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Cozy and Prof Decorated Room in Chicago
From $50/hr
Cozy and Prof Decorated Room in Chicago
Chicago, IL
Cozy, prof decorated and renovated modern room. Original art, full kitchen loaded with cooking necessities, pillow lounge room and plenty of space for extra guests. 1100 sf
Pleasant and Cozy Location in Chicago  (Back Bar)Back bar)
Pleasant and Cozy Location in Chicago  (Back Bar)Back bar)
Pleasant and Cozy Location in Chicago  (Back Bar)Back bar)
Pleasant and Cozy Location in Chicago  (Back Bar)Back bar)
Pleasant and Cozy Location in Chicago  (Back Bar)Back bar)
From $150/hr
Pleasant and Cozy Location in Chicago (Back Bar)Back bar)
Chicago, IL
This listing is for our Back Bar. (No outside food and beverage allowed) Pleasant and cozy location for your events and meetings
Front Bar - Chicago (Front Bar)
Front Bar - Chicago (Front Bar)
Front Bar - Chicago (Front Bar)
Front Bar - Chicago (Front Bar)
Front Bar - Chicago (Front Bar)
From $150/hr
Front Bar - Chicago (Front Bar)
Chicago, IL
This listing is for our Front Bar. (No outside food and beverage allowed) Beautiful and cozy location for your meetings and celebrations
Sunny Bohemian Storefront
Sunny Bohemian Storefront
Sunny Bohemian Storefront
Sunny Bohemian Storefront
Sunny Bohemian Storefront
From $200/hr
Sunny Bohemian Storefront
Chicago, IL
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Our creative space in the Bridgeport neighborhood of Chicago is blocks away from White Sox, Guaranteed Rate Field. This freshly renovated 900 square feet bohemian storefront studio is an ideal location for private events or creative showcases. Located at 3641 S Morgan Street, the space currently hosts an appointment only showroom for design companies, Metal Magic Interiors and Norman Leigh Designs. There is also a yard with a garden, fire-pit, and seating for outdoor activities. The brick and frame building was built in 1896 hosting a saloon until the 1990's. The space has been renovated and includes exposed brick walls, large West facing storefront windows, and a restored tin ceiling. Design elements from above tenants, such as steel and reclaimed wood tables, benches, and desks, are displayed throughout the building. For client ease the space includes a wet bar with wine fridge and a full refrigerator in the back space. Past clients have included: - non profit organization parties, like Chicago Sculpture International's holiday event - production shoots, like a commercial for Sammons Financial Group, and a print series for Pet Retail World - product launches, like Pomme Magazine first edition - book releases, like author Tissanie Simmons' "Generational Curse"

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What is the price range for Pop-Up spaces in Chicago, IL?

The price differs based on the length of rental, but majorly 1-hour booking will be in the range of $50 to $200

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About Chicago

Chicago, Illinois is the largest city in the northern state and the third largest in the country. Nearly three million people call Chicago home, and the city brings in millions of visitors every year. Known for its bold architecture, winter weather, and many attractions, Chicago is a center for culture and commerce in the United States.

Chicago’s landscape is mostly cityscape, but also features an intricate park system throughout the metropolitan area. And while it's winters are cold and windy (often with lots of snow), it's summers are mild and comfortable.

Because of its vast opportunity, moderate weather, and variety of things to do, Chicago is a popular place to host events. This includes pop-ups shops and spaces, especially, as Chicago's big city status and many resources make it an ideal place to hold any kind of consumer-driven affair.

  • Interesting Fact:
    Chicago’s public transit system, the Chicago Transit Authority, is the second largest in the United States.

Pop-Up Options in Chicago

A pop-up event requires a lot of details to come together for it to be a success. Luckily, there are an abundance of vendors and services in the Chicago area who can help ensure that your pop-up goes exactly as planned.

  • Catering:
    Including a fun buffet or champagne services at your pop-up could be a good idea. you can enlist a Chicago catering company or even a specific restaurant to provide the food for your event. Ensure no customer or staff member goes hungry throughout the day with food services from Chicago’s finest.

