The Convention Center is conveniently located for public transport and served by the L and the Metra rail systems.
The nearest Metra station is Rosemont, next to the Aloft Hotel, which is just a 10 minute walk from the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.
Take Congress/O'Hare — "L" to Rosemont/River Road station. Transfer to Pace Bus 221 to Allstate Arena. The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center is a 3 block walk to the south.
The Expo is south of the Kennedy Expressway and east of Chicago O'Hare Airport and the Tri-State Tollway.
The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center is easily accessible by road.
It is located at 5555 North River Rd. in Rosemont, just south of the Kennedy Expressway and east of Chicago O'Hare International Airport and the Tri-State Tollway. Parking is across from the Center, on Williams Street, directly behind the Embassy Suites Hotel. Garage parking is $13. Handicapped spaces are located at our main parking lot, behind the Embassy Suites Hotel, which is accessible to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center through our elevated walkway.
Traveling from Milwaukee on 294 South and from Rockford on 90 East
Exit at O'Hare (1-190 West), pay toll, exit Mannheim Rd. south. Proceed in right line, re-enter east to Chicago 1-190, proceed 1 mile, exit River Rd. south. Convention Center is on the left.
Traveling from Indiana on 294 North
Exit at Balmoral, pay toll. Turn right. Next light turn left on to River Rd. For public parking turn left on the first street- Williams Street and proceed into the parking garage.
OR ALTERNATE EXIT
Exit O’Hare/River Rd. (1-190 West), pay toll. Exit left after toll plaza to River Rd. Turn right at River Rd. Convention Center is approximately 3 blocks on the left.
Traveling from Chicago on the Kennedy (1-90)
Exit O'Hare (1-190 West), exit River Rd., turn right at River Rd. Convention Center is approximately 2 blocks on the left.
Traveling from Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Proceed east to Chicago on 1-190. Exit at River Rd. south. Convention Center is approximately 1 block on the left.
To return to 294 North from Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Balmoral Ave. west to Mannheim Rd. north to 1-190 east to Chicago. One-half mile to 294 north to Wisconsin.
To return to 294 South from Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
River Rd. south to Balmoral (Rosemont Theatre), turn right (west) to 294 south.
The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center is only a few minutes from O'Hare International Airport.
Reach Donald E. Stephens Convention Center via the CTA’s Blue Line train service from Chicago O'Hare International Airport. The train journey takes less than 15 minutes plus a short walk from Rosemont train station.
You can also reach the venue by taxi. To help exhibitors on the last day of the show a limited service will run from the Convention Center directly to the Airport (from 3pm to 7.30pm)
The CTA’s Blue Line will also take you from the venue to Downtown Chicago. There’s a train every eight minutes and the journey time is just under an hour.
ALL ROUTES TO DROP AND COLLECT AT DONALD E STEPHENS CONVENTION CENTER
- Holiday Inn Express & Suites Chicago O’Hare
- Hyatt Place O’Hare
- Residence Inn
- Sheraton O’Hare
- Wyndham O’Hare
- Sonesta (Holiday Inn & Suites)
- Rose Hotel
- Hyatt Rosemont
- Courtyard Marriott
- Marriott Suites O’Hare
- Courtyard Marriott O’Hare
- Springhill Suites
- Four Points by Sheraton
Timings: 08:00am-6:00pm on 13/14 September and 08:00am-7:00pm on 15 September