The Chopping Block
If the only conference room with windows is booked, consider The Chopping Block for your next offsite meeting. Located on the first floor of The Merchandise Mart, our facility is 100% AV and wireless equipped, and provides ample privacy in spacious and bright rooms. We will support your meeting with fabulous food that only a Cooking School teeming with chefs can provide. If you wish to spice up your meeting, add some hands on or demonstration cooking activity to your meeting. Your staff and clients will love being engaged and your meeting will be not only super productive, but fun! Visit for more information.


Holiday Inn Mart Plaza
Need additional meeting space during NeoCon 2015? The Holiday Inn Mart Plaza, adjacent to the Merchandise Mart at 350 N. Orleans, offers the most convenient meeting facilities during the show.  For more information,please contact John Polo with the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza at 312-529-1122.  Space is limited and reservations will be accepted on a first-come, first served basis.


IIDA Headquarters 

It’s never too early to begin making yours plans for next year’s NeoCon! Available for use Sunday, June 14, 2015 through Wednesday, June 17, 2015, the LEED Gold IIDA Conference Center offers 4,000 square feet of flexible rental space equipped with iconic furnishings, pre/post function areas, bar facility, built-in screens and projectors, and on-site audio/visual support – perfect for your NeoCon event, meeting, or presentation.


For photos of the space and additional details, please view our IIDA Conference Center brochure. For more information or to request a proposal for your meeting or event, please contact Jennifer Hunter.