For planners looking in the Chicago area for meeting and event venues with easy international access, Rosemont event venues are conveniently located just two miles outside of the world-renowned Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Rosemont offers a variety of meeting facilities, as well as a brand-new entertainment and shopping district.
Part of Cook County and situated just 17 miles northwest of Chicago, Rosemont is home to the sprawling 840,000-square-foot Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. The center offers a contiguous 250,000-square-foot hall, a 30,000-square-foot ballroom, a 30,000-square-foot lobby, six exhibit halls and 50 meeting rooms. It's connected via covered skybridge to an 8,000-space public parking garage, the 1,096-room Hyatt Regency O'Hare, the 300-room Hilton Rosemont Chicago O'Hare, the 293-room Embassy Suites O'Hare-Rosemont and the 369-room DoubleTree by Hilton O'Hare-Rosemont.
Allstate Arena, one of the largest indoor entertainment facilities in the Chicago region, is one of the prime event venues in Rosemont. The arena accommodates private events, which can be held in a number of flexible staging and floor configurations, including a 12,500-square-foot hall, four mezzanine meeting rooms accommodating 50 guests each and two additional meeting rooms accommodating 250 people each. The arena features 4,500 on-site parking spaces, full-service catering and access to regional public transportation.
Other special event venues in Rosemont include the plush Rosemont Theatre, a 4,400-seat theater that offers private event space throughout its mahogany-trimmed lobby and multi-level VIP room, augmented by such meeting amenities as full-service catering and state-of-the-art sound and lighting. Furthermore, the Allstate Arena which hosts more than 150 events annually, attracting an average of 1.5 million audience members to witness some of the world's top performances.
Dining options in Rosemont include such delicious neighborhood options as Carlucci, Nick's Fishmarket, Rosewood and Cafe Zalute, as well as a location for the local chain Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse.
The MB Financial Park at Rosemont is another new attraction that has recently been constructed in Rosemont. This entertainment and night-life district features lively bars, live music performances, casual outdoor dining, and even a bowling alley. Anchored by a large 18-screen movie theatre, this Chicago entertainment experience also features a courtyard with seasonal attractions. In addition, the Fashion Outlets of Chicago opened its doors on August 1, 2013 and features more than 120 stores and restaurants spanning within a massive 530,000 square feet of space and is home to several upscale stores, including Saks Off Fifth, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Prada, Halston and Bloomingdales. Rosemont also features Rivers Casino, the newest Chicago casino, which consists of over 1,050 slots and 48 table games where visitors can try their luck.
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