THE CHICAGO SHOE MARKET

FEB 20-21, 2019

WED | THU

SET-UP TUESDAY FEB 19, 2019

EMBASSY SUITES CHICAGO – MAGNIFICENT MILE
511 N. Columbus Dr., Chicago, IL 60611

BECOME A CHICAGO SHOE MARKET EXHIBITOR

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

Upcoming FEBRUARY 20-21, 2019 Chicago Shoe Market:

THIS IS A SUITE AND BOOTH SHOW.  

 

SET-UP DATE:
TUE:   FEB 19, 2019 – Booth set-up after 12PM and Suite set-up after 4PM


SHOW DATES:
WED:  FEB 20, 2019 9AM-6PM
THU:   FEB 21, 2019 9AM-4PM 

Early Registration Deadline:  WED: DEC 5, 2018  EXTENDED – Must be registered by WED, DEC 12th – by Midnight
Payment Due Date:  FRI:  DEC. 21, 2018

Ad Copy Deadline to be in the Show Directory:  FRI: DEC 21, 2018

All payments must be recieved by JAN 21, 2019 to avoid a $50 late fee.

  • This show is a hotel room and booth show.
  • The WCST Management will be assigning all booths and rooms.
  • You must make room reservation directly with the hotel using the links provided during registration.
  • There are a limited amount of booths available on a first-come basis.
  • King Suites and Double Bed Suites are available.  Please add to special requests.  We will try our best to accomadate
  • There are NO adjoining Rooms at this Embassy Suites.

Exhibitors can display in the front part of the suite and sleep in the back bedroom area.

Windy City Shoe Travelers Annual Fee $50 (Due at the First Chicago Shoe Market attended each calendar year) Early Exhibitor Fee (Before Dec 5, 2018)– $200 – for hotel room exhibitors. Exhibit fee is included in the booth price.
($50 increase after Early Registration Deadline) Early Exhibitor Registration Deadline: Dec 5, 2018.

**Exhibitor Lunches: This show we will offer a lunch buffet for the exhibitors at a reduced rate. Lunch tickets can be purchased in advance on the Exhibitor Registration Page for $15/each. (Limited number available at the show for $15/each)

All tables included in the booths include tablecloths.   If you order extra tables you must order tableclothes seperatly for those tables.

Hotel Room Exhibitors: Amazing low room rates in downtown Chicago for this show $129.00 + tax.  Don’t miss this first-class Market experience.  

Exhibitors who will be displaying in their rooms only, are required to place a reservation under their name through the link provided to let the hotel know that they are with the Chicago Shoe Market to receive the special room rate.  Tables will not be in the rooms unless they are ordered.

Some furniture in the room may be used for display.  Rooms will accommodate up to (2) 6’ tables. Available shelving is highly recommended to maximize space utilization. The WCST management will be assigning rooms.

Suite Exhibitor Area

Suite Sleeping Area

Sample Hotel floor plan:

Booth Exhibitors: Please review the available booth sizes and locations on the floor plan layouts below. Booth inventory is limited and available on a first-come basis…..so register early! Booths will be outfitted with the tables and other amenities as describe with each booth on the registration page and shown in the floor plan diagram. Optional items are available as noted below.  The show director reserves the right to change the booth configurations at any time.

10×6 Booth – $600 (Inventory – 8)

  • 3 – 6’ Tables
  • 3 – Chairs
  • Tablecloths
  • 1 – Wastebasket
  • 1 – Booth Sign
  • Market Fee
  • Internet

12×6 Booth – $720 (Inventory – 8)

  • 2 – 6’ Tables
  • 1 – 8’ Table
  • 3 – Chairs
  • Tablecloths
  • 1 – Wastebasket
  • 1 – Booth Sign
  • Market Fee
  • Internet

10×8 Booth – $960 (Inventory – 8)

  • 1 – 6’ Tables
  • 2 – 8’ Table
  • 3 – Chairs
  • Tablecloths
  • 1 – Wastebasket
  • 1 – Booth Sign
  • Market Fee
  • Internet

12×8 Booth – $1152 (Inventory – 8)

  • 3 – 8’ Table
  • 3 – Chairs
  • Tablecloths
  • 1 – Wastebasket
  • 1 – Booth Sign
  • Market Fee
  • Internet

