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.
Chicago Fast Facts
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301 East Cermak Road, Chicago, IL 60616
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!