VividCon will be held in Chicago, Illinois, at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott, just five minutes from O’Hare airport.

SpringHill Suites by Marriott
8101 W. Higgins Road
Chicago, IL 60631
(773) 867-0000


Room rates will be $126 for a King and $138 for a Double room.

Reservations must be made by July to guarantee receiving the con’s negotiated room rates, as listed above.

Please keep the number of roommates to four or fewer: the hotel has fire code issues, and we need to meet room block requirements to keep the cost of our meeting space down!

The amazing list of amenities:

  • all rooms are suites (separate living & sleeping areas)
  • as of January 2011, brand-new 37″ flat-screen LCD televisions have been installed in every room; the new TVs are compatible with many electronics and computers.
  • kitchenette with fridge, microwave, and coffee maker in each room
  • free wireless internet access throughout the hotel; wired ethernet connection in every room (to be on the safe side, bring your own cable)
  • free shuttle service to and from O’Hare airport
  • free continental breakfast buffet
  • indoor pool and fitness center
  • office center in the hotel (fax, copy machine, Internet access, etc.)
  • sundries shop in the hotel (snacks, shampoo, etc.)
  • meeting space centrally located in same tower as all sleeping rooms; no long treks to and from con-space.
  • Outback Steakhouse in the hotel (House O’ Meat! House O’ Meat!)
  • nearby inexpensive restaurants that deliver to the hotel; menus are available
  • complimentary on-site parking