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Where will the event be held?

The event will be held in Chicagoland area at the Marriott Chicago O'hare 8535 W Higgins Rd, Chicago, IL 60631. Please note that you are responsible to arrange for your own lodging + transportation / travel to Chicago.

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What will the schedule be?

Our show schedule is available on our agenda page. The event will take place from Sunday, September 22 to Monday, September 23, 2023. 

Do I need to attend in person?

Yes, you will need to attend the event in person. However, we understand that attending events in person may not be feasible for everyone. That's why we are planning to video some portions of the event and share the training to make it more accessible.

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Can other vendors participate?

For our inaugural event, Crescent Brands will be the exclusive vendor. However, as we plan for future Frameworx Expos, we are considering opening up the event to additional industry suppliers.

Who do I reach out to with questions?

Please let us know if you have questions that have not been answered here by emailing

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Do I need to sign up for seminars?

We will have a sign-up form for classes closer to the event, in order to reserve spots for your top-picks. All seminars, meals, and reception are included with your Frameworx ticket.

What educational courses will be offered?

We are collaborating with industry experts to create and curate relevant, cutting-edge topics for custom picture framers. The Expo will feature general sessions, intimate seminars, and hands-on workshops.

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Do I need tickets for the reception?

Your registration includes the reception and the and scheduled meals, snacks and coffee breaks.

Is parking available at the hotel?

We have negotiated a special discounted rate for parking at the hotel for Frameworx Attendees.

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Is it necessary to stay at the Marriott?

While it is not mandatory to stay at the Marriott Chicago O'Hare, we highly recommend it. We have negotiated an excellent rate for this luxurious hotel, and fostering a strong social component is a key goal of the event. Additionally, staying at the hotel helps us maintain low entry fees for future events.


What is there to do around Frameworx?

Frameworx is located near Rosemont and Chicago, both filled with popular entertainment and tourist attractions. Click the photos for more info.

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