KidCon Chicago 2020

Exhibitors

KidCon Chicago 2020

Information on this page is for exhibitors at KidCon Chicago. If you are looking for tickets and attendee information click here.

KidCon Chicago launched in Chicago in 2018 and returns to the Donald E Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont for the second time.

Exhibitors will be located in the South Ballroom which is located on the second floor of the convention center.

Load Out for KidCon is on Sunday from 4:00PM – 7:00PM.

Please reach out to us if you have any questions about your booth or sponsorship options. Contact us at sales@parentandco.com


Hotel

We have discounted room blocks available at the Embassy Suites and the Hilton.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago O’Hare Rosement: Rooms start at $128 per night. Parking is $29 for self-parking in the hotel garage. You can also book by phone at 847-678-4000 with the group code “MOC.”

Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare: Rooms start at $129 per night. Parking is $29 for self-parking in the hotel garage. The Hilton is connected directly to the convention center via SkyBridge. You can also book by phone at 888-452-6943 with the group code “MMC.”

Our room blocks always sell out, so book your room early!


Show Services

Please see our exhibitor kit for information pertaining to show services, material handling fees, and electrical services.

Electrical

Electrical services are available exclusively through Rosemont Exposition Services (RES). Please see our exhibitor kit for more information.

Internet

WIFI is complimentary at the Rosmeont Convention Center.


Deadline to place orders: March 6, 2020


Pre-Event Shipping Info

Advance shipments must arrive at the RES warehouse by March 6, 2020.



Advance Shipments
Label each piece of shipment(s) as follows:


Advance shipments must arrive at the RES warehouse by March 6, 2020. Please use the pre-made labels included in the exhibitor kit, when possible. If not possible, please address your shipment as follows:

Exhibitor name:
Booth Number:
KidCon
c/o Rosemont Exposition Services, Inc.

3412 N. River Road
Franklin Park, Illinois 60131



Direct Shipments
Label each piece of shipment(s) as follows:


Direct to show site shipments can only arrive on March 13, 2020. Do not ship items directly to show site before this date as they will be returned to sender. Please use the pre-made labels included in the exhibitor kit, when possible. If not possible, please address your shipment as follows:

Exhibitor name:
Booth Number:
KidCon
c/o Rosemont Exposition Services, Inc.

9391 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, Illinois 60018


Load In Info

Exhibitors can move into the exhibit hall and begin setup Sunday, March 15, 2020 from 7:00am-9:00am


Parking

Parking is available at the Williams Street Parking Garage for $15.00 per day and the garage is connected to the convention center via Skybridge. The convention center is also easily accessible by train and complimentary shuttle bus from the Rosemont Blue Line Station.


Load Out Info

The exhibit hall closes at 4:00pm on Sund=day. Please begin tearing down your exhibit as soon as the hall is cleared of all guests. You can move your exhibit materials out via the back hall doors or front entrance. Be prepared to use your own cart or hand truck as wait times for these items can be long.


Post-Event Shipping Info

Option 1: Provide UPS/FedEx labels
Option 2: Ship via contracted service

At the end of the event, please pack up all your booth items and close all boxes. If you have arranged for shipment in advance via, FedEx, UPS or another major carrier. Please print your labels in advance so you can attach them to your boxes at the end of the show. Make sure you call for a pickup!

If you would like to arrange a freight carrier, please visit the RES information booth or contact them before the show to discuss options. Be advised that they will charge a handling fee.

We encourage you to take a photo of the items you are shipping out and make note of all tracking numbers. If you did not make arrangements in advance, you are responsible for removing all items from the hall.


Upgrades

Wishing you had gone for the bigger booth? Hoping to add a sponsorship package or newsletter announcement? Shoot us an email at sales@parentandco.com so that we can assist.