Chicago is known as the "Second City" and with good reason. Although nothing compares to New York City, you can rest assured that Chicago has a booming business community and gets a lot of work done. Being centrally located makes it easier to contact the East and West coasts with ease. For that reason, Chicago is a thriving place to conduct business. If you're interested in finding out more about business meetings and corporate get togethers in Chicago, then this is for you.
If you're really trying to "wow" your clientele then consider holding your corporate meeting or get together at a place like Elysian. Elysian is a luxury hotel that is decked out with marble flooring, chandeliers, and more. The 5th floor serves as a function space for weddings, parties, and you guessed it, corporate get togethers. There are multiple areas to hold functions on the 5th floor. The Sinclair Ballroom can host events up to 270 people in size which is incredibly large. The Fitzgerald ballroom can hold more intimate meetings for around 12 people which is perfect for pre-functions or simple board meetings. The Hemingway Salon is right in the middle, with the ability to hold up to 100 people. Of course if you hold a meeting or function here, you can take full advantage of the hotel's amenities which is a great bonus.
Let Lounge is another stunning option for business meetings. Let Lounge is located in the old beer garden of West Loop, a restaurant in Chicago. Let Lounge is an all-weather ping pong patio (Say that three times fast!). It offers four large flat panel televisions, ping pong tables and more. You can hold corporate events up to 150 people in size. Owners can arrange to bring in referees for ping pong matches and more.
Room 1520 is a killer spot located on West Fulton St. Room 1520 is owned by a culinary photographer. Room 1520 is a historic loft-style building in the West Loop. It offers two raw event spaces. The one that is located upstairs and it's 5,300 square feet and has two commercial styled kitchens. It also features a stone fireplace and plenty of luxurious seating throughout. It can also be divided into two spaces which is perfect for smaller corporate functions and get togethers. Downstairs is a 4,500 square foot loft. It offers white walls, crystal chandeliers, and a beautiful glass entrance.
All in all, if you're taking part in a corporate event, it's only going to benefit you to take advantage of one of the places listed above. You'll be able to ride a limousine or party bus to one of these facilities and your employees / business partners will be nothing but happy and impressed. All in all, Chicago offers plenty of great places to participate in corporate events and with very minimal research you will be able to find an establishment that is suitable for any need that you desire for your corporate function. Good luck!