NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Family Media LLC and the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) will co-host and co-produce the first-ever CHICAGO BABY SHOW targeted toward consumers on Saturday, August 26, and Sunday, August 27, at Navy Pier.
The event is expected to draw several thousand families from the Chicagoland area and more than 100 exhibitors and sponsors. Guests can explore a mix of top products and services for maternity, baby, and toddler, along with an inspiring menu of seminars and demonstrations from highly regarded figures from the world of parenting and pregnancy. Over the course of the two-day event, attendees will enjoy live entertainment featuring musical performances, interactive play areas for toddlers, a Reading Rest Stop sponsored by DK Publishing; relaxation areas; Changing Stations sponsored by Seventh Generation and our hallmark Stroller Test Track.
SPONSORS OF THE EVENT INCLUDE: Canon USA, Baby Center, The Bump, DK Publishing, Motherly, and Seventh Generation. The Baby Show's charity partners are Cookies For Kids' Cancer and The GOOD+ Foundation.
Consumers will also have the chance to meet TV personalities, parenting experts, authors, and other notable parents including Iron Chef and local restaurateur Stephanie Izard, as well as Jill Simonian of TheFabMom.com and Nicole Feliciano of MomTrends.
OTHER MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
- The official ribbon cutting on each day at 10am, with Baby Show Parent Ambassadors.
- Keynote speaker and renowned baby gear authority and social media phenomenon, Jamie Grayson, The BabyGuy.
- Featured speaker, Dr. Harvey Karp, nationally renowned pediatrician, child development specialist, and best-selling author of The Happiest Baby on the Block and creator of The SNOO.
This year's exhibitors include Canon USA, Munchkin, Joovy, BabyBjörn, Galt Toys & Galt Baby, CYBEX, Babies "R" Us, Thule, Chicco, Evenflo Feeding, gb, Peg-Pérego, buybuy BABY, Ergobaby, Ju-Ju-Be, Huggies, Contours, and Stokke.
Tickets are $30 per family (for 2 adults and up to 4 children), and $20 per individual.
SOCIAL MEDIA INFORMATION:
Event Hashtag: #ChicagoBabyShow
ABOUT FAMILY MEDIA, LLC.
Family Media produces the largest consumer event for new and expectant families in the country – the New York Baby Show. Last year marked an expansion to California with the first annual LA Baby Show held last November to great success; the second annual LA Baby Show is slated for November 4-5, 2017. Lead by New York Family magazine and NewYorkFamily.com, Family Media reaches over 120,000 families per month through print magazines, online platforms, and local community events including the New York Family Camp Fair Series and Blackboard Awards. More information is available at www.NewYorkFamily.com.
ABOUT THE JUVENILE PRODUCTS MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION (JPMA)
The Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) is a national trade organization of more than 250 companies in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. JPMA exists to advance the interests, growth and well-being of North American prenatal to preschool product manufacturers, importers and distributors marketing under their own brands to consumers. Each year, JPMA sponsors Baby Safety Month in September to educate parents and caregivers on the importance of the safe use and selection of juvenile products. Please visit www.jpma.org. Follow JPMA on Twitter @JPMA, connect with JPMA on Facebook or on YouTube and visit www.jpma.org to learn more about additional safety tips and other JPMA initiatives.
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