[ October 8–11, 2019    McCormick Place    Chicago, IL USA ]


Registration and Housing

Registration and housing are now open.

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Registration pricing is below. Exhibitors will have an unlimited number of free passes to distribute, so search our exhibitor list to and make plans to meet with them onsite. You can request their complimentary code to receive a free pass to the exhibit hall and for the PROCESS EXPO U education sessions.

The PROCESS EXPO University educational program will offer more than 25 hours-worth of sessions addressing critical issues in today's food and beverage industry. We recommend you plan your agenda as early as possible to make sure you are able to attend your sessions of choice during your visit to the show. More information on those sessions as well as the Dairy Processing 101 Seminar can be found on the education page.

Networking events are also included in the registration package.

Exhibit Hall Passes

Registration Type Pre-Show: January 2–October 7 On-site: October 8–11
FP — Food Processor/Packer/Bottler $25 $50
CP — Co-packer/Contract Manufacturer $25 $50
D — Distributor:  Food/Beverage $25 $50
R — Retailer/Food Service Operator $25 $50
IE — Import/Export Broker $25 $50
GA— Guest:  Association $25 $50
S — Non-Exhibiting Supplier $250 $250
ST — Student $0 $0
P — Press $0 $0
GG — Guest:  Government Official $25 $25
GO — Guest:  Other $25 $25
GS — Guest:  Speaker $25 $25

Education Courses

PROCESS EXPO University $50
Dairy Processing 101 Seminar
(Monday, October 7, 2019–Tuesday, October 8, 2019)


PROCESS EXPO partners with leading publishers of the trade press for the global food and beverage industries. Members of the press who are interested in participating in PROCESS EXPO should contact Amy Reimer at amy@riemercommunications.com.


Exhibitors must also register to secure badges for the show. There is an unlimited number of badges for booth personnel. While exhibitor registration is free, all personnel still must be registered via the online registration site using their unique exhibitor code.


You may reserve your hotel rooms through the registration system. Please use our onsite registration system for making reservations as you will be included in our room block and receive the PROCESS EXPO rate. Staying at these hotels allows your company to save money by using PROCESS EXPO’S complimentary shuttle bus service. You can view a map of the hotels relative to McCormick Place here.

Click here for more information regarding hotel pricing, shuttle-bus information, and an offer for a discounted airport shuttle


There are parking lots with prepaid parking available for purchase. More information can be found on the website for McCormick Place.

Concierge Services

Chicago Concierge is providing complimentary concierge assistance for pre-arrival to Chicago or on the trade show floor. Learn more about their services, recommendations, and special offers here.