Here's a list of some of the top venues in Illinois to host your next team building, training, or consulting event
Illinois has great venue options for running corporate events. From new, state-of-the-art facilities to heritage buildings and outdoor venues, Illinois has the perfect location waiting for your next event.
Our customers range from professional event planners to company employees tasked with finding a team building activity for their colleagues. In addition to choosing the perfect activity, choosing a location can make or break your event. Our experience in Illinois, means that not only can we provide you with the right team building solution, we can also recommend some of our favourite venues to run the event.
To ensure that your team building event goes off without a hitch we have assembled a number of locations that make ideal venues for events in Illinois. These facilities are in central locations and can work for groups of various sizes.
Built in 1927 by architect Frederic Klein, The Packard is a full service catering and event services venue. It features gourmet foods, customized menus and unique presentations all at competitive pricing. Add high-speed Internet access, full A/V capabilities, dance floors, river views and the convenient location right next to the Mark Twain Hotel and you have the ideal location for team building events. Suitable for the Kidnapped! A Rescue Mission team building activity.
Why we like it: Borrow a DVD from their collection of over 300 classic and contemporary titles.
Address: 225 NE Adams St, Peoria, IL 61602
The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel in Galena, Illinois, features the Blarney Stone meeting room for up to 250 guests, with southerly windows overlooking the valley and a convenient first floor location. There's on-site catering with full menus, snacks, beverage and break options. full audiovisual capabilities, free wifi and break-out rooms. Perfect for Charity Bike Buildathon team building activity.
Why we like it: Entertainment options include Irish Dancing!
Address: 9853 US-20, Galena, IL 61036
The beauty of rolling hills, valleys and lush countryside are just one of the attractions Galena has to offer not to mention its architectural charm and history. Fall colors in the area are magnificent. The spacious ballroom accommodates up to 175 theatre-style or 150 people for a banquet. Six additional meeting rooms are available, with capabilities ranging from 10-100 people. Perfect for a Code Break team building activity.
Why we like it: Climb the 192 step stairway from Main Street to Prospect Street for a panoramic view of Galena.
Address: 230 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036
Set-up your next meeting at Jumer's Casino & Hotel. The D. James Jumer Event Center is the perfect solution. This large center can be adapted to suit your specific requirements. It features 7,400 square feet of meeting space and can accommodate functions for up to 600 people. High ceilings, expansive dual drop down presentation screens, lighting, sound, stage and dance floor options, ensure everything is covered. Take a break from your meeting with our fun The Amazing Chase team building activity.
Why we like it: A 14-time first-place award recipient for best casino and accommodations, Jumer's is the place to be for exciting Las Vegas-style gambling.
Address: 777 Jumer Dr, Rock Island, IL 61201
Host an intimate business meeting at the Country Inn & Suites and enjoy perks such as free high-speed Internet access and audiovisual equipment rental. The hotel's flexible meeting space in Galesburg is convenient to Interstate 74, Highway 34 and the Galesburg Municipal Airport (GBG). The meeting room can seat up to 15 guests. A great space to hold an Outstanding Performance Through Art team building activity.
Why we like it: The historic Seminary Street shopping district and the Carl Sandburg State Historic Site are both on-hand.
Address: 2284 Promenade Ct, Galesburg, IL 61401
Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa features an inspiring setting for unique business gatherings in Illinois. Boasting approximately 15,000 square feet of sophisticated event space, Eagle Ridge can accommodate up to 300 guests. In-house capabilities include complete audio/visual services as well as banquet and catering services for breakfast, lunch, dinner, receptions, cocktail parties, and coffee breaks. Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access is available throughout. Plan an engaging Getting To Know You team building activity to get your group energized.
Why we like it: Beautiful outdoor venues overlook Lake Galena or offer stunning views of the surrounding Northern Illinois hills and woodlands.
Address: 444 Eagle Ridge Dr, Galena, IL 61036
You'll always have direct access to a dedicated full-time team member, and you'll appreciate their one-stop-shop capabilities – including single invoice billing. When it comes to food service, you can't beat the hand-selected list of preferred caterers who boast delicious offerings that can be tailored. They have ten meeting rooms of various sizes, with nearly 12,000 square feet of meeting space. Take a break from your meeting with our fun Clue Murder Mystery team building activity.
Why we like it: State of the art audio visual equipment, such as LCD projectors, screens, speakerphones, a variety of microphone equipment,etc. is available for your use.
Address: 101 18th St, Moline, IL 61265
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