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Join

Be part of the most creative community in Chicago and network with the absolute best in the industry. Our membership provides access to private events and a multitude of marketing and PR opportunities. Contact us to learn more.

Membership Benefits

  • Networking with the best in the industry
  • Membership listings
  • Social media exposure
  • Bi-monthly newsletter inclusion
  • Blog inclusions
  • Access to events and complimentary tickets
  • Event hosting
  • Inclusion on neighborhood maps

Events

Our events are comprised of educational, social, industry and consumer events. Many are invite only and most are sold out events. Attendees range from 30-60 for panels and forums to over 1,100 for our Fall Gallery Walk. For more information, please refer to our events calendar.

Networking

RNDD has bi-monthly meetings and about 6-8 events per year. There are many opportunities to network with our esteemed members at our events and social gatherings– from designer dinners to private art tours. Refer to our directory for a full member list.

Social Media Reach

RNDD has multiple social media opportunities, which can boost your company’s standing within search engine findings. We look forward to sharing your company’s news and stories with our followers and driving attendance to your showroom events and website.

Co-Op Programs

By being part of RNDD, we allow you access to future cooperative buying programs, which includes heavily discounted advertising rates, special invitations, private tours, and industry privileges.

Tourist Reach

Reach visitors and let them know how to find you! RNDD puts your showroom credentials in the hands of the top Chicago hotel concierges. We pass out maps twice a year to our local hotel concierges.

Voting Privileges

As a member you have voting privileges and opportunities to serve on RNDD committees or as a board member, an amazing way to get involved, better our community and meet like-minded individuals.

RNDD Puts You on the Map!

Our printed brochures with maps and business listings are distributed to our showrooms and to the local hotel concierges which also hand them out – we work 24/7 to get the word out about your company.

Hosting Opportunities

Do you want to get more of the right industry design types through your door to learn about your product and increase the number of times it is specified? Host a monthly meeting or one of our other RNDD events and introduce your new products.

Get Listed, Linked & Noticed!

Your company will be listed on RiverNorthDesignDistrict.com. There are also blog opportunities, which can lead to increased visibility on search engines. Additionally – when you have events in your showroom, just let us know & our social media machine will get the word out!

Be in the Company of Other Tastemakers

From Chicago’s top interior designers to luxury showrooms such as The Luxury Bed Collection, 210 Design House and Oscar Isberian Rugs, the social proof is in our network. It’s no surprise RNDD was voted Best Design District by Modern Luxury Interiors Chicago.