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The CHICAGO SHOE MARKET hosts two footwear, accessory and apparel tradeshow markets in Chicago, IL. The Windy City Shoe Travelers, a nonprofit organization, provide an invaluable opportunity for retailers to check out the latest, must-have brands in a professional, efficient and enjoyable setting.  It is in the heart of the city and offers an exceptional Market experience.


We are very proud to provide you with a comfortable and beautiful setting in the heart of the city, at the Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown, where all of our exhibitors unite to make the most of the buying and selling experience.  We are three blocks west of Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile and convenient to the Loop, the financial district and trendy restaurants!

Be Our Guest!

We provide a complimentary lunch for our valued Retailers. On the first evening of the show, mingle and expand your network during our complimentary Cocktail Party with tasty hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and laughter… all FREE! FREE PARKING on site for all of our Retailers in the Hotel covered garage!

There is NO cost to Retailers!

CLICK HERE to Register Location

Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown
Magnificent Mile
511 N Columbus Dr.
Chicago, IL 60611

Dates & Times

Wednesday, February 20th
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday, February 21st
9:00 am – 4:00 pm



The Chicago Shoe Market is a Business-to-business trade show for retail buyers only. We are not open to the public. To register, you must comply with all credential requirements.

In an effort to provide a productive sales environment for exhibitors and buyers alike, we require each buyer to provide the following credentials:

  • Photo Identification

One of the following pieces of business identification:

  • Current Retail Business License
  • Store Commercial Lease
  • Current Tax ID #

One of the following pieces of employment identification:

  • Copy of Payroll Check/Stub Personalized
  • Imprinted Business Card
  • Copy of W-2 Form
  • Company Credit Card With Employee and Store Name

Reserve your Hotel Room

Below is a dedicated booking website for the Chicago Shoe Market so you can make your hotel reservations online and receive our special rate.


Embassy Suites
Chicago Downtown
Magnificent Mile

511 N. Columbus Dr.
Chicago, IL  60611

Embassy Suites Downtown