16×12 Booth – $2304 (Inventory – 2)

  • 3 – 4’ Tables
  • 1 – 6’ Table
  • 2 – 8’ Table
  • 4 – Chairs
  • Tablecloths
  • 1 – Wastebasket
  • 1 – Booth Sign
  • Market Fee
  • Internet

16×8 Booth – $1536 (Inventory – 2)

  • 1 – 4’ Tables
  • 1 – 6’ Table
  • 2 – 8’ Table
  • 4 – Chairs
  • Tablecloths
  • 1 – Wastebasket
  • 1 – Booth Sign
  • Market Fee
  • Internet

12×8 Booth – $1152 (Inventory – 6)

  • 3 – 8’ Table
  • 3 – Chairs
  • Tablecloths
  • 1 – Wastebasket
  • 1 – Booth Sign
  • Market Fee
  • Internet

12×12 Booth – $1728 (Inventory – 2)

  • 2 – 4’ Tables
  • 3 – 8’ Table
  • 3 – Chairs
  • Tablecloths
  • 1 – Wastebasket
  • 1 – Booth Sign
  • Market Fee
  • Internet

16×10 Booth – $1920 (Inventory -1)

  • 2 – 6’ Tables (Shelving)
  • 2 – 8’ Table
  • 4 – Chairs
  • Tablecloths
  • 1 – Wastebasket
  • 1 – Booth Sign
  • Market Fee
  • Internet

12×8 Booth – $1152 (Inventory – 1)

  • 1 – 4’ Tables
  • 2 – 6’ Tables
  • 1 – 8’ Table
  • 3 – Chairs
  • Tablecloths
  • 1 – Wastebasket
  • 1 – Booth Sign
  • Market Fee
  • Internet

18×8 Booth – $1728 (Inventory – 2)

  • 2 – 6’ Tables
  • 2 – 8’ Table
  • 4 – Chairs
  • Tablecloths
  • 1 – Wastebasket
  • 1 – Booth Sign
  • Market Fee
  • Internet

Shelving Options

Long White Nesting Shelves and Short White Nesting Shelves are available for this show and are recommended for hotel room exhibitors. These are not included with any booth packages and must be ordered separately if desired. Below are pictures and dimensions.

Long White Nesting Shelf

Long White Nesting Shelf – 64″L x 12″D x 65.5″H (Holds approximately 55 pairs of shoes).

Short White Nesting Shelf

Short White Nesting Shelf – 30″L x 12″D x 65.5″H (Holds approximately 25 pairs of shoes).

Late Fees: There is a $50 late fee for late registrations after DEC 21, 2018. Also, if your order is received with improper payment, it will be returned.

NO ONE WILL BE ASSIGNED A ROOM OR BOOTH SPACE UNLESS PAYMENTS ARE MADE IN FULL BEFORE DECEMBER 21, 2018.

Ads

We prefer that you send PDF’s of the AD. Full Page Ads: 5.5″w x 8.5″h  – $200 Half Page Ads: 5.5″w x 4.25″h  – $125 Please provide as high resolution as possible.

Options Available
Extra Directory Listings$5 Each – first two are complimentary
Short White Nesting Shelf
30″L x 12″D x 65.5″H
$60 Each
Long White Nesting Shelf
64″L x 12″D x 65.5″H
$120 Each
4' Unskirted risers$22
6’ Table$20
6’ Tablecloths$8
Chair$7
Spot Light$40
Extra Sales Rep$90
Full Page Color Ad$200
Half Page Color Ad$125
Sponsorship

Don’t miss the opportunity to support and promote your Brands!

Retailer GOLD Breakfast/Cocktail Event Sponsorship ($400) Sponsorship Includes: Full Page Color Ad in the Show Directory ($200 value) Full 24” x 36” Poster of your ad displayed prominently each day at the Breakfast Registration and Cocktail Event areas Gold Sponsorship recognition in the Show Directory Your Ad will be showcased in our Social Media Marketing Campaigns to valued Retail Buyers including Facebook and Instagram! Your Ad will be featured on our Website on the Home Page. Send Ad copy to: windycityshoeshow@gmail.com

Contact Information

Our Phone Numbers: Contact:  Bernice VanBuhler
Phone:  331-444-2506   Fax:  630-578-0202