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Hybrid Team Space - Conference Rooms C + D
  • $200/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Conference Room C + D Types of events: Corporate Events, Executive Meetings, Team Offsites, Conferences, Panels and more. Our space is completely modular and can accommodate a range of needs. If you have any questions about whether or not we are the right space for your event, please don't hesitate to reach out. Layout of the space: Theatre - No tables / rows of chairs facing the screen / up to 40 people Boardroom - Chairs placed around group of fourteen tables / up to 28 people Classroom - Rows of tables (two chairs per table) facing the screen / up to 30 people Pods - Seven groups of tables with six chairs at each group / up to 42 people Features: All conference rooms are equipped with a digital screen and a whiteboard Check out our 3D tour: (copy and paste the link into your web browser) TeamWorking is the epicenter and gateway to an innovation ecosystem that includes ventures, enterprises, investors, incubators, innovation labs, and more. Work in a place that has been built with today’s team in mind – collaborative, flexible, and hybrid. Centrally located in downtown Chicago it is the command post where teams grow. TeamWorking is powered by TechNexus Venture Collaborative. It is the future of work—a purpose-built workplace for today's teams. Our purpose-built, modular space (65,000 sq. ft) is perfect for teams to collaborate safely with each other and our community. For more information, visit us at or email us at TeamWorking is completely modular - not only does our furniture easily move, but so do our walls. Our event space is set up in a way that we can physically distance your guests to ensure everyone feels comfortable and safe. Formal sanitization procedures are in place throughout our entire space and follow all the federal and city guidelines. All conference rooms and surfaces within are disinfected before and after each use. Those who are not vaccinated are strongly encouraged to remain masked within TeamWorking at TechNexus. Event logistics should be confirmed 4 days prior to your event. Please be sure to provide organizer contact information at the time of booking with TeamWorking. Event logistics should be confirmed at least 4 days prior to your event. Please be sure to provide the organizer's email address at the time of booking with TeamWorking. Once we have confirmed your reservation, we will send you an event checklist to fill out and a rental agreement to sign. If you have any other logistical questions, our reception desk can be reached at to help you finalize details to ensure you have a perfect event! Drop off catering does not need a certificate of insurance however anything beyond that does. COI’s require 48 hour notice for approval.
Creative Open Space Location in Bronzeville
  • $125/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
WELCOME TO OUR STUDIO We're an open concept location and creative platform for businesses, brands and creators to express ideas, showcase products, develop projects, network and  collaborate. We host fashions, media, and art from local designers and artists. We specialize in curated events, creative direction, customized photography, visual content development, personal styling, and makeup application services. Our space is available for pop up experiences, collaborative projects, product displays, window showcasing and private events. “Curate, Create, Collaborate...This is your space” and we hold true to that statement by offering curated events and projects geared toward modern arts and entrepreneurship. We welcome partnerships and collaborations with other businesses, artists and individuals who want to bring unique events and projects to the area that may or may not have a space to do so.
Bright Beautiful Garden in Chicago (Full Buyout)
  • $350/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Bright Beautiful Garden for events, photoshoots, and movie productions. This listing is for the Full Buyout only.
This 270 sqft focus/phone room comfortably seats one to five people. Is a great space for an important phone call, video conference, or to buckle down and get some serious work done. Ideal uses of this space include important phone meetings, video conferences, interviews, small group discussions and more. CONFIGURATIONS & CAPACITY - Seats one to five people comfortably FEATURES - WiFi with business-grade internet - Complimentary coffee, tea, and filtered water - Whiteboard - Management of guest registration with building security - Convenient downtown location - Modern, ergonomic office furniture - Office Concierge to greet guests - Access to the business lounge

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About Chicago

Chicago covers 60,000 hectares of land and is known around the world for its arts, history, sports and environmental sustainability. Some famous and successful people are from here including Walt Disney, Harrison Ford and Hillary Clinton. There are an estimated 86 million people per year who come to explore the numerous attractions, and with so many people coming in and out of the city, a Chicago hackathon space would thrive here.

This town received its name from the Algonquin words of “Chicagou” and “Shikaakwa” meaning “onion field” or “wild garlic”. The area was originally inhabited by indigenous peoples, and the first settler to arrive in Chicago, Jean Baptiste du Sable, was an African-American man from Haiti. The city grew quickly thanks to its key location on the Chicago River and Lake Michigan, which allowed it to become a thriving commercial hub. It remained an important city in the US with a strong economy thanks to the development of the railways and aviation center.

