October 26-28, 2021
Rosemont, IL
If you have any questions and or need help with anything, please contact us. We want you to have a successful show and we’re here to help.
Operations & On-Site Logistics
Scott Wolters
Chief Event Officer
Dana Marsoupian
Sr. Events Manager
Registration Questions
Maddie Berglund
Registration Manager
Exhibitor Support
Mike Mlady
Floor Manager and Exhibitor Support Coordinator
RES Orders
Dave Houston
Rosemont Exposition Services
Press & Media
Amy Riemer
Press & Speaker Manager
The health and safety of exhibitors, attendees, staff and vendors is a top priority for ASSEMBLY. Please follow these guidelines during the event so that everyone can conduct business in a safe environment.
Face masks are required while inside at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Wash your hands often — hand sanitizer stations are available around the facility
Practice social distancing — stay 6ft. Apart when possible
Make sure your printed badge is prominent at all times
Do not attend if you are experiencing covid symptoms or generally don’t feel well
Exhibitors must install exhibit at assigned booth during the following times: ***Direct to dock shipments will be accepted per the following schedule
Thursday, October 21, 2021 • 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
(400 nsf booths and larger only)
Friday, October 22, 2021 • 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday, October 23, 2021 • 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sunday, October 24, 2021 HALL CLOSED - NO LABOR AVAILABLE
Monday, October 25, 2021 • 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
The exhibit hall will be open to exhibitors for set-up and move-in until 8:00 pm on Monday, October 25, but any direct shipments arriving after 4:30 will be charged overtime rates. Additionally all other labor orders will be charged overtime rates from 4:30 - 8:00 pm.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 • 8:00 am – 10:00 am
All exhibits must be fully installed by 10:00 am on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - no exceptions. Exhibits that are not installed by 10:00 am on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 will lose their priority renewal order time slot.
The exhibit hall will be open during the following times:
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 • 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Welcome Reception and Taste of Rosemont on exhibit floor from 4:00 – 7:00 pm.
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 • 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Networking Reception will take place from 5:00 - 7:00 pm OFF the exhibit floor.
Thursday, October 28, 2021 • 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
No materials may be packed up, loaded or removed from the Exhibit Hall until 2:00 pm on Thursday, October 28, 2021.
Exhibitors may tear down and dismantle their booths during the following times:
Thursday, October 28, 2021 • 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The return of all empty crates and cartons will take approximately 4 hours. Please plan accordingly and do not book early flights as move-out takes time.
Friday, October 29, 2021 • 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
All exhibit materials must be packed up and labeled or removed from exhibit hall by 2:00 pm on Friday, October 29, 2021.
The show closes on Thursday, October 28, at 2:00pm. Rosemont Exposition Services (RES) will begin returning empty containers as soon as the aisle carpet is removed from the show floor. Please keep in mind, it takes roughly 4 hours for all empties to be returned to booths – patience is a virtue during this time.

Exhibitors will have from the close of show on Thursday, October 28 from 2:00pm – 8:00pm and Friday, October 29 from 8:00am – 2:00pm to dismantle their booths. All exhibitor materials must be packed up and labeled or removed from the exhibit facility no later than Friday, October 29 at 2:00pm.

Out of respect for your fellow exhibitors and Show attendees, when making departure travel arrangements, please allow ample time so you do not begin to dismantle of any part of your exhibit prior to 2:00pm, and leave plenty of time for empty returns. Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation with this request.
Launching a new product or service at The ASSEMBLY Show and want to share your news with the media? Contact amy@theassemblyshow.com to request a list of the reporters who have registered for the event that you can invite to your booth and provide information about your new product. We also invite you to post your press releases on The ASSEMBLY Show Industry News feed by completing the online submission form.

And, don’t forget to drop off press materials in the on-site press room, Office D in the lobby at the convention center (across from Starbucks), for us to share with the media.
See you Soon in Rosemont!