Best Chicago Corporate Event Venues for 2020

2019 has been a fun year for corporate events. Engaging add ons like virtual reality stations, sweatworking and mobile escape rooms to name a few, have taken the typical corporate event to a whole new level. All of these additions are great, however where a truly excellent and memorable event starts, is the venue.Corporate event planners can book high demand venues as much as 2 years in advance. So it's never too early to start thinking about your 2020 venue choices.To get you started, we have listed what we think the top 5 Chicago venues are for the 2020 event year. These venues stand out with onsite breweries, chic outdoor spaces and a focus on sustainability to name a few things. Read on to get the scoop on where the most on trend corporate events will be happening in 2020.


2019 has been a fun year for corporate events.  Engaging add ons like virtual reality stations, sweatworking and mobile escape rooms to name a few, have taken the typical corporate event to a whole new level.  All of these additions are great, however where a truly excellent and memorable event starts, is the venue.

Corporate event planners can book high demand venues as much as 2 years in advance.  So it's never too early to start thinking about your 2020 venue choices.

To get you started, we have listed what we think the top 5 Chicago venues are for the 2020 event year.  These venues stand out with onsite breweries, chic outdoor spaces and a focus on sustainability to name a few things.  Read on to get the scoop on where the most on trend corporate events will be happening in 2020.

Rockwell on the River

This venue impresses with Metropolitan Brewing, The Metropolis Coffee Company’s Roasterie on site.  The brewery alone is a 22,000 sq. ft. space, including their dog friendly tasting room that overlooks the Chicago River.  It's pretty easy to impress guests here, whether it be with artisanal coffees at your breakfast session, an outdoor lunch on the river or german style lagers and a brewery tour at your cocktail hour.



Loft on Lake

This location can’t be beat - right in the heart of West Loop, this raw event space hosts a variety of corporate events all year long.  With an impressive skylight and a gorgeous minimalist interior, all events look high end in this space. From brainstorming sessions to conventions - the flexibility of a space like this makes planning easy.



Greenhouse Loft

This refreshing meeting space in Logan Square offers a spaced focused on sustainability.  Focusing on reducing, reusing and recycling, this venue has set an example for other Chicago venues to follow.  Although it is a raw event space, they have everything you need to curate a flawless event.  With onsite coordinators, rentals and AV, Greenhouse is a one stop shop.  On top of all this they also have an impressive outdoor space and art gallery onsite complete with a video wall.




City Winery

If it ain’t broke don’t fix it.  City Winery has been a Chicago corporate event staple for years and isn’t slowing down in 2020.  This “Urban Wine Country” located in the West Loop is ultra-appealing for music fans and wine lovers.  From the private barrel room that holds 35 guests to the concert venue that holds 300, this space is versatile to say the least.  In the new year you can expect some of the most sought after wines here at City Winery that will surprise and intrigue guests.  With a variety of concerts, wine tastings and other events happening in 2020 there will be tons of opportunities to impress.



Studio Gang Treehouse

We have saved the best for last.  Wow.  Talk about a new event space for 2020.  This art-deco rooftop has been transformed into a fully functioning ecosystem that not only houses three colonies of honeybees, but also offers an on trend and impressive corporate event space.  This treehouse pavillon is a flexible space that hosts a variety of events.  The space itself is a great icebreaker and talking point and a place that guests will actually take something away from.




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