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Holiday Show
#KeHEHoliday
B-Corp

KeHE’s annual Holiday Show will welcome thousands of the top natural & organic, fresh, and specialty retailers, suppliers, and KeHE representatives to Chicago.

This unique opportunity for the KeHE community to gather and develop long-lasting connections is also the only place for retailers to stock their shelves for the fourth quarter with exclusive show deals! And while this event will highlight new and exciting seasonal items, it also provides an immense opportunity for suppliers of all sizes to get their products sampled and to write orders well beyond the holiday season!

Where:
McCormick Place, Lakeside Center
Chicago, IL

When:
Wednesday, June 12 – Thursday, June 13, 2019

Exhibitor Booths for the 2019 KeHE Holiday Show are SOLD OUT!

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, June 11
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Hall D Foyer, McCormick Place
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set Up Halls D1 & D2, McCormick Place
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Connect:Show Training Lecture E353B, McCormick Place
Wednesday, June 12
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Exhibitor Set Up Halls D1 & D2, McCormick Place
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open Hall D Foyer, McCormick Place
7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Complimentary Luggage Storage E353A, McCormick Place
7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Grab & Go Breakfast Hall D Foyer, McCormick Place
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. President's Address E450 Ballroom, McCormick Place
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Halls D1 & D2, McCormick Place
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Happy Hour Halls D1 & D2, McCormick Place
Thursday, June 13
7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration Open Hall D Foyer, McCormick Place
7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Complimentary Luggage Storage E353A, McCormick Place
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Grab & Go Breakfast Hall D Foyer, McCormick Place
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Serving Goodness Event Hall D Foyer, McCormick Place
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Education Session E450 Ballroom, McCormick Place
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Halls D1 & D2, McCormick Place
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Exhibitor Tear Down Halls D1 & D2, McCormick Place
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. After Show Party Powered by ORGANICS by Red Bull Soldier Field, Chicago, IL

All events are at McCormick Place Lakeside Center unless otherwise noted.

*Schedule is subject to change

KeHE Shows are a great place to find new products and receive limited opportunity deals. Join us to stay up-to-date on the latest industry trends, find the newest OnTrend® items your customers crave and gain access to deep deals only available to show attendees!

This unique opportunity for the KeHE community to gather and develop long-lasting connections is also the only place for retailers to stock their shelves for the fourth quarter with exclusive show deals!

KeHE shows are invite-only for current KeHE retailers.

Not a current KeHE Retailer? Get started.

Parking

If you are staying overnight please park at your assigned hotel. If you intend to park at McCormick Place please park in Lot C. Detailed directions and a validation code will be emailed out two weeks prior to the show.

Airport Shuttles
Chicago O’Hare Airport Transportation Options
Chicago Midway Airport Transportation Options
Public Transportation To and From McCormick Place

Cancellation Policy

If your plans change and you need to cancel your attendance, please notify KeHE at least 96 hours prior to arrival.

Questions?

Email: KeHE@showcare.com

Planning Your Company Meeting?

Our KeHE hotel contacts can assist with the planning of your pre- or post-show company meeting. Please contact us for more information by emailing Events@KeHE.com.

Suggested attire for all KeHE Holiday Show functions is business casual (jeans acceptable).

Hotel and Badge Registration is coming soon!

Registration Questions?

Contact us Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time by phone at 855.720.8054 (Toll-free) or 514.228.3152 (International) or by email via email at KeHE@showcare.com.

Hotel

Arrival and departure dates are entered during the badge registration process. Additional rooms or extended stays are at the retailer’s expense and are based on availability.

Cancellation Policy

If your plans change and you need to cancel your attendance, please notify KeHE at least 96 hours prior to arrival.

Things To Do

Dress Code
Suggested attire for all KeHE Holiday Show functions, including the After Show Party is business casual (jeans acceptable).

Special Needs
If you have any special physical/dietary needs, please note at the time of registration. We will do our best to accommodate them.

