Travel Information


The Windy City Gift Show is offering all Retailer Symposium attendees discounted hotel rates. You can search for a hotel below.

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Traveling by Air:

The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center is in Rosemont, IL, just 5 minutes away from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.  All  Rosemont hotels supply free transportation to and from O’Hare International Airport.



Rosemont is easily accessible via I-90, I-294 and the I 290/294.  Attendees will receive free parking courtesy of the Windy City Gift Show.


Public Transit – Take the L from Downtown Chicago:

From the Merchandise Mart, walk 2 short blocks over the river to the Clark/Lake Station. You can then do one of two things:

1. The CTA “L” Blue Line Train goes all the way to O’Hare. From there you can take a cab or hotel shuttle to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center business area.

2. You can take the CTA “L” Blue Line Train to the Rosemont Station. From there, take the shuttle bus which runs to the convention center, entertainment district and new fashion outlet. You can also walk the few short blocks from the Rosemont stop to the convention center.

The train is $2.25 each way to/from Rosemont/Chicago Loop.