Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the conference located?

The Westin Chicago Northwest
400 Park Blvd. Itasca, IL 60143

Who is the conference producer?

PMMI Media Group produces the ProFood Live with ProFood World's Editor in Chief, Joyce Fassl as the conference program architect. PMMI Media Group is a division of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. With event oversight and logistics handled by PMMI, exhibitors and attendees benefit by exceptional industry visibility and the 5-star event expertise for which PMMI is known.

PMMI is a trade association representing more than 800 companies that provide a full range of processing and packaging machinery, materials, components and containers. PMMI actively brings buyers and sellers together through initiatives such as, educational programs and world-class events, connecting participants in the processing and packaging supply chain with their customers around the world. PMMI produces the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows. For more information, visit

Will there be a discounted hotel room block available?

Yes, attendees of ProFood Live can enjoy Westin guest rooms at a significant savings. A reduced guest room rate of $169/night for singles (plus state and local taxes) has been arranged for attendees who book by 6/1/18 and reference the conference. Please dial: 630-773-4000 and inform the reservationist that you would like to make a reservation under the  "ProFood Live" group name or visit our group site to book online. All reservations must be booked by 6/1/18 to ensure the group rate. Please note that rooms are limited and will sell out, so book early. Parking at the Westin Chicago Northwest is complimentary to guests and visitors.

What is the conference registration refund policy?

Cancellations received by Wednesday, June 13 will receive a full refund, less a $50 USD administration fee. Cancellations received on or after May 1st will forfeit the registration fee. Refunds will not be granted to NO-SHOWS or those cancelling after this date. To cancel, send an email to Anna Hudson

Will there be transportation to the conference hotel?

Complimentary ground transportation to and from O'Hare Airport will be provided by the Westin. You must make your reservation in advance. To make your reservation, please contact Audrey Bach

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If you're not finding the answer to your question on this page, please contact Brand Operations Manager, Claudia Smith at 312-222-1010.