5 Exhibition Venues in Chicago for Show Organisers
Chicago is renowned for its ability to put on a good show and this included exhibitions and trade fairs, in addition to shows in the theatres. Below is an introduction to some of the venues for exhibition organisers to consider in the city.
McCormick Place – This is a large and modern convention centre which is continuing to evolve. There are a number of different halls to choose from which makes this the largest venue in the city. There is literally hoards of space here, with 4 large ball rooms, a staggering 2.6 million square feet of exhibition space and theatre which can hold over 4,000 people. If you are looking to hold a large scale event you probably shouldn’t look any further.
The Merchandise Mart – Chicago – The Merchandise Mart is a staggering structure standing at 25 storeys high built to be environmentally friendly whilst still support modern events of a variety of natures. There are various rooms spread over the floors amongst the offices, shops and boutiques which occupy much of the shape, and the professional decor make this venue the perfect choice for a medium scale business event.
Navy Pier – This building is located on a pier which provides a splendid setting to host a show. There are two large exhibition halls and a grand ballroom which is ideal for hosting after show parties. Aside from the meeting rooms and exhibition halls, there is also a range of entertainment and food options at the site.
Embassy Suites – In downtown Chicago you can find this modern yet grand hotel which has superb resources to offer those looking to put on a show. Whilst not attending the show guests can take advantage of the hotel’s high quality catering and the full size swimming pool. There are grand meeting rooms to suit small sized parties whilst the larger rooms can accommodate up to 300.
InterContinental Chicago – This hotel is certainly the place to hold your event if you hope to catch the eye. The building is absolutely stunning and the service of the staff here throughout your event will certainly reflect well on you. There are a number of different event rooms to suit the varying sizes of events which take place here which total up to 4,000 square feet, and the event planning service helps to take the stress off you so that you can enjoy your event. With three hotels there is no shortage of dining options, and the downtown location means that the transport links are top notch.