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Versatile Meeting Space and Conference Room In Our Spacious River North/Streeterville Suite
Near North Side, Chicago, IL
...groups in a comfortable business setting on a quiet tree-lined block just steps from Michigan Avenue. Host boardroom meetings, mixers, breakfasts, lectures, training, workshops, networking events and holiday parties for groups of 10-50 people, in a private, secure suite with easy access by...
High-end bohemian oasis. Large open floor plan, high ceilings, concrete floors and features.
West Loop, Chicago, IL
Large open spacious loft with 14-foot ceilings, 1500 square feet, modern concrete features. Open area includes a living room and dining space and private guest bathroom. Kitchen is fully stocked with cookware and dishes. Coffee maker and electric tea kettle. The loft is great for...
Events on North!
Humboldt Park, Chicago, IL
...The space comes equipped with Premier Lighting and is great for Music shows, Lectures, Community Theater/ Rehearsals, Art Shows, Parties, Photography and many more events. There’s wheelchair accessible. Has a set up for art to be displayed for visual artist. ***Tables and Chairs are...
N Wabash Ave NIMBLER classroom
Near North Side, Chicago, IL
1 teach a few lessons? look no further! Our NIMBLER Classroom is perfect for you. Seat in a comfortable high chair and lecture from our laptop cart podium. Able to seat from 12-18 students this classroom is equipped with whiteboard so no one misses...
Northside medium conference space with multiple breakout rooms
Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL
...rooms work extremely well for dancing, presentations, training, rallies, celebrating, teaching, marketing. The spaces can be configured with tables and chairs for lecturing, rehearsing, or discussion. They can be used open for holding more people or for spacing out with inventory or sales charts. They...
BOARDROOM by O'Hare (kitchen available).
Norwood Park, Chicago, IL
BOARDROOM: 500 sf, serves 2~50 people. 100 Higgins O’Hare Boardroom is located at I-90's Canfield highway exit, it is only 4 miles east of O'Hare airport and 12 miles west of downtown Chicago. Our Boardroom offers 500 SF including an 16’x10’ open space at the...
Meeting Space with Historic Feel in Lincoln Park
Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL
...and contains artifacts on display from our museum’s collection. With full A/V capabilities, this space is ideal for small corporate meetings, lecture, or presentations. Six-foot tables and up to 40 chairs are included in your rental and can be configured to suit your...
Cozy Brick Coffee Shop and Bookstore
South Side, Chicago, IL
Hello! By day we're a coffee shop and bookstore on the South Side of Chicago. Tucked away in an idyllic brick building, Build's indoor space and outdoor patio are ideal for meetings, parties, workshops, performances, screenings, and summer BBQs, and more. In total, there is...
Large Focus Room Located On Michigan Avenue!
Near North Side, Chicago, IL
Our large focus room, which fits up to eight people, is where you can work hard with your team, as well as impress your clients. This space offers a unique design, natural lighting and a modern feel. On North Michigan Avenue with more than 6,000...

Frequently Asked Questions

Lecture halls in Chicago come in an endless array of styles. From quiet library conference rooms to auditoriums that seat hundreds, your audience is guaranteed to have a comfortable and educational experience with the right choice in venue.
One of the first considerations in booking a lecture hall in Chicago is going to be the location. How easy will it be for guests to access? For out of state clients flying in a location with great access to Chicago's world-class rail transportation network is ideal. Knowing they will save money on car rentals and time spent in traffic will make your event that much more appealing.
It is essential to know you'll be able to share media and be able to display your lecture content with ease. Does your venue feature smartboards, wi-fi, computers, and other technology? While most of these can also be rented it saves time having supporting technology available from the onset.
You're in luck - Chicago has one of the largest collections of lecture, conference, seminar, and meeting spaces in the country. The city is an educational hub, so libraries, universities, and cultural institutions all offer conference venues year-round. Many of these spaces cater to conferences that focus on their specialties. For example, cultural institutions focused on immigrant history will be much more open to hosting conferences on that subject.
Conferences can also be held in neutral spaces. The Near North Side and other districts house hundreds of warehouses. These are a legacy of Chicago's past as a manufacturing industrial hub. The warehouses are now being repurposed into flexible spaces that can be outfitted to comfortably hold hundreds of people at a time.
Your chosen venue should also have staff to assist with setup and breakdown. Amenities like bathrooms, water fountains, and accessory lighting make even an industrial loft a comfortable place to hold a seminar or conference. For a day-long event catering is a good idea; fortunately you have thousands of restaurant and catering options in Chicago.
Besides staff and catering you'll also need audio-visual equipment. These are essential unless your chosen venue has reliable and abundant natural light. For filming your conference it's still essential since a passing cloud or bad weather will interfere with the exposure of your video content.
You'll likely need supporting technologies like wall-mounted television sets, speakers, microphones, and more. This way your message finds the eyes and ears of everyone in attendance rather than those closest to the stage. For a more intimate conference you can pare down these requirements, however. Regardless of the subject or scale, pairing your agenda with the right Chicago lecture halls is sure to captivate your audience and leave them eager to learn more.

Reviews for lecture halls

Robert B.
Equipped Meeting Room in North London
This is a great space and I was taken care of very well. I did an online lecture from the room, and it was well connected, well resourced, and looked clean and professional. Will certainly use again when the need arises...
Luciana K.
Gorgeous Brand New 40 person Meeting Space-Plaza District-now 40% OF
Perfect for the small lecture I was hosting. The staff is just outstanding. Super helpful! Will definitely book again
Wisanu C.
Central Bellevue Conference/Class Room
This space was perfect for our needs and we hope to use it in the future for lectures
Daniel L.
Bright, Private, Spacious Brooklyn Workspace Office
The host, Dennis, was very pleasant and welcoming. I hosted a lecture here and the space was absolutely beautiful and clean. Will be booking the conference room next...
Ruthanne V.
Rooftop lounge in the Heart of the West Seattle Junction!
This space was incredible. We enjoyed a team building day over lunch, lecture, and activities using all of the unique spaces inside, and out. The patio was comfortable and offered a gorgeous view of the ferries passing through the sound. Our host Madeline was accommodating, friendly, and made our experience...
Taniece R.
Bright Conference Room Located in Prince George's County
The hist is responsive to questions and needs. The space is just as advertised and very clean. Held a lecture for 2 days for 10 people. Everyone enjoyed the space...
Jed A.
Convenient NOHO Workshop / Writers Room
Felt very welcome there, especially the staff at the front desk. Space was perfect for auditions, meetings, lecture, etc. And Jeremy was always accessible to answer questions. The only thing I would suggest to the overall building owner is fix the bathrooms. The women's restroom last night was pretty...
Diane A.
Midtown studio with beautiful window street view on 8th Ave
system across the room with me, etc and even offered to go to the store if we were to need anything else for our lecture. Hanna was very responsive to my calls, and helped me set up the sound system and our microphone by walking me through the process over...