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Planning a Chicago meeting and/or event can be a daunting task with hundreds of details, deadlines and people to please. Let our experienced Sales and Client Services teams at Choose Chicago be your one-stop for resources and consultants to enhance your planning experience. Our advanced meeting planning services are provided at no extra cost to your team.

Conduit to All Things Chicago

We can assist you in finding the right hotels and venues, speakers, entertainers, transportation, decor companies, caterers and more. 

Only Point of Contact Needed

Whether you are planning a meeting for 10 people or a large-scale event for 50,000 or more, we have the tools and knowledge to make your planning experience better. We can help you:

  • Access availability of approximately 200 hotels, representing an estimated 52,000 guest rooms in the Chicagoland area, and receive information about new properties, renovations and value. Choose Chicago can assist with venue sourcing based on your meeting event and vision
  • Learn important details on airlift, conventions and city-wide events that could impact designated meeting dates
  • Qualify leads without mass distribution and make sure proposals meet deadlines
  • Arrange helpful and well-organized site inspections
  • Provide assistance in developing your bid strategy
  • Act as your complementary liaison between clients and city departments

McCormick Place

Choose Chicago's team is the liaison to the McCormick Place convention center, the largest in the Western hemisphere.

Online Tools

Our meeting professionals blog, Maximize Your Meeting, has regularly updated tips on things to do in Chicago, the most popular venues of the month, and even tips and tricks on to make your meeting a success.

Use our venue search tool to quickly see Chicago hotels with meeting space as well as special event venues, restaurants with private dining, Chicago convention and conference centers and more. A downtown Chicago hotel map outlines the lodging landscape.

Our online resources will enhance your Chicago marketing efforts and help build attendance, including:

  • Photographs and videos
  • Logos, general Chicago copy and accolades
  • Microsite builder
  • Bulk orders of visitor guides and neighborhood maps/guides
  • Sample itineraries
  • Calendar of events
  • Local media list

Whatever your meeting or convention needs may be, Choose Chicago is here to help build an unforgettable experience in Chicago.