Install, Dismantle and Shipping Information

Booth Installation and Dismantling Schedule 

Installation Schedule

Thursday, September 27

 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Friday, September 28

 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • All exhibit crates must be removed from the exhibit floor by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 28. No exceptions will be allowed.
  • Any exhibit booth not set to booth guidelines by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 28, will be penalized by a deduction of priority points by ASPS.
  • Exhibitors are expected to make travel arrangements in accordance with the official exhibit schedule.

Booth Dismantling Schedule

Monday, October 1

 4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 2

 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Any exhibit materials remaining unboxed on the exhibit floor may be mistaken for disposables.
  • Exhibit material or damaged exhibits remaining in the convention center after the contracted move-out time has expired will be removed by Freeman at the expense of the exhibitor.
  • All exhibits MUST REMAIN INTACT until the official closing time - Monday, October 1 at 4:30 p.m. If a booth is dismantled prior to this time, a violation notice will be issued based on the 'booth violations'.
  • These rules apply to all exhibitors, including non-profit organizations.

McCormick Place Convention Center, West Building (Hall F1)

Exhibits will be held in Hall F1 of the West Building at McCormick Place, please reference the Facility Floor Plans for an overview of the center. The convention center is located at 2301 S. Martin Luther King Dr., Chicago, IL, however, this address should not be used for shipping.

Facility Floor Plans

Exhibitor Parking Info & Map


Shipping Information

Advance Shipments to Warehouse Accepted

August 24 – September 22  | 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Direct Shipments to Show Site Accepted

Thursday, September 27 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. thru Friday, September 28 | 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Visit the online Exhibitor Service Manual in 'My Account' for complete shipping information and labels (available June 2018).