2014 Chicagoland Vendor/Sponsor Registration Page

Below you will find all of the information you will need to become a vendor/sponsor at The Chicagoland GFAF Expo on April 12-13, 2014 at the Schaumburg Renaissance Convention Center.

Cancellation Policy: A $100 processing fee will be charged for any cancellations. Cancellations received less than 8 weeks before the event, will not be refunded.

Every vendor must have a Certificate of Liability Insurance naming Gluten Free Classes, LLC  900 Ogden Ave. #132, Downers Grove, IL 60515 as an additional insured for the dates of the Expo-no exceptions!

Bring your camera and capture your booth and booth attendees.  As we continue to grow, we cannot guarantee the GFAF Expo will be able to photograph all vendors.

We have a “No Solicitation Policy”.  If you are solicited at the event by companies that are a nuisance to you, please let us know and we will ask them stop and/or leave the event.


April 12-13, 2014
Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel
9am – 3pm – Open to the public
Move in:  3pm – 7pm, Friday the 11th and 7am-8am, Saturday the 12th
Move out:  3pm – 5pm Sunday, the 13th

Expected Attendance: 8,000

Parking:  Free parking in hotel lot. Valet is available for a fee.

Mail your registration form to:   900 Ogden Ave #132, Downers Grove, IL  60515
Fax your registration form to: 847-994-1526
Email your registration form to:  michelle@gfafexpo.com

Hotel Information for Chicago 2014-DEADLINE TO BOOK IS 3/26/14 AT 5:00pm Central Time!


Name badge deadline is 3/24/14!  Generic badges will be printed if names are not received by this date.

Exhibitor Approval Application-Every vendor must fill this out and submit to us with their expo application.  There is no health department fee for this event.  Please send this to michelle@glutenfreemg.com.

Terms & Conditions for Food Exhibitors-You must have a fire extinguisher if cooking.

Liquor License-All liquor vendors must submit their permit request in writing to the Liquor Commissioner, Village of Schaumburg, 101 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg, IL 60193.  Any questions please e-mail to cselke@ci.schaumburg.il.us, or call 847.923.4402.  The fee will be $80.00 for the two day event payable to the Village of Schaumburg.

Electric Order Form

Wifi Order Form

Ice Order Form

Crown Services-Shipping/Receiving & Getting Your Product to Your Booth.  This also includes decorating services.

Sales Tax Information- located in Cook County, IL. Copies of payment coupon will be available at booth registration day of set up.

Our Expos get your products and services in front of more than 20,000 gluten & allergen free consumers each year. You also will reach hundreds of store buyers, retail decision makers and health care professionals.

Whether your company is interested in mainstream gluten & allergen-free consumers, healthy gluten-free athletes or the autism community, The GFAF Expo is the event to attend to promote your company!

We will be in California, Arizona, Illinois, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Texas in 2014. Won’t you join us?

Our Sponsors