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There are NO exceptions to any of the NRA Show Exhibit Design Regulations. This is to protect the integrity of the Show and create a fair environment for all exhibitors. Click HERE to view the regulations.
Island and peninsula booth design regulations are due to Show Management by March 2nd.
You can order services for your booth in the Exhibitor Service Kit.
You can review the utility port floorplans below. Make sure you review the Buidling Legend on the right side of the floorplans for descriptions.
Your company password can be found on your confirmation and invoice. If you can’t find it please contact your sales representative or call (312) 853-2542.
For mailings through the United States Postal Service:
National Restaurant Association
24281 Network Place
Chicago, IL 60673-1242
If you are using a carrier (FedEx, UPS, etc.):
National Restaurant Association
Attn: Cassie Niespodziewanski
175 W Jackson Blvd. #1500
Chicago, IL 60604-2814
Current exhibitors may view balances by logging into your account in the Exhibitor Services section of the website. You will need your company password found on your confirmation and invoice.
(NOTE: The balance due reflects booth space only and does not include outstanding balances with any other contractors.)
Yes; we accept all major credit cards (American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Discover card).
Exhibitor registration is open for NRA Show 2017. Login to Exhibitor Services with your password to register your booth personnel, order lead retrieval or rent the attendee list.
Each exhibitor receives five (5) complimentary badges for the first 100 square feet of space purchased, and three (3) badges for each additional 100 square feet of space [e.g., up to 200 square feet equals eight (8) badges, up to 300 square feet equals (11) badges, etc.].
Login to Exhibitor Services, then click "Registration Services" to begin registering your booth personnel.
Yes, McCormick Place offers Wi-Fi at a cost. The Inetrnet order form is available in the Additional Services Section of the Service Kit.
Hotel arrangements for NRA Show 2017 can be made through NRA Show Official Housing. Visit Housing to book now.
No one under 16 years of age will be permitted on the Show floor at any time regardless of affiliation or circumstances. Children 16 to 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
The 2017 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show® will be held May 20-23 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.
Show Hours: (Attendee Access)
For more information on Exhibitor Show floor Access. Refer to the General Show Information section of the Exhibitor Service Kit.
Looking for your move in time? Refer to the Shipping Options & Instructions section of the Exhibitor Service Kit.
To become an Allied Member call (312) 853-2525 or visit Restaurant.org/Join
Allied Membership benefits include access to our annual Restaurant Industry Forecast and Restaurant TrendMapper® report, invitation-only webinars and newsletters, access to our Knowledge Center’s Information Specialists, as well as Allied member logo usage for your website and other marketing materials. Allied Members will also be noted in the NRA Show Exhibit Guide and Program.
BAR is a two-day event, co-located with the NRA Show. BAR is the only beverage alcohol forum that focuses exclusively on the foodservice industry and all attendees are vetted to ensure that they have purchase influence for beverage alcohol at a foodservice establishment. Click here to learn more about exhibiting.
The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show® (NRA Show®) is open to trade only and not open to the public. Individuals must be directly involved in the foodservice or lodging industry to attend or exhibit. Solicitation of any kind by non-exhibitors is strictly prohibited.
No one under 16 years of age will be permitted on the NRA Show floor at any time regardless of affiliation or circumstances. This includes infants and toddlers. Absolutely no strollers or infant carriers (worn or carried) are permitted at any time on the NRA Show floor. Children ages 16 to 18 years of age are permitted only if accompanied by an adult at all times. The National Restaurant Association® (NRA) reserves the right to request proof of age from any one at any time. This rule is strictly enforced and there are no exceptions to this policy. This rule applies to all exhibitors and attendees. Registration of anyone under 16 years of age is unauthorized and in violation of these policies.
By registering for NRA Show you acknowledge and agree you have provided accurate and truthful information. Substitution of a registration may be made prior to badge usage at any time. Sharing of attendee badges is not permitted. Additional I.D. may be required for entrance.
By registering for NRA Show you agree to comply with all state, local and facility rules, regulations and laws.
NRA reserves the right to remove any person engaged in disorderly conduct, use of illegal substances or is in possession of a counterfeit badge. Counterfeit badges include those from previous years’ NRA Shows. NRA reserves the right to validate the authenticity of this badge and to confiscate those determined to be counterfeit. No refunds will be given for any person removed.
By registering for NRA Show, you acknowledge and agree that your image and/or name may be used by the NRA in any of its own promotions and in registered publishing, broadcast and cable media, without charge or obligation. This includes on- and off-camera interviews conducted by registered media and/or NRA Show personnel.
By registering for NRA Show you may receive email promotion from exhibitors. If you opt out during the registration process your email will be removed from 2015 exhibitor marketing promotions; your email will not be removed from NRA Show promotions.
NRA prohibits the use of personal cameras and mobile recording devices on the exhibit floor and at all sessions and speaker presentations. NRA hires professional photographers/videographers to capture images of the Show in compliance with data protection & privacy laws. NRA may edit and use these images for administrative and promotional activities in the ordinary course of our business. Unauthorized photography of any exhibit or product is prohibited and may result in the confiscation of film, memory cards and cameras as well as expulsion from the NRA Show. Registered press must check in at the on-site Press Center and declare intentions to photograph and/or film the NRA Show.
Individuals are responsible for securing their own hotel accommodations. Cancellation of hotel reservations and/or any travel expenses incurred are the sole responsibility of each individual.
By registering for NRA Show you authorize the NRA to charge your credit card account the applicable fees for the registrations processed during this online session. Cancellation of your registration must be done in writing to email@example.com. Refunds are only given for cancellations received by April 3, 2015.