SOPHISTICATED & VERSATILE

For corporate meetings, small and medium-sized conferences, product launches and more, 19 East is an ideal full-service daytime events center.

This award-winning space offers an unmatched combination of dramatic architecture, versatility, convenient downtown location, and access to the best in Chicago event catering and production.

Add in concierge level client service, and you have a unique all-in-one event destination you will not find anywhere else.

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FEATURES

Make your event experience one your guests will not forget, in an environment that showcases urban Chicago architecture across generations. With three large, connected event spaces, additional private office and lounge suites, and a full complement of AV solutions and event amenities at the ready, 19 East can accommodate a variety of corporate and social events.

  • Three Distinct Event Spaces Under One Roof
  • Office Suite with Conference Room
  • Lounge and Private Meeting Spaces
  • Tables and Chameleon Chairs Inclusive with Space
  • Draped Partitions
  • Coat Racks
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Integrated Music Speaker System
  • On-Site AV Support Available

Perfectly Suited For

  • Theater-Style Meetings
  • Product Launches and Fashion Shows
  • Multi-Day Events
  • Conferences with Breakout Sessions
  • Company Retreats
  • Luncheons and Cocktail Receptions
  • Photo and Film Shoots
  • Automotive Displays and Launches
 

YOUR EVENT STAFF

When you host an event at 19 East, you get more than a meeting space. You access concierge level event services. Your 19 East client team will assist you at every step in crafting an exceptional guest experience, from managing event vendors, to event logistics and transportation, to planning and executing a menu that shines.

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OUR LOCATION

Chicago at Your Doorstep

Located in Chicago’s South Loop, 19 East is walking distance to McCormick Place and minutes to the city’s most prominent businesses, hotels, and attractions.

MAP

Nearby
McCormick Place Convention Center
6 blocks
China Town
5 blocks
CTA Green Line
2 blocks

By Taxi or RideShare
Financial District
12 minutes
Gold Coast
20 minutes
Museum Campus
12 minutes
Magnificent Mile
16 minutes
Union Station
11 minutes
Midway Airport
28 minutes
O’Hare International Airport
46 minutes
 

MENU

FOOD FOR THOUGHT CATERING GROUP


19 East is proudly owned and operated by the Food For Thought Catering Group, bringing 35 years of experience serving the city’s most renowned cultural institutions and venues with a custom culinary focus and commitment to service.

Our award-winning Food For Thought chefs and events team will bring your unique event vision to life, whether it’s through an exquisite multi-course menu, or lunch and snack offerings designed to energize and inspire your team.

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MEETINGS & CORPORATE EVENT RATES

Sunday-Thursday Daytime Fees 9am-5pm
Tables and chairs are included with all eventsAsk us about special rates when you book a full day and evening

Small Group Rate*

  • 100 guests or less on Sunday-Thursday $3,000

Non-Profit Event*

  • We are pleased to offer a 25% discount to Non-profits

Daytime Rental Rates*

  • Half-Day-4 Hours $1,000
  • Full-Day-8 Hours $2,000

HideAway Only

  • Half-Day-4 Hours $550
  • Full-Day-8 Hours $660

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