  • Decor:
    Whatever style your pop-up is, it’ll need decorations and design to fit its theme. Hiring a professional Chicago decorator is a great way to ensure that every person attending your pop-up knows exactly what it’s about. From wall decor, to centerpieces, to floor coverings, trust a Chicago decorator to embellish your pop-up to its fullest potential.

  • Transportation:
    Make sure your pop-up is in a convenient setting for people to get to and avoid losing potential customers. Chicago fortunately has great public transit systems in place for people to get to the pop-up venue and around the city.

  • Equipment rental:
    Maybe you need a projector system to screen pictures of your brand, tables and chairs for staff to sit at, or audio equipment to play background music. Whatever your pop-up requires, you can partner with a Chicago equipment rental company to provide the needed supplies.

  • Influencer recruitment:
    Utilizing social media influencers is a great way to promote your pop-up event. You can hire a social media expert to reach out to local Chicago influencers to attend your pop-up and post it on their social media. Sharing information can go a long way, so don’t miss out on the opportunity to earn more customers.

  • Staffing:
    Every pop-up event needs vibrant, customer-focused staff to keep the event going. You can get in contact with a local staffing company to find employees for your shop, but still keep things discreet so word doesn’t get out too soon.

Event Planning Companies in Chicago

There are many different event planning companies in Chicago that can help you plan the perfect pop-up. Regardless of size, style, or product type, you can trust the city of Chicago to make your pop-up an event one to remember.

  • Liven It Up Events:
    This full-service wedding and event planning and production company has over a decade of experience planning Chicago pop-up spaces and shops. Past clients include Facebook and Miller Lite.

  • Lola Event Productions:
    With a team of veteran event planners with a combined 50+ years of experience, this full-service Chicago event planner has the chops to make your popup experience like no other. Turn to them for help with logistics coordination, decor and design assistance, or event production and management.

  • Bliss Events:
    This woman-owned event planning company has been in business for over 20 years and has built a strong reputation in Chicago. They focus on creating events that “engage, excite, and delight.” Services include day-of coordination and services, decor rentals, design consulting and floral design.

Pros and Cons of Pop-Ups in Chicago

Chicago is a large and active city filled with fun attractions and places to explore. There are many reasons to host a pop-up shop here. However, there are also certain disadvantages you should consider.

Advantages:

  • Population:
    There are plenty of people in Chicago available to attend your pop-up shop.

  • Foot traffic:
    With all of the people in the city of Chicago, there is abundant foot traffic bound to stumble across your shop.

  • Influencers:
    Many social media influencers call Chicago their home, which gives you the opportunity to book them to promote your pop-up.

  • Attractions:
    Chicago is filled with fun attractions to go to during your stay after the pop-up is over.

  • Culture:
    The city features a unique culture like no other place, giving you a chance to learn something about a prominent place in the United States.

Disadvantages:

  • Winter weather:
    Chicago is known for its extreme winter weather, which can cause problems for outdoor pop-ups.

  • Traffic:
    Like any large city, Chicago has traffic, which can inhibit people from attending your pop-up.

  • Cost:
    Because Chicago is such a sought after place to host events, prices can drive up.

  • Crime: Chicago has crime, especially in inner city areas, so keep that in mind when planning where to host your pop-up.

  • Popularity:
    Chicago is a very popular place to book events, pop-up shops included, which can make it difficult to plan there.

Famous Pop-Up Locations in Chicago

Like the city itself, there are many well-known locations in Chicago to visit and draw inspiration for your pop-up event.

  • Millennium Park:
    Not only would this be a great setting for a pop-up, but this park is among one of the most popular places to visit in Chicago. Home of the Cloud Gate sculpture, otherwise known as “The Bean,” this industrial park brings in thousands of tourists every year. To feel like you’re at the concrete park at your pop-up, book at a raw industrial space in Chicago.

  • Navy Pier:
    Opened in 1916, this amusement park-pier combo setting is a great place to see views of the lake from on top of the ferris wheel, take pre-pop-up photos, or simply explore the fun.

  • Willis Tower SkyDeck:
    For a bird’s eye view of the city and a touristy photo-op, visit the Willis Tower and stand on the freaky sky deck. At 110 stories high, this is the highest view in Chicago.