Health & Fitness Expo Exhibitor information

2017 Exhibitors

Below is all of the information you need to prepare for your exhibit at the 2017 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Health & Fitness Expo. As a registered vendor, you will need this information to coordinate your booth set-up with McCormick Place and Freeman Decorating, including carpeting, phone services, internet lines, signage and electrical, among other on-site necessities.

McCormick Place Security and First Aid: 312.791.6060

Expo Director:
Paul Brackey
(e) paul.brackey@cemevent.com

Deadlines for discount pricing

March 15 – Freeman Exhibitor Kit order forms
March 15 – McCormick Place order forms

Expo hours – Open to the public
Friday, March 31, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 1, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Exhibitor move-in hours – ASUV Self Unloading area – Loading dock
Thursday, March 30, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

IMPORTANT: See rules and register 
www.mccormickplace.com/exhibitors/asuv.php

Exhibitor move-in hours – loading dock

Thursday, March 30, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Straight Time Labor Rates
Thursday, March 30, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Overtime Labor Rates

Expo floor plan
2017 Expo floor plan (PDF)
2017 Exhibitor list with booth number (PDF)

Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K W-9 (PDF)
Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Certificate of Insurance (PDF)

Please direct inquiries via email to insurance@cemevent.com.

Exhibitor credentials

Please follow the below steps to receive exhibitor credentials:

  1. Please register for exhibitor credentials by CLICKING HERE
  2. The email address used when registering must be unique to each entry or it will be ignored by the system. You cannot register multiple people under the same email address.
  3. Bring confirmation email and photo ID to exhibitor check-in at the entrance of the Expo Hall (West Building, Hall F1) to receive credential
  4. Ensure that all staff members working exhibiting booth are registered. Those who are not registered will not receive a credential that gives access to the Expo Hall
  5. Please add the below to your address book to ensure receipt of confirmation email: “Chicago Event Management – 2016 Shamrock Shuffle” cemevent@emos1.com

Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at main Expo entrance
Friday 7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. at main Expo entrance
Saturday 7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. at main Expo entrance

*Note: Only exhibitors accessing the Expo Hall outside of hall hours must register for a credential. When picking up your credential you will be required to show a photo ID. There will be no access to exhibitor hall without one.

Exhibitors who are only working during hall hours are not required to have a credential as the Expo is open to the public during that time. 

Freeman decorating exhibitor kits

Download the following PDF documents regarding Freeman Decorating and McCormick Place information, guidelines, as well as rules and regulations. Please review the Freeman Complete Kit. I have pulled out a couple of the most commonly used pages as quick references to the forms you will need to fill out. You can also follow the instructions to do everything online as well.

To access Freeman Online for show information and to place your orders online, click here.

Complete kit: 
Complete exhibitor kit (PDF)

Below are commonly used pages from the complete McCormick Place and Freeman Exhibitor Kit. However, we ask that you still review the complete kit for comprehensive instructions and guidelines.

Freeman decorating quick references:
Freeman – Quick Facts (PDF)
Freeman – Carpet and Cleaning Order Form (PDF)
Freeman – Furniture Order Form (PDF)
Freeman – Graphics & Signs (PDF)
Freeman – Freight & Shipping Forms and Labels (PDF)
Freeman – Material Handling (PDF)
Freeman – Electrical Services Order Form (PDF)

McCormick Place quick references:
McCormick Place – Booth template and layout (PDF)
McCormick Place – Telephone, cable and internet order form (PDF)
McCormick Place – Food Sampling (PDF)

If you have not yet registered for the 2017 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle Health & Fitness Expo, visit shamrockshuffle.com/marketing to make your arrangements.

Transportation

McCormick Place parking
Parking will be available to all Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Health & Fitness Expo attendees at McCormick Place Parking Lot A for a reduced rate of $10. Attendees will not need a validation voucher to secure the reduced rate. The rate will be available to all attendees who park in Parking Lot A. Click the links below for more information.

McCormick Place map
Driving directions to McCormick Place Parking Lot A


Health & Fitness Expo Shuttle
A free Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Health & Fitness Expo shuttle will run from downtown Metra stations (225 S. Canal Street) to McCormick Place during the following hours: Friday, March 31, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Saturday, April 1, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Click here to view the 2017 shuttle schedule.


Take the Metra Electric Line to the Health & Fitness Expo
The Metra Electric Line offers regular service to and from McCormick Place, home to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Health & Fitness Expo. For more information about Metra Electric service, including schedules, fares and tickets, please visit metrarail.com.

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