CHICAGO (April 5, 2010) – This July, The Chicago Market: Living and Giving® has already sold 80% of its temporary exhibit space, which is well ahead of schedule for its July Market. This past January, 44% of the temporaries were new to The Chicago Market and most of these exhibitors are taking advantage of the momentum and joining the July Market.
Of the exhibitors the July Chicago Market has booked to date, an incredible 25% of them are new to the show, making good on the promise to provide more new, on trend and comprehensive resources for attendees for July.
Cheer up Kermit! When it comes to products for babies and children, it’s easier than ever to be “green”. Today’s companies are paying close attention to safety concerns and parental demands, and are producing a wide variety of environmentally-conscious products. As we get ready to celebrate Earth Day this month, The Giggle Guide® is featuring brands that make going green a walk in the park. Happy Heinys, BabyGanics, Cotton Monkey, Sofi & Liv, and Mary Meyer are fantastic companies whose products are designed to be kind to both babies and the environment.
The Children’s Club Fall 2010 show had a great turnout and was a huge success! It was exciting to see several new companies exhibiting with some unique products. Without the Bubble show running, some of its regular exhibitors decided to attend Children’s Club, largely exhibiting together in one row. With so many great lines, it is a difficult task to pick out favorites, but the following brands stood out to me with their soft, comfortable fabrics and fabulous style!
Goodbye heavy winter stews, hello ham sandwiches and fruit salad — spring is picnic season! After a long winter, who doesn’t love to get out and enjoy some al fresco dining with family and friends? Packing up some yummy kid picks, and being properly prepared, is the key to making these outings more enjoyable. Today, The Giggle Guide® is offering an enticing menu of picnic supplies from Tuffo, Itzy Ritzy, and Kids Konserve, who have plenty of appetizing ideas for outdoor dining, family style.
Business is booming at The Chicago Market, and now is the time for you to be a part of it. Exhibiting at The Chicago Market is E-A-S-Y!
Early advertising: When you exhibit with The Chicago Market, you reap the rewards of an all-inclusive marketing package. You will be listed in the Product Locator, our online directory available 24/7, in the Preview Directory, mailed to over 30,000 Chicago Market buyers, and the Onsite Directory, available to everyone during the market.
According to Milk Money Boutique’s store owner, Rita Thomas, her children’s specialty store in North Carolina is “for the child who has everything but deserves more. At Milk Money, every day is a special occasion.” Rita shares how she went from marketing for the federal government to marketing her own store and its assorted collections of quality apparel and gifts for boys and girls. Inspired by a move to North Carolina, her own sense of style and how she wanted to dress her son, Rita is successfully showing everyone that a little “milk money” can go a long way in making children and moms feel special.
All over the globe, there is the undeniable presence of poverty and loss. Basic human rights are often violated, parents struggle to feed their families, and animals cope with reduced habitat. With so many hands outstretched in need, it’s easy to turn the other way, not seeing how to make a difference individually. However… together we really can make a difference. MayaWorks, Oomfy Corp and Bébé Ravi Collection are three of many outstanding organizations that make it their daily mission to provide answers that are sustainable, ethical, and empowering!
The Chicago Market is bigger and better than ever! In January, the number of exhibitors grew by 50%, and 44% of all exhibitors were brand new to Chicago! And most importantly, the buyers were here—attendance was up by 22%, and our parking garages sold out! If that’s not enough, shopchicagomarket.com had 22,000 visitors just in January!
But don’t just take our word for it, exhibit in July and see for yourself!
Exhibiting at The Chicago Market is easy and affordable. At $10 a square foot, there’s no excuse for not being here! We offer exclusive exhibitor perks, such as:
On-the-run parents want products that are versatile, practical and packed with added value. Tiny Hineys gets to the bottom of parents’ needs, by making diaper changes simple, fast and fashionable. Tiny Hineys is an all-in-one tote and changing pad, available in eight sassy fabric prints that moms and dads are sure to love. Parents no longer need to lug around a separate diaper bag and changing pad; Tiny Hineys does it all!
Newbury Park, CA (February 2010) Just in time for spring, Baby Bella Maya introduces Fancy Frills fanny covers. These adorable lace trimmed bloomer length ruffle covers are soft and stretchy offering a smooth and comfortable fit. Designed to be a fashionable option to cover baby’s diaper or a toddlers underpants, Fancy Frills can be worn under a dress or alone with a shirt. Dress them up or down to be appropriate for any occasion.
Happy Heinys is the Go-To reusable diaper for many celebrity moms.
San Diego, Calif.- Feb.22,2010
Happy Heinys, one of the largest manufacturers of modern reusable cloth diapers, is proud to be the #1 go to reusable diaper among todays Hollywood and New York celebrities.
Happy Heinys sends nearly 1 ton of Reusable cloth diapers, infant clothing, baby blankets, and small toys to orphanages in Haiti
San Diego, Calif.- Feb 22,2010 Happy Heinys, one of the largest manufacturers of modern reusable cloth diapers, is honored to be able to help those who are less fortunate that we are. Happy Heinys has worked with several different infant orphanages around the world over the last 8 years by sending reusable diapers for the workers to use.