McCormick Place, the largest exhibition and meeting facility in North America, is comprised of four state-of-the-art buildings, the North, South and West Buildings, the Lakeside Center, and the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place hotel. Combined, McCormick Place offers 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space, 173 meeting rooms, the 4,249-seat Arie Crown Theater and one of the largest ballrooms in the world.
Located on Chicago’s lakefront just minutes from downtown, McCormick Place is owned by the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority and managed by SMG, a worldwide convention facility management company.
MCCORMICK PLACE FAST FACTS:
--Largest Convention Center in the Western Hemisphere with more than 2.6 million sq. ft. of exhibit space in four buildings. (1.2 million sq. ft. all on one level)
--Nearly 1 million sq. ft. of flexible meeting space
--One of the largest "pilliarless" ballrooms in the world
--Less than 10 minutes to Downtown via busway used exclusively by convention busses
-- A 4,249-seat theater
--High-Quality Food Service: Savor...Chicago, McCormick Place's food service company, offers concessions and catering at cost for show organizers, exhibitors and attendees.
--Plentiful Parking: McCormick Place houses more than 5,500 parking spaces.
--Experienced Management: McCormick Place is now operated by SMG, the nation's leading provider of private management services.