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Welcome to Remarkable Indonesia Fair

Celebration of the Wide Variety of Indonesian Culture in Chicago USA

Get Closer with Indonesia at the Remarkable Indonesia Fair 2019


The Remarkable Indonesia Fair 2019 will be held next Saturday on July 13, 2019 at the Lakeview Terrace in Navy Pier, Chicago. Those who often visit multicultural events across Chicago may have noticed the beauty of Indonesian dance and music through the performances of the Consulate’s Performing Troupe.


At the Fair, there will be more performances ranging from traditional dance, circus, and musical performance of gamelan.


“As the highlight of the event, there would be a fashion show displaying some of the Indonesia-themed fashion designers in the US”, said the Indonesian Consul General, Rosmalawati Chalid.


The Fair will also hold photo exhibition to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of Indonesia – USA Diplomatic Relations which took place officially on December 28, 1949.

There will also be a film screening and various Indonesian free food sample (from rendang/ beef stew to sate ayam/ chicken satay) that will indulge your taste bud.


Along with it, about 40 vendors will be selling various Indonesian products, ranging from dresses, accessories, jewelries, silver, handcrafted wood; to food and beverage products such as coffee or tea, cooking or baking ingredients, snack and candy.

It is a must see, must attend type of event that caters to all types of people.. “With all its beauty, Indonesia brings opportunities and convenience to invest in trade and tourism, and we want to make sure this message reaches the public in Chicago”, Chalid added.


Indonesia’s tourism experts from Indonesia and the US will also provide the visitor with more information about Indonesia. They will present numerous potential destinations for tourist, along with its wonderful nature, rich history, diverse culture and well preserved tropical forests.

About Us

Our Background

RIF is a cooperation between the Indonesian Consulate General in Chicago with the Indonesian Trade Promotion Center (ITPC) Chicago, and the Indonesian Diaspora Network-(IDN) USA. The event is an integrated promotion of trade, tourism and investment with the goal to increase awareness and familiarization with the nation branding of Indonesia to the Americans, particularly in Chicago and in the Midwest plus Kentucky. 

I. Event Background

With the purpose to increase awareness and develop the nation branding of Indonesia to the public and the business community in Chicago and in the Midwest plus Kentucky, USA, the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Chicago in cooperation with the Indonesian Trade Promotion Center (ITPC) Chicago and Indonesian Diaspora US Network (IDN) since 2016 have held an integrated promotion of Trade, Tourism and Investment through an annual Remarkable Indonesia Fair (RIF).


RIF is to facilitate Indonesian businesses in promoting their top quality products in the USA  to access the local market. RIF 2019 will be the 4th annual event after the success of RIF 2016 – 2018.


II. Main Goals

  1. To increase bilateral trade and the US's investment in Indonesia.

  2. To promote Indonesian art and culture as well as the tourism destinations.

  3. To enhance awareness and understanding of the US people towards Indonesia.


III. Event Outline

  • Day/Date    :  Saturday,  July 13, 2019

  • Venue         :   Lakeview Terrace, Navy Pier,  600 E Grand Ave, Chicago


IV. Main Activities

Exhibition of Indonesia’s multi products, investment, tourism, cooking demo, fashion show and cultural performances.


V. Target Participants

The participants will consist of the Indonesian Government Institutions/Agencies, Indonesian Local Government, Indonesian entrepreneurs from various sectors, art and culture performers, Indonesian fashion designers, and USA companies which have businesses in Indonesia and others. Each participant will be provided with a free of charge booth with the total area of 3x3 m2.


VI. Target Audience

RIF 2019 will be attended by more than 2,000 visitors consisting of general public, entrepreneurs, investors, students, musicians, artists and others.


 VII. Contact Person

The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Chicago, USA - 211 North Carpenter Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607

Opening Hours

Come Visit Remarkable Indonesia Fair

July 13, 2019 
10am - 8pm
Lakeview Terrace, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, USA

Get in Touch

The Consulate General of The Republic of Indonesia in Chicago is committed to exceeding your needs. Questions, comments or want to perform in Remarkable Indonesia Fair? We’d love to hear from you, so don’t hesitate to reach out today!

The Consulate General of The Republic of Indonesia Office:
211 North Carpenter Street, Chicago, IL 60607


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