The Special Event 2013: Show Info 2013



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General Show Information

Show Dates

Conference January 15 - 18, 2013
Exhibit Hall January 16 - 18, 2013

Convention Center Information:

McCormick Place
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60616
Phone: 312-791-7000
Fax: 312-791-6543
TTY: 312-791-6505

Registration Hours
Exhibit Hall Hours
Monday, January 14
3:00pm-5:00pm Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Tuesday, January 15
7:30am-5:00pm Thursday, January 17, 2013
Wednesday, January 16
8:00am-5:00pm Friday, January 18, 2013
Thursday, January 17
Friday, January 18





Badges and Badge Holders

In our continuing effort to “Go Green”, badges will no longer be mailed to any TSE participant. Please bring your confirmation letter and a photo id to The Special Event EXPRESS CHECK-IN registration counter to pick up your badge and tickets. EXPRESS CHECK-IN is easy - All it takes is your registration barcode from your e-mail confirmation or badge and your tickets will print out.

Children at The Special Event
Children under the age of 18, including infants in strollers and/or carriages will NOT be admitted into the exhibit hall and/or educational sessions. Individuals under the age of 21, including infants in strollers and/or carriages will NOT be admitted into the Showcasing Events (this includes lunches brunches and evening events). For the safety of everyone, especially your child, no exceptions will be made. There are many attractions for children in Chicago. For additional information on childcare resources or Chicago attractions for children, please contact the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau at: Web site: or phone: 312-567-8500.