636 South Michigan Avenue, Lobby entrance on East Balbo Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60605 USA
+1 312-447-0955

Organize a meeting or event

Send your requirements to our expert planners for more information on pricing and room availability.

  • 9

    Event Rooms

  • 1,135 sq m

    Total Event Space

  • 383

    Capacity Largest Space

  • 8

    Maximum Breakout Rooms

About This Venue

  • Discover The Blackstone's iconic Downtown Chicago event spaces & meeting rooms with natural light

  • Our superior hotel team provides outstanding, customized catering and event planning

  • 13,000 sq ft of meeting space that is ideal for unique, destination worthy events on Michigan Avenue

  • State-of-the-art audio visual services available for each event space in our Chicago hotel

  • Business travelers have access to our 24 Hour full business center and upgraded fitness facilities

  • Event spaces that are ideal to experience our notorious past in a newly updated meeting rooms

Plan an Inspired Event

Attendee Booking Tools

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We can provide you with a unique complimentary Reservation Link that makes it easy for your guests to reserve their rooms.

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  • Personalized with your group name, event dates, hotel, and special rates
  • Displayed in multiple languages on Marriott domains worldwide

Manage Your Event with Ease

Group Lists

If you have a list of your guests, we can make reservations for all of them.

Rooming Lists

We can send you a report showing which of your guests have reserved rooms and when they plan to arrive.

Mobile Check-In

Guests can check in before their stay, receive instant alerts when their room is ready and check out by skipping the front desk.

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Equipment and Services

Meeting Equipment

AV equipment

LCD Panel

LCD projector

Microphone

Overhead projector

PA system portable

Rear screen projection

Stage: installed

Stage: portable

TV

TV production service provider

Video camera

Walkie talkie radios

Meeting Services

AV technician

Carpenter

Copy service

Decorator

Electrician

Laborer

Locksmith

Photographer

Security guard

Videoconferencing

Business Equipment

Computers

Printers

Business Services

Copy service

Fax service

Messenger service

Network/Internet printing

Overnight delivery/pickup

Post/parcel

High-speed Internet access

Meeting rooms:Wired,Wireless

Catering

Afternoon Break

Coffee Break

Dinner

Lunch

Reception

Capacity

Capacity Chart

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  • The Mayors Office (Boardroom)
  • 7.3x6.4x4.6
  • 49
  • 10
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  • 10
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  • POTUS Boardroom
  • 7.3x8.5x4.6
  • 66
  • 14
  •  
  • 14
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  •  
  •  
  • L
  • 5.8x11.9x2.7
  • 72
  • 72
  • 33
  • 22
  • 20
  • 72
  • 50
  • Marshall & Fox
  • 11x7x2.7
  • 77
  • 80
  • 50
  • 26
  • 24
  • 80
  • 60
  • Taste
  • 10.7x7x2.7
  • 82
  • 77
  • 40
  • 28
  • 25
  • 77
  • 60
  • Metra
  • 7x11.9x2.7
  • 85
  • 85
  • 33
  • 22
  • 20
  • 85
  • 60
  • Chicago Alton
  • 7.3x11.9x2.7
  • 89
  • 79
  • 33
  • 22
  • 20
  • 79
  • 50
  • Inspiration Studio
  • 13.4x7.6x3
  • 92
  • 100
  • 56
  • 30
  • 28
  • 80
  • 80
  • English Room (Boardroom)
  • 14x6.7x3.4
  • 97
  • 18
  •  
  • 18
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  •  
  • The Barbershop
  • 13.7x7.3x3.7
  • 104
  • 87
  • 40
  • 26
  • 24
  • 87
  • 60
  • L Alton
  • 13.7x11.9x2.7
  • 166
  • 151
  • 67
  • 45
  • 43
  • 151
  • 100
  • Chicago Alton
  • 14.3x11.9x2.7
  • 175
  • 164
  • 67
  • 48
  • 46
  • 164
  • 110
  • Ballroom Pre-Function
  • 30.5x7x2.7
  • 218
  • 235
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  • 235
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  • Art Hall Pre-Function
  • 32x7.6x3
  • 247
  • 266
  •  
  • 80
  •  
  • 266
  • 100
  • The Train Rooms (Dividable)
  • 20.4x11.9x2.7
  • 249
  • 236
  • 100
  • 70
  • 67
  • 236
  • 170
  • Crystal Ballroom
  • 22.6x14x6.4
  • 320
  • 383
  • 199
  • 100
  • 99
  • 345
  • 240

Room Set-Up Examples

Setup Example

Schoolroom or Classroom

The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.

Setup Example

Banquet

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

Setup Example

Reception

Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.

Setup Example

Ovals and Rounds

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

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Setup Example

Theater

Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.

Setup Example

E-shape, U-shape and T-shape

Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.

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