The Merchandise Mart hosts Casual Market Chicago

Trade show featuring leading outdoor furniture manufacturers set for September 12-15

CHICAGO — The Merchandise Mart (theMART), home to North America’s largest collection of outdoor furnishings and decor, is hosting Casual Market Chicago on Tuesday, Sept. 12 through Friday, Sept. 15.

The long-standing event connects retailers with the latest, most innovative products from leading manufacturers around the world. It serves as the industry’s yearly destination for what’s new and next in casual furnishings, including debuting trends in color, product design, fabric patterns and more, all under one roof.

Casual Market Chicago is the only show in North America dedicated to the casual and outdoor furnishings industry that is exclusively endorsed by the International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA).

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“We’re thrilled to continue our co-sponsorship of Casual Market Chicago this year,” said Jackie Hirschhaut, executive director, ICFA. “This tradeshow is the premier place for our members to reconnect with one another, shop hundreds of exhibitors featuring the best products available in the industry and take advantage of a variety of educational programs.”

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More than 250 manufacturers will fill more than 300,000 square feet of exhibit space, with a combination of both permanent showrooms and temporary exhibitors selected specifically for Casual Market Chicago. theMART expects thousands of registrants ranging from buyers at mass merchandisers to executives at small-to-mid-sized specialty retailers. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore a wide variety of outdoor furniture and accessories, including:


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