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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 top Chicago restaurants!

Be Our Guest!

We provide 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! FREE PARKING is available onsite for all our Retailers in the Hotel’s covered garage!

There is NO cost to Retailers!


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


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.

We require each buyer to provide the following credentials:

  • Photo Identification
  • Business Identification (one of the following:  retail business license, store commercial lease or tax ID #)
  • Employment Identification (one of the following: Payroll Check/Stub,  Business Card, W-2  or Company Credit Card with Employee & Store name)