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The Merchandise Mart is home to NeoCon®, the single most important annual event for professionals who design, plan or manage any type of commercial interior. This event draws more than 40,000 architects, designers and high-end users to the permanent showrooms, temporary exhibit space and conferencing series at The Merchandise Mart each year. The event is anchored by the presence of 150 mid-to-upper-end contract furnishings showrooms on three floors of The Merchandise Mart that specialize in products for these environments:

  • Corporate/Office
  • Educational/Institutional
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Hospitality/Retail
  • Lighting
  • Sustainable

The strong NeoCon® series of events brings its networking, innovation and education beyond Chicago with NeoCon East in Philadelphia.