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WELCOME TO CHICAGO

Chicago offers meeting professionals and attendees an incredible variety of unique venues and elite services, as well as unmatched entertainment options and a Michelin-rated dining scene. Thanks to a series of cost-cutting labor reforms McCormick Place is now the largest AND most customer-friendly meeting and convention center in the United States.

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7 Reasons to Choose Chicago

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Getting Here is Easy

O'Hare International Airport was voted "Best Airport in North America" by readers of Global Traveler magazine 14 years in a row. In 2014, O'Hare regained its status as the world's busiest airport for flight operations and the new International Terminal 5 was lauded for its $26 million transformation that includes 24 new retail and dining spots.
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Our Hotels Are Among the Best

From downtown convention hotels, best-in-class corporate apartments and trendy boutique hotels, the Chicagoland area has a diverse selection of accommodations perfect for any event. Chicago's hotel options are experiencing an exciting boom, with new properties opening more than 3,100 additional rooms in 2017, and beyond that feature multi-level restaurants, chic event spaces and impressive amenities.
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Out of the Box Venues

Chicago offers an array of distinct venues, including some unconventional spots guaranteed to give your event an extra bit of Chicago style. Make your event stand out at these dynamic venues.
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McCormick Place

For more than half a century, McCormick Place has built a reputation as the country's premier facility for meetings and conventions. Chicago offers the very best in location, marketing, service and amenities. And we've dedicated ourselves to continually making the customer experience better.
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Cutting Edge Technology

This city is a premier technology hub that has always pushed the boundaries of innovation and engineering. Chicago's meeting rooms, convention center, hotels and event venues are packed with advanced technologies to elevate your meeting.
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Your Attendees Are Nearby

Chicago's 4-million-strong private-sector workforce puts a dynamic and thriving business community within steps of your meeting.
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Entertainment: Non-Stop...

From blues clubs to bike hikes, century-old ballparks to stylish bistros, Chicago buzzes with things for attendees and exhibitors to do before and after conference sessions.

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