General Information

Tips for move in, close of show, and exhibitor hours. Use the Exhibitor Checklist as a show planning tool to ensure you meet all requirements and save money by ordering in advance of the discount dates.

Exhibit Hall Access Hours

View exhibitor exhibitor hours for move-in, show days, and move-out.

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Attendee Badge Symbol Definitions

Use this onsite as a helpful key for all the badge symbols to correctly identify your leads.

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Booth 101

View the utility ports in your booths, floorplans, and a complete list of what’s included with your booth space at Show.

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Exhibitor Checklist

Use this checklist to make sure you are on track to reach all deadlines. Download the full checklist to your personal calendar, add custom items, and check items off as you complete them. Ordering services in advance of the discount deadline can save you money!

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Show Official Housing

We negotiate exclusive rates at premiere downtown hotels. These deals won’t last — be sure to book early for the best options.
Phone: 800-283-5543
International callers: 312-527-7300

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Visa Letter of Invitation

Download our letter of invitation if you’re an international exhibitor.

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International Exhibitor Resources

View our Exhibitor International Resources that includes a travel brief with Visa and Covid-19 Vaccination & Testing Requirements, Freeman International Resources, and more.

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International Exhibitor Representation Program

Hire temp workers if you're an international exhibitor unable to send employees to work your booth at the Show.

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Meeting Room Request Form

Need a room to hold meetings with potential clients? Please use the form below when requesting a meeting room at McCormick Place. Upon your first visit to the site, you will need to set up a username and password.

• Please know that there may be room rental fee involved (charged directly by McCormick Place).

• Rooms can be rented for a maximum of 3 hrs during Show hours.

• Once you complete the link and a room is assigned to you, you will receive a confirmation.

• If you want to serve food or beverage, you need to use the exclusive caterer, Savor.

If you have questions in the meantime, feel free to reach out directly to Kristen McBride.

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Move In Information & Instructions

Step-by-step instructions on what you need to do before you arrive and what to do when you arrive on-site.

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Move Out Information & Instructions

Review ahead of time and bring on-site to help you move out of the Show quickly without any issues.

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Exhibitor Guaranteed Parking

Purchase your McCormick Place parking now.

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Export Interest Directory

Fill this out if you are a U.S. exhibitor who exports out of the country.

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Register your Exhibitor Appointed Contractor

This form must be filled out and signed by the Exhibitor, not the EAC.

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Beware of communications from fraudulent vendors who are not listed within the kit; always look for the Official Service Provider Seal in any communications you receive. We do not sell our database information; any company not listed within the Service Kit should be considered as possibly fraudulent.

Should you choose to enter into a business relationship with a company that is not an Official National Restaurant Association Service Provider, the National Restaurant Association and Winsight cannot vouch for their legitimacy, nor endorse their services.

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