Ready to Rock
GlobalShop 2013 returns to Chicago
with new networking and educational events
GlobalShop, sponsored by A.R.E., will welcome thousands of retail- ers, designers, brand marketers, manufacturers, and other retail
environments professionals to the Windy
City April 16 to 18. The world’s largest
annual trade show and conference is dedicated to store design, visual merchandising, and shopper marketing.
This year, some 640 exhibitors showing
more than 10,000 products are expected to
fill the show’s six pavilions in McCormick
Place: the Store Fixturing Show, the Visual
Merchandising Show, Store Design and
Operations, the Digital Store, At-Retail
Marketplace, and Retail Marketing
Services. More than 330 A.R.E. members
are exhibiting in this year’s show, in nearly
every pavilion. They can be identified
throughout the show by the A.R.E. logos
next to their company profiles in the Show
Directory and the member signs displayed
in their booths. (See list of A.R.E. member
exhibitors starting on page 40).
A.R.E. is now administering the indus-
try’s educational foundation, PAVE, and the
Retail Design Institute, so don’t forget to
stop by Booth 3822 in the Store Fixturing
Show for more details on all three industry
organizations. Then cruise on over to booth
2833 in the Visual Merchandising Show for
PAVE’s exhibit of student PAVE the Way 3D
Design Challenge finalist prototypes.
More than 330 A.R.E. members are exhibiting at GlobalShop this year in the Windy City
April 16 to 18. Don’t miss A.R.E.’s Design Awards on the first night.
Four Tools to Help You Succeed at GlobalShop:
1 A.R.E.’S LIT TLE BLACK BOOK: YOUR GUIDE TO GLOBALSHOP This pocket-sized booklet features a fold-out map of the show floor, lists of A. R.E. member exhibitors, events, and everything you need to know about GlobalShop and Chicago. Pick up a copy at A. R. E.’s booth, 3822.
2 SUPPLIER CONNECT his mobile app can help you plan for GlobalShop with a mobile
version of the trade show floor map, list of featured sessions, and listing of
A. R. E. member exhibitors with booth numbers, product lines, and primary
sales contacts. Use it to connect before the show even begins! Download
Supplier Connect today from your device’s app store.
WWW.RETAILENVIRONMENTS.ORG A.R. E.’s web site includes information on the
association’s events and programs at GlobalShop,
as well as member exhibitor lists, product preview,
A.R. E. Design Awards information, and more.
WWW.GLOBALSHOP.ORG The official event web site includes complete
information, registration, and event ticket sales.
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