ProMat 2017 - supply chain, manufacturing, distribution trade show
McCormick Place
Chicago, IL | April 3-6, 2017

Exhibitor FAQs


Monday - April 3, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday - April 4, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday - April 5, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday - April 6, 2017 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
McCormick Place
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60616
Installation of displays begins at 8:00 am Wednesday, March 29, 2017 and continues until 5:00 pm Sunday, April 2, 2017. All displays must be completely installed by 5:00 pm Sunday, April 2, 2017. Complete show inspection will be conducted at 5:00 pm Sunday, April 2, 2017. No exhibitor may begin to dismantle its display before 3:00 pm Thursday, April 6, 2017. All exhibitor materials must be removed by 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Please refer to the exhibitor manual for more details.

Registration Hours
Wednesday, March 29, 20178:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday, March 30, 20178:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday, March 31, 20178:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, April 1, 20178:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, April 2, 20178:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday, April 3, 20178:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, April 4, 20178:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, April 5, 20178:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday, April 6, 20179:00 am - 1:00 pm
Once your exhibit is reserved, you will be given a username and password which can be used at to add to or update your show directory and online listing. Each exhibitor can be listed under product categories and under the solution center in which they are exhibiting. For listing(s) submitted after the deadline, your company name will be listed as it appears on your Application for Exhibit Space and your company will not be listed under any product categories. If you don't have your username and password, click here to request it.
Go to and enter your username and password. This will enable you to enter your company listing for the online directory.


MHI attendees represent companies involved in manufacturing, warehousing, logistics and distribution, with the majority of the Fortune 500 represented. Approximately 44% of attendees come from top corporate and senior management with another 27% coming from middle management. Click here to access attendee demographic information.
Click here to view a partial list of exhibitors at past MHI expos.
The ProMat 2017 attendee marketing campaign will be an integrated campaign that will include direct mail, print and web advertising, e-mail, public relations and social media. Communications will be targeted to the buyer's specific product and solution interest. Click here for more information.
For specific information on booth pricing, payment details, exhibitor requirements and to reserve your exhibit space, contact MHI show sales via or at 704-676-1190.

Hotel & Travel

Click here for a complete list of show hotels and to make an online reservation. Click here for complete travel information to ProMat 2017.
Yes. ProMat 2017 offers complimentary shuttle buses between designated ProMat 2017 show hotels and McCormick Place. Bus schedules will be posted at the McCormick Place and in each ProMat 2017 show hotel.
Click here for information on Chicago, such as attractions, dining and other activities.

Virtual Trade Show is the virtual extension of the ProMat 2017 event. Once you elect to participate as an exhibitor, your company will be included on where visitors can browse your virtual booth 24 hours a day, every day of the year. allows attendees to search for exhibitors by product category, keyword, company name, etc. Every exhibitor in gets a free listing on and ProMat 2017 offers exhibitors the opportunity to upgrade their online listings to a showcase booth listing at very economical pricing. Contact Melissa Auer at 704-676-1190 to learn more about this and other advertising opportunities.
A Showcase listing on is a great way to increase your online exposure for very little investment. With a showcase, your listing will be highlighted in the exhibitor search results on Showcase your solutions with photos, product literature and press releases. Include detailed information and video of your products. Provide visitors with multiple contacts so they can pose technical questions or make personal appointments to meet you on the show floor. You can also directly link to your Web site for more information. Contact Melissa Auer at 704-676-1190 to learn more about this and other advertising opportunities.

Educational Conference

Click here for the educational seminars being held at ProMat 2017. Please note that the ProMat 2017 show floor seminars are free to all attendees.
If you would like to be a speaker for a seminar at ProMat 2017, please click here to make your request.

Promotional & Sponsorships Opportunities

MHI offers many promotional programs to help you increase the success of your ProMat 2017 exhibition-all at little or no cost to you. These promotions are designed to help you promote your company's participation in ProMat 2017 before, during and after the show. Click here to find more information on these promotions. If you have any questions concerning your ProMat 2017 show promotion, contact Carol Miller at 704-676-1190.
Exhibitors place a specially programmed ProMat 2017 logo on their company's Web site with a link to free ProMat 2017 online attendee registration. MHI will email complete contact information for all registrations coming from that exhibitors Web site. When a visitor to clicks through this logo link and registers for ProMat 2017, that contact information is emailed to the exhibitor. Exhibitors can then contact this lead to obtain more information on their productivity needs or arrange a face-to-face meeting at the show. Click here to sign up for LeadLink, follow the instructions to place, program and link the ProMat 2017 logo on your Web site. Place the logo in a prominent area on your site to get the highest number of leads. For more information on ProMat 2017 Lead Link, contact MHI Marketing at 704-676-1190.
Exhibitors can reserve time in the press conference room in the show hall for any media event. Call MHI Marketing at 704-676-1190 to reserve the room or email . The room is reserved at no charge on a first-come, first-serve basis and is set-up classroom style for up to 50 people. All A/V and catering requirements are the responsibility of the exhibitor and must be ordered in advance. If you prefer to hold your press conference or media event in your booth, call to include your event on the show schedule of events that will be mailed to the press before the show and posted in the Press Room. Your conference will also be posted in the ProMat 2017 Online Press Room.
As an exhibitor, MHI will display your press kits or other promotional information in the show Press Room where members of the trade and business press who cover the show will be looking for information about exhibiting companies. Fill your press kit with product news releases, photos, digital files on CD-ROM, company information and an invitation to learn more at your booth. You can ship up to 100 media kits to the press room at the show. Bring your press kits directly to the ProMat 2017 Press Room on Sunday, April 2, 2017 or ship materials to arrive between April 3- 6, 2017 to:

ProMat 2017 Press Room/MHI Attn: Carol Miller
McCormick Place
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago IL 60616