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McCormick Place South Building Technical Specifications

Exhibit Areas | Crate Storage | Floor Load / Finish | Maximum Number of Exhibit Booths | Ceiling Heights
Column Dimensions | General Lighting | Freight Door Dimensions | Dock Positions | Trash Receptacles | Utilities
Internet Access | Ceiling Tracks | Show Management Offices | Business Center | Visitors' Information
Food Service | Building Entrances / Transportation | Other Services

Level 1: Meeting Rooms | Level 4: Meeting Rooms | Level 5: Meeting Rooms

Exhibit Areas
Hall A1 430,000 gross sq. feet 39,948 sq. meters
Hall A2 410,000 gross sq. feet 38,090 sq. meters
Combined Hall A 840,000 gross sq. feet 78,038 sq. meters
Grand Ballroom/S100 33,740 gross sq. feet 3,134 sq. meters
Vista Ballroom/S406 21,365 gross sq. feet 1,984 sq. meters
Crate Storage
Interior Storage 134,300 gross sq. feet
Ceiling Clear Height 34 feet 8 inches
12,463 sq. meters
Exterior Storage 29,100 gross sq. feet 2,700 sq. meters
Combined 163,400 gross sq. feet 15,163 sq. meters
Floor Load / Finish
Hall A 400# per sq. foot Concrete
Grand Ballroom/S100 100# per sq. foot Carpet
Vista Ballroom/S406 100# per sq. foot Carpet
Maximum Number of 10'X10' Exhibit Booths (Without Special Set-up)
Hall A1 2,150
Hall A2 2,050
Combined Hall A 4,200
Grand Ballroom/S100 148 (Subject to Review/Approval)
Vista Ballroom/S406 100 (Subject to Review/Approval)
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Ceiling Heights
Hall A1 & A2 40 feet
Height Beneath Food Pods 20 feet
Column Dimensions
Hall A1 & A2 7' 9" square, 120 feet on center
Grand Ballroom/S100 Column Free
Vista Ballroom/S406 Column Free
General Lighting
Hall A1 & A2 Metal halide, 100 foot-candles at floor level
Grand Ballroom/S100 Dimmable incandescent; non-dimmable fluorescent
Vista Ballroom/S406 Dimmable incandescent; non-dimmable fluorescent, Room darkening curtains available
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Freight Door Dimensions
Hall A1 1 door 22' 3" wide x 15' 5.5" high
2 doors 18' 5" wide x 15' 5.5" high
1 door 15' 3" wide x 15' 5.5" high
1 hi-speed door 6' 9" wide x 7' 9" high
Hall A2 1 door 20' 0" wide x 24' 0" high
1 door 22' 3" wide x 15' 5.5" high
2 doors 18' 0" wide x 15' 5.5" high
Grand Ballroom/S100 1 door 10' wide x 9' high
Vista Ballroom/S406 No freight doors; access through service corridor
Dock Positions
Hall A1 30 berths, direct access to floor via drive-in ramps through 2 freight doors, each 18' 5" wide x 15' 5.5" high
Hall A2 35 berths, direct access to floor via drive-in ramps through 1 freight door, 20' 0" wide x 24'0" high and 2 freight doors 18' 0" wide x 15' 5.5" high
Trash Receptacles
Level 1 1 compactor
Level 3 2 open boxes, 3 compactors
Utilities
Hall A1 & A2 Floor Port Grid: Electrical 15x30; Plumbing 30x30
120 volt 15 amp, 208 volt 1 and 3 phase 30 amp, 208 volt 1 and 3 phase 60 amp,
480 volt 3 phase 100 amp
Telephone/Audio/Video/WIFI/CATV, Fiber Optic Cable
Water 60 psi / Air 100 psi / Gas 1 lb./sq. in.
Grand Ballroom/S100 Convenience outlets at perimeter wall only
120 volt 15 amp, 208 volt 1 and 3 phase 30 amp (5 Wire),
Pyle National 480 volt 100 amp, Switch 480 volt 200amp
Telephone/Audio/Video/CATV/WIFI
Vista Ballroom/S406 Convenience outlets at perimeter wall only
120 volt 15 amp, 208 volt 1 and 3 phase 30 amp (5 Wire),
Pyle National 480 volt 100 amp
Telephone/Audio/Video/WIFI/CATV
Internet Access
CAT5 RJ45 connections over Ethernet Network, Point-to-point networking at 10/100/1000 mbps, WIFI, Fiber Optic Cable
Ceiling Tracks
Grand Ballroom/S100 Site survey encouraged - Pick points rated at 1000 lbs each
Air wall hangers rated at 1000 lbs each
Vista Ballroom/S406 Site survey encouraged - Pick points rated at 1000 lbs each
Air wall hangers rated at 1000 lbs each
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Show Management Offices
Hall A1 Rooms: SA1a, SA1b, SA1c
Hall A2 Rooms: SA2a, SA2b, SA2c
Grand Concourse, Level 4 Rooms: S400b, S400c
Business Center
Level 2.5 Offers a full range of office supplies and services.
Mailboxes are also located outside the Business Center.
Visitors' Information
Level 1 Information/Facility
Level 2.5 Information/Destination
Food Service
Level 2.5 Food Court and Restaurant
Inside Hall A Cafe A1 and Cafe A2, Fired-Up
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Building Entrances / Transportation
Gates 1, 2 and 3
(West transportation Lobby)
Shuttle buses
Gate 4 (McCormick Square) Taxi loading/unloading
Gates 25, 26 and 27
(East transportation Lobby)
Shuttle buses, taxi loading/unloading, limousine/charter bus staging
METRA train South Building, Level 2.5
CTA City Buses Stops located on Martin Luther King Drive
Other Services
Level 2 Gift Shop, Shoe Shine, ATM machine
AEDs on all Levels

