Midsommarfest is the annual street festival along Clark Street between Foster and Catalpa for two days and three nights of music, dancing, kids’ entertainment, and delicious food. Vendors from around the region sell their wares to passersby, local shops and restaurants welcome the warm season with specials and sales, and dance troupes, DJs, and cutting-edge plus longtime favorite bands keep the party going.
The 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting program offers a variety of engaging session formats—from debates, tumor boards, and abstract presentations to Meet the Professor sessions and case-based learning—providing attendees with expert insight and global perspectives on treatment and communication strategies. Sessions integrate trending topics in oncology such as big data, clinical trial design, disparities, genomics, geriatric oncology, health policy, payment reform, rapid learning systems, and value. Detailed program information, including times, session titles, and faculty, is updated as it becomes available leading up to the Meeting.
NRA Show has a little something for everyone: Fascinating new products, compelling education sessions, the coolest new tech, and, of course, exciting hands-on cooking demos and all your favorite chefs. It's time to get excited for NRA Show 2017.
The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo – also known as C2E2 – is a comic book and pop culture convention spanning the latest and greatest from the world of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games. From a Show Floor packed with hundreds of Exhibitors and Artist Alley members, to Panels, Autograph Sessions and screening rooms featuring sneak peeks at upcoming films and television shows, C2E2 gives Fans a chance to interact with their favorite Creators and Celebrities and delivers a weekend of pop culture and fandom in downtown Chicago.
The 2017 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament will be the national championship tournament for men's college ice hockey in the United States in 2017. The tournament will involve 16 teams in single-elimination play to determine the national champion at the Division I level of the NCAA, the highest level of competition in college hockey. The tournament's Frozen Four – the semifinals and finals – will be hosted by the University of Notre Dame and the Chicago Sports Commission at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.
ProMat 2017, held April 3-6, 2017 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, is the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North America.
ProMat provides attendees access to the latest material handling and logistics equipment and technologies. You can register to attend for free by completing a brief online form.
America's Beauty Show ® (ABS) is owned and produced by Cosmetologists Chicago® (CC). Professional cosmetologists, nail technicians and estheticians from all over the world attend ABS every year to experience superior education and innovation in all aspects of beauty, as well as gain inspiration to take back to their salons.
In addition to more than 2,100 exhibitors showcasing thousands of new products, the International Home + Housewares Show offers visitors education and insight into business practices and trends that are shaping the industry. Experience the Show's strong educational sessions and special displays to help grow your business!
Come to the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting and enjoy complimentary access to the exhibit floor featuring the latest professional products and instruments.
- Earn CE just by visiting the Exhibit Hall
- Experience our outstanding televised, live-patient courses
- Network with your fellow members from 89 countries as well as from across the United States.
The Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) is the nation's oldest and largest metropolitan dealer organization. The CATA has produced the Chicago Auto Show since 1935.
All Chicago Auto Show exhibits are held in the McCormick Place complex. Exhibitions include: multiple world and North American introductions; a complete range of domestic and imported passenger cars and trucks; sport utility vehicles; and experimental or concept cars. In total, nearly 1,000 different vehicles will be on display. Additionally, attendees will also have the opportunity to see numerous accessories and auto-related exhibits, competition vehicles and project, antique and collector cars.
Radiological Society of North America's Annual Meeting
"The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA®) is an international society of radiologists, medical physicists and other medical professionals with more than 54,000 members from 136 countries across the globe. RSNA hosts the world’s premier radiology forum, drawing approximately 55,000 attendees annually to McCormick Place in Chicago, and publishes two top peer-reviewed journals: Radiology, the highest-impact scientific journal in the field, and RadioGraphics, the only journal dedicated to continuing education in radiology."
Hosted at McComrick Place
Chicago welcomes in the holidays with a tradition seen by millions on television. The McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade kicks off the season with a fun-filled morning in the heart of downtown. Watch the colorful procession makes its way up State Street from Congress Parkway to Randolph Street at this free, all-ages event.
The City of Chicago is proud to present the 103rd Anniversary of the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Millennium Park, Friday, November 18.
The 103rd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will feature a performance by the international percussion sensation created by Luke Cresswell and Steve NcNicholas: STOMP along with a special appearance by Santa Claus.
On Friday, November 18, come celebrate the 25th anniversary with us at Lights Festival Lane in Pioneer Court. This is the first time we will have activities on Friday night and there are bound to be surprises!
On Saturday, November 19, The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival will once again offer activities, starting at 11:00 AM and continuing throughout the evening. A grand Tree-Lighting Parade down Michigan Avenue marshaled by Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse from Walt Disney World Resort in Florida steps off at 5:30PM.