AUGUST 28 -29, 2019

 Chicago Shoe Market

THIS IS A SUITE & BOOTH SHOW

Show Location

Embassy Suites Chicago

Downtown Magnificent Mile

511 N. Columbus Dr.
Chicago, Illinois, 60611

SHOW DATES:
WED, AUG 28, 2019 9AM-6PM
THU, AUG 29, 2019 9AM-4PM

Set-Up & Deadline Dates

SET-UP DATE:
TUE, AUG 27, 2019 – Booth set-up after 12PM | Suite set-up after 4PM

DEADLINES FOR SIGN-UPS:
* WED, MAY 29, 2019 – Early Registration Deadline ($50 additional fee after deadline)
* WED, JUN 19, 2019 – Payment Due Date
* WED, JUN 19, 2019 – Ad Copy Deadline to appear in Show Directory

LATE FEES:
* MON, JUL 29, 2019 – $50 late fee for all payments received after July 29, 2019.

Hotel Room Exhibitors: Amazing low room rates in downtown Chicago.

Only $159.00 + tax.  Don’t miss this first-class Market experience.

Additional Exhibitor Notes

• This show is a hotel room and booth show. WCST Management will be assigning all booths and rooms with a lottery format.
• 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.
• There are NO adjoining Rooms at this Embassy Suites.

All Booths include  electrical, WiFi and your Market Fee.

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

Windy City Shoe Travelers Annual Dues: $50 (Due at the 1st Chicago Shoe Market attended each calendar year)

Exhibitor Fee: $200 – for hotel room exhibitors. Exhibit fee is included in the booth price.

All tables included in the booths include tablecloths. However, if you order extra tables, you must order tablecloths separately for those table

Exhibitor Spaces & Pricing

Hotel Room Exhibitor

Chicago River Ballroom

Pre-Function Area

Rock Meeting Room

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

Furniture in the room must be moved by the hotel.  A service charge will be added to your bill if you move furniture.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Add-On Options

Additional Promotion Opportunities

Don’t miss the opportunity to support and promote your Brands!
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
  • Full 24” x 36” poster of your ad displayed prominently each day at 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

We prefer that you send PDF’s of the AD. 

We prefer that you send PDF’s of the AD   5.5″w x 4.25

First two are complimentary. Additional directory listings are $5 each.

Exhibition Space Options

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 include  the tables and other amenities as described 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.  We offer a maximum of (2) booths per Exhibitor.

See Details Below

Hotel Room Exhibitors

Exhibitors displaying in their rooms  are required to place a hotel room reservation under their name via the link we will provide after you complete this registration.  **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 two 6’ tables. Available shelving is highly recommended to maximize space utilization. The WCST management will be assigning room. 

**FURNITURE MUST BE MOVED BY THE HOTEL!**

See Details Below

Hotel Room Exhibitors

Exhibitors who will be displaying in their rooms 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 two 6’ tables. Available shelving is highly recommended to maximize space utilization.

Suite Exhibitor Area
Suite Exhibitor Area
Suite Sleepling Area
Suite Exhibitor Area
Atrium Layout

Hotel Accommodations

Once you have completed the booth or suite registration process, we will send you a link to reserve & pay for your overnight hotel stay(s). Using the link provided will automatically enable you to take advantage of our low negotiated rate of $159/night (plus taxes). Hotel Exhibitors must use the link provided to complete their registration and participate.