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2019 Travel Information

McCormick Place - Directions, Parking + Gate Locations

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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Attendee Guaranteed Parking

A limited number of guaranteed parking spaces are available at the rate of $36 per day by advance order of an Attendee Parking Permit. This permit allows access to the garages with in-and-out privileges. Parking spaces are guaranteed even if lots fill to capacity.

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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.

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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 February 28 - March 6, 2019 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.

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From McCormick Place

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Air Travel

We have partnered with both American Airlines and United Airlines to offer travel discounts for the Show.

Visit the below website and use code 4729DV to receive up to 7% off published fares (excluding basic economy and non-discountable fares). You may also call the American Airlines Meeting Services Department at +1-800-433-1790. Travel must be between February 22 and March 8, 2019 to receive the discount.

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Visit the below website and use code ZFSX535392. You may also call the United Meeting Reservation Desk at +1-800-426-1122. Travel must be between February 25 and March 17, 2019 to receive the discount.

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Airport Express Service

Airport Express Bus Service provides transportation between the airport and McCormick Place. Book your airport transportation now through February 24, using the code "HOME" and save 20%.

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Avis Car Rental

We have partnered with Avis Car Rental to offer travel discounts for the Show. Use the Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number: Y110058 when you reserve your car online or when you call +1-800-525-7537 to receive up to 30% off your rental cost.

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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.

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Complete 2019 Transportation Guide

Download the 2019 Transportation Guide, which includes all Show-related transportation information.

2019 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

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

Orient Event Service
165 Xu Hui Qu Cao Xi Road
#1212 Hua Yi Building
200235 Shanghai
Tel: +86 21 5109 9795
Fax: +86 21 6464 4008

Germany (Individuals)
Fairtime! Touristik GmbH
Bodenseestr. 6
82194 Gröbenzell
Contact: Ms. Rosina Winkler
Tel: +49 8142 418 6123

Germany (Groups)
Lagraff Reisen e.K.
In den Mittelweiden 2a
56220 Urmitz-Rhein
Contact: Mr. Klaus Menges
Tel: +49 2630 96370
Fax: +49 2630 963717

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

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

Mexico and Latin America (except Brazil)
Operación y Logística para Eventos (OLÉ)
Temístocles 321
Polanco IV Sección
11500 México City
Contact: Rafael Fernandez
Tel: +52 55 8880 1636 ext. 101

OLÉ 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
P.O. Box 99-088
Auckland 1015
New Zealand
Contact: Grant Bevin
Tel: +64 9 529 3700
Fax: +64 9 529 2855

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

Meet Travel
 Cayırbaşı Cad. Zafer Apt 29/3
34453 Istanbul  
Tel: +90 212 218 1800
Fax: +90 212 218 1801
Contact person: Levent Öztunç

Expose Travel
82 Whyteleafe Road
Surrey CR3 5EF
United Kingdom
Contact: Paul Vasdev
Tel: 44 (0)1883 349 576, 44 (0)777 617 4786