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The Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair
Art, Antiques & Jewelry from BC to 20C
2014-04-25 - 2014-04-28
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Showcasing more than 100 of the world’s top dealers of antiques and fine art, the 17th annual Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair is Chicago’s ultimate treasure hunt. From the seasoned collector to anyone with an appreciation for timeless design, shoppers will find a wonderfully diverse array of art, antiques and jewelry from antiquities to 20th Century modernism. Categories include: 20th Century Design, Americana, Architectural Design, Asian Art & Antiquities, Barometers, Books, Ceramics, Clocks, Decorative Arts, Folk Art, Furniture, Glass, Jewelry, Maps, Modernism, Paintings, Posters, Prints, Sculpture, Silver, Textiles, Tribal Art. A number of compelling special events and features will complement The Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair experience.
•Participate in one of the premier international antiques fairs in the United States, hosted at the historic Merchandise Mart and produced by Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. •Join 100+ top dealers including a large number from the U.S., U.K. and France, as well as those from Canada, Africa, Italy, Japan and Turkey •Network with other premier dealers in categories ranging from furniture, decorative accessories, prints, and paintings to jewelry, textiles, ceramics and glass •Meet a highly qualified audience of collectors, affluent consumers, and interior designers •Benefit from an aggressive and synergistic marketing program combining: ◦Direct Mail ◦Complimentary Ticket Program ◦Multi-Media Advertising ◦Street Banners ◦Internet Marketing ◦Partnership Marketing ◦Multi-Media Press Coverage •Enjoy the special events and amenities that draw the high-end homeowner, such as the opening night event, expert lectures, collection tours, gourmet cafés, V.I.P lounge, live music and packaging and shipping services •Experience a smooth move–in and move–out process •Benefit from highly competitive booth rates as compared to those of other national fairs •Chicago is a cosmopolitan metropolis with a gorgeous lakefront, world-class cultural establishments and a cool, hip and happening nightlife. It is also an international business center with a diverse, powerhouse economy and headquarters of more than 30 Fortune 500 companies. For more information, contact Kim Runner at 312.527.7642 or email@example.com