Host catered gatherings in our event space in downtown Chicago

With more than 28,000 square feet of meeting space and striking views of downtown, the event facilities at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago create a breathtaking backdrop for a wedding, a corporate function, or an elegant reception. Each of our 13 meeting rooms comes with audiovisual support, built-in screens, and projectors. To add a special touch to your event, work alongside our professional team members to design the perfect catering menu. If you’ve invited out-of-town guests, encourage them to stay in style in one of our rooms or suites.

Audiovisual services
Encore, our in-house audiovisual company, is a full-service AV team that can meet your technology needs. We also have three Weframe monitors to give you the best tools for your meeting.

Key features

  • 13 meeting rooms

  • 1,650 person max. capacity

  • Catering service

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Individual room climate control

  • Printing services

  • Safehotels certified

  • Boardroom

Meeting facilities

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago - Wedding Setup

Whether you’re hosting an intimate board meeting for 10 or a fundraising gala for hundreds, one of our 13 meeting rooms is certain to suit your needs. Our versatile, well-furnished event spaces offer amenities like audiovisual equipment to ensure a successful gathering. Several of the larger spaces also have access to pre-function areas, perfect for cocktail hours or event registrations.

The Atlantic Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 1,650 attendees in reception style or 816 for dinner, features sweeping views of Lake Michigan, Lakeshore East Park, and the Chicago skyline from 20-foot floor-to-ceiling windows. The views alone are something that no guest will ever forget.


Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago - Ballroom

Our event facilities provide a unique setting for your wedding—from Jeanne Gang’s award-winning skyscraper design and modern interior to our position in the heart of Chicago minutes from Lake Michigan, the Magnificent Mile, and the Loop.

Elevating your happily ever after is what we do best—that’s why our expert team works together to ensure that the catering menu is customized to your taste, the overall design is exactly what you want, and the ceremony is unforgettable. You bring something old, new, and borrowed, and we’ll take care of the something Blu.

Seasonal events

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago - Banquet
Holiday parties and milestone gatherings come to life in our expansive event facilities in the heart of downtown Chicago. Contact us today to learn more about our special promotions and offers as well as our private dining options.