Ride & Drives at the Odeum Expo Center

Launching a new vehicle model, promotion, or event? Doing some automotive research with focus groups? Training your dealership staff on new auto features? Hosting a Snow Plow Roadeo? The Odeum Expo Center has the facility and expertise to help you create successful automotive events.

Our enormous 14-acre parking lot holds no obstructions. With a variety of different parking lot layouts, there is ample space and opportunity for planning any size automotive event. You’ll be sure to find the area you need to showcase vehicles, create ride and drive courses, and offer dealer or buyer education seminars. Other amenities offered by the Odeum Expo Center includes tents, tables, chairs, linens, meeting rooms, catering, hospitality rooms, parking lot lighting, lot sweeping, security, restroom access, and water lines.

Located just southwest of O’Hare International Airport on the edge of Chicago, the Odeum Expo Center has many attractive qualities on which to build your perfect ride and drive event:

  • Over 600,000 square feet (14-acres) of parking lot space
  • 130,000 square feet of versatile indoor space
  • Multiple meeting room configurations
  • Competitive, non-union, rates

Our auto research center caters to:

  • Media Production Companies
  • OEM-hosted training
  • Automotive research and automotive focus groups
  • Consumer ride and drive events
  • Automotive clubs and organizations

Porsche, BMW, Nissan, Hyundai, Chevrolet, Firestone, and almost every other major automotive OEM have hosted events at the Odeum Expo Center creating long-lasting experiences for their dealer network, the media, and customers both current and future.

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