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McCormick Place

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Address: 2301 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60616
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US$ 74.66*
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HUGE PLACE

Went here for my Younique convention. It was huge! Prices are high,but overall couldn't complain! Treated well, helpful ppl everywhere, the hotel helped you get taxis and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Winnipeg, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for my Younique convention. It was huge! Prices are high,but overall couldn't complain! Treated well, helpful ppl everywhere, the hotel helped you get taxis and overall you were never lost or confused lol. Wonderful group of people.

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attended RSNA 2016. This is one of the largest conference centres I have seen. Various transportation methods available for access. Metra station is under the West building. Also accessible by bus. Green line is around 350 metres away. Remember ventra cards cannot be used for the Metra trains. Many food stations available within the centre. Food options outside are limited.... More 

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Thank drmohamedroshan
Santiago de Veraguas, Panama
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Modernistic and very spacious, an excellent venue for displaying your goods during a trade show. Good location and lots of pedestrian promenades and sky bridges that help make the place really interesting to explore.

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Manly, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

One of only a handful of convention centres large enough to cope with the worlds largest radiology conference. Great facilities and building. Excellent subway connecting to midway airport and down town.

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Weston, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Attended the large RSNA yearly convention. Terrific complimentary bus transportation from hotels to the McCormick Place. Massive convention center. Large display floors for the myriad of international conglomerates and vendors. Lots of lecture rooms. Atrocious awful food. Limited food choices. Just terrible. Expensive. No where to sit. Every year, just no place to sit. Almost no place to sit and... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

As a place for big conventions McGormick Place is adequate. What follows is my impression of McCormick Place Food Court. It is terrible! I ordered a curry and it was, frankly speaking, uneatable, with every ingredient, including rice and vegetables, being awful. And it was outrageously expensive. McCormick Place is not surrounded by restaurants and one do not have much... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

If you com from a smaller city (I'm from Milwaukee) this will blow your mind. They can build 2 story buildings inside the exhibit hall. and its right on the lakefront.

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Burbank, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Always good to update at PackExpo, McCormick in Chicago are a great host to this event. Must be the 5th or 6th time.

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Thank David S
Fremont, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Great event great venue. So much to see could not get it done in 2 days. Very clean and inviting. Will be back

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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

i visited here for packexpo. mcComick place is huge and convenient convention place. there are some sightseeings near here

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