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Planning the Perfect Chicago Business Event

From Venues to Car Service, Your Perfect Chicago Business Event

Organizing and planning a business event in a city as large as Chicago might seem like a daunting task. After all, you have a lot of venues to choose from, and you must consider both the atmosphere of the place and the amenities you’ll need to ensure that your speakers, presenters and attendees have what they need to get the most out of your event.

OML Worldwide has been providing car service for corporate events and outings for decades, and we know a thing or two about the best business event venues in the Windy City. Here are a few great venues, plus the importance of car service, for your upcoming Chicago business event.

Car Service to Make Your Guests’ Lives Easier

Your event attendees might have come from far and wide to attend, and providing them with a way to get to and from the business venue will be a godsend, especially if they were planning on taxis, a rental or a ride-sharing service to get around while in Chicago.

OML Worldwide provides car service with a number of vehicles, from the 3-passenger sedan to the 21-passenger deluxe mini coach. Each vehicle is late-model and in pristine condition, and your package will include the services of a local expert chauffeur, a seasoned professional who knows Chicago well and can offer advice on recreational outings as well as provide directions and answer questions that your attendees may have.

Once you’ve booked car service to get your attendees from place to place, it’s time to choose the perfect venue.

The Perfect Chicago Venue for a Business Event

Here are a few of our personal favorites:

Catalyst Ranch

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656 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL

Located in an historic downtown Chicago building, the Catalyst Ranch is your avenue to the most creative, engaged business event ever. With décor that embodies an eclectic reach of tastes and keeps the comfort and engagement of meeting-goers in mind, Catalyst Ranch provides more than AV equipment, a podium and tables and chairs. With whimsical color schemes, comfortable furniture and Bohemian vibe, Catalyst is the perfect place to hold a meeting that depends on creative inspiration and collaboration of minds.

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The Metropolitan Club

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233 South Wacker Drive, Willis Tower, Chicago, IL

Considered the premier business meeting destination in Chicago, the Metropolitan Club combines classic elegance with convenient service. Create a custom menu to impress clients or new recruits, take advantage of concierge and business services to help your event flow more smoothly, or encourage brainstorming in the luxurious lounge area. The Metropolitan Club was built to meet the needs of the business meeting that demands more.

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The Waldorf Astoria Chicago

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111 East Walton Street, Chicago, IL

Among the many brands that elicit immediate visions of luxury, the Waldorf Astoria stands out. The Hotel in Chicago follows that theme, with its luxurious meeting spaces and fully capable business amenities. With a variety of meeting spaces and ballrooms, you can choose the space that best meets your business event’s needs, while still providing your group with comfort and convenience throughout their experience.

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There are, of course, numerous other outstanding locations to hold your business meeting or event. Depending on the amount of space you need, number of attendees you’re anticipating and level of technological assistance your event will require, you might want to cater your search for a venue differently.

At the end of the day, simply holding your business event in Chicago is a benefit. Whichever venue you choose will likely be a big hit with your attendees and employees.

Top Photo Credit: Kevin Dooley

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