McCormick Place

2301 S Lake Shore Dr (btwn Burnham Harbor Dr. & Access Rd.), Chicago, IL 60616, United States
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    • 7:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 7:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 8:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 7:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 7:00 AM–4:00 PM
  • Wed–Thu
    • 7:00 AM–2:00 PM

McCormick Place is comprised of four state-of-the-art buildings. These buildings have a combined total of 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space, 1.2 million square feet all on one level, making it the nation's largest convention center.

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  • Explore Chicago

    In The Dark Knight (2008), Lucius Fox (Morgan Freeman) outfits Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) with all of the bat accessories he needs in scenes that were shot at McCormick Place. Read more

    Explore Chicago · January 29, 2010
  • Explore Chicago

    When not being used to store bat gear, McCormick Places hosts a number of annual conventions, as well as popular events like The Chicago Auto Show. Read more

    Explore Chicago · January 29, 2010
  • Ramel W.

    Where 2012 Presidential history was made. #ObamaBiden

    Ramel Werner · November 7, 2012
  • The White House

    President Obama attends the NATO summit, a gathering of leaders from the 28 member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Read more

    The White House · June 19, 2012
  • Sara S.

    Food prices are outrageous!!

    Sara S · June 6, 2010
  • Linda K.

    Wear comfortable shoes if you're attending a conference here; this place is huge!

    Linda Koch · June 21, 2013
  • Roosevelt Collection

    It's the largest convention center in the U.S. with four interconnected buildings. When you visit be sure to visit the Arie Crown Theatre for a show.

    Roosevelt Collection · October 31, 2011
  • ACE Mystery Shopping

    Shirley, at the information desk in the north building, is super friendly and helpful!

    ACE Mystery Shopping · May 17, 2013
  • C B.

    Bring good walking shoes. Parking lots can fill up so know alternative parking lot choices.

    C B · November 19, 2013
  • Terri L.

    Drink a beer and relax.

    Terri Lackey · February 15, 2013
  • Betsy L.

    Ahhhhk! Stole my mayorship!

    Betsy Lockett · February 14, 2013
  • Norman E.

    As someone who works a lot of trade shows I tip my hat to this venue. Well planned space, attractive clean food court with decent selections. Free wifi and very easy to get a cab if you need one.

    Norman Ellis · August 12, 2012
  • ACE Mystery Shopping

    Visit ACE Mystery Shopping at booth 5617

    ACE Mystery Shopping · May 18, 2013
  • Steve

    A lot easier bringing a boat in here then other centers

    Steve · January 7, 2013
  • Josh P.

    Gotta check out that Starbucks downstairs!

    Josh Pittman · January 12, 2012
  • Keith S.

    Connie'd is a must. Much better than their frozen version

    Keith Schmitz · March 23, 2011
  • Mari L.

    Yay free wifi or as my mom calls it... Wee fee :)

    Mari Lopez · February 26, 2011
  • Scott W.

    Did you know that McCormick Place has over 100 pieces of public art! Check it out on in the McCormick Place South and West Buildings. Read more

    Scott Winterroth · July 2, 2010
  • Angelito L.

    This is one stunningly beautiful center for the modernist ... Well designed with the user in mind and great views of the cityscape and lake. Read more

    Angelito LeMontréalais · June 8, 2010
  • Tüm K.

    ICE/ENDO 2014 Read more

    Tüm Kongreler · January 31, 2014
  • Alan C.

    Don't just tell a friend to meet at Starbucks - you'll need to specify (1) the concourse of the West Building, (2) on level 2.5 of the South Bldg or (3) on the level 3 show floor of the North Bldg. Read more

    Alan Cordova · October 25, 2013
  • Joanne W.

    the bathrooms are disgusting. beware.

    Joanne Willer · March 21, 2013
  • Trigg

    Ditch the $21 parking fee & street park!

    Trigg · April 14, 2012
  • Jeff D.

    The Starbucks near the bridge to the south building typically has no line in the morning.

    Jeff Delacruz · November 9, 2011
  • Etta H.

    Connie pizza and plenty of cars

    Etta H · 6 days ago
  • Jonathan F.

    The parking situation left much to be desired. Always come early to the event. The building(s) itself is quite nice and open. The opposite of the parking lot.

    Jonathan Ferrera · 1 week ago
  • Jerome Lynch P.

    2015 Auto Show

  • Ku M.

    Race Packet pickups live here

    Ku Mays · October 15, 2014
  • Guilherme G.

    Huge place, prepare to walk

    Guilherme Gouveia · August 23, 2014
  • Lauren M.

    Parking is expensive and street parking is hard to get so take public transportation to get here

    Lauren Meek · August 9, 2014
  • Caroline S.

    America's Beauty Show

    Caroline Samaniego · March 23, 2014
  • Sarah V.

    Free parking near Prarie and 19th!

    Sarah Velasco · February 22, 2014
  • Marshall M.

    It is impossible to become mayor...

    Marshall McNabb · February 19, 2014
  • Marshall M.

    Go to the autoshow and drive the track it's sick! #cas

    Marshall McNabb · February 4, 2014
  • Marshall M.

    Go to the auto show and compliment the carpet

    Marshall McNabb · January 30, 2014
  • Michael J.

    Stop by and meet the smartest team in booth 4640

    Michael Jahn · September 11, 2013
  • Eric J.

    Visit booth 537 to Learn more about graduate degree programs for human resource professionals and your employees from Central Michigan University!

    Eric Joyce · June 16, 2013
  • H.C. @.

    Massive meeting space, wear comfortable shoes.

    H.C. @LAOCfoodie · June 1, 2013
  • Matt F.

    There's no Diet Coke in this whole place... Pepsi only... May need to switch to Mountain Dew...

    Matt Fantastic · June 1, 2013
  • Bravo D.

    With President Obama on Marine One!

    Bravo Director · May 26, 2013
  • Amy C.

    Visit Mississippi seafood in lucky booth 7770

    Amy Chrzanowski · May 21, 2013
  • Kevin V.

    To get a taxi use Uber! Taxi line takes hours!!!

    Kevin Van Eekeren · May 18, 2013
  • Kyle

    Car shows are the shit

    Kyle · March 5, 2013
  • Chris M.

    Very clean place. Parking staff, not the friendliest. Pretty secured place for the most part. Be sure to look at the touchscreen TV where you can take pictures and send them to people.

    Chris Muñoz · February 19, 2013
  • Imani B.

    Parking is not ideal...please be prepared to find street parking

    Imani Bgood · February 10, 2013
  • Djuana S.

    Great place to stay for events at Soldiers Field.

    Djuana Stoakley · September 30, 2012
  • Robert H.

    Traveling back to the airport? GO Airport Express offers direct service and it's cheaper than a cab!

    Robert Hann · March 3, 2012
  • Kiki D.

    nice place

    Kiki Dinata · March 2, 2012
  • Dr.Luis P.

    Centro de Convenciones impresionante y superaccesible

    Dr.Luis Perez Tato · October 13, 2014
  • Eduardo M.

    Conforto, limpeza, sala amplas e fácil acesso

    Eduardo Messias · November 16, 2014