Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
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|Former names||Rosemont Convention Center|
|Location||5555 N. River Road|
Rosemont, Illinois 60018
|Owner||Village of Rosemont|
|Operator||Village of Rosemont|
The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, formerly known as the Rosemont/O'Hare Exposition Center, is a convention center located in Rosemont, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Built in 1975, the center has exhibition space of 840,000 sq ft (78,000 m2) and parking available via a Skybridge connected parking garage, which is able to accommodate 8,000 vehicles. It is located near O'Hare International Airport, Allstate Arena, Rosemont Theatre, and Fashion Outlets of Chicago. The facility is named after the late mayor of Rosemont, Donald E. Stephens.
Notable events held annually include:
- Midwest FurFest
- The Chicago RV and Boat Show
- The International Gem and Jewelry Show
- Anime Central
- Anime Midwest
- Wizard World Chicago
- Islamic Society of North America Convention
The American Numismatic Association held their annual "World's Fair of Money" here in 1991, 1999, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2019, 2021 and 2022.
- "Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Chicago venue-convention from". Chicago Traveler. Archived from the original on 2017-09-12. Retrieved 2013-06-08.