Philly-based SMG hired to run McCormick Place

April 26, 2011 3:23:55 PM PDT
McCormick Place has a new private manager.

The Philadelphia-based company that runs Soldier Field has been hired to operate the nation's largest convention center.

SMG management was chosen for its focus on cost reductions and customer experience enhancements.

SMG also manages more than 220 public assembly facilities worldwide.