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Lodging & Airfare Discounts, Driving Directions and Parking Information

RAPID + TCT has arranged lodging and flight discounts for your visit to the Chicago area. We have also provided information on driving directions and parking.

RAPID + TCT 2021 will be located at McCormick Place Lakeside Center.

Address:
2301 S. Lakeshore Drive
Chicago, IL 60616

McCormick Place achieved GBAC STAR accreditation in August 2020. Designed to assist spaces in establishing a comprehensive system of cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention, the GBAC STAR program works with facilities to create practices, protocols, procedures, and systems to control risks associated with infectious agents such as the virus responsible for COVID-19.

Learn more about the McCormick Place Enhanced Facility Cleaning Procedures.

Lodging in the Chicago Area

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OnPeak.jpg  Coming in 2021

Warning! Be aware of unauthorized hotel solicitations. onPeak is the only official housing company associated with RAPID + TCT. We have received reports that other companies are posing as official travel vendors and may contact you offering housing for your trip. These companies are not endorsed by or affiliated with RAPID + TCT. Beware that entering into financial agreements with non-endorsed companies can have costly consequences.

Flight Discounts

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RAPID + TCT is pleased to partner with Delta Airlines to offer potential discounts on round-trip airfare to Chicago. More information is coming soon.

 

  • NOT ALL FARES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A DISCOUNT
  • Discounts apply to round trip travel only
  • Not valid with other discounts, certificates, coupons or promotional offers
  • Fare rules will determine eligibility

*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via Delta’s reservation 800-number.

Local Airports

Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) – Approximately 20 miles from McCormick Place.

Chicago Midway Airport – Approximately 10 miles from McCormick Place.

Parking & Directions

There are three main parking lots on the McCormick Place campus. All are in close proximity and walking distance to our convention complex and are ADA accessible. Events in Lakeside Center designate Lot C as the primary parking location.

 McCormick Parking Lot C

Fort Dearborn Drive, Chicago, IL 60616

If approaching from the north, northwest or O’Hare Airport, follow I-190 East to I-90 East. This turns into I-90/94 East (Dan Ryan Expressway). Keeping to the right, follow to I-55 North (Stevenson Expressway) onto US-41 South (Lake Shore Drive). Exit at 31st St. and turn left over the Lake Shore Dr. Bridge to Ft. Dearborn Drive. Turn left and follow signs to Lot C.

If approaching from the west, follow I-290 East (Eisenhower Expressway) to I-94 East (Dan Ryan Expressway). Keeping to the right, follow to I-55 North (Stevenson Expressway) onto US-41 South (Lake Shore Drive). Exit at 31st St. and turn left over the Lake Shore Dr. Bridge to Ft. Dearborn Drive. Turn left and follow signs to Lot C.

If approaching from the southwest or Midway Airport, take I-55 North (Stevenson Expressway). Exit at Martin L. King Drive (Exit #293D) and follow signs to Lot A entrance ramp located immediately to your left.

If approaching from the south or Indiana via I-80/94, take I-80/94, exit at I-94 West (Bishop Ford Expressway) and proceed on I-94 West (Dan Ryan Expressway). Follow to I-55 North (Stevenson Expressway) to US-41 South (Lake Shore Drive). Exit at 31st St. and turn left over the Lake Shore Dr. Bridge to Ft. Dearborn Drive. Turn left and follow signs to Lot C.

If approaching from the Indiana Skyway, take I-90 West (Indiana Tollway turns into the Chicago Skyway). Merge onto I-90/94 West (Dan Ryan Expressway). Exit at I-55 North (Stevenson Expressway) to US-41 South (Lake Shore Drive). Exit at 31st St. and turn left over the Lake Shore Dr. Bridge to Ft. Dearborn Drive. Turn left and follow signs to Lot C.

If approaching from the north on Lake Shore Drive, exit at 31st St. and turn left over the Lake Shore Dr. Bridge to Ft. Dearborn Drive. Turn left again and follow signs to Lot C. From the south, exit at 31st St. Stay to the right onto Ft. Dearborn Drive. Follow signs to Lot C.

If approaching from Congress Parkway (the Loop), turn right onto Columbus Drive (South). Merge with US-41 South (Lake Shore Drive). Exit at 31st St. Turn left over the Lake Shore Dr. bridge to Ft. Dearborn Drive. Turn left again and follow signs to Lot C.