About the OLC

The OLC Education & Conference Center began over 20 years ago as a training facility for medical orthopaedic associations. Today, the OLC is a full-service, state-of-the-art venue designed specifically to meet the demanding requirements of high-tech learning environments for medical, corporate and association events. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology and flexible space, the OLC offers a multifunctional venue ideal for:

  • Conferences and hospitality events
  • Annual meetings
  • Recognition and appreciation events
  • Sales meetings
  • Formal classroom lectures
  • Symposiums and breakout sessions
  • Recorded or live-streamed seminars
  • Private board or corporate meetings
  • Continuing medical education and surgical procedures training
  • Hands-on bio-skills training

Host Your Hybrid Meeting

The OLC is Chicago’s only meeting venue with a professional quality HD broadcast video studio. Equipped and wired to record and livestream audio and video throughout the facility and/or even around the world. The studio is ideal for hosting and producing:

  • Webinars/webcasts
  • Interviews
  • Corporate presentations
  • Technical product demonstrations or training videos
  • Promotional videos

Advanced Technology Enhances Every Meeting

Today’s learning environments demand the latest technology. The OLC is integrated with the latest cutting-edge technology, including:

  • Large format HD projectors and wide LED screens
  • In-auditorium AV control rooms
  • Multimedia lecterns with interactive touch displays
  • An on-site AV production/editing suite to handle all high-definition video processing
  • Web-based video conferencing
  • Venue-wide WiFi

Hands-On Bio-Skills Lab

The OLC also offers a world-class bio-skills lab that has been uniquely designed to meet the needs of medical and healthcare clients. Healthcare professionals from around the world use the OLC to make a positive impact on patient outcomes by developing new skills and advancing surgical techniques. The expansive and versatile lab space allows up to 96 participants to continue their hands-on education. The OLC is able to host both wet and dry labs in the 6,000+ square foot bio-skills training lab. The OLC Lab sets the stage for effective education and surgical skills training, including:

  • Cadaveric study with open and arthroscopic procedures
  • Simulated-model workshops
  • Medical-device training
  • Research and development
  • New product and medical device briefings and demonstrations
  • Add livestreaming capabilities (Webinars; from OLC lab to OLC meeting space etc.)

Prime Midwest Location

Looking for convenient access to a major international airport for domestic and overseas travelers? Interested in a venue with close proximity to the heart of Chicago? Need hotel rooms? The OLC offers all of these and more in one convenient location. The OLC is located in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, just five minutes from O’Hare International Airport. Rosemont offers a diverse range of dining, entertainment and hotel options, including a Hampton Inn & Suites immediately adjacent to the OLC. Plus, Chicago and its additional dining, cultural, sports, shopping and entertainment opportunities are easily accessible.