Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center
The Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel, located in Schaumburg, Illinois at I-90 and Meacham Rd, opened its doors in July 2006. The 500-room hotel is run by Marriott under their Renaissance brand. The property features a 100,000 sq ft (9,300 m2). exhibition hall, 48,000 sq ft (4,500 m2). of meeting room space, and a 28,000 sq ft (2,600 m2). ballroom, all of which can be divided to provide many configurations.
Construction began on the $156 million facility in July 2004 and took two years to complete. The property is owned by the Village of Schaumburg, who chose John Portman & Associates of Atlanta as the architect and Walsh Construction of Chicago as the general contractor. The original design also called for an $80 million performing arts center but that portion of the design has been tabled for now. The convention center hosted its first event, the USA Gymnastics Tumbling & Trampoline National Championships, from July 5–14, 2006. The hotel's first guests checked in on July 17, 2006.
All of the interiors for the hotel and convention center were designed by the Atlanta Office of Hirsch Bedner Associates, the world's largest and leading hospitality interior design firm.
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