Labor Rules and Regulations

McCormick Place enjoys its fine reputation as a world class exhibit facility due to the skills, experience and hard work that the Chicago Unions provide. Tradesmen who work for McCormick Place and the General Service Contractor for the event understand what you need to accomplish and are willing to help you get there!

Unions Employed by McCormick Place

McCormick Place created an in-house division called the McCormick Place Exhibitor and Technical Services Department to better meet the needs of event planners and their exhibitors. The following unions are part of this team. If you have any questions about jurisdictions, please contact your Event Manager.

Communication Service Technicians: Responsible for the installation, repair and dismantle of all voice and data service including fiber optics and Internet installations, as well as performing all in-booth voice and data wiring of exhibitor-owned telecommunications equipment.

Unions Employed by Event Service Contractors

Your event service contractor team hires the following unions:
• Carpenters
• Cleaning
• Decorators
• Electricians
• Plumbers
• Projectionists
• Riggers
• Stagehands
• Teamsters

If you have any questions about jurisdictions, please contact your General Contractor.