|Odeum Expo Center Shuttles|
||The Odeum Expo Center is a fantastic large-scale event space located in the village of Villa Park. Situated in the busiest area of the county’s transportation corridor, the Odeum is a major hub for all the most exciting local events.|
Shuttle services, taxis, and buses are available to and from the convention center and surrounding hotels. Just 19 miles west of the Chicago loop, Villa Park provides a path to downtown Chicago and its surrounding suburbs either by car or Metra train.
About the Odeum Expo Center
Surrounded by hotels, restaurants, tourist attractions and shopping malls, there is quite a lot to do in this interesting little town just south of O’Hare airport. The Odeum frequently hosts large trade shows, sporting events, banquets, conferences, festivals and expos. This expo center is a sprawling 130,000 sq. ft. of open space, with high clearance ceilings and multiple freight access doors. The main exhibit hall features direct driving access to the exhibit floor from the parking area, and can hold up to 2000 cars itself. Adjustable meeting spaces can be customized to suit groups ranging from 10 to 5,500 people, making it the ideal location for events of all types.
The expo center is ready to handle all kinds of sporting events, such as boxing matches, martial arts events, roller derbies, and wrestling events. Fully outfitted with state of the art lighting, audio-visual equipment and satellite or closed-circuit television, the Odeum also has sporting capabilities for soccer, basketball, BMX, tennis, volleyball, and many other athletic events. Accommodations include full-service catering, pro shop, sports bar, first aid center and a referee room. Planning even the largest events is a breeze because the friendly staff of the Odeum will take care of all the details. Their motto is “Set the date and leave the rest to us!” and they mean it.
The Odeum is located amid a range of interesting attractions, restaurants and shops in one of the busiest districts in Dupage County. Oakbrook Terrace is hailed as the best outdoor mall in the Chicagoland area, featuring a wide array of high-end to low-brow items all in one place. Known for its beautiful scenery and eclectic mix of products, the mall is a great place to spend the day just a few miles from the convention center.
Don’t miss the Wildfire Grill, a cozy and casual restaurant with a wide selection of delicious food for a perfect dinner after a long day of shopping and sightseeing. Head on over to the historic Mayslake Peabody Mansion for a step back in time that is sure to make a lasting impression. The Mansion provides a unique and beautiful venue for wonderful (and high-rated) theatrical performances as well as general historical tours.