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Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants (BAR) will take place May 21-22nd, 2017 and be located in the Lakeside Ballroom of McCormick Place. It is the only beverage alcohol trade event with vintner, distiller, and brewer tastings and demonstrations.
For more information on Exhibitor Show floor access, move in, and move out dates, visit the “Show Information” Section of the Exhibitor Service Kit.
Your company password can be found on your confirmation and invoice. If you can’t find it please contact your sales representative or call (312) 853-2542.Use your company password to log in to Exhibitor Services where you can make a payment, update your company profile, add a press release, and individual products.
You can order services for your booth in the Exhibitor Services Kit, which is available online in the Exhibitor Services section of the website.
Use the Exhibitor Service Kit to access the following information:
Please note that there is limited access to utilities in the Lakeside Ballroom. There is no access to air, water, or drain. If you require electrical service, please review the Electrical Floorplan showing your options. Electric services can be ordered through GES.
Exhibit Hall Hours:
For mailings through the United States Postal Service, please send to:
National Restaurant Association
24281 Network Place
Chicago, IL 60673-1242
If you are using a carrier (FedEx, UPS, etc.), please send payment and include a copy of invoice to:
National Restaurant Association
Attn: Lydia Warco
175 W Jackson Blvd. #1500
Chicago, IL 60604-2814
Yes; we accept all major credit cards (American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Discover card).
Visit Booth 101 for complete information.
Visit the “Booth Furnishings” section of the Exhibitor Service Kit to order additional furnishings.
Exhibitor Registration is now open. Login to Exhibitor Services with your company password to register your booth personnel, order lead retrieval, or rent the attendee list.
Login to Exhibitor Services, then click “Registration Services” to begin registering your booth personnel.
Yes, McCormick Place offers Wi-Fi at a cost. For more information, visit the “Additional Services” section in the Exhibitor Service Kit.
Hotel arrangements can be made through our offical housing provider onPeak. Visit Housing to book now.
No one under 21 years of age will be permitted on the show floor at any time regardless of affiliation or circumstances.
To become an Allied Member call (312) 853-2525 or visit Restaurant.org/Join
Allied Membership benefits include our access to our annual Restaurant Industry Forecast and Restaurant TrendMapper® report, invitation-only webinars and newsletters, access to our Knowledge Center’s Information Specialists as well as Allied member logo usage for your website and other marketing materials. Allied Members will also be noted in the NRA Show Exhibit Guide and Program.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to update the primary contact for show planning communications.
Email your Certificate of Insurance to email@example.com. If you are an alochol producer serving alochol your Insurance Certificates must list Liquor Liability coverage.
Personnel who require access to Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants should be registered with a Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants exhibitor badges. It is not required to have a badge for each show.
Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants Badges: Access to Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants & NRA Shows
NRA Show Badges: Access to NRA Show Only
For any other questions about exhibiting in Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants & NRA Shows, contact us at (312) 853-2525 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show® (NRA Show®) is open to trade only and not open to the public. Individuals must be directly involved in the foodservice or lodging industry to attend or exhibit. Solicitation of any kind by non-exhibitors is strictly prohibited.
No one under 16 years of age will be permitted on the NRA Show floor at any time regardless of affiliation or circumstances. This includes infants and toddlers. Absolutely no strollers or infant carriers (worn or carried) are permitted at any time on the NRA Show floor. Children ages 16 to 18 years of age are permitted only if accompanied by an adult at all times. The National Restaurant Association® (NRA) reserves the right to request proof of age from any one at any time. This rule is strictly enforced and there are no exceptions to this policy. This rule applies to all exhibitors and attendees. Registration of anyone under 16 years of age is unauthorized and in violation of these policies.
By registering for NRA Show you acknowledge and agree you have provided accurate and truthful information. Substitution of a registration may be made prior to badge usage at any time. Sharing of attendee badges is not permitted. Additional I.D. may be required for entrance.
By registering for NRA Show you agree to comply with all state, local and facility rules, regulations and laws.
NRA reserves the right to remove any person engaged in disorderly conduct, use of illegal substances or is in possession of a counterfeit badge. Counterfeit badges include those from previous years’ NRA Shows. NRA reserves the right to validate the authenticity of this badge and to confiscate those determined to be counterfeit. No refunds will be given for any person removed.
By registering for NRA Show, you acknowledge and agree that your image and/or name may be used by the NRA in any of its own promotions and in registered publishing, broadcast and cable media, without charge or obligation. This includes on- and off-camera interviews conducted by registered media and/or NRA Show personnel.
By registering for NRA Show you may receive email promotion from exhibitors. If you opt out during the registration process your email will be removed from 2015 exhibitor marketing promotions; your email will not be removed from NRA Show promotions.
NRA prohibits the use of personal cameras and mobile recording devices on the exhibit floor and at all sessions and speaker presentations. NRA hires professional photographers/videographers to capture images of the Show in compliance with data protection & privacy laws. NRA may edit and use these images for administrative and promotional activities in the ordinary course of our business. Unauthorized photography of any exhibit or product is prohibited and may result in the confiscation of film, memory cards and cameras as well as expulsion from the NRA Show. Registered press must check in at the on-site Press Center and declare intentions to photograph and/or film the NRA Show.
Individuals are responsible for securing their own hotel accommodations. Cancellation of hotel reservations and/or any travel expenses incurred are the sole responsibility of each individual.
By registering for NRA Show you authorize the NRA to charge your credit card account the applicable fees for the registrations processed during this online session. Cancellation of your registration must be done in writing to email@example.com. Refunds are only given for cancellations received by April 3, 2015.