America's Beauty Show
Mar
25
Mar 27

America's Beauty Show

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. 

PROMAT
Apr
3
Apr 6

PROMAT

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.

NCAA  Division 1 Ice Hockey Championship Frozen Four
Apr
6
Apr 8

NCAA Division 1 Ice Hockey Championship Frozen Four

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 ChicagoIllinois.

Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo
Apr
21
Apr 23

Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo

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.

National Restaurant Association Show 2017
May
20
May 23

National Restaurant Association Show 2017

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.

53rd ASCO Annual Meeting
Jun
2
Jun 6

53rd ASCO Annual Meeting

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.

NeoCon 2017
Jun
12
Jun 14

NeoCon 2017

The fair will deliver three days of innovative products, educational seminars, and networking opportunities. The single most important commercial interiors event of the year, NeoCon sets the tone for the industry, and drives it in new and inspiring directions.


International Home & Housewares Show
Mar
18
Mar 21

International Home & Housewares Show

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!

STING 57th & 9th Tour
Mar
3
8:00 pm20:00

STING 57th & 9th Tour

  • Aragon Ballroom

Sting will hit the road in support of his new LP this coming March with an expansive North American tour. 

Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting
Feb
23
Feb 25

Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting

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.
Chicago Auto Show
Feb
10
Feb 19

Chicago Auto Show

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.

EXHIBITS

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.

Fitz and The Tantrums
Dec
3
7:00 pm19:00

Fitz and The Tantrums

  • Aragon Ballroom

Fitz and The Tantrums, California’s sensational indie pop and neo soul artists are bringing their signature sounds to Aragon Ballroom!

WEEZER
Dec
1
7:00 pm19:00

WEEZER

  • The Aragon Ballroom

Weezer, California’s sensational alternative rock artists are bringing their signature sounds to Aragon Ballroom!

RSNA 2016
Nov
27
Dec 2

RSNA 2016

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
 

Thanksgiving Day Parade
Nov
24
8:00 am08:00

Thanksgiving Day Parade

  • Macy's

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. 

Tree Light Ceremony
Nov
18
6:00 pm18:00

Tree Light Ceremony

  • Millennium Park

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.

The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
Nov
18
Nov 19

The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

  • The Magnificent Mile

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.

Christkindlmarket
Nov
18
Dec 24

Christkindlmarket

  • Daley Plaza

One of the most timeless Christmas traditions in Chicago. The Christmas Market is a lively and bustling village of stalls in which more than two million come to enjoy the holiday spirit.

The 1975 at The Aragon Ball Room
Nov
13
Nov 14

The 1975 at The Aragon Ball Room

The 1975, England’s sensational alternative rock and indie artists, are bringing you their signature sounds as they tour venues across the nation.

Pack Expo 2016
Nov
6
Nov 9

Pack Expo 2016

What is Pack Expo?
PACK EXPO is where the very latest processing and packaging advances are unveiled, explained and often predicted. Seeing these innovations in action gives you the vision of how to apply them in your plant

Where is Pack Expo?

McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive.

Ghost and Gangsters
Oct
27
5:00 pm17:00

Ghost and Gangsters

  • The Guesthouse Hotel

Join us as we host Special Guest, Gene Tenner for a "Gangsters and Ghosts" presentation at The Guesthouse Hotel on Thursday, Oct. 27 from  5-8pm.

RSVP: Email us at events@theguesthousehotel.com or just stop by!

World Series
Oct
25
Nov 2

World Series

  • Wrigley Field

Home Games October 28 - 30, 2016

AAO 2016
Oct
15
Oct 18

AAO 2016

The American Academy of Ophthalmology's Annual Meeting for 2016

http://www.aao.org/annual-meeting.

This event will be held at McComrick Place on the dates of Oct 15-18, 2016. 
 

NLDS CUBS
Oct
7
Oct 8

NLDS CUBS

Cubs fans will want to circle Friday, Oct. 7, on their calendars, as that is the date that both National League Division Series will get started. Both series will run through Oct. 13 at the latest, with the best-of-five series determining which teams will get into the League Championship Series.

Chicago Marathon 2016
Oct
7
Oct 9

Chicago Marathon 2016

"Running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is the pinnacle of achievement for elite athletes and everyday runners alike. On race day, runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries will set out to accomplish a personal dream by reaching the finish line in Grant Park."

Where: Grant Park
 

IMTS 2016
Sep
12
Sep 17

IMTS 2016

"The International Manufacturing Technology Show is one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world, featuring more than 2,000 exhibiting companies and 114,147 registrants. The event is held every two years in September at McCormick Place, Chicago."