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Address: 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone Number: 847-692-2220
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For the past 4 years, I have taken my son to the annual Anime Convention that is held here. The crew who does all of the scheduling and set-up do a fantastic job.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Toluca, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

For the past 4 years, I have taken my son to the annual Anime Convention that is held here. The crew who does all of the scheduling and set-up do a fantastic job.

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Rockford, Illinois, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I liked the size of the convention hall, and the number of restrooms available. One negative was how long of a walk it was from the room to the convention hall.

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CUDAHY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I visit twice per year for the Gem Show. Convenient and they have a shuttle to the parking garage. Nice.

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Lemont, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This venue is very popular with a huge variety of events. I attend it regularly throughout the year. It is in a very busy area. They have garage parking for all of the area, $13, and you have to walk a ways undercover, though, and they do have a shuttle bus, if you want to wait. There is a metro... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The convention was set up alright but the entire place did not have much appeal and it was really hot!

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Bryan, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The convention center is nice and clean. It is difficult to find a taxi that will take you too and from. Some can take you but can't pick you up. The Starbucks is by far the worse one I have ever been in. It took 38 minutes to get 2 coffees with 10 people in front of us.

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Cincinnati
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I like the wide array of places to use there for various events. It works very well for the Electric Power Conference.

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Rockdale, Texas
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We host a show here every other year and have always been impressed with the center and the staff. Love the fact that they have a Starbucks in the lobby but wish the lines were not always so crazy! I wish there were more things to do nearby and maybe a shuttle to different places like downtown Chicago or other... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Came here for a few conventions most recent was the travel and the tattoo this place is very clean very organized and great location just off the exspess way 90/94 parking right next door also surrounded by many beand name hotels if needed and several restaurant options too

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Been coming here for years for conventions and it is always a pleasure. The convention center is sprawling and it is easy to get lost. However, I have found if you keep wandering, you will eventually find where you need to be! Everything is well lit and the main lobby is inviting. The fountains out front are a great meeting... More 

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Address: Address: 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone Number: 847-692-2220
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rosemont

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