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Address:2301 S. Lake Shore Drive

Zip-code:60616

Main Phone Number:(312) 791 - 7000

City:Chicago

State:Illinois

Country:United States

Website:www.mccormickplace.com

Fax:312-791-6543

Metropolitan Area:Chicago

Short Description:

McCormick Place is the largest convention center in North America.

Total Meeting Space:2600000 (in square feet)

Maximum Attendees:60000

Total Guest Rooms:450

Total Meeting Rooms:173

Property Brand:McCormick Place

Sales Phone:(___) ___ - ____ x ____

Venue Type: Conference Centers,

Meeting Rooms:

McCormick Place is comprised of 4 state-of-the-art buildings: we offer 11 exhibit halls providing a combined total of 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space. It is not just our size that makes us North America's premier convention facility - it is also our infrastructure, skilled labor and excellent customer service approach to making your experience in Chicago easy and flexible. The information presented in this web site is designed to provide you with the information you need to exhibit in McCormick Place. We offer Internet and Telecommunication service options as well as the convenience of ordering those services online. Our experienced staff is eager to assist you in every way possible to guarantee your success!

Description:

Chicago's McCormick Place, the premier convention facility in North America. Located just minutes from downtown Chicago, McCormick Place attracts close to 3 million visitors each year. McCormick Place is comprised of four state-of-the-art buildings: the North and South Buildings, the West Building and Lakeside Center. Together, they form what many consider to be the economic engine that powers the entire convention and tradeshow industry. McCormick Place is committed to creating a great experience for every person, every time! In addition, an expansive series of pedestrian promenades and sky bridges link the entire campus. The Grand Concourse connecting South and North and the Central Concourse in West are also locations for retail shops, cafes, restaurants and other visitor amenities.

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The North Building, located west of Lake Shore Drive and completed in 1986, is connected to the East Building by an enclosed pedestrian bridge. In contrast to the dark, flat profile of the East Building, the North Building is white (as the original building was), with twelve concrete pylons on the r...

The 1960 exposition hall was destroyed in a spectacular 1967 fire, despite being thought fireproof by virtue of its steel and concrete construction. At the time of the fire, the building contained highly combustible exhibits, several hydrants were shut off, and there were no sprinklers on the main f...

The hotel staff was extremely attentive, I arrived earlier than expected and they had no issue with arranging an earlier check in for me. The room was very clean and they refreshed it daily. The bus captain and bell man were also very informative and attentive. Easy bus ride into down town and you c...

From beginning to end, I cannot compliment the employees at this hotel enough. They were friendly, prompt and happy to provide the service we required. Our room was comfortable and clean, and though you can see the hotel is in transition with new construction, we have no complaints about the fixture...

Other reviews sum it up nicely, and I'm struggling with 2 or 3 stars for my rating. However: 1. Hotel is dated. The room design is straight out of the 1980s and many cosmetic/maintenance issues. i.e. rusty shower vent, loose shower head, air con hard to control, walls thin. etc. 2. It's far from eve...