Looking forward to 2018

Plan next year’s Market Shopping

We’ve got the showroom – We’re proud to welcome you to our showrooms at both the Market Xchange in Des Plaines, Illinois, and the Minneapolis Mart in Minneapolis, MN. With an array of permanent and temporary showrooms we offer you a wealth of amazing opportunities to find just the right merchandise for your store and have the best shopping experience in the Midwest.

We’ve got the Products – Because we have over forty vendors represented in our showroom, we offer you a powerful array of the best our vendors carry in fashion, gift, plus home and lifestyle products. Hottest trends? We’ve got them! Perennial favorites and best sellers? We’ve got them!

We’ve got the Sales Reps – DNA (Dennis Nemcek Associates) is a team of highly motivated individuals that possess a strong working knowledge of the specialty gift industry. Our focus is to match quality products to your retail needs. Your success is our success!


DNA Sales now makes it home in the Market Xchange in Des Plaines, Illinois.
Des Plaines is a suburb of Chicago and is conveniently located near O’Hare Airport.


January 19th – 22nd, 2018 – Midwest Gift and Lifestyle Show

March 18th – 21st, 2018 – REV Fashion PLUS the Midwest Gift and Lifestyle Show
see below for more details on the REV

July 20th – 23rd, 2018 – Midwest Gift and Lifestyle Show

September 12th – 13th, 2018 – REV Fashion PLUS the Midwest Gift and Lifestyle Show

Showroom hours

During non-show times, the showroom is open by appointment

During Shows

Sunday through Friday 9am – 6pm
Saturday 9am – 9pm

DNA Sales
Suite #184
2400 East Devon Avenue
Des Plaines, Il 60018

Click here to see a map and get directions.


DNA’s Minneapolis Showroom is designed to give our regional customers the best buying experience. Fashion, Gift and Home products. Enjoy a beverage and snack while shopping DNA at these great shows.

Mark your calendar for 2018:

January 19th – 23rd, 2018
March 9th – 13th, 2018
April 22nd – 24th, 2018
June 24th – 26th, 2018
August 3rd – 7th, 2018
Sept 30th – Oct 2nd, 2018

Please note: The March and August shows are the large shows for Minneapolis.

Showroom hours

During non-show times, the showroom is open by appointment

Minneapolis Gift Mart

#390 Orange Gallery

10301 Bren Road West
Minnetonka, MN 55343
(952) 932-7200 – (800) 626-1298

Click here for a map and directions.


The REV CHICAGO BOUTIQUE SHOW is a wholesale fashion trade show for retail store owners and buyers. The designers and independent sales reps exhibiting at REV have the leading brands and latest trends in apparel, jewelry, accessories, footwear, and gifts. This first-class show is produced twice a year and show dates correlate to the pre-season wholesale buying timeline. REV is an order writing show; cash and carry sales are prohibited. As a B2B event, entry is allowed only to qualified and registered retailers and exhibitors.


2018 REV Chicago Boutique Show | Market Xchange | Des Plaines, IL
March 18th – 20th, 2018
September 12th – 13th, 2018

2018 Michigan WW Market | Embassy Suites | Detroit-Livonia, MI
February 4th – 5th, 2018
April 22nd – 23rd, 2018
June 3rd – 4th, 2018
September 23rd – 24th, 2018
November 4th – 5th, 2018