Chicago Meeting Space

Host Your Gathering with Us

Host your next business meeting or social event at Essex Inn and leave the planning to us. Conveniently located on Michigan Avenue in Chicago’s bustling downtown, our property is just moments away from McCormick Place Convention Center, Hilton Chicago, McCrone Research Institute, Roosevelt University and the city’s top attractions – making it an ideal gathering place.

With 4,000 square feet of flexible Chicago meeting space, including an elegant banquet hall for up to 125 guests, our hotel was designed for corporate gatherings and celebrations. Essex Inn’s six high-tech meeting rooms and business center make it easy to execute seamless presentations, while free Wi-Fi and in-room work desks help guests stay connected and productive throughout their stay.

Professional Meeting & Event Services:

When you book our Chicago meeting space, Essex Inn’s event coordinators and catering staff are always on call to provide the finest personalized service. Our team will work with you to create menus for luncheons, coffee breaks, breakfast buffets, wedding receptions and more. Our French restaurant, Brasserie by LM, also has a private “Paris Room” where you can enjoy classic bistro cuisine with your guests.

At Essex Inn we pride ourselves on hosting top-notch events at an excellent value. We always offer discounted rates for groups staying at the hotel and can arrange budget-friendly outings for your party.

Whether you’re planning an important board meeting or an epic birthday celebration, our team will customize the perfect package to bring your vision to life in our Chicago meeting space. 

Chicago's Essex Inn
Chicago's Essex Inn
Chicago's Essex Inn
Chicago's Essex Inn
Chicago's Essex Inn
  • Events rooms
  • Features
  • RFP
  • Rooms Total SQ FT Room size Ceiling HT Classroom Theatre Banquet Reception Conference U-Shape H-Square
    Paris Room 667 Sq. Ft. 23 x 29 Ft. 0 30 60 40 40 30 0 0
    Media Room 0 0 0 8 8 0 0 8 0 0
    Essex Court 525 Sq. Ft. 25 x 21 Ft. 0 18 35 40 30 18 0 0
    Board Room 351 Sq. Ft. 13 x 27 Ft. 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0
    Windsor Room 525 Sq. Ft. 25 x 21 Ft. 0 18 35 40 30 18 0 0
    Park East Gallery 1584 Sq. Ft. 24 x 66 Ft. 0 60 110 100 100 50 0 0
    • Convenient downtown Chicago location
    • Professional meeting planning services
    • Catering (snacks, coffee breaks and full meal service)
    • Projectors, microphones and audiovisual support staff available
    • Meeting and event packages available
    • Valet parking
    • Planning for off-site group or wedding party outings
    • Discounted rates for groups staying at the hotel
    • Business center with print and fax services
    • High-speed Wi-Fi available in meeting rooms
    • Work desks and free Wi-Fi in guestrooms
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