The University of Illinois at Chicago's Conference Center is in a truly unique position, able to offer seating for any size group from a handful to 10,000 people, for anything from a small business meeting to a televised music concert or basketball game! WiFi, high-speed internet and even satellite communications are all set up already! For your guests' dining pleasure, the campus' private catering services are available, or you can choose from any of the myriad restaurants and caterers available in the wonderful Windy City. There's simply no more diverse a public facility available anywhere!
The campus is in downtown Chicago, very near the lake and a mere half an hour from either O'Hare International or the Midway airport. That makes this a very convenient Illinois conference center location indeed, both for event attendees to get to, and for all the fantastic attractions and Chicago restaurants nearby! Chicago's Navy Pier, the Museum of Science & Industry, the Field Museum of Natural History, the John G. Shedd Aquarium… the list is virtually endless!
Summers in Chicago are awesome, and that's also when residence hall, suite, and apartment-style lodgings are available to your attendees. Of course, there are also a selection of top rated hotels nearby. Chicago is a great conference town! The lake breezes keep the campus comfortable and pleasant all summer long! Winters in Chicago have been milder of late, and being right on Lake Michigan also helps to keep the weather moderate.
There's no place quite like Chicago, with its eclectic cultural background and many diverse attractions. There's no place like the University of Illinois' Conference Center to hold and host your event, whether it's a business meeting, sales conference, a presentation, a non-profit fundraiser… No matter what the occasion, the U of I will see to it that everything is just right, so you can focus on your guests. With such incredible conference center facilities at your disposal, there's really no need to look anywhere else in Illinois!
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