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Jun 15, 2006

Nation's largest convention facility to benefit from
Scootaround Inc.'s Total Mobility Solutions

Chicago, IL -- Special needs visitors to North America's largest convention center now have access to a complete list of mobility services. Scootaround Inc., North America's leading mobility solutions provider, has just announced a partnership with Chicago's McCormick Place that enables the facility to offer year-round scooter and wheelchair rentals and other mobility-related services. These services will be available to all event planners and will enhance the experience of attendees that require mobility assistance.

"McCormick Place is a highly progressive convention center and it shows in their acknowledgment and support of their unique attendee needs." said Lee Meagher, Scootaround Inc. President and CEO. "With such a large segment of population requiring mobility services, McCormick Place is leading the way with their support and making a strong statement for the community at large."

Through the assistance of Scootaround Inc.'s Corporate Event Services division and the Chicago-based Open Doors Organization, event planners will have access to Scootaround's "Total Mobility Management" solution -- a comprehensive list of services including scooter and wheelchair rentals, assistive staffing and attendee shuttling for all types of events including conventions, meetings, seminars, and expositions.

Scootaround's Corporate Services team provides their expertise for dozens of events each month ranging in attendance from 1000 to 100,000+ attendees. They also offer the Facilitate rentals program that provides scooters that reside at a facility on a permanent basis with qualified staff to run the rentals program at larger events. A complete list of Scootaround's corporate services can be viewed via their website at

Scootaround Inc., founded in 1997, is America's only nationwide rental company, providing scooter and wheelchair rentals for convention, business, cruise, and vacation travelers. Their web site is: Scootaround is a proud member of the Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality (SATH).