WELCOME TO EXHIBITOR CENTRAL!
Everything you need after you've signed up for the show.
EXHIBITOR MANUAL + GUIDE
This manual will guide you through the process of exhibiting at the NBMC. It outlines helpful hints about the Show and associated special events as well as useful information about the Mart. Reference this site for promotional information and ways to maximize your exposure at the Show, operational recommendations for smooth move in, run of show and move out details, and frequently asked questions.
HOTEL + TRAVEL
We always offer discounted hotel rates at Chicago's hottest hotels.
EXHIBITOR BADGE REGISTRATION PROCEDURES
Registering for exhibitor badges is a simple process. Please follow the steps below before your arrival at the show.
- Click the above box to pre-register for the show.
- Type in all REQUIRED fields
- Click Accept
- Print your Barcoded Confirmation Page
- Present the barcode at Exhibitor Registration
National Bridal Market Chicago is talking to the buyers you want to see, using:
- Direct-mail campaign blanketing thousands of specialty apparel and accessory stores
- Ad space in premium bridal publications
- Editorial coverage in the industry's top publications
- A brand new web site featuring important information, special events, travel information, and more.
- Numerous HTML blasts targeting buyers with important show features and information
- Specialized Facebook & Instagram interaction
PROMOTE YOUR BRAND at NBMC
There are a variety of ways that you can promote yourself here. A buyer attendance list (upon request) can be provided allowing you to better promote your product and location prior to the show. Directory advertising, sponsorship opportunities and show floor display promotions are also available. The Sponsorship opportunities are endless!
- SHOW GUIDE ADVERTISING: Feature your ad in the National Bridal Market Chicago Show Directory that reaches all of our buyers. A full-page ad starts at $1000.
- ACCESSORY DISPLAY CASES: Accessory exhibitors have the opportunity to show merchandise in a display case that is set up on the main aisle through out the entire market. $150/case.
- BRIDAL IN FULL BLOOM FASHION SHOW: Put your merchandise center stage by participating in our Bridal in Full Bloom Fashion Show taking place Sunday, September 24th.
- PROM MAGIC FASHION SHOW: Help us kick of the September market by participating in the Prom Magic Fashion show, highlighting our Prom and Social Occasion lines.
- SOCIAL MEDIA: The National Bridal Market Chicago Team is very active on various Social media platforms. We encourage every Exhibitor to get involved. To be featured as a part of our Social Media Campaign for the September show send 3-4 professional product/ lifestyle images (per brand) to Katie at email@example.com.
- WEB BANNERS: Please feel free to download a Web Banner for promotion on your website, social media channels and e-blasts. Simply right click the image and "save picture" for your marketing needs.
NBMC has a new logo - click to download
For more information on any of the marketing or sponsorship opportunities, contact:
Sarah Hamilton | Marketing Manager | firstname.lastname@example.org | 312.527.7758