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Level 1: Meeting Rooms

Room Designation Square Footage Room Dimensions Ceiling Height Theater Capacity School Room Capacity Banquet Capacity
S100/Grand 33,740 148' 1" x 236' 0" 23' 0" 2,998 1,499 1,800
S100a 16,760 147' 10" x 117' 10" 23' 0" 1,490 745 894
S100bc 16,980 149' 5" x 118' 2" 23' 0" 1,508 754 906
S100c 10,966 148' 1" x 87' 11" 23' 0" 950 450 600
S101 4,273 56' 10" x 79' 2" 20' 0" 380 190 228
S101a 2,142 28' 6" x 79' 2" 20' 0" 190 95 114
S101b 2,131 28' 4" x 79' 2" 20' 0" 190 95 114
S102 8,224 114' 0" x 74' 11" 20' 0" 730 364 438
S102a 2,347 33' 0" x 74' 11" 20' 0" 210 105 126
S102bc 3,515 48' 0" x 74' 11" 20' 0" 310 154 186
S102d 2.362 33' 0" x 74' 11" 20' 0" 210 105 126
S103 8,211 114' 0" x 74' 11" 20' 0" 730 364 438
S103a 2,347 33' 0" x 74' 11" 20' 0" 210 105 126
S103bc 3,515 48' 0" x 74' 11" 20' 0" 310 154 186
S103d 2,362 33' 0" x 74' 11" 20' 0" 210 105 126
S104 4,276 56' 11" x 79' 1" 20' 0" 380 190 228
S104a 2,138 28' 6" x 79' 1" 20' 0" 190 95 114
S104b 2,139 28' 6" x 79' 1" 20' 0" 190 95 114
S105 10,358 135' 2" x 75' 10" 20' 0" 952 475 570
S105a 3,591 46' 3" x 75' 10" 20' 0" 319 159 191
S105bc 3,532 44' 8" x 76' 1" 20' 0" 314 157 188
S105d 3,591 46' 8" x 75' 10" 20' 0" 319 159 191
S106 5,448 87' 0" x 64' 6" 20' 0" 484 242 290
S106a 2,724 43' 0 x 64' 6" 20' 0" 242 121 145
S106b 2,724 43' 6" x 64' 6" 20' 0" 242 121 145

