The Convention Center Itself
The Schaumburg Convention Center offers everything desirable in a large meeting space. There is over 150,000 square feet of space available that can be broken into three sections. All kinds of events including sporting events, trade shows, weddings, and much more are hosted every year at the convention center or in hotels near Schaumburg Convention Center.
The exterior of the building is beautifully landscaped and includes two large ponds with fountains. The interior combines modern technology with timeless elegance. Keep looking and you’ll find the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel that connects to the convention center and provides over 500 luxurious rooms. Catering is available from an award-winning culinary team at the Renaissance.
As wonderful as the convention center is, though, the area has much more to offer. The Chicago O’Hare International Airport is only 12 miles away, and Downtown Chicago just 26 miles. Closer to the convention center, you will find that the community of Schaumburg has a great many outlets for shopping, dining, and entertainment.
The Woodfield Mall features a collection of department stores and specialty shops that you will not find elsewhere, along with a variety of restaurants. IKEA is also a favorite shopping destination, as is the Legoland Discovery Center.
If you seek entertainment you may enjoy dinner and a show at Medieval Times, where you can eat and watch a jousting tournament. Chicago Improv or Laugh Out Loud in Schaumburg are both great for a taste of Chicago’s famous improvisational comedy. You may catch a tomorrow’s star in these comedy venues.
The Spring Valley Nature Preserve and Veteran’s Gateway Park are both areas where you can relax, take a walk, and spend some time enjoying the beauty of nature. The Spring Valley Nature Preserve includes a working 1880s farm and a nature center, along with miles of paths and trails. The Veteran’s Gateway Park features fountains, paths, and benches. Within a few steps of the park, you’ll find the Trickster Gallery which displays modern Native American works of art.
No matter what type of cuisine you want, you’re sure to find it in the area surrounding the Schaumburg Convention Center. You can get a taste of world-famous Chicago-style pizza at Lou Malnati’s, Frato’s, Rosati’s, or Moretti’s Ristorante and Pizzeria, among many others. Wildberry is great for breakfast or brunch, and County Donuts is open 24/7 to satisfy your donut craving.
The Schaumburg Convention Center is close enough to Downtown Chicago to make visiting the city easy, and there is no doubt that exploring Chicago is worthwhile. From Lakeshore Park to Jackson Park, you will find miles of interesting things to do. Museum Campus, all of the public art and food trucks scattered throughout the city, and the Navy Pier are each uniquely Chicago experiences. Grab lunch from a truck and then find a spot overlooking the lake and enjoy.
The entire Chicagoland area is filled with music, art, and green spaces, as well as some of the nation’s most important business entities. Staying in hotels near the Schaumburg Convention Center puts visitors in a great location to work, play, and explore.