PACK EXPO International

New To The Show?

What New Attendees Can Expect at Healthcare Packaging EXPO

Healthcare Packaging EXPO brings together a wide range of supply chain solutions for the pharma, biopharma, nutraceutical and medical device industries. You will find:

  • 300 exhibitors offering the latest pharma-specific technologies—authentication, cleaning, labeling, track and trace, validation and more
  • 100,000 net square feet of innovative solutions you can use to improve efficiency, increase security and integrate production from end-to-end
  • Free educational sessions at the Innovation Stage and Reusable Packaging Learning Center, where you can stop by at any time (no additional registration required)

Healthcare Packaging EXPO takes place in the West Building of McCormick Place. Crossing a skywalk brings you to co-located PACK EXPO International in the South Building, North Building and Lakeside Center. Your badge gives you entrance to both shows.

First Timer's Lounge
Make the First-Timers’ Lounge Your First Stop

South Building, Room S-103D
Open during show hours; closes 3:00 pm Wednesday.
Come enjoy free refreshments, planning assistance, comfortable seating and charging stations.

6 Quick Tips for First-Timers

  1. Book your hotel early through the Healthcare Packaging EXPO Hotel Reservation Office (Expovision) for the best rates.
  2. Come with a plan. Use My Show Planner and the mobile app to create an agenda of exhibitors you want to see.
  3. Download the mobile app to keep your plan and other information handy.
  4. Leave time open in your schedule for educational sessions.
  5. Pick up a Show Guide when you arrive at the convention center.
  6. Remember to pack your badge, lanyard and comfortable walking shoes.

Attendee Resources

My Show Planner
This online planning tool lets you easily create a personalized plan for your time at the show.

  • Search for exhibitors and products you want to see and add them to your plan.
  • Create an agenda. (Plan on covering one hall per day.)
  • Explore educational sessions and add them to your agenda.
  • Print your agenda or access it from anywhere online or via the mobile app.  

Mobile App

  • Includes all of the features of My Show Planner as well as Chicago information.
  • Helps you navigate the show with interactive floor plans.
  • Alerts you to news, updates and reminders of events going on at the show. 

Show Guide

  • Pick up your printed guide near exhibit hall entrances at McCormick Place.
  • Contains comprehensive show information such as exhibitor listings, schedules and sponsors.

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