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When to travel

Arrive on Tuesday evening, Oct 15

Arrive on Tuesday evening, Oct 15

The action will kick off early Wednesday morning. We highly recommend arriving the day prior.

Leave on Friday evening, Oct 18

Leave on Friday evening, Oct 18

Some of our most pertinent content will take place Friday afternoon - make sure to stick around and plan to leave no earlier than Friday evening.

Chicago: your mission for retail brilliance

Nestled by Lake Michigan, Chicago isn’t just a city:
it’s where past and future seamlessly intertwine

Chicago: your mission for retail brilliance

Nestled by Lake Michigan, Chicago isn’t just a city:
it’s where past and future seamlessly intertwine

A Strategic Location

A Strategic Location: Situated at the nation's crossroads, Chicago offers easy access, making it the ideal rendezvous point for industry leaders.

A History of Retail

A History of Retail: Chicago stands as the operational base for many of retail's most influential names.

A Hub For Innovation

A Hub For Innovation: While known for its retail giants, Chicago harbors a covert world of startups and pioneering retail concepts.

A Place Rich with Culture

A Place Rich with Culture: After hours, immerse yourself in Chicago's vibrant blend of gastronomy, arts, and entertainment.

Chicago: your mission for retail brilliance

The Venue

About the McCormick Place Convention Center

McCormick Place bills itself as “the premier convention facility in North America.”

With over 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space, McCormick Place is the largest and most flexible use convention center in North America. Located on Chicago’s lakefront, just minutes from downtown and facing one of the most iconic skylines in the world, the McCormick Place campus provides world-class facilities that can accommodate just about any event.

McCormick Place Convention Center
McCormick Place Convention Center
McCormick Place Convention Center
McCormick Place Convention Center
McCormick Place Convention Center
McCormick Place Convention Center