The McCormick Place convention center complex. (Credit: CBS)

Unions Helping Chicago Land New Trade Shows, Conventions

Mayor Emanuel says Chicago is getting more convention and trade show business largely because of unprecedented cooperation with the local labor unions, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.


McCormick Place Meeting

Officials Discuss How To Keep Chicago Conventions Competitive

Gov. Pat Quinn, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other elected leaders met Tuesday to talk about ways to make shows at McCormick Place less costly in the face of recent court rulings.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

International Gay And Lesbian Travel Association Logo (IGLTA Image)

Chicago To Host Gay Travel Convention

City chosen partly for its “vibrant and diverse” gay community.


McCormick Place

McCormick Place Offering New Incentives

McCormick Place is further sweetening the pot to keep conventions in Chicago.

WBBM Newsradio–10/23/2010