22-25 SEPTEMBER 2016

THE FIFTH INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION OF CONTEMPORARY & MODERN ART
CHICAGO | NAVY PIER

Application Guidelines


 

 

IMPORTANT DATES 2017

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

 

FEBRUARY 16, 2017

First Invoice: Upon Acceptance
Second Invoice: May 17, 2017
Third Invoice: August 9, 2017
Delivery of Commercial Freight: Friday, September 8, 8:00am – 4:00pm
Exhibitor Move-in (small vehicles): Monday, September 11, 8:00am – 4:00pm
Exhibitor Registration & Set-up: Monday, September 11, 8:00am continuing through Wednesday, September 13, 10:00am when a complete clean-up of show floor begins
Opening Preview: Wednesday, September 13, noon – 9:00 pm
General Admission:

Thursday, September 14, 11:00am – 7:00pm
Friday, September 15, 11:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday, September 16, 11:00am – 7:00pm
Sunday, September 17, 11:00am – 6:00pm

Exhibitor Move-out:

Sunday, September 17, 6:00pm – 11:00pm
Monday, September 18, 8:00am – 2:30pm (freight must be out)

 

 

EXHIBITORS

APPLICATION FEE

Non-refundable application fee of $250 must accompany this application. 

 

BOOTH RENTAL

Size S | $24,000 USD (400 square feet / 37.2m2 with 20 lights + 60 linear feet of walls)

Size M | $33,000 USD (600 square feet / 55.7m2 with 30 lights + 70 linear feet of walls)

Size L | $42,000 USD (800 square feet / 74.3m2 with 40 lights + 80 linear feet of walls)

Size XL | $52,000 USD (1000 square feet / 92.9m2 with 50 lights + 90 linear feet of walls)

 

PRICING INCLUDES

12’ high hard walls painted white; lighting as indicated; exhibitor badges; VIP program including passes to the Collector Professional Preview and special event invitations throughout the exposition; standard booth signage. Detailed information including order forms, customizations, furniture, a/v and other options are available at the exhibitor’s expense provided upon acceptance.

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

EXPO CHICAGO is open to galleries that have been in existence for a minimum of three years. The number of participating galleries is limited. Decisions on acceptance are made exclusively by the EXPO CHICAGO Selection Committee. Please note that insufficiently documented applications will not be reviewed by the Selection Committee.

 

APPLICATION TERMS

The terms applicable for EXPO CHICAGO are specified in the Regulations, Terms and Conditions which you can download here. The properly completed application bearing a legal signature and submitted by the deadline is understood as an application and confirms no automatic right of acceptance. All applications are subject to written acceptance of EXPO CHICAGO. 

 

EXPOSURE 

EXPOSURE provides emerging and younger galleries that have been an established gallery for up to eight years the opportunity to participate in EXPO CHICAGO. A special presentation of one or two artists by each of the participating galleries provides critical exposure for their programs and an important opportunity for curators, collectors and art enthusiasts to survey the best in innovative and emerging work.

 

BOOTH RENTAL

EXPOSURE BOOTH | $8,000 (200 square feet /18.2m2 with 10 lights)

 

APPLICATION FEE

Non-refundable application fee of $100 must accompany application.

 

PRICING INCLUDES

12’ high hard walls painted white; lighting as indicated; exhibitor badges; VIP program including passes to the Collector Professional Preview and special event invitations throughout the exposition; standard booth signage. Detailed information including order forms, customizations, furniture, a/v and other options are available at the exhibitor’s expense provided upon acceptance.

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

The EXPOSURE section of EXPO CHICAGO is open to galleries that have been an established gallery for up to eight years. The number of participating galleries is limited. Please note that insufficiently documented applications will not be reviewed. 

 

APPLICATION TERMS

The terms applicable for EXPO CHICAGO are specified in the Regulations, Terms and Conditions which you can download here. The properly completed application bearing a legal signature and submitted by the deadline is understood as an application and confirms no automatic right of acceptance.

 

SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS

EXPO CHICAGO is offering limited exhibition space to international institutions and not-for-profit organizations. EXPO CHICAGO will work closely with our not-for-profit exhibitors to move beyond the static paradigm of the ‘information table’, encouraging a presentation that more appropriately reflects your core programming, while supporting the organization's marketing, fundraising and membership outreach.

 

BOOTH RENTAL

SIZE NP-S | $2,500 (200 square feet /18.2m2 with 10 lights)
SIZE NP-M | $4,000 (400 square feet /37.2m2 with 20 lights)

 

PRICING INCLUDES

12’ high hard walls painted white; lighting as indicated; exhibitor badges; VIP program including Opening Preview tickets and special event invitations throughout the exposition; standard booth signage. Detailed information including order forms, customizations, furniture, a/v and other options are available at the exhibitor’s expense provided upon acceptance.

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

EXPO CHICAGO is open to not-for-profit organizations and institutions. The number of participating organizations is limited. Decisions on acceptance are made exclusively by EXPO CHICAGO. Please note that insufficiently documented applications will not be reviewed.

 

APPLICATION TERMS

The terms applicable for EXPO CHICAGO are specified in the Regulations, Terms and Conditions which you can download here. The properly completed application bearing a legal signature and submitted by the deadline is understood as an application and confirms no automatic right of acceptance.

 

EXPO PROFILE

EXPO PROFILE presents solo booths and focused projects by established international galleries. Showcasing ambitious installations and tightly focused thematic exhibitions, this invitational section features major projects by a single artist or collective, providing a curatorial platform for solo presentations. For additional information about the PROFILE section, please contact Jeff Rhodes at jrhodes@expochicago.com or 312.867.9220.

 

EXPO Editions + Books 

EXPO Editions + Books showcases editions and multiples, prints, artist books, and more. From limited edition collectibles to zines and pocketbooks, the program offers a diverse array of media that spans across photography, prints, monographs, and digital editions. EXPO CHICAGO Editions + Books is open to a limited number of select organizations. Decisions on acceptance are made exclusively by EXPO CHICAGO. 

 

BOOTH RENTAL

Size S | $2,250 USD (150 square feet / 13.9m2 with 8 lights + 35 linear feet of walls)
Size M | $4,500 USD (300 square feet / 27.9m2 with 15 lights + 50 linear feet of walls)

 

APPLICATION FEE

Non-refundable application fee of $50 must accompany application.

 

PRICING INCLUDES

12’ high hard walls painted white; lighting as indicated; exhibitor badges; VIP program including passes to the Collector Professional Preview and special event invitations throughout the exposition; standard booth signage. Detailed information including order forms, customizations, furniture, a/v and other options are available at the exhibitor’s expense provided upon acceptance.

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

EXPO CHICAGO Editions + Books is open to select organizations presenting editions, multiples, prints, and artist books. The number of participating organizations is limited. Decisions on acceptance are made exclusively by EXPO CHICAGO. Please note that insufficiently documented applications will not be reviewed. 

 

APPLICATION TERMS

The terms applicable for EXPO CHICAGO are specified in the Regulations, Terms and Conditions which you can download here. The properly completed application bearing a legal signature and submitted by the deadline is understood as an application and confirms no automatic right of acceptance.

 

 

 
 

      

         

For questions, please contact Jeff Rhodes, jrhodes@expochicago.com or by phone, 312.867.9220.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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