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Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 6:00 PM CDT
Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 5:00 PM CDT

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Downtown Highwood

CHECK IN: Corner of Walker & Waukegan Avenues, Highwood, IL 


Highwood Chamber of Commerce 

Launch Party & Networking ~
Thursday, September 5 ~ 6PM
Join us at the Courtyard at 28 Mile Vodka for this ticketed celebration of Highwood's design community. Enjoy a free vodka tasting and tour, cash bar, light bites from local restaurants, and intimate access to Highwood's design professionals. Enjoy unique surroundings embellished by design elements from local creators. Tickets cost $30 per person in advance ($35 at the door). 

Design Professionals Showcase ~
Friday, September 6 ~ 10AM - 5PM
Industry professionals are invited to tour select locations in downtown Highwood, benefit from talks, demos and presentations, and visit the VIP Vendor Tent to connect with peers and collaboration opportunities. Check in at the corner of Walker and Waukegan Avenues. This event is FREE but registration is requested. 

Public Open House ~
Saturday, September 7 ~ 10AM - 5PM
Homeowners and design appreciators are invited to tour select locations in downtown Highwood and visit the VIP Vendor Tent to connect with industry professionals who can help bring their visions to life. Check in at the corner of Walker and Waukegan Avenues. This event is FREE but registration is requested.


presented by Sherwin-Williams

This new concept brings together the industry's best to connect home owners and design appreciators with the professionals they need to bring their visions to life.
  • Thursday, September 5: Launch Party at 28 Mile Vodka (454 Sheridan Rd.)
  • Friday, September 6: Design Professionals Showcase - FREE
  • Saturday, September 7: Public Open House - FREE
Check out the full schedule!
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Plus check out the Exhibitors Tent at Walker & Waukegan Avenues!
On Friday and Saturday, check in at the Exhibitors Tent at Walker & Waukegan Avenues for hourly drawings and experts from over a dozen participating brands in home improvement, interior design, real estate, finance, home automation and more! 

Stop by the @properties table for an ask-an-expert chat with home staging specialists from Inhabitr. Plus shop brands like Walter E. Smith, Lake County Barnwood, Circa Lighting, Cambria, Calia Stone Boutique, All Star Home Improvement and more.

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*Please Note: You can register for multiple events, but please complete registration for each. For instance, you may need to complete registration for the Launch Party, then register separately for the public expo. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Admission is FREE on Friday or Saturday. You may also use the registration link below to attend as a member of the public or industry professional. 

Payment for the Launch Party is accepted by check, PayPal or credit card. Simply select your method of payment on the next screen. Please make checks payable to Highwood Chamber of Commerce and send to PO Box 305, Highwood, IL 60040.