What to See & Do

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What to do at the Holiday Show

Visit the 2023 KeHE Holiday Show Schedule of Events page to plan your show experience!

Airport Transportation

Flying in? Taxis, Uber, and Lyft are available from Chicago Airports to all hotels.


A QR code to redeem complimentary parking will be available for KeHE employees and guests.

Exhibitors Only: Parking Lot C McCormick Place Lakeside Center is available at a flat fee of $25 per day with no in-and-out privileges or overnight parking.


Shuttles will be provided between McCormick Place and the official 2023 KeHE Holiday Show hotels, including the Chicago Hilton, Blackstone Chicago, Hyatt Regency Chicago, and Swissotel Chicago, on show days from 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

For Party with a Purpose, the shuttles will run from the hotels, including Marriott Marquis and Hyatt McCormick Place, starting at 6:30 p.m. and the last departure from the Museum of Science and Industry at 9:00 p.m.


Where is the show located?

McCormick Center, Lakeside Halls D1 & D2

Where can I pick up my badge?

In Registration, Hall D Foyer in the McCormick Place. Remember, you will not be allowed to enter without a registration badge.

  • Registration: June 13 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Registration: June 14 from 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Registration: June 15 from 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

What time is Exhibitor Set Up and New Product Showcase Set Up?

Exhibitor set up begins Tuesday, June 13 and must be complete before the show floor opens on June 14 at 10:00 a.m. Please note, New Product Showcases displays must be placed during set up hours, the showcase will remain locked until the show closes.

  • June 13 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • June 14 from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Exhibitor tear down hours are as follows:

  • June 15 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where can I find training?

KeHE CONNECT® Training is available for exhibitors on Tuesday, June 13 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the Hall D Foyer. Training sessions begin every hour on the hour.

Additional show training videos are available on the iPad. Show “refs” will be walking around in referee jerseys to help during show hours. KeHE CONNECT staff will be located in front of the exhibit hall near the 4000 aisles.

What should I wear?

​​​​​​​The suggested attire for all KeHE Shows is business casual; jeans are acceptable. Pro Tip: bring comfortable shoes!

What’s the official show hashtag?


What are the show floor hours?

  • June 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • June 15 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The digital show on the KeHE CONNECT® platform is open 24/7 from June 7 – June 21.

Do I need an iPad for show ordering?

A limited number of iPads are available, so it’s best to bring your own ordering device.

Is there internet access on the show floor?

Yes!  There will be free wifi service on the show floor. Simply connect your device to one of the “KeHEguest” networks. If you do not see the KeHEguest network on your device, please visit the common spaces outside of the Exhibit Hall for other free wifi network options.

Where can I get Lead Retrieval?

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As an Exhibitor, where can I find all my forms and deadlines?

Visit the Exhibitor Hub for key deadlines, forms, shipping information, and more!

When and where is the Summer Show?

Wednesday, February 7 – Thursday, February 8, 2024, Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT. Registration will open in the fall.