ProFood Tech

Frequently Asked Questions | PACK EXPO East 2017

ProFood Tech

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

  • What is ProFood Tech?

    ProFood Tech is a new, biennial event designed to showcase the latest innovations and technologies for all sectors of the food and beverage processing industry, including baking and snack; beverage; frozen and prepared foods; dairy; and meat, poultry and seafood.

  • Where is ProFood Tech 2017 being held?

    McCormick Place
    2301 S. King Drive
    Chicago, Illinois 60616 USA

  • What are the show dates and exhibit hours?

    Tuesday, April 4: 10 am - 4 pm

    Wednesday, April 5: 10 am - 4 pm

    Thursday, April 6: 10 am - 4 pm

  • How do I book a hotel?

    Book online through the ProFood Tech Hotel Reservation Office (Expovision) to enjoy:

    • Discounted room rates for ProFood Tech attendees and exhibitors
    • Complimentary shuttle service between McCormick Place and official ProFood Tech hotels
  • Can I take the Metra to McCormick Place?

    Yes, Metra train service is available between downtown Chicago and McCormick Place. For further information on Metra, visit

  • Will there be shuttle bus service from the hotels to the convention center?

    Yes. Complimentary shuttle buses will run between official ProFood Tech hotels and McCormick Place.

  • How do I reserve a scooter or wheelchair?

    Scootaround, Inc., is the official onsite provider of wheelchairs and scooters at the show. Visit for more information and to make a reservation.

Attendee Questions

  • When will attendee registration open?

    Registration for ProFood Tech is now open.

  • Are there age restrictions at ProFood Tech?

    Yes. No one under the age of 16 years old is permitted on the Show Floor/Exhibit Hall, including infants in strollers and infants being carried.

  • Can spouses attend the show?

    Yes, spouses can attend the show free of charge. 

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