Motivating meetings in downtown Chicago

Meetings

The 13 event spaces at The Westin Chicago River North encompass almost 30,000 square feet. From board meetings to executive retreats to large-scale conferences, our hotel venues accommodate your needs in Chicago. The Riverfront Room offers the flexibility to host up to 150 guests in a theater setting with stunning views of downtown. Elegant and stately, the Astor Ballroom offers a sophisticated space for business meetings and trade conferences. Our modern AV equipment makes your presentations dynamic and interesting. Healthy catering options keep attendees energized and our professional meeting planners ensure all the details are perfect. Delight in inspired indoor and outdoor venues, inspired by the natural flow of the river and the reflections from Chicago’s distinctive architecture.

14

Event Rooms

29534 SQ FT

Total Event Space

1000

Capacity Largest Space

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Grand ballroom meeting setup with multiple chairs facing front and AV equipment.

Meetings and Events

Collaborate with our team of event specialists and use our online tools to plan your conference

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Virtual Tour

Explore our flexible event space through our new immersive visuals – 360° images and 3D virtual tour. Refreshed in early 2020, our meeting spaces incorporate sleek polished designs, contemporary details replicating the glass, steel, and stone textures of towering skyscrapers, with mesmerizing patterns that flow from room to room.

Meeting room with tables and chairs set in classroom style.
Astor Ballroom - Social Setup
Venues

Our 30,000 square feet of flexible meeting space accommodates events large and small in elegant ballrooms, intimate conference rooms, and everything in between.

Riverfront Room
On-Site Specialty Events

Our on-site events are turnkey, keep attendees engaged, cut out extra planning time and effort on the part of the meeting planner, and are cost effective for your overall budget. Most importantly attendees will have a memorable experience. Our hotel offers the following on-site event options.

Grand Ballroom wedding reception setup with round tables and bride and groom table.

Weddings and Occasions

Allow our certified specialists to help bring your wedding dreams to life.

Utilize our outdoor terrace along Chicago's beautiful Riverwalk.
Our venue spaces have been updated with a modern elegance for a picture perfect event.
Ask one of our event specialists about current wedding package offerings.
The perfect weekend, start to finish. We have spaces perfect for a brunch or welcome reception.
Inquire about discounted room rates for your guests.

Have a Perfect Day in Chicago

The Westin Chicago River North is committed to helping you feel your best on your wedding day. From intuitive service to enriching experiences and vibrant venues, our expert staff ensures each detail comes to life flawlessly.<br> <br> Your wedding day should be a celebration of your distinct personality, with every detail flawlessly arranged. From your favorite flowers, to the warm glow of candlelight, to the soft twinkle of music, we offer a series of magical moments.<br> <br> Our Westin Wedding Specialist has been trained to assist you with what ever you need, from choosing the perfect reception venue, to helping pick the perfect culinary accompaniment for your celebration. No matter what you need, we have it covered.

More Wedding Information

Awaken the palates of your guests with a custom menu that highlights your favorite flavors, or choose a special wedding package designed by our award-winning executive chef.

Our Wedding Specialist will work with you to choose the ideal venue, customize your wedding plans, and ensure your magical day is exactly as you dreamed.

The newly-opened Talc + Tonic Men's Salon will help you look your best for your big day. This modern, urban salon offers men's haircuts, women's blowouts, beard trims and more, in a comfortable, fresh space.

Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.ft) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Caucus Room 15x13x8 195 - - 6 - 19 -
Executive Boardroom 40x32x9.5 1280 60 36 24 27 54 60
Grand Ballroom 76x111x17.1 8436 900 498 - - 1000 700
Grand Court 112x41x10.8 4592 - - - - 700 -
Promenade Ballroom 43x83x9.7 3569 203 162 32 - 400 280
Astor Ballroom 46x62x12.7 2852 130 100 54 55 351 210
Burnham Park 11x23x8 253 - - 10 - - -
Grant Park 30x20x8.1 600 50 24 24 23 69 50
Lincoln Park 30x20x8.1 600 50 24 24 23 62 50
Jackson Park 43x19x8.9 817 80 36 36 34 84 50
Rogers Park 22x20x8.1 440 32 18 15 17 42 30
Washington Park 22x20x8.1 440 32 18 15 17 42 30
Riverfront 60x87x12 5220 150 84 54 57 200 140
Dearborn 12x20x- 240 - - 8 - - -
Caucus Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
15x13x8
Area (sq.ft)
195
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
6
U-Shape
-
Reception
19
Banquet
-
Executive Boardroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
40x32x9.5
Area (sq.ft)
1280
Theater
60
Schoolroom
36
Conference
24
U-Shape
27
Reception
54
Banquet
60
Grand Ballroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
76x111x17.1
Area (sq.ft)
8436
Theater
900
Schoolroom
498
Conference
-
U-Shape
-
Reception
1000
Banquet
700
Grand Court
Dimensions (LxWxH)
112x41x10.8
Area (sq.ft)
4592
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
-
U-Shape
-
Reception
700
Banquet
-
Promenade Ballroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
43x83x9.7
Area (sq.ft)
3569
Theater
203
Schoolroom
162
Conference
32
U-Shape
-
Reception
400
Banquet
280
Astor Ballroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
46x62x12.7
Area (sq.ft)
2852
Theater
130
Schoolroom
100
Conference
54
U-Shape
55
Reception
351
Banquet
210
Burnham Park
Dimensions (LxWxH)
11x23x8
Area (sq.ft)
253
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
10
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Grant Park
Dimensions (LxWxH)
30x20x8.1
Area (sq.ft)
600
Theater
50
Schoolroom
24
Conference
24
U-Shape
23
Reception
69
Banquet
50
Lincoln Park
Dimensions (LxWxH)
30x20x8.1
Area (sq.ft)
600
Theater
50
Schoolroom
24
Conference
24
U-Shape
23
Reception
62
Banquet
50
Jackson Park
Dimensions (LxWxH)
43x19x8.9
Area (sq.ft)
817
Theater
80
Schoolroom
36
Conference
36
U-Shape
34
Reception
84
Banquet
50
Rogers Park
Dimensions (LxWxH)
22x20x8.1
Area (sq.ft)
440
Theater
32
Schoolroom
18
Conference
15
U-Shape
17
Reception
42
Banquet
30
Washington Park
Dimensions (LxWxH)
22x20x8.1
Area (sq.ft)
440
Theater
32
Schoolroom
18
Conference
15
U-Shape
17
Reception
42
Banquet
30
Riverfront
Dimensions (LxWxH)
60x87x12
Area (sq.ft)
5220
Theater
150
Schoolroom
84
Conference
54
U-Shape
57
Reception
200
Banquet
140
Dearborn
Dimensions (LxWxH)
12x20x-
Area (sq.ft)
240
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
8
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.mt) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Caucus Room 4.6x4x2.4 18.1 - - 6 - 19 -
Executive Boardroom 12.2x9.8x2.9 118.9 60 36 24 27 54 60
Grand Ballroom 23.2x33.8x5.2 783.7 900 498 - - 1000 700
Grand Court 34.1x12.5x3.3 426.6 - - - - 700 -
Promenade Ballroom 13.1x25.3x3 331.6 203 162 32 - 400 280
Astor Ballroom 14x18.9x3.9 265 130 100 54 55 351 210
Burnham Park 3.4x7x2.4 23.5 - - 10 - - -
Grant Park 9.1x6.1x2.5 55.7 50 24 24 23 69 50
Lincoln Park 9.1x6.1x2.5 55.7 50 24 24 23 62 50
Jackson Park 13.1x5.8x2.7 75.9 80 36 36 34 84 50
Rogers Park 6.7x6.1x2.5 40.9 32 18 15 17 42 30
Washington Park 6.7x6.1x2.5 40.9 32 18 15 17 42 30
