Exhibitor EDUCATION - Retail Innovation Conference & Expo

Exhibitor EDUCATION

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Welcome!

You are now part of the retail industry’s most innovative thinkers that are bringing content, community and commerce to the next level.

Whether you’re a first-time exhibitor or a seasoned pro, we are here with tips and insights to help you make the most of your investment. 

From pre-event planning to post-event follow-up, we’ve got you covered with tons of valuable content, including marketing and branding resources, booth design and merchandising tips, social media strategies, and so much more. 

We’re committed to helping you achieve your business goals, and we’re excited to partner with you on your journey to success at #RICE24.  

Let’s make this a game-changing event for your brand!

Videos & Tutorials

Exhibitor Hub

Requesting a Password in the Exhibitor Hub

View this instructional video demonstrating how to request your password and log into the Exhibitor Hub.

(*Note: you must be a contact associated with the event to use this. The autogenerated email will come from a domain name of @smallworldlabs.com)

Maximize Your Exhibitor Hub Experience

This video demonstrates how to use the Exhibitor Hub to update your profile and access crucial information for your event. Login Now.

Event App

Getting Started with the #RICE24 Event App

By watching, you’ll learn how to download and log into the app, effectively plan your onsite experience, and stay up-to-date with important event announcements. ⁠Login Now!

Maximizing Your Brand Presence: A Guide to Profile Optimization

Watch now to learn valuable insights on optimizing your profile, including updating your banner and background, uploading documents, and ensuring your team members are accessible by adding them to your brand profile.

Unlocking Networking Potential by Leveraging the Meeting Feature

This video provides guidance on scheduling, requesting, and managing meetings by viewing both pending and accepted requests.

Maximizing Your Brand Presence: A Guide to Profile Optimization

Watch now to learn valuable insights on optimizing your profile, including updating your banner and background, uploading documents, and ensuring your team members are accessible by adding them to your brand profile.

Freeman Tutorials

Watch this brief video for great budgeting tips when planning to exhibit at #RICE24

Watch this brief video for Shipping & Material handling tips when planning to exhibit at #RICE24

Watch this brief video for defining your strategy when planning to exhibit at #RICE24

Watch this brief video for tips about measuring your success when exhibiting at #RICE24

Watch this brief video for tips about engagement and staffing when exhibiting at #RICE24

Helpful Links


In partnership with Eventsphere, we have secured discounted rates at a selection of Chicago hotels. We know plans change, so to help ease your travel planning, Eventsphere, the only official hotel provider for #RICE24, offers convenient hotel options with flexible change and cancellation policies. We encourage you to book through them early for the best selection and price. 

Important Reminder 
Eventsphere is the only hotel provider endorsed by #RICE24. If you are contacted by other third-party companies offering hotel assistance, please be aware they are not endorsed by our event. Entering into financial agreements with these companies can have costly consequences and are not protected by event management. Should you be contacted regarding hotel reservations from anybody other than EventSphere, please let us know by emailing RICEhousing@eventsphere.com.  

Location 
McCormick Place West Building 
2301 S Indiana Ave  
Chicago, IL, 60616, US 
(312) 791-7000 

Getting to McCormick Place: 
Area map 
Parking and rates 
Public transportation 

You may be contacted by third party companies purportedly offering services related to the event. Please be aware that, despite potentially confusing language in their solicitations to you, many of these companies are not affiliated in any way with the event, are not endorsed by us, and may be offering services that are either subpar, misleading, or fraudulent. We do not in any way endorse or condone these companies and we are not responsible for their behavior. Any business arrangements regarding the event that you may make through unaffiliated third-party companies are at your own risk and expense. 

Important Reminder 
Eventsphere is the only hotel provider endorsed by #RICE24. If you are contacted by other third-party companies offering hotel assistance, please be aware they are not endorsed by our event. Entering into financial agreements with these companies can have costly consequences and are not protected by event management. 

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