Although the International Casual Furnishings Assn. has cancelled its annual trade show, Casual Market Chicago, more than a dozen manufacturers will be opening their showrooms during the week of the show’s original dates, Sept. 22-25.
Companies opening their permanent showrooms at TheMart for retailer and designer appointments and drop-ins include Agio, Barlow Tyrie, Jensen Leisure Furniture, Lloyd Flanders, Mamagreen, O.W. Lee, Pavilion, Polywood, Ratana International, Summer Classics, Sunset West, Three Birds Casual and Tuuci. In addition, Woodard and Mallin Casual Furniture will be open by appointment only.
All potential visitors are encouraged to review the current travel requirements for visitors coming in to Chicago at the city’s website. For more information on TheMart’s protocols, which includes a complete guide to social distancing and sanitary protocols at TheMart, visit its website.
Casual Market Chicago’s 2020 event was cancelled in July over safety and travel concerns related to COVID-19.