Directions

The Mart is conveniently located just north of the river and is easy to get to whether you are driving, using a ride sharing service or trying to find parking.

Directions

Driving Instructions

From Northwest:

Take I-90/94 East (Kennedy) to downtown Chicago. Exit at Ohio Street. Continue east on Ohio until you reach Wells Street. Take a right on Wells. Continue for about four blocks. Go past Kinzie Street. Before you cross the bridge, take a right onto Mart Plaza Drive, which leads to the entrance of the buildings.

From Lake Shore Drive:

Take Lake Shore Drive to downtown Chicago. Exit at Upper Wacker Drive. Continue west on Wacker until you reach Orleans Street. Turn right and cross the bridge. 350 West Mart Center’s main entrance is accessed by turning left at the stoplight immediately north of the bridge. For access to the North Lobby of The Merchandise Mart, turn right on the North Drive of The Mart.

From West:

Take I-290 East (Eisenhower) to Chicago. Exit at Upper Wacker Drive. Continue west on Wacker until you reach Orleans Street. Turn right and cross the bridge. 350 West Mart Center’s main entrance is accessed by turning left at the stoplight immediately north of the bridge. For access to the North Lobby of The Merchandise Mart, turn right on the North Drive of The Mart.

From Southwest:

Take I-55 North (Stevenson) to 90/94 West (Dan Ryan). Continue on 90/94 West and exit at Washington Street. Go about four blocks east to Franklin Street. Take a left on Franklin. Head north on Franklin for three blocks and cross the bridge. 350 West Mart Center’s main entrance is accessed by turning left at the stoplight immediately north of the bridge. For access to the North Lobby of The Merchandise Mart, turn right on the North Drive of The Mart.

From South:

Take 90/94 West (Dan Ryan) to downtown Chicago. Exit at Washington Street. Go about four blocks east to Franklin Street. Take a left on Franklin. Head north on Franklin for three blocks and cross the bridge. 350 West Mart Center’s main entrance is accessed by turning left at the stoplight immediately north of the bridge. For access to the North Lobby of the Merchandise Mart, turn right on the North Drive of The Mart.

Public Transportation

The Merchandise Mart 'L' stop, on the CTA’s brown & purple lines conveniently drops visitors on the 2nd floor of the building. Additionally, there is easy access to multiple CTA bus routes within 4 blocks of The Merchandise Mart. For more information, or to plan your trip click here


Ride Services

Airport Shuttle

(service provided by GO Airport Express)

Need a ride to or from the airport? GO Airport Express offers:

  • No surprises: We NEVER surge our prices.
  • Drivers you can trust: Experienced, safety trained and certified! And they don’t need GPS to get to the airport!
  • Reliability: Book ahead of time so you know your ride will be waiting for you!
  • Less luggage lugging: Exclusive inner lane loading and boarding at the airports
  • Customer Service Counters across from baggage claim at every terminal

Click here for more information. 

UBER

We've partnered with Uber to offer FREE first rides to NeoCon attendees. Download the Uber app and enter code, "Neocon17" or sign up at uber.com/go/NEOCON17.


Parking

SpotHero

Driving to NeoCon? We recommend reserving parking in advance with SpotHero!

SpotHero is an on-demand parking app that connects drivers to discounted, convenient parking! Download the SpotHero iPhone | Android app or visit the Merchandise Mart SpotHero Parking Page to find and reserve parking in advance at a great price!

New users can download the app and enter promo code NEOCON2017 for an extra $5 off already discounted parking rates. 

Have questions? Give SpotHero a call: (312) 566-7768