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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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Reasons to Choose Chicago

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Choose Chicago is Here to Help. Here's How.

Planning a Chicago meeting and/or event can be a daunting task. There are so many details, deadlines and people to please. The experienced Sales and Client Services teams at Choose Chicago are here as resources and consultants.
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Local and International Appeal

Chicago has become one of the world’s most in-demand and accessible places for local and global meetings and conventions. Your attendees are always nearby.
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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

There’s no such thing as a boring meeting space when you host a meeting in this beautiful city. Choose from one of many unique meeting spots in Chicago.
McCormick Place

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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Major Conventions and Events

Every industry, from sports to culinary to film, is booking major conventions in Chicago. Discover why organizations like the NFL are hosting Chicago events.
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World Class Attractions

Chicago has unparalleled sophistication, class, and style. Not to mention breathtaking views. And there’s so much to learn – and love – about what Chicago has to offer you and your attendees for entertainment. Discover why this one-of-a-kind destination makes for successful meetings, trade shows, conventions and other events.
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Contact Choose Chicago’s experienced sales representatives to assist with McCormick Place sales or other Chicago meetings-related sales needs.
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Client Services

Get in touch with and learn more about Choose Chicago’s client services team. Learn more about how they can help you plan the perfect meeting.

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