Chicago's Iconic Event Venues
Plan a meeting or event in one of Chicago's iconic sites.
- Chicago Cultural Center: One of Chicago's most visited attractions; intricate gallery-like spaces; features the world's largest Tiffany glass dome
- Chicago Theater: Legendary auditorium that hosts a variety of entertainment, including stage events, concerts, dance, comedy and special events
- Navy Pier: Multi-venue lakefront space with views of vast Lake Michigan; home to the city's famous Ferris wheel
- Tribune Tower: Neo-gothic skyscraper on Michigan Avenue; an official Chicago Landmark; meeting space on the 25th floor
- Union Station (pictured): Great Hall offering a private 20,000-sq.-ft. space lined with marble floors and Corinthian columns and crowned with a spectacular five-story atrium ceiling
From eloquent dinners in the garden at the Art Institute of Chicago to
brainstorming sessions amongst the coral reefs in the Shedd Aquarium,
Chicago has it all.
- Adler Planetarium:
America's first planetarium. Host an event underneath the stars in the
Grainger Sky Theater or take it outside to the terraces with views of
- Art Institute of Chicago: One-million-square-foot museum; galleries, gardens and auditorium space; artwork spanning 5,000 years
- The Field Museum: Home of SUE, the largest, most complete T.rex ever found; 24 million specimens on rotating display
- Museum of Science and Industry: Largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere; interactive exhibits inspire the imagination
- Shedd Aquarium (pictured): Contains more than 32,500 living creatures representing 1,500 species,
from tropical sharks to penguins; meeting spaces surround underwater
Go for an energy-filled event at Chicago's sports complexes.
- Soldier Field (pictured): Home of football's Chicago Bears; the NFL's first "green" stadium
- United Center: Home of Chicago's Bulls and Blackhawks; the largest arena in the U.S.
- U.S. Cellular Field: Home of the Chicago White Sox Major League Baseball team
- Wrigley Field: Home of baseball's Chicago Cubs; the National League's oldest ballpark
Take the event to the water while attendees are surrounded by stunning city sights.
Picturesque and brimming with life, nature-inspired venues create an unbeatable backdrop.
- Lincoln Park Conservatory: Tropical palms and ancient ferns offer an escape from the city and transport visitors to another world
- Lincoln Park Zoo (pictured): Free admission to this immersive animal kingdom on 49 acres; one of the nation's oldest zoos; represents 200 different species
- Millennium Park: Lush landscape along the downtown coast; home to the "Bean," Jay Pritzker Pavilion and the Lurie Garden