National Restaurant Association

Mechanically animated characters from Characters Unlimited at the National Restaurant Association at McCormick Place. (Steve Miller)

National Restaurant Association Show Gets Underway At McCormick Place

More than 60,000 people are in Chicago for the 65th National Restaurant Association show at McCormick Place.

05/18/2014

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

2 Big Trade Shows Agree To Stay At McCormick Place

Two major trade shows have extended their commitments to Chicago’s mammoth McCormick Place.

10/01/2012

Herman Cain, Sharon Bialek

Cain On Local Woman’s Claims: ‘Not One Ounce Of Truth’

Herman Cain has flatly denied claims the latest claims of sexual harassment by a Chicago area woman, in what is now one of numerous allegations against the Republican presidential candidate.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2011

Sharon Bialek attends a news conference to accuse Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain of sexual harassment more than a decade ago on November 7, 2011 in New York City. Bialek is the fourth woman to accuse Cain of inappropriate behavior when he was while CEO of the National Restaurant Association. She stated she is speaking out because she wanted to give "a face and a voice" to support the other accusers who have remained anonymous. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Chicago-Area Woman Accuses Cain Of Sexual Harassment

A Chicago area woman said Monday that presidential candidate Herman Cain groped her more than a decade ago when she approached him for help finding a job.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Scott Olson/ Getty Images)

Emanuel Denies Leaking Cain Sexual Harrassment Allegations

CHICAGO (CBS) – Mayor Rahm Emanuel is denying any involvement in the sexual harassment controversy swirling around Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain. WBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports the suggestion surfaced in the Washington […]

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

Photo Of The Convention Floor At The National Restaurant Association Show At McCormick Place. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Restaurant Show To Stay, Move Up 2 Weeks In 2012

Dashing fears that Chicago could lose the annual restaurant show to Las Vegas or Orlando forever, the National Restaurant Association announced Tuesday that it is moving up the convention next year to avoid overlapping with the NATO and G8 Summit next May.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

Photo Of The Convention Floor At The National Restaurant Association Show At McCormick Place. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Restaurant Show May Leave Chicago Over Scheduling Conflict

A spat has erupted between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the head of the National Restaurant Association over the dates of the annual event, which will overlap with the NATO and G8 Summit.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2011

McCormick Place (CBS)

Exhibitors Praise Work-Rule Changes At McCormick Place

Another major trade show committed to staying at Chicago, following major labor concessions that lower costs for show participants.

11/15/2010

Photo Of The Convention Floor At The National Restaurant Association Show At McCormick Place. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Restaurant Show To Stay In Chicago Through 2016

The National Restaurant Association has signed an agreement to keep using McCormick Place for its annual trade show through 2016.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2010