Chicago Trade Show Displays


Chicago Trade Show Displays  - Rent or Buy an Exhibit for Chicago Shows

rent trade show displays in Chicago

Looking for a trade show display in Chicago for an upcoming show? You’ve come to the right place. Iconic Displays has helped thousands of customers spanning a multitude of industries with trade show displays in the city of Chicago for many years. It takes experience and local knowledge to be aware of the many labor rules, space and height restrictions, and other details that can throw a wrench in your entire exhibit program without prior planning. We’re intimately familiar with the many Chicago trade show venues, so we’re equipped with the background and expertise to help you navigate any potential issue with ease.

Turnkey Chicago Trade Show Displays for Rental

Iconic Displays provides turnkey Chicago trade show exhibit rentals encompassing everything from shipping to the venue to setup, post-event tear down and even return shipping back to our facility. We have dedicated installation and setup teams that work exclusively with our display systems, and they’ve set up thousands of trade show displays in Chicago convention centers and hotels including McCormick Place, the Navy Pier, and the Hyatt Regency Chicago. If you handle it on your own, you’ll need to find qualified union workers to configure your display properly – and then you face potential cost overruns and risk improper configuration. One tiny mistake can lead to a disaster on the day of your event, and it’s a risk you don’t have to take.

Our Chicago trade show design experts will help you select and customize the perfect trade show display based on your specific needs and venue specifications. We also offer the additional components you need to add functionality to your booth, including LCD monitor mounts, shelving, special lighting and other elements that add the finishing touch to your Chicago trade show display. Thinking of buying instead of renting? We offer modular displays,  truss displays, pop up displays, fabric displays and more – with dozens of possibilities for customization.

Get Your Chicago Trade Show Display Today!

Niche industry? No problem. We’ve helped customers spanning apparel, automotive, electronics, financial services, insurance, food products, manufacturing, publishing, service-based industries, software companies, internet companies, and many others create the perfect display for many Chicago shows. To get started you can give us a call at 888-331-4260 or email us at

We provide turnkey trade show display rentals in other cities, as well, including: Orlando, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Dallas, Denver, New Orleans, San Jose, Oakland, Los Angeles, Santa Clara, Anaheim, San Diego and Phoenix. Some cities may incur out of venue fees for our turnkey rental program – ask us when you call!

About Chicago

 Chicago trade shows

Located on beautiful Lake Michigan and home to the “Miracle Mile” of shopping, Chicago is the third largest city in the U.S. with a population of about 2.7 million. The Chicago metro area – often called Chicagoland – is home to about 9.5 million people. The city gets plenty of visitors as well. In 2012, about 46.2 million people, both domestic and international, visited the area.

Chicago is the most populated city in the state of Illinois and in the Midwest region. The seat of Cook County, Chicago is beloved by its residents and is often fondly referred to as the “Windy City” or “Chitown.” Due to its proximity to other major metropolitan areas and ample hotel accommodations and restaurants, Chicago is an ideal location for major trade shows.

Chicago Convention Centers (source:

Chicago is most well-known for McCormick Place, which is the largest convention center in the U.S. Boasting about 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space, McCormick Place is comprised of four state-of-the-art buildings. There are several other convention centers in Chicago worthy of hosting major trade shows and conferences, as well.

Convention Center


McCormick Place

2.6 million sq ft

Hyatt Regency Chicago

179,843 sq ft

Navy Pier

170,000 sq ft

The United Center

127,250 sq ft

Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers

120,000 sq ft

Hilton Chicago

102,098 sq ft

The Palmer House Hilton

91,162 sq ft

Swissotel Chicago

65,000 sq ft

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

65,000 sq ft

AMA Chicago Executive Conference Center

42,000 sq ft


Top 10 Chicago Trade Shows:

McCormick Place makes Chicago an attractive host for many of the largest trade shows each year. In 2012, Chicago hosted events spanning a multitude of industries, such as electronics, housewares, medical specialties, the restaurant industry and more. The following 10 Chicago trade shows are among the top 250 trade shows hosted in Chicago, as rated by

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Trade Show




IMTS - International Manufacturing Technology Show




Pack Expo International


Packaging and Processing


International Home + Housewares Show




National Restaurant Association Restaurant/Hotel-Motel Show




RSNA Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting




International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Expo - AHR Expo 2012




Ace Fall Convention & Exhibits


Home and Garden/Seasonal Products




Commercial and Industrial Cleaning




Graphic Arts


American Academy of Ophthalmology 2012 Joint Meeting





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