Attendee FAQs

Where will the 2017 Global Cold Chain expo be held? 

The 2017 Global Cold Chain Expo will be held in the West Hall of the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, IL, June 13-15, 2017. The trade show takes place on June 14 and 15 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. See the schedule of events for details.

How do I register for the 2017 Global cold chain expo? 

Registration for the 2017 Global Cold Chain Expo is now open!  Click here to get your registration started today. 

When will I receive my attendee badge?

You can pick up your badge and registration materials at the Global Cold Chain Expo registration counters, located on the Grand Concourse of the West Hall of the McCormick Place Convention Center. For expedited processing on-site, please bring your registration email confirmation with you to Chicago. BADGES WILL NOT BE MAILED.

How much does it cost to attend the 2017 global cold chain expo? 

Global Cold Chain Expo offers a number of different registration options to fit your needs and budget.

How do credentialed members of the press register for an official press badge?

To register as a member of the press, contact  Mary Coppola at +1 202 303 3425 in order to receive your special registration code. Be prepared to provide your full name, email, phone number, publication name and website, and your position with the publication. 

May I cancel my registration?

To receive a refund for payment of registration fees, written notification must be received no later than May 5, 2017. All cancellations will be subject to a $25 processing fee. Registrations received after May 5, 2017 are non-refundable, but name substitutions will be allowed. To transfer your badge, call CompuSystems Customer Service Department at +1 708 486 0766. 

How can I reserve exhibit space?

You can select an exhibit booth by clicking on "Reserve A Booth" under the Exhibitors tab above or contact James Rogers at +1 703 373 4303 for more information about the benefits of exhibiting at the Global Cold Chain Expo.

Who should I contact regarding exhibitor questions?

Contact James Rogers at +1 703 373 4303 for answers to all your exhibitor questions or visit our Exhibitor FAQs page.

Who should I contact about becoming a Global Cold Chain Alliance or United Fresh Produce association member?

To learn more about Global Cold Chain Alliance and how your company can benefit from membership, contact Alice Schneider, Manager, Global Member Services at +1 703 373 4300.

To learn more about United Fresh and how your company can benefit from membership, contact Rebecca Dickerson, Member Services Coordinator at +1 202 303 3413.


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  • If your business is in any way related to the perishables industry, the Global Cold Chain Expo is a can’t-miss event.
    Angelo Antoci
    President, U.S. Growers Cold Storage, Inc.



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