Transportation for Visitors with Disabilities

Transportation arrangements can be made for visitors with disabilities. Accessible transport can be made between the designated Midwinter Meeting hotels and McCormick Place West on an arranged basis. Direct any email requests no later than Jan. 31 to mwm@cds.org.

Getting around McCormick Place

To arrange for special mobility equipment rentals at McCormick Place during the Midwinter Meeting, call Scootaround toll free at 888.441.7575. Service is available 24 hours a day; 72-hour notification is required.

  • Carts reserved in advance can be retrieved at the main Coat Check on Level 1, West Side.
  • Wheelchair-accessible entrances and elevators are marked on the map of McCormick Place.
  • Wheelchairs are allowed in the Exhibit Hall.

Additionally, any individual requiring services recognized by the Americans with Disabilities Act, such as services for the hearing impaired, is encouraged to contact Ted Borris, CDS Director of Scientific Programs in writing. fax 312.836.7329 or call 312.836.7300 no later than Jan. 31.