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Exhibitor Resources

Welcome to the NeoCon 2023 Exhibitor Resources Page, where you will find details and links for all your exhibiting needs. 

Please be sure to bookmark this page, as you will need to reference it often as you plan for the show. Details will be added as 2023 opportunities and information becomes available.

SHOW INFO

2023 Show Dates and Times

  • Monday, June 12 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 13 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 14 | 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Show Contacts

Construction/Showroom Renovation

  • Construction Services | 312.527.7570

Disabilities/Special Assistance

  • Meeting Planning and Special Events | 312.527.4141
  • Dock Appointments/Dock Labor/Shipping & Crating Services Merchandise Mart Loading Dock | 312.527.7559

Security

  • The Mart Security Services | 312.527.7700

Exhibitor Sales


Exhibitor Relations

  • Camillie Navarro | Exhibitor Relations Specialist – Tradeshow Finance | cnavarro@themart.com | 312-527-7870

Marketing


Programming


Operations


Meeting Planning & Special Events


Public Relations


Management

Health and Safety

NeoCon will have measures and protocols in place to address any city, state, or CDC requirements and guidelines in effect in June and also to provide attendees with a high level of comfort attending NeoCon 2023. You can review official information about COVID in Chicago here. An extension of current building practices at theMART and event measures can be found below.

theMART has received GBAC Star accreditation. GBAC STAR is the gold standard of prepared facilities and the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response, and recovery accreditation.

An extension of current building practices at theMART and event measures include:

Optimized air filtration and circulation

  • theMART has implemented the latest guidance from ASHRAE and has worked with Infectious Disease Specialists and Mechanical Engineers to execute recommendations for indoor air quality and air filtration.
  • There has been an increase in the amount of fresh air that is being circulated in the building. The entire building is also being flushed with 100% outside air two hours before and after business hours each day.
  • The building's air handlers have a MERV-15 filter rating that is hospital-grade and higher than the majority of commercial buildings.

Enhanced cleaning protocols

  • theMART is employing aggressive cleaning protocols for all common areas of the building using approved products and protocol from public health agencies.
  • Cleaning staff has been trained on the safe and healthy use of cleaning chemicals used in accordance with OSHA's Hazard Communication standards.
  • There is frequent disinfection and cleaning of high touch surfaces, and electro-static spraying of elevators and other public spaces.
  • Hand sanitizer stations will be located throughout the lobby and showroom/exhibit floors.

Event measures

  • Low contact registration
  • Elevator monitors to manage comfortable capacity
  • A modified 7th floor Exhibit Hall Layout to allow for social distancing comfort
  • Ample outdoor lounge space and low contact food service on the new River Park at theMART
  • Hybrid programming with virtual CEU sessions and live onsite keynotes also available via livestream
  • A new complementary online event platform offering virtual access to exhibitors, programming and networking

PLANNING FOR NEOCON 2023

Hotels

Book in the official NeoCon hotel block and choose from a variety of popular hotels with exclusive NeoCon amenities and a diverse set of room types for any type of traveler. In partnership with onPeak, we've secured discounted rates at a selection of Chicago hotels. Through onPeak we're able to offer you convenient and affordable options for your trip to NeoCon 2023. onPeak is the only hotel provider endorsed by NeoCon 2023, and we encourage you to book through them early for the best selection and price. Additionally, booking through onPeak allows you to make adjustments without penalty.

Book for the 2023 Show Now

Beware of Companies that Solicit Exhibitors

There are many companies that lead you to believe that they are affiliated with NeoCon or a vendor for NeoCon. A few of the services they offer are databases, list rentals, and housing services.

We will never provide our attendee or exhibitor lists to outside parties. Any solicitations you receive claiming they can provide you with NeoCon affiliated lists or databases are UNAUTHORIZED.

NeoCon’s official housing partner is OnPeak. We are not affiliated with any other company who may offer you hotel services.

If you are contacted by any outside company you find suspicious or are unsure whether they are a legitimate authorized vendor for this event, please forward to us at neoconshows@themart.com. If they use the NeoCon name we will send a cease & desist letter.

What can you do to stop the E-mails from these companies?

Hit reply to the e-mail and type REMOVE FROM LIST in the subject line and hit send.

  • Block the sender’s e-mail and the domain in your junk e-mail settings.
  • Many junk e-mail settings will allow you to import a list of domains to block.