Convention calendar

Chicago convention calendar

Conventions, conferences, meetings, trade shows, special events — they all happen in Chicago throughout the year. See who’s meeting and find out what’s coming up.

Venues

Palmer House Hilton

Start Date

February 7, 2020

End Date

February 8, 2020

Attendance

600

Venues

McCormick Place North
McCormick Place South

Start Date

February 8, 2020

End Date

February 17, 2020

Attendance

1,000,000

Venues

McCormick Place West

Start Date

February 20, 2020

End Date

February 22, 2020

Attendance

30,000

Venues

McCormick Place North
McCormick Place South
McCormick Place West

Start Date

March 1, 2020

End Date

March 5, 2020

Attendance

18,000

Venues

Hyatt Regency Chicago

Start Date

March 2, 2020

End Date

March 8, 2020

Attendance

450

Venues

Westin Chicago North Shore

Start Date

March 10, 2020

End Date

March 15, 2020

Attendance

1,000

Venues

Lakeside Center at McCormick Place
McCormick Place North
McCormick Place South

Start Date

March 14, 2020

End Date

March 17, 2020

Attendance

63,000

Venues

Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

Start Date

March 18, 2020

End Date

March 23, 2020

Attendance

20,000

Venues

Hyatt Regency Chicago

Start Date

March 23, 2020

End Date

March 26, 2020

Attendance

5,000

Venues

McCormick Place North
McCormick Place South

Start Date

March 28, 2020

End Date

March 30, 2020

Attendance

22,000

Venues

McCormick Place West

Start Date

April 2, 2020

End Date

April 6, 2020

Attendance

7,000

Venues

Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

Start Date

April 2, 2020

End Date

April 4, 2020

Attendance

10,000

Venues

Hyatt Regency O'Hare

Start Date

April 9, 2020

End Date

April 11, 2020

Attendance

1,400

Venues

McCormick Place North
McCormick Place South

Start Date

April 10, 2020

End Date

April 12, 2020

Attendance

14,000

Venues

Chicago Marriott Naperville

Start Date

April 16, 2020

End Date

April 18, 2020

Attendance

400

Venues

Palmer House Hilton
Hilton Chicago

Start Date

April 16, 2020

End Date

April 19, 2020

Attendance

6,000

Venues

Allegro Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel

Start Date

April 18, 2020

End Date

April 20, 2020

Attendance

250

Venues

McCormick Place West

Start Date

April 18, 2020

End Date

April 20, 2020

Attendance

43,202

Venues

Hyatt Regency Chicago
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park
Swissotel Chicago

Start Date

April 18, 2020

End Date

April 28, 2020

Attendance

3,000

Venues

McCormick Place South

Start Date

April 20, 2020

End Date

April 23, 2020

Attendance

14,201

Venues

Hyatt Regency Chicago

Start Date

May 1, 2020

End Date

May 7, 2020

Attendance

1,200

Venues

McCormick Place North
McCormick Place South

Start Date

May 3, 2020

End Date

May 5, 2020

Attendance

15,000

Venues

McCormick Place North
Lakeside Center at McCormick Place
McCormick Place South

Start Date

May 16, 2020

End Date

May 19, 2020

Attendance

70,216

Venues

McCormick Place West

Start Date

May 19, 2020

End Date

May 21, 2020

Attendance

18,000

Venues

Sheraton Grand Chicago

Start Date

May 22, 2020

End Date

May 31, 2020

Attendance

2,200

Venues

McCormick Place North
Lakeside Center at McCormick Place
McCormick Place South

Start Date

May 29, 2020

End Date

June 2, 2020

Attendance

40,500

Venues

McCormick Place West

Start Date

June 4, 2020

End Date

June 5, 2020

Attendance

5,000

Venues

Hyatt Regency Chicago

Start Date

June 6, 2020

End Date

June 10, 2020

Attendance

4,000

Venues

The Merchandise Mart
21c Museum Hotel Chicago
AC Hotel Chicago Downtown
ACME Hotel Company Chicago
Allegro Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel
Aloft Chicago Downtown River North
Aloft Chicago Mag Mile
Ambassador Chicago
Best Western Grant Park Hotel
Best Western River North Hotel
The Blackstone, Autograph Collection
Cambria Chicago Magnificent Mile
Chicago Athletic Association Hotel
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
Congress Plaza Hotel & Conference Center
Courtyard by Marriott Chicago Downtown/River North
Courtyard by Marriott Magnificent Mile Chicago Downtown
Courtyard by Marriott Magnificent Mile Chicago Downtown
Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Magnificent Mile
Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
Embassy Suites Chicago-Downtown
Eurostars Magnificent Mile
Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown River North
Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
Freehand Chicago
The Godfrey Hotel Chicago
The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago
Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago-Downtown
Hampton Inn Chicago Downtown / Magnificent Mile
Hilton Chicago/Magnificent Mile Suites
Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown South Loop
Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Chicago Downtown
Home2 Suites by Hilton Chicago River
Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago-Downtown
Homewood Suites Chicago Downtown / Magnificent Mile
Hotel Cass - A Holiday Inn Express at Magnificent Mile
Hotel Chicago Downtown an Autograph Collection
Hotel EMC2, Autograph Collection
Hotel Felix Chicago
Hotel Julian Chicago
Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile
Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago
Hyatt Place Chicago Downtown/River North
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Inn of Chicago Magnificent Mile
InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
JW Marriott Chicago
The Kimpton Gray Hotel
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago
Kinzie Hotel
La Quinta by Wyndham Chicago Downtown
La Quinta by Wyndham Chicago Downtown
The Langham, Chicago
The Langham, Chicago
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel
Monaco, a Kimpton Hotel
Moxy Chicago
Omni Chicago Hotel
Palmer House Hilton
The Peninsula Chicago
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago
Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel
Residence Inn by Marriott Chicago Downtown - Magnificent Mile
Residence Inn Downtown Chicago/Loop
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront
Sheraton Grand Chicago
Silversmith Hotel Chicago Downtown
Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile
Springhill Suites Chicago Downtown
St. Jane Chicago
Staypineapple, An Iconic Hotel, The Loop
Swissotel Chicago
The Talbott Hotel
Thompson Chicago
The Tremont Chicago Hotel at Magnificent Mile
Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago
Virgin Hotels Chicago
W Chicago City Center
W Chicago Lakeshore
Warwick Allerton Hotel Chicago
The Westin Chicago River North
Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago

