DES Convention
Center

The Donald E. Stephens Convention & Conference Center offers a total of 840,000 square feet of flexible exhibition space. From an intimate wedding to a larger trade show, we can help you configure it any way you like. If you’re planning a larger show, you’ll appreciate our continuous 250,000 square-foot space for 1,225 booths. We can also create a multiple hall layout for up to 3,566 booths. Customized floor plans are our specialty.

Effective January 3, 2022 - Cook County requires all patrons age 5 and older to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and wear a mask to visit this location.

Valid Forms of Verification Include:

  • Valid photo ID (age 16+)
  • and Vaccination card
  • Photocopy of vaccination card
  • Digital record or app or
  • Printed record from vaccine provider

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