FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the cost to access the exhibit hall and conference?
EXHIBIT HALL
The exhibit hall is FREE to qualified attendees*, but you will need to register for a badge which gives you access to the hall.
CONFERENCE RATES
Full Conference (per person – includes three seminars and lunch each day)
$295 – through October 13, 2017 | $395 – after October 13, 2017
One-Day Conference (per person – includes three seminars and lunch one day)
$195 – through October 13, 2017 | $295 – after October 13, 2017
Individual Seminars (per person)
$75 – through October 13, 2017 | $95 – after October 13, 2017

* A qualified attendee is a professional (such as architect, designer, engineer, energy consultant, facility manager or other end user) in the position to specify, purchase or influence the purchase of architectural, commercial or high-design lighting solutions. All registrants are reviewed prior to being accepted to attend the event.
What is a qualified attendee?

A qualified attendee is a professional (such as architect, designer, engineer, energy consultant, facility manager or other end user) in the position to specify, purchase or influence the purchase of architectural, commercial or high-design lighting solutions. All registrants are reviewed prior to being accepted to attend the event.

What education opportunities are available?

LED Specifier Summit offers 18 seminars (60 minutes) – nine each day – as well as seven free on‑floor workshop sessions (30 minutes).

Who are LED Specifier Summit's recognized and distinguished faculty?

LED Specifier Summit Distinguished Faculty members and Recognized Faculty members have contributed to the advancement of professional education in the lighting industry through their presentations at Exponation’s lighting events, including LED Specifier Summit and LightShow West.

For LED Specifier Summit educators to qualify as Distinguished Faculty and Recognized Faculty members, their presentations must meet the high standards set by LED Specifier Summit and its educational committees and the expectations of LED Specifier Summit attendees as evidenced by high marks on speaker evaluations for:

1. Presenter’s Knowledge,
2. Presenter’s Effectiveness and
3. Presentation Content.


Where should I stay for LED Specifier Summit?

For official show hotel information go to www.ledspecifiersummit.com/midwest/hotel.

When is the FREE networking reception and where will it be held?

The reception will be held in the exhibit hall from 5-6 pm on Tuesday, November 14.

When can I register?

Online registration will open in August and will remain open through the end of the show. Onsite registration will be open both days at 8 a.m. If you would like to be notified when registration opens complete this form.

I am having trouble with online registration. Who do I contact for assistance?

Please contact our registration company, QMS, at 678‑341‑3099.

Where will I be able to register onsite?

Registration will be located near the Terrace A West entrance.

What time will registration open?

Registration will open both days at 8:00 am.

If I pre-register, will I be required to show a photo ID to receive my badge at registration?

Yes, you will be required to show a photo ID to pick up your badge.

How do I get to the Navy Pier from the airport?

GO Airport Express offers airport shuttle services from both O’Hare and Midway Airports. Check their web site for shuttle rates.

Where can I park at Navy Pier and what is the cost?

Closest parking to the Navy Pier Terrace A West entrance is the East Parking Garage.

What is your admission policy?

Rates apply to professionals in the position to buy or specify lighting solutions. The Exhibit Hall Only Pass for a non-exhibiting manufacturer is $395 through October 13, 2017; $595 after.

To protect our exhibiting companies, manufacturers of lighting products, controls or other lighting technologies who are not exhibitors must pay a non-exhibiting-manufacturer fee of $500 to be admitted to the show floor.

Children under the age of 16, including infants in arms or strollers, are not allowed on the show floor.

What is your cancellation/refund policy?

Cancellation requests for refunds must be received in writing by 10/27/2017, and will be subject to a 25% cancellation fee. After this date, only substitutions will be accepted.

Cancellation requests should be sent on company letterhead to QMS Services via PDF scan to [email protected]; Fax to 678-341-3099; or by post to this address:

QMS Services, Inc.
c/o LED Specifier Summit Registration
6840 Meadowridge Court
Alpharetta, GA 30005
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If you have any questions that are not answered on this page, please contact:

ATTENDEE QUESTIONS
Tara Grooms
Attendee Relationship Manager
[email protected]
EXHIBITOR QUESTIONS
Lea Tranakos
Show Director
[email protected]
CONFERENCE QUESTIONS
Chris Brennaman
Conference Manager
[email protected]