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McCormick Place | McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

2.6 million sq. ft. of exhibit halls 1.3 million square feet all on one level

6 ballrooms, 2 of which are the largest in the city

70 meeting rooms 600,000 square feet of meeting room space

Ceiling heights up to 50 feet

Easy access to 5,800 parking spaces

2.5 acre garden is the Midwest’s largest rooftop top garden

Assembly seating for 18,000 people 4,249 seat theater (Arie Crown)

Welcome to 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 multiple state-of-the-art buildings: the North and South Buildings, the West Building and Lakeside Center.

McCormick Place is committed to creating a great experience for every person, every time!

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In an effort to better inform planners and exhibitors, McCormick Place is listing basic costs that contribute to the labor rate.
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McCormick Place Everyday Ale One Year Later:
Inspires Newest Menu Addition at the Chicago Auto Show, Available at Local RetailersMcCormick Place Everyday Ale

A year after its successful launch at the Chicago Auto Show, McCormick Place Everyday Ale is now available at local retailers in addition to McCormick Place campus and has won a national award for its can design. Not to mention, it’s also the genesis for a new menu addition at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show: the locally produced McCormick Place Beer brat, made with McCormick Place Everyday Ale (MPEA) as a core ingredient.