Lodging & Travel Information

The 2022 ABCA Convention will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago from Jan. 6-9, 2022. This marks the eighth time that the ABCA Convention will be held in Chicago and the first since 2013! The 2022 ABCA Convention will be the 78th annual World's Largest Baseball Convention!

Most ABCA events including the General Session Clinics, ABCA Trade Show, Expo Theater, Youth Coaches Session, Question & Answer Forums, Hot Stoves, Committee and Divisional Coaches Meetings and more will take place at the McCormick Place. The Hall of Fame Banquet will take place in the connected Marriott Marquis.

The five host hotels for the 2022 ABCA Convention are the Marriott Marquis, Hyatt Regency and Hilton Triplex, which consists of a Hampton Inn, Hilton Garden Inn and Home2 Suites, are all connected to the McCormick Place Convention Center. In addition to these hotels, the ABCA also has the Hilton Chicago and The Blackstone hotels as additional Official ABCA Convention hotels with discounted room rates. All Official ABCA Convention hotels will offer easy access to the McCormick Place and surrounding dining and entertainment options! 

All coaches that register for the convention or live streaming option will once again receive the entire clinic video set after the convention. Members that do not take part in the in-person Convention or live stream will receive access to the on-demand video set at the end of May.

Register for the ABCA Convention

Register for the Clinic Live Stream

Registration for the 2022 ABCA Convention is now open as well as registration for the Clinic Live Stream! The Convention, which is the 78th annual ABCA Convention, will be held in Chicago from January 6-9, 2022. The Convention will feature four days of coaching clinics across the General Session, Youth Coaches Session and Expo Theater, ABCA Trade Show, Hot Stove and Question & Answer Sessions, award celebrations, committee & league meetings, networking events and so much more! Save the Date, Register Now and we'll see you in Chicago!

Lodging

The headquarter hotels for the 2022 ABCA Convention are the Marriott Marquis Chicago, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place and Hilton Triplex consisting of the Hampton Inn, Hilton Garden Inn and Home2 Suites. These properties are connected to the McCormick Place Convention Center, which will host most of the ABCA events including the General Session Clinics, ABCA Trade Show, Expo Theater, Youth Coaches Session, Question & Answer Forums, Hot Stoves, Meetings and more!

The ABCA will also have the Hilton Chicago and The Blackstone serving as additional Official ABCA Convention hotels. These two properties are not connected to the McCormick Place Convention Center but still offer easy access to the McCormick Place and surrounding dining and entertainment options!

All hotel reservation bookings and modifications should be made directly with the hotel property beginning September 1st. Guests staying at any of the Official ABCA Convention hotels will be required to place a one-night deposit when making their reservation. If attendees need to cancel a hotel reservation for any reason, it is highly encouraged to cancel prior to December 1, 2021 in order to receive a full refund of the one-night deposit.

Hilton Chicago Entrance looking up towards top of building
Hilton Chicago

720 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
Discounted ABCA Room Rate: $119/night
This property is located 1.7 mi. from Convention Center 
 
 

Book Reservation - Availability
 
 


Blackstone Chicago Hotel Entrance

The Blackstone

636 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
Discounted ABCA Room Rate: $119/night
This property is an Autograph Collection Marriott hotel located 1.7 miles from the Convention Center
 

Book Reservation - Availability
Single King Bed Rooms Only.
 



Hilton Triplex Chicago Entrance
 Hilton Triplex

123 E Cermak Rd Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60616
Discounted ABCA Room Rate: $130/night
This property is connected to the Convention Center
 

Book Reservations using the links below:
Hampton Inn - Room Block Sold Out
Hilton Garden Inn - Room Block Sold Out
Home2 Suites - Room Block Sold Out

Hyatt Regency Hyatt Regency

2233 S Martin Luther King Drive, Chicago, IL 60616
Discounted ABCA Room Rate: $130/night
This property is connected to the Convention Center

Book Reservation
Modify Existing Reservation
Room Block Sold Out


Marriott Marquis Chicago Hotel

Marriott Marquis Chicago

2121 S Prairie Avenue, Chicago, IL 60616
Discounted ABCA Room Rate: $130/night
This property is connected to the Convention Center

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Room Block Sold Out
 


Air Transportation

Airplane over ChicagoThe McCormick Place is just 10 miles from Chicago Midway International Airport and 20 miles from Chicago O'Hare International Airport.

