Enjoy dinner, cocktails & dancing while aboard one of the city’s finest private yachts as we set sail along Chicago’s famous skyline view.
Stop by the Casablanca Lounge for an afternoon refresher compliments of Bai Brands.
Join us for a savory Bloody Mary complete with all the fixins’.
Buyers and exhibitors are invited to enjoy wine and favorite local dishes without leaving the show floor. Celebrate your finds and wind down after a busy day of placing orders. Wine courtesy of Villa Graziella will be served along with a selection of hors d’oeuvres from top area restaurants.
Stop by the VOWS ice cream cart to learn about what’s new in the industry’s leading trade publication and pick up a sweet treat as an afternoon pick-me-up!
Raise a glass to the first day of market with a mimosa toast to kick off a day of buying.
The Casablanca Lounge is located in the heart of the show floor in the center pass-thru. Stop by for daily events including coffee, cocktails and buyer breaks.
Buyers can enjoy complimentary coffee each morning.
Which social media platform is right for your business? How do you use that platform effectively? In this Social Media 101 session, Erica Eckman of Everything Erica will help you navigate all the different platforms and guide you to identifying which is best for you! She will also provide photography tips and tricks to help you discover the right aesthetic for your brand on social media.
Join Mon Cheri CEO Steve Lang as he presents at the next Mon Cheri Academy educational sales seminar, conveniently one day prior to market.
This seminar is set to cover the newest social media modules, social networking and advertising methods to entice consumers into your store, the best methods to close sales, the core elements that drive financial success and much, much more.
Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served atop the Grand Stair. Following the reception, proceed to the South Lobby of the Mart to view the latest trends in bridal, prom and special occasion. See the best and the brightest brands in the industry on the runway.
Sponsored by mywedding.com
Celebrate the best and brightest designers and manufacturers in the industry. Hosted this year by Tony Award-winner, film and television star, Laura Benanti, the DEBI Awards will recognize winners in a variety of categories ranging from bridal to prom to special occasion to quinceanera to men’s formalwear. A night not to be missed when all the stars come out!
As a thank you to all of their retailers’ support and in celebration of the Fashion National Bridal Market, Mon Cheri will host a special cocktail reception in the new 2nd Floor lounge featuring spectacular skyline views atop The Grand Stair, followed by a fashion show in the South Lobby of the MART. Also, this year Mon Cheri will continue the tradition of honoring one of their special retailers with a lifetime achievement award.
Keep an eye out for the afternoon roaming Wine Cart, right on the Show Floor! We will come to you with the wine.
Social media can affect your retail personality, presence and sales. Now you master the available platforms and grasp how each of them can be used to attract customers and drive revenue. Learn from the experts with the chance to ask questions and catch up on the latest tips and tricks.
Join us on the Show Floor for snacks & appetizer samplings from the very best Restaurants in River North.
Stop by the Sparkling Ice station for a refreshment to get your morning going.
Stop by our coffee bar for a complementary afternoon caffeine pick-me-up featuring cappuccinos, lattes & espresso.