Hilton Chicago
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
United States

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Please send an email to events@dfi.org to have your company's name added to the wait list.

Why Exhibit at this Show?

Your company is invited to share its innovative products and services with an estimated 1,000 attendees of this conference on deep foundations, earth retention and risk management. 140+ companies, international and domestic, will join us in Chicago. Attendance at this conference demonstrates your leadership in the industry while connecting with clients, potential clients and even your competitors to share the latest technology available in the industry. To learn more about who attends this show, check-out Page 2 of our Sponsorship Guide.

Exhibitor Floor Plan

View the current Exhibitor Floor Plan for this show and make plans to join us in Chicago. 

Exhibitor Services Kit & What Booths Include

Freeman is DFI’s exhibit services provider for this conference. Your booth contact will receive an email directly from Freeman this Spring.
Booths Include:
Featured Booths are 20’w x 8’d 
Standard Booths are 10’w x 8'd
1 - Full Conference Attendee (2 for Featured Booths)
1 - 6' x 2' Skirted Table (2 for Featured Booths)
2 - Chairs (4 for Featured booths)
1 - Wastebasket (2 for Featured Booths)
Wireless Internet Access
Electric | Exhibitors may purchase electric through Freeman for the conference. It is not included in your booth fee. Fees will be included in your Exhibitor Kit. Click here to access the Exhibitor Kit. Order early, as there may be an upcharge for on-site orders.
Flooring | The Exhibit Hall (Salons C-D) is carpeted. View the carpeting here.

Exhibit Fees* & Exhibit Hall Day Passes

Featured Exhibitor Booth - DFI Members
Featured Exhibitor Booth - Non-Members
$6,190 (includes membership through Dec. 2020)
Standard Exhibitor Booth - DFI Members
Standard Exhibitor Booth - Non-Members
$3,645 (includes membership through Dec. 2020)
Exhibitor 2nd Attendee
$745        On-Site: $845
*Additional Exhibit Attendees must be registered for the Conference. Featured Booths include two attendees; Standard Booths include one attendee. Additional attendees beyond these pay full rate.
Exhibitor Day Pass: Day 1 Only (Oct. 16)
On-Site: $250
Exhibitor Day Pass: Day 2 Only (Oct. 17)
On-Site: $250
Exhibitor Day Pass: Day 1 and 2 (Oct. 16 and 17)
On-Site: $500
Day Passes only include breakfasts and breaks. They do not include receptions, luncheons or the banquet.

Show Schedule*

Exhibitor Set-Up
Tuesday, October 15
3:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Exhibition Hours
Wednesday, October 16
7:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Exhibition Hours
Thursday, October 17
7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Exhibition Hours
Friday, October 18
7:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Exhibitor Break-Down
Friday, October 18
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
*schedule subject to change based on program needs

More Exhibitor Opportunities

Click – The Exhibitor Mobile App Photo Scavenger Hunt
For $100, exhibiting companies may participate in the Click Game Photo Scavenger Hunt. Attendees will be encouraged to visit all exhibitors in the game and entered in a drawing to win a cash prize. 24 exhibitors (including the Diamond, Platinum and Gold Sponsors) will have their booth number appear in the challenge/question pertaining to their company. Reserve your participation with your exhibit booth when registering online for the conference. To add this feature to your existing exhibitor registration, use your confirmation email to modify your registration.
  • Exhibiting companies must consent to the terms in DFI’s Exhibit Space Contract. When you register online, consent is requested before your registration is considered complete. To preview a copy of the Contract, click here.
  • Freeman will only move freight during posted show hours. Show hours appear on this website and in the Exhibit Space Contract. Exhibitors are expected to set-up and break-down according to this schedule. A fee of $500.00 will be billed to exhibiting companies that set-up late or break-down early. We appreciate your willingness to adhere to these guidelines.
  • Exhibitors who ship their booth materials directly to the Hilton Chicago may experience delays in retrieving their shipments via FedEx Office. View FedEx policies and pricing here. These Exhibitors are also asked to make their own arrangements to store shipping cases and other material (at the booth or in their hotel room). Neither the Hilton Chicago or DFI will be able to accommodate exhibitor storage.
  • DFI reserves the right to adjust booth locations based on program changes.
  • Interested in gaining additional exposure for your company? Consider sponsoring the conference. Doing so demonstrates your commitment to knowledge and your leadership in the industry. View our Sponsorship Opportunities for details.
Advertise in the Conference Program & Schedule
Member companies are welcome to advertise in the printed and online Conference Program & Schedule. Exhibitor ads are discounted at $150 per half-page. Companies unable to exhibit at the conference pay $250 per half-page. You can view the specifications here. Already registered? Use your confirmation email to modify your registration and add the feature to your existing registration.