Travel Information


2016 Show Transportation Guide

McCormick Place - Directions, Parking + Gate Locations

CONSTRUCTION WARNING: Beginning in June of 2015 through late 2017, reconstruction of northbound U.S. 41 (Lake Shore Drive) ramp to outbound I-55 will take place. This work will affect inbound and outbound traffic in the following ways:

  • Inbound and outbound I-55 over McCormick Place and Martin Luther King Drive.
  • Inbound I-55 to northbound and southbound Lake Shore Drive.
  • Northbound and southbound Lake Shore Drive to outbound I-55.

While I-55 is still accessible, commute times will be impacted with slight delays. Alternative routes are available.

NEW – Rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft may now both pickup and drop-off at McCormick Place. Click on the McCormick Place Gate Locations pdf for more information on designated pickup and drop-off locations.

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Complimentary Shuttle Bus

Complimentary shuttle bus service will be provided between the official block hotels and
McCormick Place during morning and evening hours.

Shuttle Bus Schedule + Routes >

Complimentary Metra Train Pass

Ride for free on the Metra, Chicago's commuter train system, using the Show's complimentary Metra pass. These passes are valid from March 3 - 9, 2016 for unlimited rides between McCormick Place and downtown Chicago stations. Complimentary Metra passes are mailed with your badge packet and can be found at any information counter once at the Show.

To McCormick Place

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From McCormick Place

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Airport Express Service

Airport Express Bus Service provides transportation between the airport and McCormick Place. Book your airport transportations ahead of time online and save 20%!

Airport Express Bus Service >


Transportation Services (Charters/Limousines)

Contact CMAC, LLC for special transportation services for group events, off site events, VIP transport and charter services. Transportation options include limousines, airport VIP meet and transport, deluxe mini coaches and more.

Transportation Services - Charters/Limos >


Complete 2016 Transportation Guide

Download the 2016 Transportation Guide, which includes all Show-related transportation information.

2016 Transportation Guide.


International Travel Offices

IHA works with the following travel agencies who can help you book hotel rooms and airfares to attend the International Home + Housewares Show.

 

Housewares Travel Desk
Telephone: 800-752-1052 (toll free from within the U.S.)
Telephone: 1-312-527-7300
Fax: 1-312-329-9513
Email:housewares@onpeak.co


Brazil
iEvento Promoções e Turismo
Rua Dr Renato Paes de Barros 696 cj 24
São Paulo - SP - 04530-000
Brazil
Contact: Mr. Jairo Klapp
Tel: +55 11 3071 2277, +55 11 9194 5000 (Mobile)
Email: jairo@ievento.com.br
Web: www.ievento.com.br


China
Orient Event Service
165 Xu Hui Qu Cao Xi Road
#1212 Hua Yi Building
200235 Shanghai
China
Tel: +86 21 5109 9795
Fax: +86 21 6464 4008
E-mail: booking@orient-explorer.com.cn


Germany (Individuals)
Fairtime! Touristik GmbH
Bodenseestr. 6
82194 Gröbenzell
Germany
Contact: Ms. Rosina Winkler
Tel: +49 8142 418 6123
Email: rosina.winkler@fairtime.de
Web: www.fairtime.de


Germany (Groups)
Lagraff Reisen e.K.
In den Mittelweiden 2a
56220 Urmitz-Rhein
Germany
Contact: Mr. Klaus Menges
Tel: +49 2630 96370
Fax: +49 2630 963717
Email: klaus.menges@lagraff.de
Web: www.lagraff.de


Hong Kong
Advalue Travel Limited
Room 1005B, Java Commercial Ctr
128 Java Road
North Point
Hong Kong
Contact: Benny MOK
Tel: +852 2866 9783
Fax: +852 2866 9797
Email: oper@EventTrip.com


Ireland
Form Travel Ltd
10 Hollybrook Road
Clontarf
Dublin 3
Ireland
Contact: Fergus Roche
Tel: +353-1-8335000
Fax: +353-1-8335655
Email: fergus@formtravel.ie


Israel
Forum Travel & Events Ltd
Expotour Exhibitions & Conferences
Trade Tower Bldg, 25 Hamered St.
Tel Aviv
Israel
Contact: Orly Glassman
Tel: +972 3-5102150
Fax: +972 3-5102151 or 5167404
Email: orly@exponet.co.il


Italy
New Flymar
Via P. Pomponazzi 9
20141 Milano MI
Italy
Contact: Luciano Miotto
Tel: +39-02-847470.1
Fax: +39-02-84800504
Email:fairtravel@newflymar.com
Web:www.newflymar.com


Mexico and Latin America (except Brazil)
Servem
Texas # 33 Col. Nápoles
03810, México, D.F.
México
Contact: Rafael Fernandez
Tel: +5255 5682-7242
Fax: +5255 5682-7460
Email: rfernandez@servem.com.mx
Web: www.servem.com.mx

Servem international service numbers (reduced toll):
Chile: 123 0020-8059
Colombia: 01 800 952-0305
Costa Rica: 0 800 052-1361
Mexico: 01 800-215-3289
Nicaragua: 00 1800 505-10207


New Zealand
Business World Travel
Level 5, 187 Broadway
Newmarket
P.O. Box 99-088
Auckland 1015
New Zealand
Contact: Grant Bevin
Tel: +64 9 529 3700
Fax: +64 9 529 2855
Email: gbevin@bwt.co.nz
Email: tradefairs@bwt.co.nz
Web: www.bwt.co.nz


Portugal
Exposé Viagens & Turismo Lda
Urbanizacão do Mercado Novo
Loja 19
Torre da Medronheira
Olhos de Água
8200-650 Albufeira
Portugal
Contact: Teresa Cordeiro
Tel: +351 289 501835
Fax: +351 289 502260
Email: : teresa@exposeviagens.com
Web: : www.exposeviagens.com


Thailand
Go 2 Holiday & M.I.C.E. Co Ltd
19/76 Soi Kubon 28, Kubon Road
Kannayao, Bangkok 10230
Thailand
Tel: +66 2 949 4864-5
Fax: +66 2 949 4863
Mobile: +66 84 769 6336
Email: joe@go2-holiday.com
Web: www.go2-holiday.com

Turkey
Meet Travel
 Cayırbaşı Cad. Zafer Apt 29/3
Sarıyer
34453 Istanbul  
Turkey
Tel: +90 212 218 1800
Fax: +90 212 218 1801
Contact person: Levent Öztunç
Email: info@meettravel.com


UK
Expose Travel
18 Croydon Road
Caterham
Surrey, CR3 6QB
United Kingdom
Contact: Paul Vasdev
Tel: 44 (0)1883 349 576, 44 (0)777 617 4786
Email: paul@exposetravel.biz
Web: www.exposetravel.biz