Conference Chicago at University Center

Conference Chicago at University Center

South Loop


525 S. State St., Chicago IL 60605

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Engage discussion and promote innovative thinking with comfortable living and professional meeting spaces all under one roof. We offer a variety of modern meeting spaces and affordable summer housing accommodations. Superior business services, advanced technology and a dedicated professional staff are at your fingertips. This property is conveniently located in downtown Chicago and offers an exciting environment for large to small conferences at extremely competitive rates. Year-round meeting rooms range from 435 to 2,400 square feet and are designed to accommodate a wide variety of configurations. On-premise catering, audio/visual equipment, and video conferencing are also readily available. During the summer, we provide full-service overnight accommodations for groups and personal travelers, plus building amenities such as the recreation area, fitness center, laundry facility, outdoor terrace and dining area. Steps away from public transportation to both Chicago airports and local attractions, Conference Chicago is a hidden gem in the heart of the city.

Facility Amenities

Box Lunches Available

Group Breakfast Available

Group Menu

Private Dining Available

Facility Meeting Space Details

Private Meeting Space Available

Max Venue Capacity 500

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space 15000

Video Conferencing Available

Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 120

Max Capacity, Classroom Style 120

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 300

Max Capacity, Theater Style 175

Complete Buy-out Available

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

On-Site Catering

Largest Room, Square Footage 2400

Largest Room, Max Capacity 300

Largest Room, Ceiling Height 12.0

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 120

Largest Room, Classroom Capacity 120

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 300

Largest Room, Theater Capacity 175

Number of Meeting Rooms 10

Preferred Catering Providers

Buy-out Max Capacity 350

General Facility Details


Hours of Operation 7am - 10pm

Number of Restaurants On-site

Number of Retail Stores 7

ADA Compliant

ATM Machine On-site

Restaurant(s) On-site

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

Student Group Friendly








Miles from McCormick Place 2.0

Miles from Navy Pier 4.0

Miles from Midway Airport 10.0

Miles from O'Hare Airport 17.0

Group Amenities

Maximum Group Number 555

Minimum Group Number 20

Group Capacity 300

Average Visit/Tour Length 4 weeks

Group Policy

General Amenities/Information

Number of Double/Doubles 480

In-room Safe

Connecting Rooms Available

In-room Refrigerator

Total Number of Guest Rooms 500

Number of ADA-Compliant Rooms 6

Express Check-In/Check-Out


Business Center

Complimentary Local Calls

Complimentary Continental Breakfast

Number of Sleeping Rooms 500

Services Offered

Group Lodging

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