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HIMSS Annual Conference

HIMSS Annual Conference

Every year, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) hosts the HIMSS Annual Conference. The show itself takes place at Chicago’s McCormick Place and is the main exhibition and show for the health IT industry. This event provides exhibitors a chance to show attendees the most innovative health IT solutions to date. HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition is the largest health IT event in the industry. It is where you can find “healthcare professionals, clinicians, and executives from around the world gathered to explore the value of health IT. You will find everything from powerful keynotes from industry leaders to extensive networking events with fellow colleagues.

Attendees Can Expect:

  • 38,000+ Attendees
  • Educational Seminars
  • Networking Events
  • Innovative Technology Showings
  • A Career Services Center
  • Influential Keynotes
  • Pre-Confernece Workshops


Exhibitors Can Expect:

  • 1,200 Leading Health IT Vendors Present
  • Pre-Show Marketing Opportunities
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
  • A New Health IT Value Suite and Disaster Preparedness Knowledge Center


Metro Exhibits has been a proud supplier of a wide range of services for exhibitors and companies who participate in the HIMSS.

Trade Show Displays – HIMSS

Metro Exhibits provides white-glove, concierge level trade show services for businesses and organizations who are involved with the HIMSS and other trade shows, expos and conventions. If you are an event organizer or business, Metro Exhibits provides a wide range of services that will meet any need including trade show display design, rental, sales, logistics, installation and printing. We have 68,700 sq.ft. of manufacturing and storage capabilities throughout the country including in New York City, New York, Orlando, Florida, and Las Vegas, Nevada. We make sure that you never have to worry about a single aspect of your trade show experience.

At the HIMSS our trade show services include, but are not limited to:

Pre-Show Trade Show Services

  • Exhibit design
  • Exhibit manufacturing
  • Project management
  • Floorplan and manual procurement
  • Trade show logistics
  • Venue & labor coordination
  • Manage audio visual, electrical, F&B
  • Paperwork and contract management

On-Site Trade Show Display Services

  • Shipping
  • Installation/Dismantle
  • On-Site Supervision
  • Show Services Coordination
  • Material Handling/Dryage

Post-show Trade Show Services

  • Shipping
  • Storage
  • Lead Retrieval
  • Cost Reconciliation

About Chicago’s McCormick Place

McCormick Place is the largest convention and exposition center in North America and it is located only 2.5 miles south of Downtown Chicago, IL. It is one of the more acclaimed locations of trade show, convention and expositions in the United States and it is hard to argue otherwise. This huge convention and exhibition center offers four interconnected buildings that offer significant floor, trade show, exhibition and meeting space. McCormick Place’s four buildings (North, South, West and Lakeside Center) are all state of the art facilities.

McCormick Place offers 2.6 million sq.ft. of exhibit halls, 170 meetings rooms, 6 ballrooms, an assembly hall capable of sitting 18,000 people and 3 individual theaters. There are a number of restaurants, retail shops and cafes available on-site.

McCormick Place statistics and information:

  • 6 million sq. ft. of exhibit halls
  • 3 million sq.ft. on the same level
  • 170 meeting rooms with 600,000 sq.ft. of meeting room space
  • 6 ballrooms
  • Assembly seating for 18,000 people
  • 4,249 seat theater
  • 3, 300 seat theaters
  • 50 foot ceilings
  • 5,800 parking spaces

Where to Stay

McCormick Place is located near the shores of Lake Michigan and is only 2.5 miles from downtown Chicago. The entire campus is connected by a number of skywalks and promenades and is directly connected to the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Hotel which has 800 rooms and additional meeting and banquet space.

Other nearby hotels to McCormick Place include:

  • The Wheeler Mansion
  • Corporate Suites Network
  • Chicago South Loop Hotel
  • Chinatown Hotel
  • Best Western Grant Park
  • Hilton Chicago
  • Chicago’s Essex Inn
  • Congress Plaza Hotel
  • Hotel Blake

Contact Metro today to learn more about tradeshow exhibit rentals, custom exhibits and other tradeshow support services in Chicago, Illinois and the HIMSS.


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