforms are invited to come to THE MART as Ambassadors!

Design Delegation

October 12, 2023
THE MART

Design Delegation is a showroom-nominated peer group of “second-in-command” designers at top Chicago-area firms. These designers are invited to spend the day at THE MART and get a first-hand look behind the scenes of the building and its showrooms.  Each quarterly meeting is an opportunity build connections, gain unique insights about THE MART, and create unforgettable memories.

Chicago Collective – Women’s Edition

October 15-17, 2023
THE MART

Chicago Collective Women’s Edition is a reimagined showcase of apparel and accessory brands, presenting an elevated experience, enhanced amenities, and a reach beyond the Midwest.

MART Ambassadors

November 7, 2023
THE MART

Designers with prominent social media platforms are invited to come to THE MART as Ambassadors!

Design Delegation

December 7, 2023
THE MART

Design Delegation is a showroom-nominated peer group of “second-in-command” designers at top Chicago-area firms. These designers are invited to spend the day at THE MART and get a first-hand look behind the scenes of the building and its showrooms.  Each quarterly meeting is an opportunity build connections, gain unique insights about THE MART, and create unforgettable memories.