Buyer Registration

Buyer Pre-Registration—Click here

Buyers please note—each registered store will be allowed one guest free of charge. There will be a $50 fee for each additional guest. There will be a $100 fee for non-apparel trade professionals.

Having trouble registering for STYLEMAX? Call 312.527.7759 for help.

Registration requires retail businesses to provide photo ID, business cards and current retail business license for admittance. Each individual buyer must present credentials to qualify for admission.

Admission Policy and Credential Requirements—TO THE APPAREL TRADE ONLY. STYLEMAX is not open to the general public. In an effort to provide a productive sales environment for exhibitors and buyers alike, we require EACH BUYER to provide the following credentials:

  • Photo Identification

    One (1) of the following business identification:

  • Current Retail Business License
  • Store/Commercial Lease
  • Current Tax ID#

    One (1) of the following employment identification:

  • Copy of Payroll Check/Stub
  • Personalized, Imprinted Business Card
  • Copy of W-2 Form
  • Company Credit Card With Employee and Store Name
  • Letter of Intent from an attorney or bank on official letterhead with the intent to start a new business OR signed lease (NEW Stores only).

    All MART CARD holders will be required to show photo identification as well as some form of retail business or employment identification.


Home-based businesses are required to present ALL of the following:

  • Photo ID
  • Personalized Business ID (business card or canceled payroll check)
  • Current Retail Business License or current Resale Tax Certificate
  • Imprinted Business Check
  • Copies of current year invoices showing at least $2,000 in wholesale purchases of merchandise.

Strollers are not allowed on the show floor, but may be checked at the coat check.

All employees are required to have a business card with their name, insurance card or copy of a payroll check. Call 800.677.6278 or 312.527.7600 if you have any questions.

For hotel accommodations and airline reservations at discounted rates, call Mart Center Travel at 800.528.8700 or 312.396.2001.

Please call MMPI Meeting Planning at 312.527.4141 if you require special assistance during STYLEMAX™.