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Meetings & Events


Elevate your business event at Westin

Find our event venues in the middle of downtown Chattanooga, just steps away from local restaurants and walking paths by the river. With 11 spaces comprising almost 15,000 square feet, we have room for events of all sizes, from intimate board meetings and brainstorming sessions to large conferences and trade shows. At nearly 6,300 square feet, the John Portman Ballroom is the second largest such space in Chattanooga and offers breathtaking views of Lookout Mountain along with a pre-function area. For casual cocktail receptions and meet-and-greets, ask our professional event planners about the Dorato Outdoor Terrace with firepit. All our venues pair perfectly with our on-site catering services, available from any of our hotel restaurants. Take advantage of high-speed Wi-Fi, the latest AV equipment and an on-site technician in all event spaces.

  • 11

    Event Rooms

  • 14,662 sq ft

    Total Event Space

  • 722

    Capacity Largest Space

Portman Ballroom Event Setup

Versatile Venues


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About This Venue

  • With 11 meeting rooms, breakout spaces and ballrooms, we have the ideal venue for any occasion

  • Host large conferences in the John Portman Ballroom, the second largest ballroom in Chattanooga

  • Enrich your event with catering services from our on-site restaurants

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  • Conduct your board meeting or seminar with support from our venue's on-site AV technician

  • Entertain colleagues and clients at one of the many Chattanooga restaurants within walking distance

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  • Your Chattanooga event guests save with special rates on blocks or 10 or more hotel rooms

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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.

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

Stage: portable

TV

Meeting Services

AV technician

Copy service

Photographer

Security guard

Business Equipment

Computers

Business Services

Messenger service

Capacity

Floor Plans

Capacity Chart

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  • Portman Ballroom
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  • 6,274
  • 696
  • 261
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  • 179
  • 722
  • 522
  • Portman A
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  • 2,119
  • 235
  • 88
  •  
  • 61
  • 376
  • 176
  • Portman B
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  • 2,163
  • 240
  • 90
  •  
  • 62
  • 380
  • 180
  • Portman C/D
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  • 1,992
  • 221
  • 83
  •  
  • 57
  • 366
  • 166
  • Portman C
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  • 1,018
  • 113
  • 42
  •  
  • 29
  • 285
  • 85
  • Portman D
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  • 974
  • 108
  • 41
  •  
  • 28
  • 281
  • 81
  • Portman A/B
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  • 4,282
  • 475
  • 178
  •  
  • 122
  • 556
  • 356
  • Portman B/C/D
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  • 4,155
  • 461
  • 173
  •  
  • 119
  • 546
  • 346
  • Roy McDonald Junior Ballroom
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  • 1,562
  • 173
  • 65
  •  
  • 45
  • 330
  • 130
  • Terry Lee Presidential Boardroom
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  • 415
  • 10
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  • 10
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  • Mountain Room
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  • 611
  • 68
  • 25
  •  
  • 17
  • 251
  • 51
  • River Room
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  • 1,268
  • 141
  • 53
  •  
  • 36
  • 305
  • 105
  • Valley Room
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  • 646
  • 72
  • 27
  •  
  • 18
  • 254
  • 54
  • Hospitality Suite 822
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  • 607
  • 6
  •  
  • 6
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  • Hospitality Suite 922
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  • 607
  • 6
  •  
  • 6
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  • Hospitality Suite 1015
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  • 607
  • 6
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  • 6
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  • Hospitality Suite 1031
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  • 607
  • 6
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  • 6
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  • Deluxe Suite 224
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  • 1,052
  • 6
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  • Deluxe Suite 225
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  • 1,052
  • 6
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Room Set-Up Examples

Setup Example

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.