(Updated Thursday May 9, 2024 at 11:00 PM CST)

Hotel Reservations for MIR28 - the 28th International Rubber Contest Weekend are now open!


Our secondary hotel will be the Hampton Inn & Suites North Shore / Skokie.
Address: 5201 Old Orchard Rd, Skokie, IL 60077
(Located just 1.4 miles away from the DoubleTree by Hilton.)

A courtesy block of rooms has been established at the Hampton Inn and Suites for an initial rate of $235/night, which is in line with our group rate at the host hotel. While this hotel is a short distance from MIR28 events, this less than market rate option may be appealing to more cost conscious attendees.

Reserve at the Hampton Inn & Suites North Shore/Skokie via the following link:
Click here to reserve your room at The Hampton Inn and Suites

The link above is automatically set for a 3 night stay. if you need to change your arrival or departure date, simply select "edit stay" at the top of the page to modify your arrival and departure dates.


Our room block at the host hotel for MIR28 is now sold out. You may still be able to find rooms on the hotel website outside of our room block, these rooms will be at the going market rate and significantly more expensive than our hotel block rate.

The DoubleTree by Hilton in Skokie, Illinois.
Address: 9599 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60077
Direct Phone: 847-679-7000

This year’s host hotel block will include three key changes:

Room rates for MIR28, at the Double Tree by Hilton, will be as follows:

Click here to reserve your room!

If you have issues placing your reservation, or need to extend your reservation beyond the dates of our group rate, you may call the hotel directly. Please mention that you are with MIR during any phone calls with hotel staff, to ensure that you are given the MIR Group Rate.

About the DoubleTree by Hilton, The Hampton Inn & Suites, the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, and the Village of Skokie.

The DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago – North Shore Conference Center is located adjacent to the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts and offers newly designed and renovated rooms complete with wireless internet access in every room. With 369 rooms the DoubleTree Hotel offers all of the amenities you expect of a fine hotel.  Westfield Old Orchard Mall and Skokie Hospital are across the street. This IACC-certified Conference Center features the rooftop Monaco Ballroom with panoramic views of the Chicago skyline. Free parking is available on site.

The Hampton Inn and Suites North Shore - Skokie is located adjacent to 1-94 and just 1.4 miles from the DoubleTree hotel. This hotel, built in 2000, offers 225 rooms and a full range of amenities including: free wifi, fitness center, indoor pool, and complimentary breakfast.  Free parking is available on site. In addition to king and queen rooms and studios, suites are available with additional amenities such as kitchenettes and whirlpool tubs.

The North Shore Center for the Performing Arts is a 69,000 square foot venue situated on two acres, containing two state-of-the-art ADA compliant and handicapped accessible performing arts theater spaces, ample backstage artist amenities, and a 6,000 square foot atrium-style grand lobby ideal for parties and receptions. There are 1,500 free parking spaces including adjacent parking garage and hotel lot. The Center Theatre contains 867 total seats, 527 on the main floor, 300 in the balcony and forty seats in side boxes. The Center Theatre is regarded as a warm intimate space with perfect acoustics for any-sized performance. The furthest seat is only 80 feet away from the stage.

The Village of Skokie, Illinois, located 16 miles northwest of downtown Chicago and 12 miles east of O'Hare International Airport will be the location of the 27th Mr. International Rubber Contest Weekend. Accessibility to transportation is a key advantage in Skokie, with the Edens Expressway (Interstate 94) spanning the community's western edge, seven Chicago Transit Authority and ten Pace suburban bus lines and the CTA's Skokie Swift rail line combine to offer numerous options for private and public transportation.