WINDPOWER 2018 Exhibitor Meeting

January 18, 2018
West Building, McCormick Place Convention Center
Chicago, IL

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Interested in exhibiting? Already booked? Join us for the 2018 Exhibitor Meeting the afternoon of Thursday, January 18 in the West Building of the McCormick Place Convention Center.

The annual Exhibitor Meeting is designed to maximize the effectiveness of your exhibition space and event participation by familiarizing you with the WINDPOWER 2018 venue in advance. This meeting will include:

- Overview of the event
- Welcome from Choose Chicago 
- Activities planned for WINDPOWER 2018 
- West Building Tour (new location for WINDPOWER!)
- Time to interact with WINDPOWER partners and convention center staff
- Networking reception

Who should attend:

Exhibit planners and marketing representatives from companies exhibiting or interested in exhibiting at WINDPOWER 2018 are highly encouraged to attend. Third party booth designers who are working with a specific exhibiting company are invited to attend to represent the needs of their existing client, however due to the educational nature of the Exhibitor Meeting, soliciting business of exhibitors in attendance is prohibited and can result in forfeiture of registration.

Schedule of events: Thursday, January 18

  • 1:00 - 4:00 pm:  WINDPOWER 2018 Exhibitor Meeting & Tour
    McCormick Place Convention Center, West Building, Room W470B
  • 5:30 - 7:00 pm:  Networking Reception
    New Marriott Marquis Chicago, Water Tower Room on 2nd Floor

Schedule and times subject to change

Hotel accommodations:

Discounted hotel rooms are available at the Hyatt Regency and Marriott Marquis, both connected to the convention center.  Discounted rooms are available until sold out or January 8, whichever comes first.

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Discounted room rate: $110 per night, plus tax (or more for upgraded views / room types)
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Marriott Marquis Chicago
Discounted room rate: $139 per night, plus tax.
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If you need to park at the convention center, please use Parking Lot A at McCormick Place Convention Center and parking validation stickers will be available at the meeting.

If you have any questions about registration or housing for this meeting, please email  For questions about exhibiting at the show, please email  

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