The most Connected and Flexible space in North America
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McCormick Place at your service
McCormick Place is the premier convention facility in North America. Located just minutes from downtown Chicago, approximately 3 million visitors each year attend events at McCormick Place. Home to some of the largest and most attended conventions, meetings and tradeshows in the world.
Designed as one of the first purpose-built convention centers in the United States, McCormick Place today is a convention center campus comprised of four buildings, the North, South, East “Lakeside Center” and West.
This campus includes 730,000 square feet of flexible event space, 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space, a 10,000 seat arena, a 4,188 seat proscenium arch theater, nearly 3,000 attached guest rooms and a variety of on-site dining options, all connected by a network of pedestrian skybridges and promenades.
A Ballroom that Meets Your Needs
More than 10 ballrooms, including one of the largest in the USA, make McCormick Square one of the most flexible destinations. General sessions, banquets, classrooms, and hybrid event productions, we have a ballroom that is a perfect fit.
McCormick Place Exhibit Halls
A buzzing exhibit hall makes for almost any successful event and McCormick Place delivers. With more exhibit hall square footage than any other facility in the country, including one of North America’s largest contiguous spaces with over 1,300,000 square feet of exhibit space, McCormick Place provides the scalability you need to accommodate every last exhibitor.
McCormick Place Rooftop Garden
Large to small, McCormick Pace has it all. Our seasonal rooftop garden provides a unique urban oasis and sustainability to your meeting with garden-fresh produce and edible plants used by our catering services. Sip a cool beverage while hosting a VIP lunch activation for a few hundred people on the garden terrace.
Right-size your destination to your meeting with our collection of onsite hotels and venues.
Headquarter Hotels at your ready with more than 140,000 square feet of meeting space and nearly 3,000 hotel rooms on location.
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
The Hyatt Regency McCormick Place offers 42,000 square feet of event space with 1,258 onsite hotel rooms.
Marriott Marquis Chicago
The Marriott Marquis Chicago features 90,000 square feet of event space and 1,205 onsite hotel rooms.
Hiltons at McCormick Place*
The Hiltons at McCormick Place bring an additional 6,600 square feet of meeting space and 466 attached hotel rooms.
*The Hiltons at McCormick Place is not owned by or affiliated with Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authority. The hotel is independently owned and operated.
State of the Art Technology
With Wi-Fi technology designed for expansive deployment that can deliver up to 31 Gbps to 64,000 concurrent users, McCormick Place is one of the most connected buildings in the world.
Design your hybrid event and benefit from our robust virtual capabilities for both attendees onsite and online.
From casual email checking with our complimentary 768 Kbps Wi-Fi in meeting rooms and public spaces to premium Wi-Fi and LAN-delivered connections, stay in constant communication with the office and home during your visit.
Global Event Partners at the ready
Serviced by many of the best production partners in the business, your meeting and event in McCormick Square is backed by many of the industry’s leading event management companies. Many of them either headquartered in Chicago or represented with fully staffed local offices to serve the many conventions, tradeshows, and meetings that utilize the convention center facilities every year.