American Library Association Annual Conference & Exhibition

McCormick Place Convention Center

Friday, June 23 - Monday, June 26

The deadline to order for this Show has already expired

Quick Facts

× Payments at show site must be made via GES-accepted credit card, check, or wire transfer.
GES will not accept cash payments at show site.

What's Included in the Standard Booth

  • General Exhibitors
    Booth Size: 10' x 10'
    Backwall Drape: Black / White
    Sidewall Drape: Black
    Aisle Carpet Color: Blue Jay
    Small Press
    Backwall Drape: Red
    Sidewall Drape: Red
    Aisle Carpet Color: Blue Jay
    1 - 6' Red Skirted Table
    1 - ID Sign
    Pepper Booth Carpet
    Pavilions
    Booth Size: 10' x 10'
    Backwall Drape: Teal / White
    Sidewall Drape: Teal
    Aisle Carpet Color: Blue Jay

Important Dates and Deadlines

Please take notice - This event moves out on overtime, all applicable surcharges will apply.
Straight Time: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Overtime: All other times, Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays.
Trucks signing in after 2:00 PM may be charged at the overtime rate.

*All inbound carriers must check into the warehouse by 2:00 PM to be guaranteed same day unloading. Loading docks become busy and cannot always accommodate late afternoon arrivals due to heavy congestion.

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Thu. May. 18, 2017Advance shipments may begin arriving at warehouse* 8:00 AM
Wed. May. 31, 2017Discount Deadline Date for Orders Received with Payment 5:00 PM
Fri. Jun. 16, 2017Last day for Advance Shipments to arrive at Warehouse without surcharges* 2:30 PM
Wed. Jun. 21, 2017Direct Delivery to Show Site* 8:00 AM To 4:30 PM
Thu. Jun. 22, 2017Direct Delivery to Show Site* 8:00 AM To 4:30 PM
Fri. Jun. 23, 2017Direct Delivery to Show Site* 8:00 AM To 4:00 PM
EXHIBITOR MOVE IN
Wed. Jun. 21, 20178:00 AM To 4:30 PM
Thu. Jun. 22, 20178:00 AM To 4:30 PMEmpty containers must be removed from the exhibit floor by day
Fri. Jun. 23, 20178:00 AM To 4:00 PM
SHOW HOURS
Fri. Jun. 23, 20175:30 PM To 7:00 PM
Sat. Jun. 24, 20179:00 AM To 5:00 PM
Sun. Jun. 25, 20179:00 AM To 5:00 PM
Mon. Jun. 26, 20179:00 AM To 2:00 PM
EXHIBITOR MOVE OUT
Mon. Jun. 26, 20172:00 PM To 8:00 PM
Tue. Jun. 27, 20178:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Mon. Jun. 26, 2017Empty containers will be returned starting at 3:00 PM
Tue. Jun. 27, 2017Carriers MUST be checked in by 10:00 AM
Tue. Jun. 27, 2017All exhibitor materials MUST be removed by 12:00 PM
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Shipping Addresses

Advance Shipment to Warehouse
GES
American Library Association Annual Conference & Exhibition
Exhibiting Company Name, Booth #
4108 W. 52nd Place
Chicago, IL  60632
United States of America
Shipments should arrive on or between business days: Thursday, May 18, 2017
  • Thursday, May 18, 2017 - Friday, June 16, 2017

Warehouse receiving hours are:
  • Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM; Closed 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM & Holidays.

Please refer to the GES Warehouse Closure Calendar for official closure dates.

*All inbound carriers must check into the warehouse by 2:00 PM to be guaranteed same day unloading. Loading docks become busy and cannot always accommodate late afternoon arrivals due to heavy congestion.

Please Note: Shipments arriving before Thursday, May 18, 2017 will incur a storage fee, and shipments arriving after Friday, June 16, 2017 will incur a Late to Warehouse Fee.

Direct Shipment to Exhibit Site
GES
American Library Association Annual Conference & Exhibition
Exhibiting Company Name, Booth #
McCormick Place Convention Center
2301 S Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL  60616-1490
United States of America
Shipments should arrive on:
Wednesday, June 21, 20178:00 AM To 4:30 PM 
Thursday, June 22, 20178:00 AM To 4:30 PM 
Friday, June 23, 20178:00 AM To 4:00 PM 

Please Note: Shipments not arriving on the above designated time frame, on a holiday, or on overtime will incur additional charges.


2900 S. Moe Drive
Marshaling Yard Site Address
GES
American Library Association Annual Conference & Exhibition
Exhibiting Company Name, Booth #
2900 S. Moe Drive
Chicago, IL  60616
United States of America

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GES Logistics

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  • One-way or roundtrip shipping to and from the show floor
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  • Show site GES support team

Roundtrip domestic logistics for non-local shipments of 5,000 lbs or less is called Transportation Plus and also gets you:

  • 10% off material handling
  • Free weight certificate
  • No carrier wait time fees
  • All GES tradeshow services within one invoice (No need to track invoicing from other carriers)

GES will not act as Importer of Record (IOR) or Ultimate Consignee regarding exhibitor freight and will not provide a Power of Attorney to any entity regarding exhibitor freight.