McCormick Place

convention center in the United States

McCormick Place is the largest convention center in North America.[1] It consists of four interconnected buildings on and near the shore of Lake Michigan. It is about 4 km (2.5 mi) south of downtown Chicago, Illinois, USA. McCormick Place hosts many trade shows and meetings. The 2012 NATO Summit in Chicago was held at McCormick Place. President Barack Obama made his 2012 election victory speech speech there. It was named after Cyrus McCormick.

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  1. "U.S. Convention Center Directory". Archived from the original on 2012-01-08. Retrieved 2013-06-04.

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