Ion Exhibits

Donald E Stephens Convention Center

Rosemont, IL

A popular midwestern option for small- to mid-size shows, the Donald E Stephens Convention Center is located in Rosemont, IL, 18 miles northwest of Chicago. 

There are numerous hotels and restaurants in walking distance and the convention center is located near both the subway and expressway to travel into downtown Chicago.


5555 N River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
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Where to Eat

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse has been a Chicago icon as a classic American steakhouse. It's a must visit for celebrities, tourists and locals alike. Gibsons sources it's cattle from the upper mid-west for superior taste and tenderness. Enjoy a cocktail in the well-decorated bar area with entertainment. Open for lunch and dinner, located across the street from the convention center.
Where to Visit
Zanies Comedy Club

Need to unwind and have some laughs? Head over to Zanies Comedy Club, rated best stand up comedy in Chicago. Check Zanies calendar for comedians booked throughout the week. A headliner may be on staged while your in town! Located a short walk west of the convention center, 5437 Park Place.