IRCE

June 5-8, 2018
McCormick Place West, Chicago

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Exhibitor Schedule

Exhibit Hall Hours (Overview)

 

Tuesday, June 6  4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 7  9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 8  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Exhibit Hall Hours (Detailed Schedule)

 

Saturday, June 3:

  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Early Exhibitor Move-In
    • Open to all exhibitors, however, advanced permission is required (includes freight only move-in).
    • The hall must be cleared by 4:30 p.m. No extensions will be granted for move in past 4:30 p.m. 
    • The loading dock will be open from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • Overtime rates will apply for all display labor and freight delivered during move in on Saturday.
    • No one will be allowed onto the show floor without advanced permission.  Email operations@irce.com for permission.

 

Sunday, June 4:

  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Dark Day
    • No Services available. Exhibit Hall will not be accessible for move in. Email operations@irce.com with questions.
    • The loading dock will be closed.
    • No Freeman labor of any type will be available on Sunday.
    • Exhibitors will not be allowed onto the show floor for any reason without permission.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

 

Monday, June 5:

  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Exhibitor Move-In
    • Open to all exhibitors
    • Loading dock hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • Registration Desk hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    • ASUV Hours (Self unloading/loading a vehicle at the dock): 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

 

Tuesday, June 6:

  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Exhibitor Move-In
    • Open to all exhibitors
    • Loading dock hours: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • Registration Desk hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    • ASUV Hours (Self-unloading/loading a vehicle at the dock): 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • ALL MOVE IN MUST BE COMPLETE BY 12:00 p.m. The welcome reception is held in the Exhibit Hall and will begin at 4:00 p.m. Please plan your travel accordingly.
    • All aisles must be cleared by 12:00 p.m. Please ensure that all exhibitor freight, empty storage containers, EAC gang boxes, ladders, etc. are removed from the aisles by 12:00 p.m. in order for Freeman to install the aisle carpet.
  • 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Exhibit Hall Opens
    • Welcome Reception held in the Exhibit Hall

 

Wednesday, June 7:

  • 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Exhibit Hall Hours
    • Registration Desk hours: 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    • Cocktail Reception: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.(In the Exhibit Hall) 

 

Thursday, June 8:

  • 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Exhibit Hall Hours
    • Registration Desk hours: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • Win the Wheels Car Giveaway and Raffle Prize Drawings will take place after lunch.
    • Exhibit Hall Closes at 4:00 p.m.
  • 4:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Exhibitor Move-Out
    • Exhibitors are not allowed to break down until 4:00 p.m. There will be penalties enforced for those exhibitors who break down prior to 4:00 p.m. Please plan your travel accordingly.
    • Overtime rates will apply for all labor and material handling services performed during move-out on Thursday.
    • ASUV Hours (Self unloading/loading a vehicle at the dock): 4:30 – 8:00 p.m.
    • Loading dock hours: 4:00 – 9:30 p.m.

 

Friday, June 9:

  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Exhibitor Move-Out
    • All move out must be completed by 12:00 p.m.
    • Loading dock hours: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • Registration Desk hours: 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • If additional move-out time is required, please e-mail operations@irce.com

 

IRCE Evening Events Policy

Events may NOT take place during the posted hours below.

  • Tuesday, June 7:  Between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. (exhibit hall closes at 6:30 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, June 8:  Between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. (exhibit hall closes at 6:30 p.m.)
  • Thursday, June 9:  Between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

 

If you are planning on providing transportation to your event, please arrange for pick up at Gate 41, which is the designated gate for Exhibitor transportation, Map to Gate 41 (link to map). The convention center will not allow shuttles to pick up attendees in any other area.  No outside transportation will be allowed in the Transportation Center – Gates 43 & 44 where the IRCE shuttles are located.