HOW Design Live

Ignite Your Passion. Create Your Future.

May 2-6, 2017
Hyatt Regency Chicago

Exhibitor Resources

Exhibit Hall Hours:

Tuesday, May 2   6:30 PM – 8:30PM (Opening Night Reception)
Wednesday, May 3   8:00 AM – 9:00AM; 12:00PM – 2:00PM; 6:30PM – 7:30PM
Thursday, May 4   8:00 AM – 9:00AM; 12:30PM – 4:30PM
 Set Up Hours:    
Monday, May 1   12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, May 2   8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Tear Down Hours:    
Thursday, May 4   4:30 PM – 8:30 PM

On Thursday, May 4, we will open the exhibit hall to exhibit-hall-only attendees who are qualified creative professionals. This will enable many talented local designers and marketing professionals, who may not have the time or budget for HOW Design Live, to meet with all of our sponsors and exhibitors.

Review Your Company Profile

Your Exhibitor Confirmation email also includes the link to the Exhibitor Console. This is where you can update your Online Profile. Exhibitors with a complete Online Profile receive greater views from browsing attendees, increasing your pre-show leads.

Download the HOW Design Live Exhibitor Service Manual for important show dates, deadlines, schedules and forms.


Freeman Online Services – Click HERE to begin your online order for Freeman services and products. To receive an additional discount on select items, be sure to order online prior to the deadline date of April 17, 2017. Freeman is your one-stop shop for everything from freight to furnishings. For questions on Freeman services, contact Freeman Exhibitor Services at 773.473.7080 or


Exhibitor Marketing & PR

Get the most from your visit to HOW Design Live by expanding your reach through marketing and PR. Visit our promotional opportunities page to find more ways to promote your brand at the show.


Sales Team

Amanda Wild
Account Executive • 715-338-3202 or 715-321-4579

Barbara Klus
Sales & Marketing Associate • 513.278.2595