McCormick Place

McCormick Place

  • ADDRESS: 2301 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616, USA

Every year millions of people attend trade shows and events at the world famous McCormick Place, one of North America’s premier convention facilities. Many of them choose to stay with Best Western Midway Inn and Suites conveniently located less than 10 drive from McCormick Place.

McCormick Place is huge, enclosing over 2,600,000 ft.² of exhibit space with 1,300,000 ft.² available on one-floor level. It is capable of holding the largest conventions in the world, or multiple smaller conventions at the same time and is one of the convention industries premier locations. The complex consists of four state-of-the-art buildings which together form what is often considered one of the largest and most economically important convention centres in the industry.

Over 170 meeting rooms, retail shops and restaurants, as well as large assembly halls, ballrooms and multiple theatres, give McCormick Place the flexibility to handle just about any event, from medical trade show to auto show, boat show or political rally. All the buildings are linked by impressive pedestrian promenades, sky bridges and walkways.

McCormick Place Facts:

  • 2.6 million sq. ft. of exhibit halls
  • 1.3 million square feet available on the main level
  • 170 general purpose meeting rooms providing over 600,000 square feet of meeting room space
  • 6 ballrooms including two very large ones
  • single room assembly seating for up to 18,000 people
  • 4000+ seat theater
  • 3 additional theatres with seating for up to  300 each
  • Easy access to 5,800 parking spaces in four parking lots (check here for which parking lot to use)

If you are coming to Chicago for a convention or an exciting event taking place at McCormick Place, stay with us and avoid the expensive parking fees at downtown hotels and enjoy our free parking with our economical rates!