Start Date

June 8, 2020

End Date

June 10, 2020

Attendance

40,000

Venues

McCormick Place South

Start Date

June 9, 2020

End Date

June 11, 2020

Attendance

21,000

Knoll NEOCON 2020

Venues

Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park

Start Date

June 12, 2020

End Date

June 16, 2020

Attendance

250

Venues

McCormick Place West

Start Date

June 12, 2020

End Date

June 16, 2020

Attendance

18,000

Venues

Hyatt Regency O'Hare

Start Date

June 15, 2020

End Date

June 21, 2020

Attendance

2,600

Venues

Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

Start Date

June 17, 2020

End Date

June 18, 2020

Attendance

4,500

Venues

McCormick Place North
Lakeside Center at McCormick Place
McCormick Place South

Start Date

June 19, 2020

End Date

June 22, 2020

Attendance

12,000

Venues

McCormick Place West

Start Date

June 27, 2020

End Date

June 30, 2020

Attendance

25,000

Venues

Lakeside Center at McCormick Place
McCormick Place West

Start Date

July 10, 2020

End Date

July 12, 2020

Attendance

13,500

Venues

McCormick Place North
McCormick Place South

Start Date

July 13, 2020

End Date

July 15, 2020

Attendance

24,000

Venues

McCormick Place North
McCormick Place South

Start Date

July 26, 2020

End Date

July 30, 2020

Attendance

19,000

Venues

Hilton Chicago

Start Date

July 30, 2020

End Date

August 2, 2020

Attendance

295,000

Venues

Lakeside Center at McCormick Place
Navy Pier

Start Date

August 3, 2020

End Date

August 5, 2020

Attendance

1,200

Venues

Lakeside Center at McCormick Place
McCormick Place North
McCormick Place West
McCormick Place South

Start Date

September 14, 2020

End Date

September 19, 2020

Attendance

94,000

Venues

McCormick Place West

Start Date

October 4, 2020

End Date

October 8, 2020

Attendance

8,400

Venues

Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

Start Date

October 4, 2020

End Date

October 6, 2020

Attendance

6,000

Venues

McCormick Place North

Start Date

October 9, 2020

End Date

October 10, 2020

Attendance

40,000

Venues

McCormick Place West

Start Date

October 13, 2020

End Date

October 18, 2020

Attendance

10,000

Venues

Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

Start Date

October 19, 2020

End Date

October 21, 2020

Attendance

6,498

Venues

McCormick Place North

Start Date

October 21, 2020

End Date

October 22, 2020

Attendance

4,000

Venues

McCormick Place South

Start Date

October 27, 2020

End Date

October 29, 2020

Attendance

15,861

Venues

Sheraton Grand Chicago

Start Date

October 28, 2020

End Date

October 31, 2020

Attendance

1,100

Venues

Lakeside Center at McCormick Place
McCormick Place North
McCormick Place South
McCormick Place West

Start Date

November 8, 2020

End Date

November 11, 2020

Attendance

50,000

Venues

Hyatt Regency Chicago
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
Embassy Suites Chicago-Downtown
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park
InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
Sheraton Grand Chicago
Swissotel Chicago
Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago

Start Date

November 20, 2020

End Date

November 22, 2020

Attendance

12,062

Venues

McCormick Place West

Start Date

November 21, 2020

End Date

November 24, 2020

Attendance

4,000

Venues

McCormick Place North
Lakeside Center at McCormick Place
McCormick Place South

Start Date

November 29, 2020

End Date

December 4, 2020

Attendance

55,000

Venues

Palmer House Hilton

Start Date

December 3, 2020

End Date

December 9, 2020

Attendance

1,800

Venues

McCormick Place West

Start Date

January 16, 2021

End Date

January 18, 2021

Attendance

7,500

Venues

McCormick Place North
McCormick Place South

Start Date

January 25, 2021

End Date

January 27, 2021

Attendance

60,000

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