Welcome, Houseware Buyers, Cosmetologists and Art Education Professionals!

Here are the trade shows coming up at McCormick Place.

  • The International Home + Housewares Show 2016 (March 5 – 8) – The International Home + Housewares Show features more than 2,100 exhibitors from over 40 countries and more than 62,000 total attendees from over 125 countries. The Show brings buyers and sellers together to create the home + housewares industry’s key marketplace. Experience the Show’s strong educational sessions and special displays to help grow your business. To register and to learn more, please visit http://www.housewares.org/show/default.

Want to save up to 40% on your hotel stay? Stay in Burr Ridge, voted Chicago’s #1 suburb! Choose from the Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge, SpringHill Suites Burr Ridge, Extended StayAmerica Burr Ridge, and the Crowne Plaza Burr Ridge (opening Spring 2016). Four great hotels, four price points and plenty of great restaurants! (Just 18 miles from McCormick Place on I-55 at County Line Road (1/2 mile south of I-294).

  • America’s Beauty Show by Cosmetologists Chicago (March 12 – 14) – With inspiring new events, education and innovations in all aspects of beauty during the three-day event, more than 65,000 salon professionals and owners, aspiring students and teachers, headliners and educations, leading product manufacturers and distributors all have a great experience at America’s Beauty Show. Owned and produced by Cosmetologists Chicago, America’s Beauty Show can boast many firsts in beauty industry trade events.

Want to save up to 40% on your hotel stay? Stay in Burr Ridge, voted Chicago’s #1 suburb! Choose from the Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge, SpringHill Suites Burr Ridge, Extended StayAmerica Burr Ridge, and the Crowne Plaza Burr Ridge (opening Spring 2016). Four great hotels, four price points and plenty of great restaurants! (Just 18 miles from McCormick Place on I-55 at County Line Road (1/2 mile south of I-294).

  • 2016 NAEA National Convention (March 17 – 19) – The NAEA National Convention is an annual event providing substantive professional development services that include the advancement of knowledge in all sessions, events, and activities for the purpose of improving visual arts instruction in American schools. It is the world’s largest art education convention! The three-day convention includes over 1,000 participatory workshops, panels, seminars for job-alike groups, keynote addresses by world-acclaimed educators, artists, researchers, and scholars with the opportunity to connect with your colleagues from all over the world. To learn more and to register, please visit http://www.arteducators.org/news/national-convention/national-convention.

Want to save up to 40% on your hotel stay? Stay in Burr Ridge, voted Chicago’s #1 suburb! Choose from the Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge, SpringHill Suites Burr Ridge, Extended StayAmerica Burr Ridge, and the Crowne Plaza Burr Ridge (opening Spring 2016). Four great hotels, four price points and plenty of great restaurants! (Just 18 miles from McCormick Place on I-55 at County Line Road (1/2 mile south of I-294).

  • Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (March 18 – 20) – The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), is a comic book and pop culture convention spanning the latest and greatest from the world of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and videogames. From a Show Floor packed with hundreds of exhibitors and Artist Alley members, to panels, autograph sessions and screening rooms featuring sneak peeks at upcoming films and television shows, C2E2 gives fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators and celebrities and delivers a weekend of pop culture and fandom to downtown Chicago. To learn more and to buy tickets, please visit http://www.c2e2.com/Home/.

Want to save up to 40% on your hotel stay? Stay in Burr Ridge, voted Chicago’s #1 suburb! Choose from the Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge, SpringHill Suites Burr Ridge, Extended StayAmerica Burr Ridge, and the Crowne Plaza Burr Ridge (opening Spring 2016). Four great hotels, four price points and plenty of great restaurants! (Just 18 miles from McCormick Place on I-55 at County Line Road (1/2 mile south of I-294).

Why spend extra bucks to stay in the congestion of Downtown Chicago or McCormick Place? Save up to 40% at each of the four hotels in Burr Ridge! Rated Chicago’s #1 suburb! When your feet are tired from standing or walking all day, and your head is full of new information…. and all you crave is a good meal and a comfortable bed, make your way to one of the four hotels in Burr Ridge; Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge, SpringHill Suites Burr Ridge, Extended StayAmerica Burr Ridge, and the Crowne Plaza Burr Ridge (opening Spring 2016).

Just 15 miles south of Downtown Chicago on I-55 and a half mile south of I-294, the hotels in Burr Ridge promise to make your stay as comfortable as possible with all the amenities of downtown hotels. We also welcome groups for large or small business meetings. Just contact the hotel of your choice to arrange for your conference space. Burr Ridge….four great hotels, four price points, plenty of great restaurants, free parking and a welcome break from the congestion and high prices of the big city.

It’s Better in Burr Ridge!