logo theMART - The Merchandise Mart  Expo Center
logo theMART - The Merchandise Mart  Expo Center


Located in the center of the sought-after River North submarket, theMART - formerly The Merchandise Mart - is interwoven into the fabric of Chicago as an innovator in culture, art, business, fashion, media and more.

theMart is the largest privately held commercial building in the United States and one of the world’s leading commercial buildings, wholesale design centers and the preeminent international business location in Chicago.

With 400,000 square meters, theMART spans two city blocks, rises 25 stories, and is visited by an average of 30,000 people each business day and nearly 10 million people annually! Offering continuous innovation and creativity from leading manufacturers and showrooms, theMART serves as a business hub for interior designers, architects, contractors, business owners and buyers, and recently has become home to Chicago’s most creative and technologically innovative companies including Motorola, Yelp, PayPal and MATTER, as well as Fortune 500 companies as Conagra, Allstate, Grainger...

theMART was awarded LEED Silver Certification in 2007 and LEED Gold Certification in 2013 and in 2018.

Events at theMART - The Merchandise Mart Expo Center (6)