Hackathon Space Options in Chicago

At hackathons, groups of software engineers and tech enthusiasts meet with the goal of creating new software or hardware. These are exciting but also demanding events that have certain requirements that must be met by the venue.

  • Internet Access
    For a hackathon event, you will definitely need access to the internet. There will be lots of developers working together on a project, and you won’t want the internet to stop working or hold them back.

  • Desks and Chairs
    As everyone will be working at their computers, desks and chairs are definitely needed at a hackathon. Make sure that you have enough space to fit everyone and their equipment comfortably in your venue.

  • Screens and Technical Equipment
    To be extra prepared for your hackathon, make sure that you have all the technical equipment that the guests might need. This can include power bars, cables and monitors, among other things.

Hackathon Space Companies in Chicago

Setting up a hackathon with sufficient internet access, desks and chairs as well as other technical equipment can be a lot of work, but you don’t have to do it alone. The city is full of successful companies that can help you set up your Chicago hackathon space.

  • Everywhere Wireless
    Everywhere Wireless is an internet provider in Chicago that has supplied reliable internet access to homes, businesses and temporary events all around the town. They can give you fast and secure WiFi so you and your guests can enjoy the hackathon without any setbacks.

  • Office Furniture Center
    At the Office Furniture Center, you can find several selections of desks and chairs either to buy or rent. The professionals at this company can help you plan your event and design the area to maximize your space. As well, they can deliver and install everything for you if needed.

  • Hartford Technology Rentals
    Founded in 1991, Hartford Technology Rentals is a local business that has everything tech-related that you will need for your event. From audiovisual equipment like monitors and projectors to computer gear like cables and charging stations, you will be well prepared for your hackathon space in Chicago.

Pros and Cons of Hackathon Spaces in Chicago

When you are holding a hackathon event, you’ll need to make sure that the space and the city suit all of your needs. Keep reading to see if Chicago is the right place for you.


  • Easily accessible
    The city of Chicago is a well-known transportation hub that is easy to get to through the O’Hare International Airport. Since it is a major airport, most flights go directly to and from here which will make it easy for people from far away to reach your Chicago hackathon space, and it is great if you love to travel as well.

  • A center for trade and commerce
    Chicago is ranked as the ninth richest city and is the headquarters for many Fortune 500 companies. It has been a top business center in the United States for most of its time since being founded and will be a good location to host a successful hackathon.

  • Culture
    There are a lot of activities to explore in Chicago with more than 100 museums, several conservatories and zoos, many dance and performing arts centers as well as hundreds of festivals. This city has a diverse and prominent culture that stands out in its variety of pastimes, so if you have some extra time after your event be sure to explore the city.


  • Crime
    Some of Chicago’s neighborhoods can be more violent than others with gang activity and gun violence happening daily. Unemployment and inequity are some of the causes for the crime, which are also downsides of the town. Depending on where you choose your hackathon space in Chicago, consider providing security to protect the people and equipment inside.

  • Expensive
    When you are thinking of hosting an event in Chicago, you’ll want to make a budget plan in order to afford everything. You will have to pay more here than you would in some other areas, as the cost of living averages at 20% higher compared to the rest of the nation.

  • Traffic
    With the 3rd worst ranked traffic in all US cities and 7th worst compared to the rest of the world, Chicago can be a difficult place to get around. This is understandable as the city is so big and highly populated, but keep in mind that you might have trouble getting places by car.

Famous Locations in Chicago

  • Millennium Park
    Millennium Park is part of the much larger Grant Park found in the downtown area of Chicago. The park’s main attraction is Cloud Gate, a 110-ton steel sculpture inspired by liquid mercury that reflects the sky and its surroundings. At this park, you can also find a garden and concert venue, but above all else, it is just a beautiful area to spend some time outside.

  • Museum of Science and Industry
    Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry is found on the northern end of Jackson Park. It was first established in 1933 and is said to be the city’s most impressive museum. Here you can learn about industrial development and technology, and how natural laws apply to them. It is also one of the first US museums to incorporate “hands on” exhibits that get the visitors involved and interacting with the displays.

  • Buckingham Fountain
    The Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain was donated from the family to Chicago in 1927 and is still one of the biggest fountains in the world today. The cascading water display follows an Art Deco style and is meant to represent Lake Michigan and its four surrounding states. The fountain puts on a show every hour using 15,000 gallons of water per minute and is accompanied by lights after dark.