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Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

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5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
+1 847-692-2220
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ROSEMONT Convention Center

My last trip here was 2005, there were still the same 3 Rosemont Police directing traffic and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tim H
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Nebraska City, Nebraska
Exxxotica 2017

Convention center very clean and spacious. Adequate bathroom facilities. Loved the complimentary Wi... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denice G
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
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+1 847-692-2220
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My last trip here was 2005, there were still the same 3 Rosemont Police directing traffic and pedestrian attendees near the main entrance ! Apparently they cannot afford a simple traffic light ? When you walk near the entrance there are people smoking you have...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Convention center very clean and spacious. Adequate bathroom facilities. Loved the complimentary Wi Fi. Link ways to different hotels makes it easier to get around. Overall a very good area for large and small events.

1  Thank Denice G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to two different conventions just this year alone at the Douglas E. Stephens convention center and it continues to amaze me at how clean and well kept the center is. The staff there is wonderful, friendly, and very helpful. The convention center is...More

Thank chelseam362
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

-Restroom options are limited. -Rooms for smaller sessions are far from the main Halls. -It's quite a walk from the Convention Center Parking (located behind Hilton, Embassy Suites and Double Tree).

Thank Green P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for the weekend because there was an expo going on. It was really big and spacious and walking distance from my hotel which was perfect.

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Large venue with escalators and a walking tunnel from other parking areas. Very open area. Nothing spectacular.

Thank Countryjules
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The DES is attractive and offers sufficient conference and display spaces large events. The staff is friendly and accommodating. The facility is connected by a walkway to several Five-Star hotels. Furthermore, it has a reasonable diner/cafeteria on-site, the Expoteria.

Thank arnoldt532
Reviewed May 27, 2017

This convention center is very nice size and i have loved coming to conventions here several times a year. The staff were nicer than usual and the only complaint was they were forcing people out of the panel areas during the adult panels and photoshoots....More

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed May 23, 2017

ACen was held here for now 20 years on this day, 5/23/2017. The weekend consisted of fantastic wonders that EVERYONE enjoyed. Every time an event is held here, it's not just a great time, it makes you want to come back for more. Let's just...More

Thank the13thspell
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Attended acen for all three days. Had more than enough space to host the event. Was well staffed as you saw security at various checkpoints and vendors attending shops. It also connects to a couple hotels nearby so make traveling a bit easier. This is...More

Thank Chris R
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laptop33
March 3, 2017|
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Response from Anne S | Reviewed this property |
2nd floor
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Marc S
February 3, 2017|
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Response from R G | Reviewed this property |
Your better off to stay within walking distance or at a hotel that provides a free shuttle service.
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Peter S
June 8, 2015|
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Response from BunnyFish7 | Reviewed this property |
Not a direct shuttle. However, you could take the L. The L has a station inside the airport. Take it one stop to Rosemont. From there, it is a short walk to the convention center and area around it.
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