22-25 SEPTEMBER 2016


Plan Your Visit

EXPO CHICAGO | September 13-17 | 2017



General Admission
Thursday–Saturday | 11:00am– 7:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–6:00pm
Wednesday | 6:00pm– 9:00pm
VIP Preview
Wednesday | 12:00pm–6:00pm
By Invitation Only

Will Call

Tickets held at Will Call will be located at the main entrance to the exposition located on the lower level of Entrance 2 at Navy Pier from Thursday–Sunday during the hours of the exposition.





 Hannah's Bretzel is known for its tasty, freshly made sandwiches, homemade soups and garden-fresh salads. Hannah's serves its food with a deep commitment to organic, whole grain ingredients and balanced nutrition for a healthier choice on-the-go, as well as a strong focus on green materials and business practices.



EXPO CHICAGO is proud to announce that Owen + Alchemy, a cold-pressed juice apothecary, is featured on the show floor in 2016. Owen + Alchemy, a local business based in Logan Square, Chicago, will provide cold-pressed juice and an assortment of plant-based snacks.





Located on the west end of Festival Hall, the Wansas Tequila Library Lounge features a bar and original artworks by Julio César Morales within the EXPO CHICAGO publications area, showcasing delicious hand-crafted tequila cocktails in an intimate atmosphere. Experience a Wansas Tequila cocktail while leafing through an array of some of the best international publications on contemporary art.



Experience some of the best film, video, and new media work by artists represented by EXPO CHICAGO 2016 Exhibitors at the Chloe Wine Collection Bar hosted within the EXPO VIDEO Lounge. Viewers can enjoy wine while watching moving image work from over 15 international artists, in large scale screening rooms and intimate viewing stations. The 2016 EXPO VIDEO program is curated by Daria de Beauvais, Curator at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. Headphones provided by Master & Dynamic.




Turon Travel   

We are working closely with our host hotels to offer our VIPs the best rates possible.

For more information on these special offers, please contact Turon Travel, our official Travel specialists at 212.925.5453 or 800.952.7646.

For more information, visit their website.
















As a special offer to EXPO CHICAGO attendees, United Airlines is pleased to offer a discount of up to 10% off of published airfare. Book on United.com and save up to an additional 3% on your purchase.

To utilize the discounts when booking, enter offer code ZWVA248865 in offer code box when searching for flights on united.com. If you are booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at 800.426.1122, please use Agreement code: 248865 and Z code: ZWVA. Please call your local United Airlines reservation office if you are booking from outside the United States.

Partner Restaurants


EXPO CHICAGO's partner restaurants boast some of the countries most innovative chefs, incredible service, and delicious food. Contact our concierge to make reservations at any of our partner restaurants during EXPO CHICAGO. Limited reservations available. For a full listing of our Partner Restaurants click here.


Getting to Navy Pier



We recommend reserving parking in advance with SpotHero, a parking reservation service that connects drivers to discounted, convenient parking! Visit the EXPO CHICAGO Parking Page to find and reserve convenient parking with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

New to SpotHero? Download the app and enter promo code EXPOCHI for an extra $5 off parking!



If arriving by taxi, tell the driver “Entrance 2.” (Proceed along the dock road on the north side of the Pier to the farthest entrance). Will Call and Coat Check are located on the Lower Level of Entrance 2. Please note, limited self parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis on the North Side of the Pier, in the East and West Garages.


Proceed along the boardwalk on the south side of the Pier until you reach Festival Halls A & B. Will Call and Coat Check are located on the Lower Level of Festival Hall B. The fair entrance is located at Festival Hall B on the upper level.


Red Line to State & Lake
from State St. take #29 State St. bus East to Navy Pier.

Brown Line to Chicago
from Chicago Ave., take #66 Chicago Ave. bus East to Navy Pier.


#29 State St. | #65 Grand Ave. | #66 Chicago Ave.
#124 Navy Pier Express | Serving METRA lines, Millennium Park/ Randolph St., Ogilvie and Union Stations


Shuttles are free and open to the public during EXPO CHICAGO. All shuttles depart from Navy Pier, Entrance 2 (lower level lobby of Festival Hall).

Friday–Saturday | 11:00am­–7:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am­–6:00pm
Shuttles will run between EXPO CHICAGO at Navy Pier, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the West Loop and River North gallery districts. Buses will depart from Navy Pier, Entrance 2 (the lower level lobby of Festival Hall) and run from each stop approximately every half hour.
Pick-up and Drop-off Locations
Michigan Avenue & Museum Shuttle
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago | E. Chicago Ave. & Mies van der Rohe Way
The Art Institute of Chicago | E. Monroe St., Modern Wing Entrance
The Sullivan Galleries at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago | State St. & Monroe St.
River North Shuttle
Superior St. & Franklin St.
West Loop Shuttle
Peoria St. & Washington Ave.

Fulton St. & Carpenter St.






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