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Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

Address: 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone Number: 847-692-2220
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Ranked #5 of 12 Attractions in Rosemont
Type: Convention Centers, Other
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Type: Convention Centers, Other

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Joliet, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Transworld shows are held here 4 times per year, giving shoppers a chance to buy scarves, purses, sheets, fur coats,jewelry (real and costume) and deeply discounted rates. It's a shoppers dream! You must preregister and there is a $5 fee to get in. Wear your walking shoes and bring a your shopping bags.

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Longmont, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Travel expo in January. Good spot near airport and if you have a hotel with shuttle service it mnakes it even easier. I would come back to any expo that is held here just for these reasons. I think the area even has hotels and restaurants within walking distance

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This was a huge convention center but very well organized and operated smoothly the whole weekend. Looking forward to attending future events there.

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Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The convention Center is close to ORD and well situated off of the highway. There is a free shuttle that runs from the blue line train to the convention Center, as well as to the fashion outlet mall. The actual Center and conference halls are a little difficult to maneuver. The halls are irregularly shaped and where you think you... More 

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Mundelein, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This is such a pain to get to and the parking is a rip off...there in no other way around it, but it just stinks how the traffic is set up to bit to the parking lot!

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Horsens, Denmark
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Participated in a show in Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Loved that it was close to O'Hare Airport and very good selection of hotels to choose from just around the convention center.

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Skokie, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

explored huge display of many products for sale. many things were very reasonable in price. disappointed about pay parking but what can you say. very nice product show. now know happens few times a year. wouldn't mind returning.

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Toronto, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
11 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We enjoyed attending the convention for a dance competition. Very spacious. VERY disappointed in their outrageous prices for drinks, Dancers need water Nd they were charging $3.50 for small bottle water! Same price as their soda or lemonade. Many parents were complaining about this,

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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141 reviews 141 reviews
44 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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