Upcoming Events:

September 26 - 29, 2016
Workday Rising 2016
September 27, 2016
Chase for Business Conference
October 1, 2016
2016 Chicago National College Fair
October 4 - 7, 2016
HR Technology Conference and Exhibition
Full Calendar

Announcements:

McCormick Square

The MPEA has announced the launch of McCormick Square, Chicago's newest neighborhood.

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Choose Chicago 2015 Tourism Ambassador Award

Lori Healey, CEO of the MPEA has received the Choose Chicago 2015 Tourism Ambassador Award for her leadership and ongoing commitment to promote tourism in the City of Chicago. Congrats to Lori on this awesome tourism recognition!


McCormick Place posted strong attendance in 2015;

The convention center saw 2.4 million people walk through its doors, a 4 percent increase over 2014.

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McCormick Place Statement on Security

Security remains a top priority at McCormick Place. And, in the near term we will meet with our customers to review security plans for each event individually. We remain in contact with the Chicago Police Department and regularly provide CPD with information on activities at McCormick Place and in turn CPD provides us with updates related to Chicago or McCormick Place. At this time, we have not been notified of any security concerns related to the convention campus.

Please visit our Emergency Preparedness section of our website.


McCormick Place Event Center

The MPEA Has Broken Ground on the McCormick Place Event Center.The Event Center will have the capacity to host general sessions for conventions and trade shows, graduation ceremonies, concerts and other special events, as well as serve as home court for DePaul University's women's and men’s basketball teams

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Marriott Marquis Chicago

The MPEA Has Broken Ground on the Marriott Marquis Chicago on the McCormick Place campus! The 1,206 room hotel will provide on-site convenience for customers and is scheduled for completion in August 2017.


Congratulations McCormick Place!

As voted by the readers of Illinois Meetings +Events… McCormick Place was voted the Best Conference Center for the Best of Illinois Meetings+ Events in 2014.


MPEA Appoints Lori Healey As New CEO

New CEO brings to MPEA a wide-range of experience in urban development strategy and investment from previous roles in business and government.

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The new Cermak-McCormick Place CTA Green Line Station is now open!

The station is located at the intersection of Cermak Road and State Street, 2 blocks from the northwest corner of the West Building.

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Harriet Rees Main House Relocation Commences

762-Ton Harriet Rees House Relocated North on Prairie Avenue. Chicago landmark believed to be the heaviest house moved in U.S. history.

View a video of the move.

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Microsoft Ignite Coming to McCormick Place in 2015


Harriet Rees House Relocation Commences

The relocation of the Harriet Rees House, a Chicago landmark, began today with the move of its 187-ton, two-story coach house.

View a video of the move.

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Exhibitor Convenience is Priority for SAVOR…Chicago with New Online Ordering


Exhibitors at McCormick Place in Chicago will now be able to easily place online orders from SAVOR...Chicagos exhibitor catering menu.


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Our Greening Initiatives are Getting Noticed!

McCormick Place has been awarded the "Best of" Editor's Pick in the category of "Green Meetings" from the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine.
We are proud to do our part by providing a sustainable environment for our customers. Way to go team!


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