With strong public health protocols in place, we look forward to welcoming you to WEFTEC 2021, October 16 to 20.
We will strive to meet the highest standards of health, hygiene, and cleanliness to preserve your wellbeing. Our goal is to earn your confidence that we are taking proper precautions, so that you can connect, learn, and do business safely in person.
We will update the information on this page as needed.
The Healthy Meetings Chicago online portal showcases what you may experience upon arrival in Chicago and at McCormick Place, highlighting the McCormick Place campus’s Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) accreditation and exhibit hall mechanical ventilation systems, which achieve an indoor air quality Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value of 13 (MERV 13) slightly below the MERV 14 standard for hospitals.
As of May 4, 2021
The City of Chicago has entered the next to last phase of its reopening plan. Phase IV – Gradually Resume seeks to “further reopen Chicago while ensuring the safety of residents.”
During a press conference earlier today, Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced that conventions will resume in July 2021 with the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place.