Vendors and Services

VENDORS AND SERVICES

 

AUDIO/VISUAL
For audio visual rentals please reference the AV Chicago Form in the Order Form Section of this manual or contact:

AV Chicago
Contact: Jerry Bernachi
Phone: (630) 943-9822
Email: jerry@avchicago.com
Website: www.avchicago.com

BOOTH STAFFING
For your temporary booth staffing needs, please refer to the Expo Temps, Inc. form. Please refer to the Labor Section of this manual to order set-up labor for your booth.

 

CATERING

A number of food-service providers are located within the Mart to meet your catering requests. For a list of these providers please call 312-527-7061.  Please be sure to acquire permission and proper insurance if you plan on serving alcoholic beverages in your booth. For more information on catering please check the Preferred Caterer’s List and/or Caterer’s Guidelines in the Marketing Manual. Click here for Tenant Special Event Guidelines

 

COMPUTER RENTAL, VIDEO WALL, AND LARGE DISPLAYS

Computer Rentals, Video Walls and other large displays are available through the official NeoCon® vendor, Rentfusion.  Refer to Computer Video Display Rental Form.

 

CUSTOM SIGNAGE

Custom signs including vinyl lettering and other special requests can be ordered from Katherine Frank Creative at www.katherinefrank.com/martsignage.htm or by calling (630) 620-7720.

 

DISPLAY CASES RENTAL

A variety of glass display cases are available for rent through VU Case Rental.

 

INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT/CUSTOM BROKERS

R.E. Rogers is the official customs broker and international freight forwarder for NeoCon®Click here for additional information.

 

FLORAL

The preferred vendors for plants and floral arrangements are Northern Greenhouses or Artistic Bloom.

 

LEAD RETRIEVAL
QR Leadr is the official Lead Retrieval solution for NeoCon. Click here for more details.

 

MEETING & CONFERENCE ROOMS

Need additional meeting space during the show? Click here for a list of Meeting & Conference Rooms within The Mart.

 

MODULAR BOOTH DISPLAYS RENTAL

Nimlok offers several alternatives to portable and modular tradeshow display/exhibit systems.  For more information refer to their form in this manual.

 

PEDESTALS  RENTAL

To rent pedestals for your booth, please complete the form for the Art Source Group in the Forms section of this manual.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEOTAPING & BROADCASTING

Photographing, videotaping, filming, or sound recording is prohibited without the prior written consent of Show Management.  Please call (312) 527-7587 for additional Information.  Permission should also be obtained from individual exhibitors prior to the filming of their exhibit.

Exhibitors who are interested in having professional pictures while at the show can make arrangements withOscar & Associates Photography.

 

SECURITY

Show security will be on duty 24 hours a day from move-in to move-out, but cannot and should not be counted on to provide more than a presence to inhibit theft.  Any exhibitor requiring special guard services may request such services only and with approval from Show Management.

Lincoln Security Services, LLC

Phone: (312) 446-3881 or Email: aramirez@lincolnsecurityllc.com

To further provide for the security of merchandise in your booth, we advise you to staff your booth at all times, and not to leave valuables unattended.

 

TABLE DRAPES

The Merchandise Mart does not provide draping for tables. You can make arrangements for table draping by contacting Classic Party Rental (708) 485-8010 or see the Order Form in the manual for more information.

 

TIPPING

Show Management requests that exhibitors do not tip labor.

 

TRAVEL

Please contact OnPeak Travel at 528-8700 to reserve the lowest available airfare and discounted rates at Chicago’s finest, most conveniently located hotels. You will receive a discount on the lowest published price on United Airlines flights, the official carrier for NeoCon®  (some restriction apply). Please refer to the travel sectionof the NeoCon website.

 

WATER SERVICE

Bottled water service is available through Hinckley Springs

 

WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS
Available through Boingo Wireless for a daily charge, wireless Internet access is available throughout the show floor for the convenience of exhibitors. Additional information will also be available at the service desk.  Click here for more details.