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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The Chicago Show: Antiques & Art & Modern

October 6-9, 2022
7th Floor │ THE MART

The Chicago Show: Antiques & Art & Modern returns October 6-9, 2022. The show features 60 premier national and international exhibitors presenting fine antiques, decorative and fine arts reflecting all periods from ancient to 20th century modern and introduces cutting edge contemporary 21st century designs. The Opening Night Party benefiting the Woman’s Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital is Thursday evening, October 6th, from 6pm to 9pm.

Design Chicago

October 12-13, 2022
Floors 1, 6, & 14 │ THE MART

Join us on Wednesday and Thursday, October 12th-13th, 2022 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.

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STYLEMAX

October 16-18, 2022
THE MART

STYLEMAX launched in 2000 and has since become a leading tradeshow for women’s apparel & accessories. The show hosts an extensive selection of brands from categories such as contemporary, premium denim, bridge, footwear, activewear, accessories, beauty & lifestyle.

DIFFA Art for Life

October 20, 2022
THE MART

DIFFA Chicago’s juried in-person art exhibition and auction takes place Thursday, October 20th at THE MART in the North Lobby. Art For Life Chicago Ambassador, artist Sergio Gomez will be joined by co-host Jenny Vyas for an evening of art, entertainment, sips, bites, live and silent auction bidding for amazing art! Please join us for what is always an engaging and worthwhile event, while raising funds in support of Chicago area organizations helping those in our community living with and/or affected by HIV/AIDS.

10/20 on 10

October 20, 2022
THE MART

A Chicago night you won’t want to miss! Calling all architects, designers, dealers, reps and manufacturers for a showroom crawl through the 10th floor of THE MART. Enjoy craft cocktails, seasonal bites, and giveaways!

One of a Kind Holiday Show

December 1-4, 2022
THE MART

Now in its 21st year in Chicago, the One of a Kind Holiday Show brings together hundreds of talented artists, makers and designers with thousands of happy shoppers who love art and original work. The show continues to be the best place in Chicago to find truly unique and meaningful gifts for the holidays.

 

 

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.

Chicago Collective – Women’s Edition

February 26-28, 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.

 

 

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.

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.

 

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.

 

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.

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.

Chicago Collective – Women’s Edition

October 22-24, 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.