Chicago O'Hare is the sixth-busiest airport in the world and serves as a hub for both American Airlines and United Airlines and a focus city for Frontier and Spirit Airlines. Meanwhile, Chicago Midway is the largest operating base for Southwest Airlines.

 

Ground Transportation & Parking

Public Transportation:


CTA L LineThe Chicago Transit Authority “L” trains provide service to McCormick Place and Downtown Chicago from both international airports.

From O’Hare International Airport: The CTA “Blue” line provides service to and from the airport. Take the Blue Line from O’Hare and transfer to a south-bound Green Line train at Clark and Lake. Note, in the Loop the Blue Line is a Subway Train and the Green Line is an elevated train, a free transfer is available at Clark and Lake.

From Midway Airport: The CTA “Orange” line provides service to and from the airport. Take the train to the Roosevelt Street Station (Subway) and transfer to the elevated Green Line Station. Continue on the southbound Green Line train for 1-stop to the Cermak-McCormick Place station.

The Cermark-McCormick Place Station is 2 block (0.15 miles) walk from the Northwest Corner of the McCormick Place West Building.

Taxis & Ride Shares:


Taxis are available from the local airports to the McCormick Place and surrounding hotels. Additionally, ride sharing companies such as Uber & Lyft both operate within the Chicago area. 

Car Rentals:


For attendees wishing to rent a vehicle, please be sure to take advantage of the ABCA Member Discount Program, which includes the rental car companies listed below. 



ENTERPRISE


Discount: Rates as low as $37/day, which includes the Full Damage Waiver
View ABCA member discount code



NATIONAL


Discount: Rates as low as $37/day, which includes the Full Damage Waiver
View ABCA member discount code

Parking:


Parking is available at the Official ABCA Convention hotels, McCormick Place and surrounding areas.

McCormick Center

McCormick Place:


There are three main parking lots on the McCormick Place campus. All are in close proximity and walking distance to the convention complex and are ADA accessible.

Most ABCA functions will take part in the West Building of the McCormick Place. Lot A is the primary parking location for accessing the West Building. The General Session Clinics and Trade Show will take place on Level 4 so parking on Level 4 of the deck will provide the easiest access to ABCA events. Lot A is also the only lot of the three that allows overnight parking. Credit Cards are accepted at each of the parking pay stations and exit lanes.


McCormick Place Parking Lot Addresses: 

Lot A is a six-level garage adjacent to the West Building and has covered walkways directly into the McCormick Place, Marriott Marquis and Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Hotel. The parking rate is $25 for up to 16 hours and $38 from 16 to 24 hours. There are no in-and-out privileges. Overnight parking is available in Lot A only. The General Session Clinics and Trade Show will take place on Level 4 so parking on Level 4 of the deck will provide the easiest access to ABCA events.

Lot B is an outdoor surface parking lot located at 31st Street near Lake Shore Drive South and Moe Drive. The parking rate is a flat fee of $16 per day with no in-and-out privileges. This parking lot is open throughout event hours, however, overnight parking is not available.

Lot C is an underground garage. The parking rate is a flat fee of $25 per day with no in-and-out privileges. This parking lot is open throughout event hours, however, overnight parking is not available.

Marriott Marquis Chicago:


The Marriott Marquis Chicago offers both off-site and valet parking. Off-site parking is $23/hourly or $38/daily while valet parking is $54/daily.

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place:


The Hyatt Regency offers both self and valet parking. Self-parking in the hotel's garage is $30/overnight and valet parking is $43/overnight.