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Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

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Address: 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone Number: +1 847-692-2220
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Convenient location near O'Hare is a big plus. Lots of hotels, including some with the skybridge so you don't have to worry about the elements. If you're going to a larger event... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Convenient location near O'Hare is a big plus. Lots of hotels, including some with the skybridge so you don't have to worry about the elements. If you're going to a larger event, make your hotel reservations early or be prepared to pay a lot and/or miss out on rooms. Parking is pretty convenient. Facility itself is decent.

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Tulsa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again, a SUPER CLEAN, Well-lit, and COMFORTABLE building for the Corvette & Muscle Car Nationals Classic Car Show. The lunch options are the only thing TOO PRICEY, but simply walk across the street to Gibson's for lunch. You can get hand stamped and reurn to the show for free! Enjoy!

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Mississauga, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to the Donald Stephens Convention Centre a couple of different times and it is good. There is lots of room and there are lots of hotels and restaurants around it so you don't have to go far.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there for the Wizard World Comic Con and loved the place. It's huge and pretty. The staff was great. I just wish there were more eating options inside the venue.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As convention centers go this one is pretty good for a trade show. There are enough hotels in the area and its easy to get in and out of. There are several snack/drink cafe's inside and plenty of restrooms that aren't too far away.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall a nice facility, but a bit dated and not all on one level. The lobby and entrance are nice, but the main trade show floor is separated by a ramp and steps - guessing it was built at two different times. The secondary exhibition area is on the second floor which is less preferred by exhibitors as it is... More 

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Davis Junction, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This center is amazing,set up at many shows here.And frankly,Glenn in the back of the seens is great! GIZMO

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every year it take place the PLMA at Donald Stephens center. It's the 3rd time we came for this exhibition. Great location and well connected to the parking.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Attractive rooms and well signed for moving from place to place. Restrooms are clean. The staff is helpful and courteous. Easy to get transportation by taxi, uber, or free shuttle to outlet mall.

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Bloomingdale, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I recently attended a Case Management show at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. And I have to say, this is a very nice conference center. Rosemont is certainly easy to get to from O'Hare if you're traveling. And if not, it's accessible from multiple highways. Parking is across the street and is connected to the center by a long... More 

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