Navy Pier - Chicago

Chicago, IL - Convention Center

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Navy Pier is a unique meetings destination, due to its rich and iconic history and unique location on Lake Michigan, known as the People's Pier, which is conveniently located near downtown Chicago. The Pier stretches for more than six city blocks, and originally opened in 1916 as a shipping and recreation facility. The Pier offers an abundance of on-site entertainment, dining, and attractions, including cultural institutions Chicago Shakespeare Theatre and the Chicago Children's Museum, as well as free year-round arts and cultural programming. From art installations to the iconic Centennial wheel, there will never be a shortage of ways to enjoy the Pier.

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600 E. Grand Ave,
Chicago, IL 60611

Services Provided

  • Complete Venue Management Services

Venue Facts

  • Navy Pier offers two exhibit halls, 34 meeting rooms, the historic AON Grand Ballroom, and Lakeview Terrace overlooking Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline.
  • The seven story, 220 room Hilton Curio Collection, The Sable Hotel sits on the Pier offering some of the most spectacular views of the city, lake, and Pier for a distinctive and unique travel experience.
  • Along with the hotel and rooftop, a transient marina and boat slip will soon be built to create new dining and entertainment elements that are poised to elevate the Pier's social scene.

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