September Casual Market Schedule Announced
Easily Accessible Shopping Areas at Chicago Merchandise Mart
The International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market, which will be held September 17–20, 2013, at the Chicago Merchandise Mart, will host several innovative shopping areas, including the much-anticipated redesigned casual showroom floors, temporary exhibitors in the Market Suites, Garden Accessories Courtyard, New Products Gallery, and a collective New Exhibitor Showcase. These areas will complement the Casual Market’s comprehensive exhibition of the trade’s top manufacturers, state-of-the-art product introductions, and a complete range of new furniture and accessories for outdoor living.
The Casual Market, endorsed and sponsored by the International Casual Furnishings Association, is a four-day trade show that provides retailers with an outlet to find all things related to outdoor and casual living. It is 100 percent dedicated to the outdoor furnishings industry and encompasses 350,000 square feet of new and improved exhibit space with more than 45 permanent showrooms and more than 100 temporary exhibitors in the Market Suites.
The International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market Dates and Times:
• Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Tuesday, September 17–Friday, September 20, 2013
Consolidated Permanent Showrooms, Floors 15 and 16:
• Tuesday, September 17–Thursday, September 19, 8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
• Friday, September 20, 8:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Temporary Exhibitors, Market Suites, Floor 8:
• Tuesday, September 17–Thursday, September 19, 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
• Friday, September 20, 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Market attendees will be able to stay late for the Market Welcome Party, Tuesday, September 17, from 6:00–7:30 p.m.
The Casual Market’s newly redesigned website includes helpful information for exhibitors and attendees. It offers detailed information about the show’s featured areas, market dates and hours, a link to the show’s Facebook page featuring images from last year’s market, and much more.
Visit the Casual Market’s website at www.casualmarket.com.
Thumbnail photo credit: International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market / MMPI