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10/22/19: GS1 Fundamentals Certificate Course - IL

  • Date:Thursday, October, 22, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (CT)
  • Location:GS1 US Offices, 300 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60606

Looking to understand how to create a barcode? Are you in a new role in need of a quick introduction to or a refresher in GS1 Standards? We’re here to help. We’re hosting a one-day course that will introduce you to the fundamentals you’ll need to start identifying your products and creating barcodes. We’ll also teach you how to store valuable information in barcodes, such as expiration date and batch/lot number. When you finish, you’ll receive a Course Certificate and a virtual badge to add to your LinkedIn profile or share via social media.

GS1 FundamentalsWhat You’ll Learn:

  • Overview Of The GS1 Company Prefix
  • How to leverage both the GS1 and U.P.C. Company Prefixes
  • What you need to know to get started with product, location and logistic unit identification 
  • Which barcodes can carry additional product information 
  • Application Identifiers

Who Should Attend:
Anyone new to the GS1 System of Standards or those needing a refresher.

Why You Should Attend:
This course will jump start your knowledge of GS1 Standards for proper identification of products, locations and/or logistic units. After attending, you can take your learnings back to your organization and immediately incorporate them into business processes to help you save time and money.

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Have more questions and want to speak to a GS1 Fundamentals Certificate Course specialist? Please call 937-428-3796. Specialists are available Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST or Email us at

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast and Registration
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Session
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Session

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

GS1 US, Chicago Office
300 South Riverside Plaza
Suite 1400
Chicago, IL, 60606

Chicago area hotels with GS1 US negotiated rates.  Please contact hotel directly to book preferred rate.
Due to the overwhelming hotel demand and high occupancy rates, hotel rooms and GS1 US preferred rates are always subject to availability.

Crowne Plaza Metro Downtown
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Rate from 129.00 to 180.00 USD

Holiday Inn Express Magnificent Mile
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Rate from 79.00 to 154.00 USD

The Godfrey Hotel Chicago
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Rate from 164.00 to 189.00 USD 

Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront
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Rate from 179.00 to 244.00 USD


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