Located in the heart of the Midwest, on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago is a world-class destination, a city of diversity with stunning architecture, sandy beaches, lakeside parks and vibrant neighbourhoods. Downtown Chicago is a financial, cultural and commercial hub. The “Magnificent Mile” is a Mecca for shoppers, and the city’s world-class museums contribute to Chicago’s sophisticated culture. With her rich history in the development of world music trends including Jazz and the Blues, Chicago’s clubs, bars and restaurants flourish - for lovers of sport, there is no shortage of options. In a word, Chicago has something for everyone!
Conventions, Conferences, Meetings & Special Events
Chicago in one of the top conventions cities in the USA!
The McCormick Place Convention Centre is one of the largest convention centres in the United States, and its four interconnecting buildings make it perfect for tradeshows, conventions, corporate meetings and special functions. Located only 2.5 miles (4km) from downtown Chicago, it is easily accessible from all major hotels and restaurants.
The Festival Hall Complex, located in Navy Pier, has a variety of flexible space designed to accommodate all types of conferences, meetings and special events. Navy Pier also offers a wealth of leisure, dining and entertainment options.
Additionally, Chicago has a comprehensive range of fine hotels and venues offering meeting facilities and private event spaces suitable for any form of corporate gathering. These venues can accommodate groups of all sizes, from larger conferences to boardroom meetings; educational programmes or training seminars; welcome dinners, themed parties or gala events.
Special Interest Programmes
Chicago’s dynamic architecture and rich musical heritage are prominent in making the city the perfect destination for special interest programmes, complemented by her diverse selection of hotels, her range of outstanding restaurants and her many sporting and cultural entertainment options.