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Events at JW Marriott Chicago


Host your next successful business conference in our versatile event spaces and contemporary meeting venues in downtown Chicago. From grand corporate galas and awards ceremonies to intimate breakout sessions and board meetings, our impressive 44,000 square feet of space can be configured in any type of layout to accommodate any type of group.

Interactive Floor Plans
Reflective of Daniel Burnham, our Chicago meeting venue inspires exceptional productivity for your meeting or conference. Our expert hotel staff will cater to your group with the utmost attention to detail. Click below to view our interactive floor plan tool.
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Innovative Event Space Redesign Arriving in 2024
With our guests at the forefront, we are embarking on a redesign of our event space, aimed at cultivating innovation and sparking creativity.
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Meetings & Events

Delight your meeting and event guests with our hotel’s prime location on the Chicago Loop

Find the ideal space for your Chicago event in 37 venues comprising nearly 42,000 square feet
Host large conferences and corporate retreats in our Grand Ballroom, our biggest event space
Enhance business meetings and seminars with the modern AV equipment in our venues
Let our Chicago event planners arrange every detail of your meeting, from layout to lighting
Treat conference and event attendees in Chicago to a superb meal from our hotel's executive chef

Meeting Space Highlights

Our downtown Chicago venues will satisfy the most discerning of event planners with 37 meeting sites and 44,000 square feet of space. Our hotel's most expansive venue is able to accommodate up to 912 guests for large-scale conferences, training seminars, award receptions and celebratory banquets. Our Largest venue is the stunning Grand Ballroom with maximum space of 8,008 sq. ft. and maximum seating capacity of 939. Choose the historic Burnham Ballroom to host elegant corporate galas, networking dinners and awards receptions. Maximum of 36 breakout meeting venues for smaller sessions.

Meet the Chef

We are delighted to welcome Executive Chef, Jack Delby to the JW Marriott Chicago. With over two decades of culinary experience in multiple high-end hotels across the Midwest, Chef Delby is prepared to delight guests with everything from palate pleasing appetizers through delectable desserts. Named Chicago Chef of the year in 2000 and certified by the American Culinary Federation as an Executive Chef since 1997, Chef and his team can create exceptional dishes to compliment any occasion.

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Weddings and Occasions

Dazzle wedding guests in refined venues with stunning architecture and superb service

Select one of our 37 event spaces for your reception, bridal shower or family reunion in Chicago
Invite 675 wedding guests to the Burnham Ballroom with crystal chandeliers and arched ceiling
Let our certified event planners handle all the details while you focus on your wedding day
Impress wedding guests with a taste of Chicago with a fine meal from our venue's catering staff
Reserve one of our hotel's curated wedding packages and add an extra touch of luxury to your event

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