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2017 NACS Show
October 18-20, 2017 (Expo)
October 17-20, 2017 (Convention)
McCormick Place
2301 South King Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60616

Expo Hours & Install/Dismantle Schedule
October 14-17, 2017
The NACS Show has a targeted move-in schedule. All exhibitors will be assigned a move-in date and time based on their booth location. Advance warehouse freight shipments are not subject to target dates. Details will be provided in the Exhibitor Service Kit in July 2017.

Move-Out Schedule
October 20 – 23, 2017
Dismantle of the exhibits begins no earlier than 1:30pm on October 20. All exhibitor freight must be removed by 3:00pm on October 23.

Booth Costs

  • $35.00 per sq. ft. – Member Rate (NACS and PEI Members)
  • $49.00 per sq. ft. – Non-Member Rate

Minimum Booth Size: 10’x10’ (100 sq. ft.)          
Maximum Booth Size: None

NACS 2017 Supplier Membership Fee:  $1,100.00 per year

2017 Booth Selection Details

The 2017 NACS Show Booth selection timeframe and priority point information has been posted. Visit the priority point page to confirm your selection date.

2017 Booth Application
Booth space is sold based on priority points earned. Make sure to create or retrieve your login early to avoid delays in submitting your booth application.

Online Exhibit Space Application Link:

Important Documents/Links
Booth Selection Details Packet (PDF)
Exhibitor Prospectus (PDF)
Exhibit Terms and Conditions (PDF)
Booth Display Guidelines (PDF)

Review Your Final Booth Assignment & Neighbors
Applications that are accompanied with booth deposit will receive an e-mail confirmation with booth assignment within 8-10 business days. Immediately, review the booth on the online floor plan for competitor proximity. Check back periodically to review the layout for surrounding changes. Alert you NACS Account Manager immediately regarding any problems with your location. Applications will not receive a booth assignment confirmation until deposit is received by NACS. Payments must be received within 14 days of applying for booth space.

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Current Floor Plans
Booth selection for NACS and PEI members will open in January based on priority points earned. View the 2017 floor plans below. Booths and expo layout will be updated daily beginning January 30, 2017.

Expo Layout - Product Areas
NACS has segmented the exhibit halls into five main categories to enable buyers to shop for products and services efficiently. Exhibiting suppliers must display at least 60% of product applicable for a specific area to qualify. View product categories associated with each area. The five product areas are:

  • Facility Development & Store Operations
  • Food Equipment & Foodservice Programs 
  • Fuel Equipment & Services
  • Merchandise, Candy & Snacks
  • Technology



Whether you're a tradeshow veteran, a first-timer to NACS or a brand new exhibitor, the Exhibitor Resource Center assembles resources that cover everything you need to know. This site contains important dates, checklists and answers to frequently asked questions. Access everything at your convenience. Content is updated frequently.






 Exhibitor Resource Center


​Everything at your convenience. Exhibitor service kit, checklists, and FAQs to plan and prepare for the NACS Show.


 NACS Account Managers


Contact NACS and PEI exhibit sales representatives.

Hunter Club Exhibitors
Leigh Walls
(703) 518-4215


Merchandise, Candy & Snacks area
Kym Selph
(703) 518-4267


Facility Operations, Foodservice and Technology areas
Jeff McQuilkin
(703) 518-4273


PEI Priority Club and Fuel Equipment & Services area
Bob Young
(918) 236-3966


Fuel Equipment & Services New Exhibitors
Chris Bouldin
(918) 236-3964