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Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
847-692-2220
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Ranked #5 of 11 Attractions in Rosemont
Type: Convention Centers
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Bettendorf, Iowa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We love coming up for various shows at the convention center. The travel show in the winter is our favorite way to break up the cold and dream.

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Chicago, Illinois
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The facility is a bit run down and "sticky" feeling. Could use a good cleaning. The bar was poorly stocked and the first few selections were: "sorry...we don't have that anymore."

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Dry Ridge, Kentucky, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We displayed our machines here for a spring industry show. Its amazing how fast they can put the booths and the floor together! Nice Place!

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Manhattan, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My only complaint is that they hosted another convention at the same time, in some of the same space. At the same time as Comic-con, there were huge herds of pre-teen girls running around screaming at some pre-teen male internet "celebrities". It was quite annoying.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Although the staff in the service office are a bit miserable and not particularly helpful. Convenient location.

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Chicago, Illinois
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133 reviews 133 reviews
23 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is a huge convention & conference place that competes with McCormick Place. A lot of smaller conferences. It is convenient to the airport and it has plenty of hotels and restaurants all around.

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Zion, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We were here for the travel expo twice...2011 and a previous year. Big place and depending on your reason for being there business or pleasure this place has room to accommodate all your needs and info for sure. There are plenty of near by places to dine to suit your needs also.

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Merced, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I recently attended a convention at this center and it is enormous in size. They have a sit down "café" at the back of the center but once you exit to eat at the café you have to go clear around the building to get back inside as they did not allow entry from the café only exit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Attended a business convention, the venue was your typical convention center. The convention center needs to invest the money in seating for the food area as the only seating was reserved by companies for their employees/customers. The food on site was not only over priced, it honestly wasn't even worth it. Some food seamed as if it had been left... More

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Catering on site is average at best. Transport around the hotels is good. WHY ARE THEY STILL CHARGING FOR WIFI AT $10 PER DAY?????

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