The New Chicago Boat RV & Strictly Sail Show, January 14-19, 2016!

Venue Information

Strictly Sail Chicago and the Chicago Boat, Sports & RV Show and have joined forces to bring you the best in boating, RVing and sailing, all under one roof!

New location. New dates. Still the Midwest’s premier sailing event—featuring the best in sailboats, sailing gear, sailing education and attractions.


Chicago's McCormick Place

Managed by the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA), Chicago's McCormick Place is North America's premier convention facility and attracts more than three million trade and public show visitors annually. The McCormick Place Complex comprises four state-of-the-art buildings, the North and South Buildings, the West Building and the Lakeside Center (formerly the East building). These buildings have a combined total of more than 2.2 million square feet of exhibit space, 1.6 million square feet all on one level, making it the nation's largest convention center.

The hub of the convention industry, McCormick Place features:

  • 2.7 million square feet of exhibit halls
  • 1.2 million square feet all on one level
  • 175 meeting rooms
  • Assembly seating for 18,000 people
  • 4,249 seat theater (Arie Crown)
  • 3 theaters seating 300 each
  • Ceiling heights up to 50 feet
  • Easy access and 5,000 parking spaces



Disability Services

McCormick Place is designed to make your visit to the Show as comfortable as possible, allowing for assisted hearing, elevators, service animals and equipment rental.

For wheelchairs, mobility scooters and power chairs, contact their preferred service partner, Scootaround Mobility Solutions at 888-441-7575 or visit

Click here for more information on disability services.