Show and Event Schedule



Welcome to the 2020 Art Materials World Schedule page.

This page will be updated with Event, Session, and other important information.

Be sure to check back, call 704-892-6244, or email [email protected] if you have questions.



Friday - Exhibitor Set Up Only
April 24, 2020

8 am - 5 pm NAMTA Registration NAMTA Staff available at Registration Desk for badge pickups and information.

Trade Show Not Yet Open for Buyers.
8 am - 5 pm Exhibitor Setup

Exhibitors and NAMTA Member Reps only

 


Saturday - Exhibitor Set and Retail Seminars
April 25, 2020

8 am - 5 pm NAMTA Registration NAMTA Staff available at Registration Desk for badge pickups and information.

Trade Show Not Yet Open for Buyers.
 8 am - 5 pm Exhibitor Setup

Exhibitors and NAMTA Member Reps only


Saturday Retail Education Sessions
No tickets necessary
- see details.
11:30 am - 12:20 pm Visual Merchandising Primer Navy Pier - Free for Attendees, no ticket is required
12:30 pm - 1:20 pm How Paper has Changed the World of Art Navy Pier - Free for Attendees, no ticket is required
1:30 pm - 2:20 pm Succeed and Win in an Amazon World Navy Pier - Free for Attendees, no ticket is required
2:30 pm - 3:20 pm How to Engage with Art Educators in Universities and Schools Navy Pier - Free for Attendees, no ticket is required
3:30 pm - 4:20 pm Social Media Navy Pier - Free for Attendees, no ticket is required
 5:30 pm - 7 pm

Welcome Reception





Event open to all
NAMTA Members

Crystal Ballroom, Salons B & C at the Hyatt Regency Chicago




SUNDAY - Trade Show - Day 1 - Open All Day
April 26, 2020

8 am - 5 pm NAMTA Registration NAMTA Staff available for badge pickups and information
9 am - 5 pm Art Materials World Trade Show Hours  See FAQs
10 am - 1 pm Demo Alley Exhibitors will be demonstrating their products in the NEW Demo Alley!
2 pm - 5 pm Demo Alley Exhibitors will be demonstrating their products in the NEW Demo Alley!
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
President's Reception



Ticket required

Art Institute of Chicago





MONDAY - Trade Show - Day 2 - Open All Day
April 27, 2020

8 am - 5 pm NAMTA Registration NAMTA Staff available for badge pickups and information
10 am - 1 pm Demo Alley Exhibitors will be demonstrating their products in the NEW Demo Alley!
2 pm - 5 pm Demo Alley Exhibitors will be demonstrating their products in the NEW Demo Alley!
9 am - 5 pm Art Materials World Trade Show
 
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Next Generation Happy Hour

Ticket required

The Game Room at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel





TUESDAY - Trade Show - Day 3 - Open until 2pm
April 28, 2020

8 am - 2 pm NAMTA Registration NAMTA Staff available for badge pickups and information
9 am - 2 pm Art Materials World Trade Show Hours  See FAQs
 2 pm - 10 pm Exhibitor Teardown