2.6 million sq. ft. of exhibit halls
1.2 million square feet all on one level
2 of which are the largest in the city
170 meeting rooms 600,000 square feet
of meeting room space
Ceiling heights up to 50 feet
Easy access to 5,800 parking spaces
A 2.5 acre rooftop garden is the largest in the Midwest
Assembly seating for 18,000 people
4,188 seat Arie Crown Theater
Welcome to McCormick Place
The premier convention facility in North America.
With over 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space, McCormick Place the largest and most flexible use convention center in North America. Located on Chicago’s lakefront, just minutes from downtown and facing one of the most iconic skylines in the world, the McCormick Place campus provides world-class facilities that can accommodate just about any event.
News and Announcements
Coronavirus COVID-19 Information
McCormick Place adheres to the recommendations set forth in the U.S. EPA’s Emerging Pathogen Policy regarding cleaning disinfectants effective against the Coronavirus COVID-19. Click for more information.
Parking Tax Increase in 2020
Please be advised, beginning January 1st, 2020, the parking rates will increase slightly to account for a new parking tax levied by the State of Illinois. Parking rates for Class A vehicles will be as follows:
Lot A: The parking rate will be $25 for up to 16 hours and $38 from 16 to 24 hours. There are no in-and-out privileges.
Lot B: The parking rate will be a flat fee of $16 per day with no in-and-out privileges.
Lot C: The parking rate will be a flat fee of $25 per day with no in-and-out privileges.
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