Hotel & Travel Information

Getting to the Westin for AXPONA!

AXPONA is held at the Westin O'Hare - 6100 North River Road. Rosemont, IL 60018   


We will have self-parking (discounted @ $10 a day) at the Westin O’Hare and complimentary overflow lots during AXPONA.  Please drive to the Westin O’Hare  and our parking attendants will direct you to the lot with available parking at the time of your arrival.

Saturday and Sunday

Westin O’Hare:  There is self-parking at the Westin O’Hare at a discounted rate of $10/day.  A discount ticket is needed in order to receive the discounted rate.  Discount tickets can be picked up at AXPONA registration during AXPONA event hours.

Overflow Lot:  There will be additional complimentary parking at MB Financial across the street.  A shuttle service will be provided and there is no charge for the overflow lot.

Directions to the Westin

From O’Hare International Airport
The Westin offers complimentary transportation to and from O’Hare International Airport located just 2 miles from the hotel. If driving, take I90 East. Exit at River Road North. Turn left onto River Road. The hotel is located 2 blocks ahead on the left.

From Downtown Chicago
Take the Kennedy Expressway (I-90) West to the O’Hare turn-off (I90 West). Exit at River Road North. Turn left onto River Road. The hotel is located 2 blocks ahead to the left.

From the West
Northwest Toll-way (I-90) East, to the O’Hare turn-off (I90 West), exit Mannheim Road South, pass over expressway and immediately enter expressway at the Chicago East sign. Exit River Road North, go 2 blocks ahead. The hotel is located on the left.

From the North
Tri-State (294) South, to the Kennedy expressway turn-off. Exit Kennedy at Cumberland North. Turn left onto Higgins Road. Third stoplight is River Road, turn left. The hotel is located ahead 2 blocks.

From the South
Tri-State (294) North to O’Hare/River Road and exit just beyond the tollbooth. At the stoplight turn left onto River Road. The hotel is located on the left ahead 1 block.

Free Westin Shuttle from O'Hare

To and From O’Hare International Airport
5am – 1030pm every 15 minutes
10:30pm – 1am every 30 minutes
1am – 5am every 30 minutes, by request.

Domestic Arrivals
The Shuttle Center is conveniently located at O’Hare International Airport between Terminals 1, 2, & 3.

To reach the Bus/Shuttle Center from the Terminals:

  • Follow the sign to the Ground Transport/ Baggage Claim, one level down.

  • From the Ground Transport/ Baggage Claim Area

  • Follow the signs or red arrows on the floors to the Bus/ Shuttle Center, another level down.

  • Proceed through the underground pedestrian walkway area to the Elevator 3 Center or Elevator 4 Center. Take elevator to 1st level- In the elevator, press the Bus/Shuttle button. Continue to the Bus/Shuttle Center area, door entrance will be marked.

  • Please note: The Bus/Shuttle Center is located inside the building and not in the parking lot.

  • Once inside the Bus/Shuttle Center area proceed to door #3 and look for the Westin O’Hare shuttle. After 12 midnight, please contact the hotel at 847-698-6000 to request a pick-up.

International Arrivals at Terminal #5
After claiming your luggage, please dial 1-847-698-6000 for complimentary pick-up. Please advise the hotel agent of your location and you will be provided specific instructions to meet the shuttle.


ALERT! - Beware of Travel Scams
The Westin O’Hare is the official hotel of AXPONA. We will make a note below if the Westin O’Hare is sold out. From time to time, other vendors will call AXPONA participants and offer similar services. The AXPONA team encourages all participants to use the official vendors of the show. Please reach out to a team member in advance of ordering services if you have any questions. We are here to assist you in planning a successful show.

Phishing Scam - We are aware of an email and telemarketing phishing scam which appears to be an attempt to have you make hotel reservations under the pretense there are no more rooms at the Westin. An example of this email is shown here.

Please be advised that this is not an authorized vendor or communication from AXPONA or the Westin O’Hare Hotel. We ask you not to engage with this company or respond to such a message/calls should you receive one. If you have questions please feel free to reach-out to anyone on the AXPONA team.

Official Event Hotel - The Westin O'Hare
The AXPONA Hotel Block at the Westin is sold out on Friday & Saturday due to overwhelming demand. The Westin has rooms available at market rates and on shoulder nights. 

NEED A HOTEL ROOM? The AXPONA team has secured additional hotel rooms at neighboring hotels. There are options for everyone's budget and needs. See below for additional hotel information.

In addition, the AXPONA team recommends Airbnb as another housing options

In the event you experience problems making hotel reservations with any of the hotels listed below please contact Lou Mancini at 203-416-1926 or

Other Hotel Options

Hyatt Rosemont

6350 North River Road. Rosemont, IL 60018

AXPONA Rate: $149.00 per night plus tax

Reserve Online: Here
Reserve by calling: 1-847-518-1234

Don't forget to mention AXPONA

Complimentary O'Hare Shuttle
Complimentary WIFI
Complimentary Self-Parking

Comfort Inn O'Hare

2175 East Touhy Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60018

AXPONA Rate: $89.99 per night plus tax.

Reserve by Email: or
Reserve by Calling: 847-635-1300
Dont forget to mention AXPONA!

Complimentary shuttle to an from the Westin O'Hare (AXPONA)!
Complimentary Parking
Complimentary Hot Breakfast
Complimentary WIFI

Marriott Courtyard Chicago O'Hare

2950 S. River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60018

Rooms are available at the Marriott Courtyard but at market rates.

Reserve by Calling: 866-792-9221

Please note: There is an $18 Daily Parking Fee

Complimentary shuttle to and from the Westin O'Hare (AXPONA)!

Hyatt Regency O'Hare

9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Rosemont, IL 60018

Rooms are available at the Hyatt Regency O'hare but at market rates.

Reserve by Calling: 847-696-1234

The Westin O'Hare

6100 North River Road. Rosemont, IL 60018

AXPONA Rate: $165.00 per night plus tax
The AXPONA Rate is sold out on Friday and Saturday. Rooms are available on those nights but at the market rate and are expected to sell out very quickly.
AXPONA Rate is available from 4/16-4/20 & 4/23-4/24.

Reserve by calling: 847-698-6000
Reserve Online: Here
Don't forget to mention AXPONA!

AXPONA Rate Expires: March 17, 2017


Questions? Contact Melissa Cercone at 203-371-6322 or