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6 Chicago Meeting Venues for Your Next Corporate Gathering

Hosting a conference, convention, or company meeting in Chicago has its perks. For one, it’s the third biggest city in the country. With all the hustle and bustle of New York and none of the urban sprawl of Los Angeles, the Windy City is an ideal spot to host a conference or gathering. Not to mention, it’s a great central meeting point for attendees coming from both coasts.

Whether you’re a local or traveling from out of town, there are a wide variety of meeting and event spaces to choose from. We gathered some of our favorite Chicago meeting venues that boast convenient downtown locations — from Michigan Avenue to The Loop — and superior event settings.  

Builders BLDG

Round blue tables in atrium-style ballroom at Builders BLDG in Chicago | PartySlate
photo courtesy of Builders BLDG

For sophisticated décor and curated event experience…

  • Elegant, atrium-style ballroom with second floor balconies and high ceilings
  • Dual floor plan, ideal for seamless multi-function space events
  • 2 open floor plan event spaces
Builders BLDG

Builders BLDG

Chicago, IL

Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

Luxurious ballroom with chandeliers and purple floral centerpieces at the Four Seasons in Chicago Illinois | PartySlate
photo courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

For a luxurious destination feel with modern amenities and 5-star service…

  • Esteemed culinary team that offers interactive experiences and global cuisine
  • Sweeping views of Lake Michigan from multiple meeting rooms
  • 11+ flexible event spaces
Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

Chicago, IL

Hilton Chicago

Grand ballroom with chandeliers and floor art at the Hilton in Chicago | PartySlate
photo courtesy of Hilton Chicago

For dramatic event spaces that will leave a lasting impression…

  • Award-winning hotel for meetings and conferences
  • Grand ballrooms with space to comfortably fit up to 2,400 attendees
  • On-site planners and online resources to ensure a seamless event
  • 12 event spaces and meeting rooms
Hilton Chicago

Hilton Chicago

Chicago, IL

The Zephyr

Loft space with high wooden ceiling and expose brick walls at the Zaphyr in Chicago | PartySlate
photo courtesy of The Zephyr

For hotel-style convenience in a private, loft setting…

  • Advantageously located next to 5 hotels for travelers
  • Optional in-house furniture, linens, lighting, photo booth, and valet
  • 6,500 sq.ft. of brand new industrial event space
The Zephyr

The Zephyr

Chicago, IL

Venue SIX10

Open space with four comfortable chairs and floor to ceiling windows with view of Grant Park at Venue SIX10 | PartySlate
photo courtesy of Venue SIX10

For a blank canvas with spacious rooms and a variety of layouts…

  • Experience hosting big-name networks, universities, and companies
  • Outdoor terrace with sought-after views of Grant Park and Lake Michigan
  • 15+ event spaces including break out rooms and a theater
Venue SIX10

Venue SIX10

Chicago, IL

W Chicago City Center

Chicago City Center Event Space with modern chandeliers and chairs and tables facing a TV screen | PartySlate
photo courtesy of W Chicago City Center

photo courtesy of W Chicago City Center For elegant décor and historic-inspired architecture in a productive setting…

  • Prime downtown location in the heart of the Chicago Loop
  • Over 15 state-of-the-art A/V equipment amenities for meetings
  • 12 event spaces with capacity for 11 breakout rooms
W Chicago City Center

W Chicago City Center

Chicago, IL

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