2.6 million sq. ft. of exhibit halls

1.2 million square feet all on one level

6 ballrooms

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.

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How McCormick Place diverts nearly 100% of pre-consumer organic food waste


New food-waste diversion tactics allow catering operations to grind nearly 100% of all pre-consumer food waste into energy and nutrient-rich fertilizer. [Read More]

McCormick Place Everyday Ale:

McCormick Place BrewInspires Newest Menu Addition at the Chicago Auto Show, Available at Local Retailers

A year after its successful launch at the Chicago Auto Show, McCormick Place Everyday Ale is now available at local retailers in addition to McCormick Place campus and has won a national award for its can design. Not to mention, it’s also the genesis for a new menu addition at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show: the locally produced McCormick Place Beer brat, made with McCormick Place Everyday Ale (MPEA) as a core ingredient.

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