I’m an Exhibitor

Basic Information:

The McCormick Place Convention Center – West Building 
2301 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616

Exhibits will be in Hall F1/F2.

Exhibit Hall Hours

Sunday, November 4Monday, November 5Tuesday, November 6
6-7:30 p.m.8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Move-In

Friday, November 2Saturday, November 3Sunday, November 4
8 a.m.-5 p.m.8 a.m.-5 p.m.8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Move-Out

Tuesday, November 6Wednesday, November 7
5:30-11:59 p.m.8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Exhibitor Guidelines

Click here to view full guidelines.

*Exhibitors are not allowed to host event during these hours:
Sun, November 4, 2018 (7 a.m.-9:30 p.m.)
Mon, November 5, 2018 (8 a.m.-6 p.m.) - Events may start at 6:15 p.m.
Tue, November 6, 2018 (8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.) - Events may start at 5:45 p.m.
Wed, November 7, 2018 (8:30 a.m.-11 a.m.)

Exhibitor Service Kit is Live!

Freeman emailed exhibitor booth contacts on June 15 with a link to the online exhibitor service kit. The kit includes all order forms and brochures for AFP and preferred vendors.

Click here to access the kit. If you have any questions email the Exhibiting Team at Exhibiting@AFPonline.org.

Non-Registrant Conference Pass Form

Submit a Non-Registrant Conference Pass Form for any Exhibitor Approved Contractor needing access to your booth. Passes should be used for Installation & Dismantling Companies and Talent/Entertainment Vendors. All I&D companies will need to submit a copy of their Certificate of Insurance.

COI Example:
AFP 2018 (November 4-7, 2018)
Booth #:
Exhibitor Name:
Additional Insured:
Association for Financial Professionals, Freeman, McCormick Place
Convention Center

Click here to submit an online form

Housing

Exhibitor housing will open on February 9th (based on priority points). Further details and instructions will be emailed to exhibitor contacts.

What to Expect

  • Exhibitor Newsletters (First newsletter will be emailed to exhibitor contacts in March.)
  • Exhibitor Registration (May)
  • Exhibitor Service Kit (June)
  • Exhibitor Webinar (July)
  • Pre-Attendee List (October)

Marketing

Use the custom AFP 2018 image below to enhance in your email signature. 

AN18-Email_Sig_Exhibitor

Twitter Hashtag: AFP2018

Preferred Vendors

AFP Housing 
Convention Management Resources, Inc. (CMR) 
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. (Eastern Time)
800.618.4242 (Toll Free U.S. & Canada)
415.979.2269 (Outside U.S. & Canada)
Link to Email 

Catering/Concessions 
SAVOR . . .Chicago (McCormick Place Convention Center) 
Brendan J.P Cahill l Exhibitor Sales Manager 
o: 312.791.7135 l m: 312.218.1101
bcahill@mccormickplace.com 

Custom Booths
Freeman 
Wendy Gray l Sr. Business Development Manager
t: +1.773.473.7447 | m: +1.773.908.2073 
Wendy.Gray@freemanco.com 

Event Planning 
360 Destination Group, Chicago
Michelle Castady Orlando,  DMCP | General Manager
O 312.809.0603 | C 312.434.5739                                                 
Michelle.Castady@360dg.com | www.360dg.com 

Internet Services
McCormick Place
312.791.6113 (Call Center)
technology@mccormickplace.com

Lead Retrieval
EXPO LOGIC
Phone: 888.249.0367
Email: myexpoleads@expologic.com
Website: https://ww2.expologic.com/lead-management-services

Photography
Convention Photo by Joe Orlando, Inc.
Phone: 1.626.639.3015
Fax: 1.626.794.0525
Email: mail@joeorlandophoto.com
Website: www.joeorlandophoto.com

Security 
United Security Services, Inc. 
Caitlyn Canavan l Account Executive – Business Development
P: 773.254.1824
ccanavan@unitedhq.com 
www.unitedhq.com

Temp Staffing 
Action Figures Convention Staffing 
Danny Oplinger l Partner  
www.afstaffing.com
info@afstaffing.com

Transportation
Kushner & Associates
Kirsten Young
k.young@kushnershuttles.com
www.kushnershuttles.com