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Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
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Ranked #3 of 10 attractions in Rosemont
Type: Convention Centers
Most recent review
- Jul 11, 2014
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The ;halls were very big, but there weren't adequate restroom facilities and the in house concession food left much to be desired. Also, the sound and electricity were spotty which made the event I attended seem shoddy even though these problems were out of the host's control. The Starbucks in the venue was fast and offered delicious food, but it... More

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Evansville, Indiana
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93 reviews 93 reviews
27 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Amazing experience we had at a Live concert hosted at this center. Classy location! Excellent venue! Hope we come back soon!

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Paducah, Kentucky
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Basically the same venue as all the other exposition halls, except for the logistics of the moving in and out- that went so smooth. We were allowed to carry our displays in and out, even fairly heavy equipment that didn't need a forklift, without any interference from organizers or trades.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I have attended three jewelry, fashion & accessory shows here. It's a very nice convention center, clean, well kept bathrooms, and very helpful people working. Of course the food is outrageously priced, but that's the case with these events. This last show we carried in subs to eat for lunch. I would definitely do that again.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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197 reviews 197 reviews
20 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Very nice convention center. This is accessible by all roads. Within minutes to some top restaurants. The area had many to hotels and connects to the Hyatt regency. Many different attractions go on here.

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San Diego, California, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Very nice venue for the event. Food and staff were very friendly. Clean. Unless I had seen the signs I would not have known that there was a large car show going on

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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Nice convention center that is very large. The restrooms were very clean and handy. There were two shows going on at the same time which made for great fun. The entire place was clean with a nice Starbucks located inside. The food was the usual hockey game food - lots of junk.

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Islamorada, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
8 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Attended a Trade show here and Im from Florida. I stayed at the Hilton attached to the conference center. If attending a conference here, I recommend choosing the Hilton or Hyatt which are the closest choices to the Skywalk. They need a better food service at the conference. It was worse then a ball game and expensive. Eat before you... More

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Winfield, Missouri
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Nice convention center, but seems old and outdated. It is located closely to several hotels so that makes it easy for accommodations when traveling out of town for shows at the convention center.

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Mena, Arkansas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Worked the Progressive Motorcycle Show at the convention center in early February and it was a fantastic venue! Lots of floor space for exhibits and the convention center staff was friendly and helpful. LOVED the skybridge connecting our hotel to the center so that we didn't have to get out in the cold winter wind. It was very clean and... More

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