We understand that Chicago is a great place to visit and you are welcome to bring your family before or after the show at your own expense.

If you plan to bring a guest, please be aware of the following regulations regarding the days of the show:

A guest, defined as someone who is not part of the purchasing decision, will be required to purchase a $50 guest badge (at their own expense) to enter the Exhibit Hall.

If you wish to bring a guest to the show, we encourage you to book their registration and travel at the same time as yours. All expenses will be at the guest’s expense.

No one under 16 years of age (including infants and toddlers) will be admitted into the Exhibit Hall regardless of affiliations or circumstances. Those under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult in the Exhibit Hall. KeHE Distributors reserves the right to request proof of age from anyone at any time.

Questions? Contact Us.

Not a current KeHE Retailer? Get started.

Questions? Contact Us.

Not a current KeHE Retailer? Get started.

This unique opportunity for the KeHE community to gather and develop long-lasting connections is also the only place for retailers to stock their shelves for the fourth quarter with exclusive show deals! And while this event will highlight new and exciting seasonal items, it also provides an immense opportunity for suppliers of all sizes to get their products sampled and to write orders well beyond the holiday season!

This event is a closed show, meaning only current KeHE suppliers are eligible to exhibit.

The Holiday Show is SOLD OUT. 

Not a current KeHE Supplier? Get started.

The Holiday Show is SOLD OUT. To be added to the waitlist, please complete an application using the link below. Please note, by submitting a contract, exhibit space is not guaranteed. If a spot does become available, you will be invoiced for payment by KeHE Show Management.

Get on the Waitlist

Payment Deadline: Friday, March 8

Only original contracts received from exhibitors participating in the KeHE Marketing Program with full payment will be processed & considered for space assignment. If you have any questions about this program, please contact your KeHE category manager.

Grab retailers’ attention when they’re already engaged, prepared to form new partnerships and purchase for the upcoming season. There are plenty of ways to think beyond the booth, including additional Partnership opportunities available at the show.

For more information, please email Events@KeHE.com.

Badge registration information will be available after booth selection.

Exhibitors and brokers can also select their hotel during the badge registration process at a discounted rate. Make sure to book your room(s) as soon as possible!

KeHE has partnered with The Expo Group as the General Services Contractor for the 2019 KeHE Holiday Show. The Expo Group is the ONLY Single Source® general services contractor in the industry and is a one-stop shop for all of your exhibitor service needs. Exhibitors can order all services through a personal Expo Group account manager and will have one contact, one password, and one invoice.

The Exhibitor Services Manual is the one source for show information, such as shipping, booth furnishings, food preparation, and electricity. The Expo Group is available to assist you with all your needs prior to the show. Please email alittleton@theexpogroup.com if you need assistance accessing the online ordering portal.

Planning Your Company Meeting?

Our KeHE hotel contacts can assist with the planning of your pre- or post-show company meeting. Please contact us for more information by emailing Events@KeHE.com.

Things To Do

Dress Code
Suggested attire for all KeHE Holiday Show functions, including the After Show Party is business casual (jeans acceptable).

Special Needs
If you have any special physical/dietary needs, please note at the time of registration. We will do our best to accommodate them.

We understand that Chicago is a great place to visit and you are welcome to bring your family before or after the show.

If you plan to bring a guest, please be aware of the following regulations regarding the days of the show:

A guest, defined as someone who is not part of the purchasing decision, will be required to purchase a $50 guest badge (at their own expense) to enter the Exhibit Hall.

If you wish to bring a guest to the show, we encourage you to book their registration and travel at the same time as yours. All expenses will be at the guest’s expense.

No one under 16 years of age (including infants and toddlers) will be admitted into the Exhibit Hall regardless of affiliations or circumstances. Those under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult in the Exhibit Hall. KeHE Distributors reserves the right to request proof of age from anyone at any time.

Questions? Contact Us.