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GENERAL SHOW INFORMATION

Monday, January 22, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, January 23, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday, January 24, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Total registered attendance for the 2017 AHR Expo in Las Vegas was 68,615. The registered visitor attendance was 48,568. 1,968 companies exhibited, covering 500,159 square feet of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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Any professional involved in the HVACR industry, including these categories: Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration, Ventilation, Plumbing, Building Automation & Control, Radiant Heating & Hydronic Systems, Plumbing Products, Tools, Instruments, Software, and Business Support Services.
No, you can attend the Show and not be a member of ASHRAE; however, ASHRAE members that register for the ASHRAE Winter Conference are entitled to attend the Show at no charge. For more information, please visit ashrae.org.
No individual under the age of 18 will be admitted. On Show days, 16 and 17-year-old students accompanied by an adult will be admitted.
Attendee registration is now open and free for a limited time.
No, due to the sensitive nature of new products and unique booth displays at the Show, photography and/or video recording of any booths within the Exhibit areas by any attendee/exhibitor personnel is prohibited. Exceptions are made only when permission is obtained from the exhibitor whose booth/product is being photographed/video taped and/or all individuals appearing in the photograph or video.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Advance Registration is FREE until the beginning of January, 2018. After that (and On-Site) registration is $30.
Attendee registration is now open and free for a limited time.
Advance Registration is FREE until the beginning of January, 2018. After that (and On-Site) registration is $30, which can be paid by Visa or MasterCard.
For more information, including registration cost and details, please visit the ASHRAE Winter Conference website, or call 404-636-8400.
No, the on-site registration fee is for all 3 days and the cost is $30.

HOTEL & TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

Special low rates have been pre-negotiated for select hotels by Show management’s travel partner, onPeak, and are designated as “Official Show Hotels.” Free shuttle bus service will be available from Official Show Hotels to the convention center on Show days.
Visit here for a list of Official Show Hotels and rates.
Visit here for more information.
For your convenience, the AHR Expo and onPeak assembled rooms within a group of outstanding Chicago hotels that offer a wide variety of accommodations, amenities and very competitive rates. We appreciate that you have many options for making hotel reservations. By supporting the AHR Expo’s commitment to the Chicago hotel community, you will benefit in a variety of ways including:

  • A wide variety of official hotels with lowest available room rates
  • Exclusive access to the Show’s shuttle bus service
  • One-stop-shopping for your registration and housing needs
  • Convenient customer service for changes and cancellations
  • Networking opportunities with industry associates at the official hotels
Visit here for a list of Official Show Hotels and rates.
Visit here for more information.
Free shuttle bus service will operate between McCormick Place and all Official Show Hotels (or points nearby) on Show days, January 22 – 24.  The shuttle schedule will be posted on the website when it’s available, but you should be sure to check the schedule posted in the hotel lobby to confirm the times and exact pick-up location.

In addition, Chicago taxis are always available for transportation around the city.

PLANNING FOR THE SHOW

With the MyShow Planner tool you can:

  • Find exhibitors you want to visit and bookmark them
  • View exhibitors on the interactive floor plan
  • Schedule appointments with exhibitors
  • Search all educational sessions
  • Create and edit a personalized agenda
  • View and edit your agenda on a mobile device using the AHR Expo App

 

In order to use the MyShow Planner tool, you will need to sign in with your username and password that you received when you registered.  If you haven’t registered yet, you will be guided through the process to set up your own personal planner during the registration process.

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The AHR Expo app will be available approximately 2-4 weeks prior to the Show. It will be available for download from the IOS and Android app stores.

With the AHR Expo app, you can:

  • Find exhibitors you want to visit and bookmark them
  • View exhibitors on the interactive floor plan
  • Schedule appointments with exhibitors
  • Search all educational sessions
  • Create and edit a personalized agenda
  • Find Show features and information


In order to use the MyShow Planner available on the app, you will need to sign in with your username and password that you received when you registered. 
If you haven’t registered yet, you will be guided through the process to set up your own personal planner during the registration process.

ASHRAE INFORMATION

Please call 404-636-8400 and speak to a staff person at ASHRAE between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM (EST).
You can contact ASHRAE by phone at 404-636-8400 or visit ashrae.org.