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Level 4: Meeting Rooms

Room Designation Square Footage Room Dimensions Ceiling Height Theater Capacity School Room Capacity Banquet Capacity
SA1a 2,167 38' 0" x 87' 0" 11' 3" Office Suite - -
SA1b 2,167 38' 0" x 87' 0" 11' 3" Office Suite - -
SA1c 2,094 36' 11" x 52' 10" 11' 3" Office Suite - -
SA2a 2,161 38' 2" x 58' 4" 11' 3" Office Suite - -
SA2b 2,088 38' 2" x 87' 0" 11' 3" Office Suite - -
SA2c 2,171 37' 11" x 87' 0" 11' 3" Office Suite - -
S400b 1,060 58' 2" x 20' 10"   Show Office - -
S400c 1,060 53' 8" x 20' 10"   Show Office - -
S401 6,657 104' 7" x 65' 6" 17' 6" 596 297 357
S401a 2,174 34' 4" x 65' 6" 17' 6" 194 97 117
S401bc 2,305 36' 0" x 65' 6" 17' 6" 206 103 123
S401d 2,177 34' 4" x 65' 6" 17' 6" 194 97 117
S402 4,360 69' 1" x 65' 6" 17' 6" 386 192 232
S402a 2,193 34' 8" x 65' 6" 17' 6" 193 96 116
S402b 2,167 34' 4" x 65' 6" 17' 6" 193 96 116
S403 4,339 68' 7" x 65' 6" 17' 6" 388 194 232
S403a 2,169 34' 4" x 65' 6" 17' 6" 194 97 116
S403b 2,170 34' 4" x 65' 6" 17' 6" 194 97 116
S404 6,553 104' 0" x 65' 6" 17' 6" 588 294 352
S404a 2,102 33' 4" x 65' 6" 17' 6" 188 94 113
S404bc 2,297 36' 1" x 65' 6" 17' 6" 206 103 123
S404d 2,154 34' 5" x 65' 6" 17' 6" 194 97 116
S405 4,432 69' 0" x 65' 6" 17' 6" 394 196 236
S405a 2,216 34' 6" x 65' 6" 17' 6" 197 98 118
S405b 2,216 34' 6" x 65' 6" 17' 6" 197 98 118
S406/Vista 21,365 149' 0" x 155' 4" 34' 8" 1,898 948 1,139
S406a 13,018 149' 0 x 81' 2" 34' 8" 1,156 578 694
S406b 8,347 111' 6" x 74' 2" 34' 8" 742 370 445

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Level 5: Meeting Rooms

Room Designation Square Footage Room Dimensions Ceiling Height Theater Capacity School Room Capacity Banquet Capacity
S501 4,870 104' 7" x 48' 6" 17' 6" 438 218 262
S501a 1,589 34' 5" x 48' 6" 17' 6" 142 70 85
S501bc 1,693 36' 0" x 48' 6" 17' 6" 154 78 92
S501d 1,588 34' 2" x 48' 6" 17' 6" 142 70 85
S502 3,180 68' 6" x 48' 6" 17' 6" 282 140 168
S502a 1,593 34' 4" x 48' 6" 17' 6" 141 70 84
S502b 1,587 34' 4" x 48' 6" 17' 6" 141 70 84
S503 3,189 68' 8" x 48' 6" 17' 6" 284 142 170
S503a 1,596 34' 4" x 48' 6" 17' 6" 142 71 85
S503b 1,593 34' 4" x 48' 6" 17' 6" 142 71 85
S504 4,834 104' 1" x 48' 6" 17' 6" 430 214 257
S504a 1,549 33' 7" x 48' 5" 17' 6" 138 69 82
S504bc 1,688 35' 8" x 48' 5" 17' 6" 151 75 90
S504d 1,597 34' 10" x 48' 5" 17' 6" 141 70 85
S505 3,204 69' 0" x 48' 5" 17' 6" 286 142 172
S505a 1,604 34' 6" x 48' 5" 17' 6" 143 71 86
S505b 1,600 34' 6" x 48' 5" 17' 6" 143 71 86

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