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.
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.
News and Announcements
The highest-scoring venues were named among EXHIBITOR Magazine’s 2021 Centers of Excellence, and will be featured in an upcoming issue of EXHIBITOR, as well as via an online portal where readers can learn more about each of the 30 facilities that qualified for this...
The Path to Reopening The number one priority at McCormick Place has always been, and continues to be, the health and safety of our employees and guests. Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, we have worked closely with public health officials and followed all guidance...
McCormick Place was one of the first convention centers in the country to announce it was pursuing GBAC STAR accreditation, the gold star for the industry. The Global Biorisk Advisory Council accredited the facility in August 2020.