June/25/2011 17:22PM
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McCormick Place is the huge exhibition center in Chicago. Over the years the unions have made McCormick Place too expensive and too much hassle for many exhibitors. Long-time McCormick Place shows have left for Vegas and Orlando. As a former exhibitor at McCormick Place I can tell you that only a union employee can plug Read the full article…

December/03/2009 18:57PM
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More and more conventions are choosing to move from Chicago and McCormick Place. I was involved with several conventions there years ago. No one can plug in a plug without a union card. Costs for everything were ridiculous. It was a smile and a wink deal, that’s how things work here in Chicago. Union workers Read the full article…