McCormick Place is one of North America's largest convention centres, boasting over 200,000 square metres of exhibition space. The complex spans across four interconnected buildings and hosts a prestigious line-up of events, including the Chicago Auto Show, National Restaurant Association Annual Show and International Home and Housewares Show.
The Arie Crown theatre seats over 4,000 guests and is a venue for trade shows, live music concerts and comedy acts. Over 170 meeting rooms cater to private and corporate events, some boasting stunning views of the Chicago skyline.
Other multipurpose venues are used to host everything from national chess championships to state volleyball competitions. You'll also see a diverse line-up of comic conventions, medical conferences and gardening shows. You can also find cafes, restaurants, microbreweries and shops just steps from McCormick Place.
McCormick Place is three kilometres south of Downtown Chicago on the banks of Lake Michigan. The complex is well-serviced by buses and trains operated by the Chicago Transit Authority, including a Metra Electric Line in the basement. Drivers can choose from three parking lots.