RETURNING BUYERS

RETURNING BUYERS WILL AUTOMATICALLY RECEIVE AN EMAIL BEFORE THE SHOW WITH THEIR ACTUAL BADGE. 

PRINT-AT-HOME BADGES

  • Buyers that have attended the Chicago Collective in the past 2 years, will receive their badge via email 2 weeks prior to the show.   
  • No need to stand in line at Registration on the 1st Floor or pre-register below. 
  • A UNIQUE EMAIL ADDRESS is required for each Buyer to receive a print-at-home badge. 

CHECK YOUR EMAIL 

  • Check your email for your badge - It will come from the CHICAGO COLLECTIVE. 
  • Print your Badge.
  • Your badge will be scanned on the Show Floor.
  • Pick up a badge holder from the bins on the Show Floor. 
  • Enjoy the Show!

*Please note: If you do not receive a print-at-home badge via email, please check in at Buyer Registration to print your badge. 


NEW BUYER PRE-REGISTRATION 

  • Pre-register using the button to the left. 
  • Print your barcode or bring it in on your smartphone.
  • Bring your barcode to registration on the 1st Floor to receive your Badge. 
  • Your badge will be scanned on the Show Floor. 
  • Enjoy the Show!  

CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS 

The Chicago Collective is a to-the-trade-only trade show. To register attendees must be an official buyer and comply with all credential requirements.

In an effort to provide a productive sales environment for exhibitors and buyers alike, we require each buyer to provide the following credentials:

  • Photo Identification

One of the following pieces of business identification:

  • Current Retail Business License
  • Store Commercial Lease
  • Current Tax ID #

One of the following pieces of employment identification:

  • Copy of Payroll Check/StubPersonalized
  • Imprinted Business Card
  • Copy of W-2 Form
  • Company Credit Card With Employee and Store Name

Please note: Chicago Collective does not allow sourcing agents or vertical manufacturers at the show. The show is not open to the public and show management reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone.

GUEST POLICY: Each registered store is allowed (2) guests. Guest badges can be picked up at 1st Floor Registration and can not be emailed in advance.