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McCormick Place, Chicago

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McCormick Place, located on Chicago's lakefront, 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. McCormick Place is a SMG managed facility.
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  • What a great venue - loss of space and excellent queue system. Kept clean despite the number of visitors. Only negative was the rude Starbucks staff inside who think they are better than the punters ....  more »
  • I just attended Star Wars Celebration at the McCormick Center in Chicago. The place is enormous, and it takes a while to get used to the layout. That can often be tricky. For instance, the main entran...  more »
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  • The best place to attend trade shows hands down. I've attended conventions all over the country and by far this venue surpasses all the rest. The complex is huge. It is made up of 4 enormous halls titled by their directions, east west north, and south buildings. Wear some comfortable shoes you will need them to explore this place.
  • Beautiful building & ABS was great. BUT if you plan on using the restroom you better plan on bringing your own supplies in your bag. TP/wipes or something, the stuff they had in the stalls was incredibly rough on the skin. My high school didn't even have toilet paper that cheap. It was fine in your hands but not like anything you'd have at home, felt like 2 ply sandpaper. If you don't want to leave the restroom sore and bleeding you better come prepared.

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