In Chicago, there is plenty to do. Meeting Incentive Experts will plan a full agenda for your program. Chicago offers meeting and incentive groups best of both worlds, the nation’s premiere destination for making connections and writing new business, plus an incredible array of attractions that will make you wish to visit the city time and time again.
Another great activity for your group could be a Casino Night. But wait, we won’t take you to an actual casino, instead Vegas will come to you! How intimate and fun is that?! We help you choose the venue and let the fun start! We will also supply you with the table accessories, such as chip trays, dice, roulette balls, designator chips and markers that are needed to run the games. Included is your casino night being in operation for one night.
Say “Viva Mexico! along with sombreros and margaritas. You can either launch your program with a fun Mexican dinner or you can close a successful meeting or trip. We can include live Mariachi band, accessories for the guests. We can help you chose from any of the several Mexican restaurants around Chicago, from upscale to casual or just decorate your preferred venue. All you have to do is sit and relax, the rest, we will take care of.
If you are looking for something a little more sophisticated, this is probably the best option for your program. For the masquerade we could do live music, southern style food at either a ballroom or one of our many options of restaurants downtown Chicago. Travel down south to New Orleans with this party!
Convention, Congress and Meeting Space
Located only minutes from downtown Chicago, McCormick Place is North America’s premier convention facility attracting more than 3 million visitors annually. McCormick Place comprises four state-of-the-art buildings. These buildings have a combined total of 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space, 1.2 million square feet all on one level, making it the nation’s largest convention center.
More meeting space, more options is what McCormick place offers and the latest technology. McCormick Place West can accommodate everything from big events to small meetings, corporate exhibits to product launches, and corporate sales meetings to medical conferences.
House of Blues
House of Blues opened in 1996 and is located in the historic Marina City complex on the Chicago River. Modeled after the spectacular “Estavovski” Opera House in Prague, the spectacular views from the exclusive Opera Boxes are a unique and unforgettable experience. From legendary acts such as The Who and Al Green to contemporary artists such as Pearl Jam and Jurassic 5. House of Blues Chicago has been host to some of the world’s most renowned musicians.
Chicago Botanic Garden
The Chicago Botanic Garden, with event sites nestled amid enchanting gardens, peaceful lakes and native woodlands, is a spectacular site for a special event. Indoors and out, you’ll find a host of settings to choose from all featuring wonderful vistas winter, spring, summer and fall. The Garden blends uncommon natural beauty with the finest amenities and service. You can trust their attention to detail. The Garden’s convenient location close to downtown Chicago is in the heart of the North Shore. The Garden is your ideal place for a memorable event.
Why not a reception with reef sharks and rays? An elegant dinner party in a rotunda fit for Neptune, with a Caribbean reef for a centerpiece? Or dining among the fishes of Waters of the World? These exotic and delightful aquatic locales are easily accessible at Shedd Aquarium, in downtown Chicago. Shedd Aquarium offers spectacular spaces for events of up to 1,200 people. The Shedd Aquarium offers 6 different spaces, including outdoors. All with a unique environment and amazing backgrounds, which will make the event unique and spectacular.
The Field Museum
The Field Museum is Chicago’s most elegant and unique setting for special events. Whether it is an intimate dinner for 10 or a rocking reception for 10,000, we can accommodate your needs. Let us treasure you and your guests by providing superior service and priceless exhibitions to experience. Year round your groups can enjoy more than 35 world-renowned exhibitions. Don’t miss our Mammals of Asia and Native American Halls; Explore Inside Ancient Egypt, with its mysterious mummies; and Underground Adventure, that let’s you see life through the eyes of a bug or Evolving Planet, where guests can explore 4 billion years of life on Earth.
Providing a breathtaking view of the city, the Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum offers an exciting interactive alternative to other Chicago event venues. Whether a plated dinner for 50 or a reception for 1,000, the Adler can be a single source for your entertaining while providing a unique and elegant environment for all types of affairs.
Lincoln Park Zoo
Entertain guests in your own private animal house surrounded by over one million twinkling lights at ZooLights. The facilities have a capacity for up 350 guests. Not only can your guests enjoy a party in their own private animal house, they can also make a tour around the ZooLights. That’s two events in one!