Merchandise Mart Expocenter

Address:
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 470, Chicago, IL 60654
Founded in:
1930
Total area:
372,000 m2
  • Rooms & halls:
    25
  • Visitors per year:
    10 million
About The Venue

One of Chicago's iconic buildings is the  Merchandise Mart Expo Centre. It was founded in 1930 and receives about 10 million visitors every year. It has 372 000 m2 of gross floor space and 25 floors. At present, it is one of the leading commercial buildings in the world. It is also one of the premier event venues of the USA with notable events including the NeoCon and the ICFA. 

The Merchandise Mart Expo Centre spans 2 city blocks with 372 000 m2 of gross floor space. The building has 25 floors and is constructed in the art deco style. Upon its completion in 1930 it was the world’s largest building. It is one of the world’s leading commercial centres with many companies renting offices. In 2007 the venue received the LEED Silver Certification. Said certification was upgraded to Gold in 2013 and 2018. The venue also has a convenient location as it is close to O’Hare Airport.

How to get to Merchandise Mart Expocenter
On foot

O’Hare Airport – not advisable

Chicago Union Station – 20 mins via S Wacker Dr

By Car

O’Hare Airport – 20 mins via I-90 E and I-90/I-94

Chicago Union Station – 5 mins via S Wacker Dr

By public transport

O’Hare Airport – 55 mins via Blue Line Transport

Chicago Union Station – 15 mins via transport 60

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