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900 hotel rooms within one mile of convention center

World-class conference venues, attractions and Midwestern hospitality aren’t the only things Chicago has going for it. The city is affordable, safe, and easy to get around, plus it offers great group accommodations. And that’s only the beginning.

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301 East Cermak Road, Chicago, IL 60616

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Type of Destination Experience:
Beach, College Town, Historic, Urban

GSF Exhibit Space (McCormick Place): 2,600,000

Meeting Space, Square Feet (McCormick Place): 600,000

Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (McCormick Place): 100,000

Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (Hyatt Regency Chicago): 2,019

Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes

Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 900

Chicago Midway International AIrport (MDW)

Miles to downtown 10

Cities with non-stop flights77

International cities with direct flights9

O'Hare International Airport

Miles to downtown 20

Cities with non-stop flights170

International cities with direct flights71

Geographic Areas Served:

Chicago - Downtown/Central Business District as well as Chicagoland Suburbs - Chicago North, Chicago Lake Co, Chicago Northwest, Chicago Dupage Co, Chicago Southwest, and Chicago South. Counties - Cook, Lake, Dupage. Special - O'hare Airport Properties, Midway Airport Properties, Rosemont, North Shore/Evanston, Woodfield, South Shore, Gold Coast, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, South Loop.

Why Meet in Chicago

Chicago is centrally located making it easily accessible from any spot on the planet. It’s so accessible that 46 million people live within a one-day drive.

Chicago offers world-class convention facilities, including McCormick Place, the largest and most flexible convention center in North America, and Navy Pier, Chicago’s most popular visitor attraction and premier meeting facility.

With its beautiful lakefront, incredible architecture and cosmopolitan culture, it’s no surprise that more people visit Chicago for business than any other destination. Dining, museums, shopping, theater – we’ve got it all!

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Relationship with the Convention Center

The CVB represents the convention center

Request for Proposal (RFP) Distribution Method

Sends leads to only qualified or requested hotels and venues

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