The World’s Leading Home + Housewares Show

March 2–4, 2025 | McCormick Place | Chicago, IL

The World’s Leading Home + Housewares Show
March 2—4 | McCormick Place | Chicago, IL

Onsite Planning Tools

To Simplify Your Presence

  • Cost-Savings Opportunities
    Take Advantage of cost-savings opportunities when planning the setup of your booth.
    Updated link coming April 2021.


  • Electrical Frequently Asked Questions
    A list of frequently-asked questions regarding electrical service at McCormick Place, compiled by your fellow exhibitors.
    Updated link coming April 2021.
  • Installation and Dismantle
    Most up-to-date information on installation and dismantle for the Show.
    Updated link coming April 2021.


  • Freight Target Floor Plans
    Please use these floor plans to identify the assigned date and time for your freight must arrive at McCormick Place’s Marshalling Yard.
    Updated link coming April 2021.


  • Freight Services Frequently Asked Questions
    Be sure to review for a better understanding of show-related freight services, including shipping of your booth structure, freight and product.
    Updated link coming April 2021.


  • Exhibitor Information Bulletin (PDF)
    Review the Exhibitor Information Bulletin prior to the Show and bring on-site as a reference. Topics include key show locations with phone numbers, installation + dismantle reminders, food service hours and many other resources!
    Updated link coming April 2021.


  • Exhibitor-Appointed Contractors
    A comprehensive list of exhibitors’ most frequently-asked questions pertaining to Exhibitor-Appointed Contractors (EACs). View the Exhibitor-Appointed Contractors FAQs. If you are using a vendor other than those listed on IHA’s Vendor Contact List, you must register your contractor through the EAC registration website.
    Updated link coming April 2021.


  • Extended Work Authorization Form
    Please fill out this form if you need to access the Show floor plan before 7:00 am or after 6:00 pm during the move-in and/or move-out.
    Updated link coming April 2021.



  • McCormick Place Designated Smoking Areas
    Smoking is prohibited in all enclosed areas of McCormick Place, including exhibit halls, meeting rooms, lobbies, food service areas, hallways, stairwells and parking garages. Smoking is also prohibited within 15 feet of any entrance to a smoke-free facility. However, McCormick Place does have Designated Smoking Areas.
    Updated link coming April 2021.
  • McCormick Place Official Food Service Provider
    SAVOR…Chicago, McCormick Place’s official food service provider, has been working hard to provide better food quality and healthier options. Print the documents below and bring with you as an on-site reference. While the Food Service Hours + Locations piece provides a full list of restaurants, concessions and coffee options available to you during move-in, show days and move-out while at McCormick Place; the menus include food options and pricing.
    • Restaurant Cafe Menu (Coming Soon)
    • Food Service Location + Hours (Coming Soon)
    • Walkable Food Options (Coming Soon)

Updated links coming April 2021.

Be a Part of the Premier Home + Housewares Show in the World!