Events & Expos

  • Events & Expos



And you’re off… look to Arlington to create a buzz and generate excitement at your next meeting.

We offer unique options whether you need general session space, breakout rooms or both. Our operations crew will work with you to fashion your function with advanced audio-visual capabilities, creative catering, design, decor, first rate service and anything else your meeting requires to make it a winner.

Contact us at 847-385-7550 to discover the possibilities.

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Arlington International is the perfect place to showcase a public or private expo. The beauty and elegance of our facility sets the stage for you to showcase your exhibitors and welcome your guests in style.

For consumer shows, our demographic profile hosts a thriving customer base to draw from.

For any show, we offer an ideal location being 20 miles northwest of O’Hare International Airport, and accessible from all major expressways, interstate routes and the Northwest Line of Metra/Union Pacific Commuter Rail.

For those staying overnight,

Arlington International is close to a slew of major hotels offering great accommodations with partner rates. We’re also just a short drive from the world’s third –largest shopping mall, a variety of fabulous restaurants and entertainment options. For more information check out our Events & Expos Brochure or call 847.385.7550.

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Ride & Drives

Our enormous parking lot holds no obstructions. With a myriad of different parking lot configurations, there is ample space and opportunity for planning a large- or small- scale event. You’ll be sure to find the space you need to showcase vehicles and create drive courses along with dealer or buyer education seminars.

Other amenities offered by Arlington International include tents, tables, chairs, linens, meeting rooms, catering, hospitality rooms, parking lot lighting, lot sweeping, security, port-o-lets and water trucks. For more information check out our Events & Expos Brochure or call 847.385.7550.

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Meetings, Expos, and Ride & Drives

While known for its world-class Thoroughbred racing, Arlington International was designed as a multipurpose facility to host Meetings, Conferences and Product Demonstrations, Expos, Ride and Drive Events, Festivals and Concerts. Being so unique, Arlington International is a popular draw for corporations, consumers, exhibitors and attendees alike.

Call now to discuss options for your next event!

847.385.7550 or Request A Proposal

Located just 20 miles outside of Chicago, Arlington International has many attractive qualities on which to build an event:

  • Over 100,000 square feet of versatile indoor space
  • Up to two million square feet of parking lot space
  • Competitive rates
  • Multiple meeting room configurations
  • Space for over 300 booths
  • Technologically advanced audiovisual services on-site
  • Easy move-in, with multiple entryways to unload without union regulations
  • On-site parking for over 7,000 cars
  • Catering- from coffee to a gourmet gala
  • Top-rate event services staff
  • Easy access to major highways and Chicago Metra Northwest Train Line
  • Free wireless Internet Access
  • Large selection of lodging options close to Arlington International

Events & Expos Brochure

Ride & Drive Facility Guide


Multipurpose Facility