Exhibitors for the Teddy Show

We have listed up here good hotel rates for people who want to attend our teddy bear event. You can use these as a guide and if you find better hotels are rates elsewhere in the area, drop us a line

Chicagoland Teddy Bear Show
Wednesday, October 24, 2018  9:30am-3pm
Embassy Suites, Schaumburg, IL

This special event will take place at the elegant Embassy Suites in Schaumburg. Only 13 miles from O’Hare Int’l Airport and easily accessible from toll-way I90 with free parking and near by shopping. Transportation to Woodfield Shopping Mall and O’Hare is available through the hotel.

Event Schedule

Friday Oct. 26, 2018  12:00-4:00pm
Workshop with Tami Eveslage

“Trick or Treat Teddy”
 is all dressed up for his favorite occasion. You can make your own adorable Teddy clown when you join Tami for this workshop. With his 10 ½”  bendable body, this little guy is full of tricks! But don’t worry… with pre-sewn parts and Tami’s direction, he will surely be a treat to make! Instruction will cover; creating the face, assembling the bear and making his simple costume, with special emphasis placed on having fun!  All materials will be provided, but students should bring a basic sewing kit including a small sharp pair of scissors. Collectors and artists welcome…. appropriate for all skill levels.

Workshop fee: $90 per person including materials. Space is limited!

Friday Oct. 23, 2018  5:30-7:30pm
Artist Reception
All exhibiting artists are invited to a cocktail reception at Embassy Suites. This will be a great opportunity to catch up with each other and relax before the show! Following the reception you might consider eating dinner at the Embassy Suites restaurant or at nearby Woodfield Shopping Mall at one of their delicious restaurants such as the NY Cheesecake Factory – an artist favorite! Free shuttle service to Woodfield is provided by Embassy Suites.

Saturday Oct. 27, 2018  9:30-3:00pm
The Chicagoland Teddy Bear Show
We will set up in the Embassy’s bright and spacious ballroom. A truly luxurious setting with lots of lighting and skirted tables. Our simple jury process will ensure you are exhibiting among quality artists at this all artist show. Demonstrations and give-a-ways will take place throughout the day. Your favorite bear making suppliers will also be on hand so you can stock up on mohair and other necessities. Lunch will be available in the lobby for all exhibitors and collectors to purchase during the show.

Saturday Oct. 27, 2018  7:00pm
Harvest Buffet and Good Bears Charity Event
Come for a delicious buffet dinner prepared just for us in the Embassy’s lovely Atrium and mingle with fellow artists and collectors! We’ll offer a fun program for all with plenty of time to catch up with old friends and make new ones, too. Collectors appreciate this relaxed time to get to know the artists and this will be your chance to nurture relationships with those collectors who support you. In addition to the the buffet we’ll be hosting a fund raising event for Good Bears of the World with plenty of prizes sure to please everyone! One lucky winner will win a free exhibitor table at the 2010 Chicagoland Teddy Bear Show! More details to follow but be sure to reserve your dinner tickets on the exhibitor application as space is limited!

Hotel Accommodations

Discount Hotel Accommodations are available for artists at the Embassy Suites Hotel – Schaumburg. The Embassy’s two room suites are very spacious with many amenities making sharing a room with fellow artists more comfortable. A full cooked to order breakfast is included each morning – create your own omelet or enjoy other freshly prepared breakfast foods! Simply call Embassy Suites Schaumburg to make your reservation and tell them you are with the Chicagoland Teddy Bear Show!
King Suite $109/night   Dbl Suite $119/night