Riverfront 18.3x26.5x3.7 484.9 150 84 54 57 200 140
Dearborn 3.7x6.1x- 22.3 - - 8 - - -
Caucus Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.6x4x2.4
Area (sq.mt)
18.1
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
6
U-Shape
-
Reception
19
Banquet
-
Executive Boardroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
12.2x9.8x2.9
Area (sq.mt)
118.9
Theater
60
Schoolroom
36
Conference
24
U-Shape
27
Reception
54
Banquet
60
Grand Ballroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
23.2x33.8x5.2
Area (sq.mt)
783.7
Theater
900
Schoolroom
498
Conference
-
U-Shape
-
Reception
1000
Banquet
700
Grand Court
Dimensions (LxWxH)
34.1x12.5x3.3
Area (sq.mt)
426.6
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
-
U-Shape
-
Reception
700
Banquet
-
Promenade Ballroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
13.1x25.3x3
Area (sq.mt)
331.6
Theater
203
Schoolroom
162
Conference
32
U-Shape
-
Reception
400
Banquet
280
Astor Ballroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
14x18.9x3.9
Area (sq.mt)
265
Theater
130
Schoolroom
100
Conference
54
U-Shape
55
Reception
351
Banquet
210
Burnham Park
Dimensions (LxWxH)
3.4x7x2.4
Area (sq.mt)
23.5
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
10
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Grant Park
Dimensions (LxWxH)
9.1x6.1x2.5
Area (sq.mt)
55.7
Theater
50
Schoolroom
24
Conference
24
U-Shape
23
Reception
69
Banquet
50
Lincoln Park
Dimensions (LxWxH)
9.1x6.1x2.5
Area (sq.mt)
55.7
Theater
50
Schoolroom
24
Conference
24
U-Shape
23
Reception
62
Banquet
50
Jackson Park
Dimensions (LxWxH)
13.1x5.8x2.7
Area (sq.mt)
75.9
Theater
80
Schoolroom
36
Conference
36
U-Shape
34
Reception
84
Banquet
50
Rogers Park
Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.7x6.1x2.5
Area (sq.mt)
40.9
Theater
32
Schoolroom
18
Conference
15
U-Shape
17
Reception
42
Banquet
30
Washington Park
Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.7x6.1x2.5
Area (sq.mt)
40.9
Theater
32
Schoolroom
18
Conference
15
U-Shape
17
Reception
42
Banquet
30
Riverfront
Dimensions (LxWxH)
18.3x26.5x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
484.9
Theater
150
Schoolroom
84
Conference
54
U-Shape
57
Reception
200
Banquet
140
Dearborn
Dimensions (LxWxH)
3.7x6.1x-
Area (sq.mt)
22.3
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
8
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
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.
Conference and Hollow Square
Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Audio-Visual Equipment
  • 35MM Projector
  • AV Technician
  • Film Projector with Screen
  • LCD Panel
  • LCD Projector
  • Microphone
  • PA System
  • TV
  • TV Production Service Provider
  • Teleconferencing
  • Video Camera
  • Videoconferencing
  • Walkie Talkies
Event Services
  • Decorator
  • Electrician
  • Event Lighting
  • Locksmith
  • Message Service
  • Photographer
  • Security Guards
Event Equipment & Supplies
  • Blackboards
  • Direction Signs
  • Easels
  • Flip Chart & Markers
  • Installed Stage
  • Lobby Bulletin Board
  • Name Cards
  • Pens / Pencils / Notepad
  • Podium Lectern
  • Polling Devices
  • Portable Stage
  • Spotlights
  • Stack Chairs
  • Tables
  • Wall Charts
Business Services
  • Computers
  • Printers
  • F+B stations include protective sneeze guards
  • Meeting space capacities and configurations follow social distancing guidelines
  • Offers single serve F+B options
  • Third-party partners comply with MI cleanliness standards