The Inside Scoop
FROM THE KNOT EDITORS
The First Look
Midwest Conference Center features a selection of ballrooms complete with stylish and refined decor, allowing couples and their guests the opportunity to enjoy a magical day. Situated in Northlake, Illinois, this venue is conveniently close to Chicago and affords striking views of the Windy City's skyline, making it an ideal location for a wedding with urban ambience.
16th Floor Ballroom. The jewel in the Midwest Conference Center’s crown is the 16th Floor Ballroom, also known as the Skyline Ballroom, with its expansive floor-to-ceiling windows on three sides of the property. Plenty of sunlight floods in during the daytime hours and the room provides scenic views of Chicago's city lights at night. This space can accommodate up to 200 guests for a banquet-style reception.
Grand Wedding Ballroom. This room provides enough space for up to 500 of guests for sit-down dinners, buffets and wedding ceremonies. With white drapes that frame the room, oak wood bar and built-in dance floor and neutral decor throughout, this space provides effortless elegance.
Midwest Ballroom. Featuring deep brown tones that are accented by the occasional splash of vibrant color, the Midwest Ballroom measuring 15,000 square feet embodies the eclectic nature of the Midwest itself. It can be easily decorated to suit a range of tastes and holds up to 1000 guests.
What You Should Know
Midwest Conference Center offers two wedding packages: Deluxe and Distinctive. The deluxe package includes supervision by a banquet coordinator, a four-course meal, a four-hour open bar, linen napkins in your choice of color, centerpieces, champagne toast, wedding cake and use of a bridal suite. Further details are available with the distinctive package, such as a five-course meal, hors d'oeuvres served by butlers, wine with the dinner, premium bar and black tablecloths. You can also work with the venue’s staff to create a package that suits your tastes
All of the catering at Midwest Conference Center is provided by the in-house team, with a choice of sit-down dinner entrees and appetizers, as well as hors d'oeuvres. Many of the food items are traditional wedding fare, yet still sophisticated. Typical dishes include roasted half chicken, chicken kiev, cheese quesadilla, baked potato with sour cream, cream of broccoli soup and peppermint ice cream.
Midwest Conference Center is able to organize and cater events that meet kosher requirements, in addition to these extra perks:
- Choice of three kosher wedding packages: Basic, Upgraded and The Works, all with choice of event spaces and kosher menu items
- Minutes from O'Hare International Airport
- Close to multiple premium hotels
- Free on-site parking
From the Vendor
The perfect location in our Newly Renovated Space
Our 33,000 square feet of banquet space are all newly renovated. The exquisite 15,000 square foot Midwest Ballroom is perfect for large events up to 1,000 guests. Our Grand Ballroom for more intimate events, or the breathtaking views from the 16th floor Ballroom with floor to ceiling glass windows
Amenities + Details
For more details about amenities, please message the Venue.
$ – Inexpensive
Bar + Drinks, Food + Catering, Rentals + Equipment