50 Great Venues in North America List

50 Great Venues in North America List

Destination events are on the rise, but you don’t need to ship your whole conference over to Europe or Japan to feel the inspiration of being in a new place: there are hundreds of amazing and stimulating venues in North America that will breath new life into your upcoming meeting or conference.

Here is our list of top 50 venues for events in North America:

1. Hilton Quebec

Location: Quebec, Canada

With 22 multipurpose rooms and over 23,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, the Hilton Québec is the ideal venue for conferences, exhibitions, and large-scale events. Featuring the largest ballroom in the city along with natural lighting in the majority of our rooms, the Hilton Québec is convenient without compromising the "wow" factor. Amongst the many assets, our meeting space was designed for an easy flow between functions.

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2. The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

Location: Banff, Canada

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the picturesque alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies", has been providing legendary hospitality to our guests for more than 125 years.

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3. Broadway Studios

Location: California, United States

A historical events venue located in the heart of San Francisco's North Beach and Financial District, and just a couple of blocks from the Pyramid Building. This venue is a spectacular and unique event showplace with a neo-classical interior and a versatile setting.

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4. CityView at Metreon

Location: California, United States

City View at METREON is a large scale event venue located at the center of San Francisco – overlooking it all. With unparalleled views from our expansive outdoor terrace and an open modern-lux interior space, City View is the perfect place to host your next event.

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5. Mission Bay Conference Center

Location: California, United States

The Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF is an exciting new meeting and event destination, centered in UCSF's new 43-acre life sciences campus for teaching and research.

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6. Palace Hotel

Location: California, United States

A San Francisco icon unveiled. A designer’s vision brought to life. Original architecture and authentic elements paired with classically inspired, modern décor. Space filled with light, color and warmth. A look that is rich, stylish, and absolutely gorgeous. It’s improved upon, historic perfection. And it’s befitting of the Palace.

 

7. Terra Gallery

Location: California, United States

Contemporary, elegant, versatile: Terra Gallery & Event Venue is one of the top venues in San Francisco and can accommodate events ranging from large scale corporate meetings, conferences and classes, trade shows, product launches, fundraisers, auctions, screenings and performances…to weddings, intimate receptions and private parties. Two diverse levels with a total of 24,000 square feet can be connected or kept totally separate, providing multiple environments to suit your needs.

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  • Website
  • Address: 511 Harrison Street San Francisco, California 94105
  • Phone:  415 896 1234
  • Email: info@terrasf.com

 

8. Reno-Sparks Convention Center

Location: Nevada, United States

Just south of downtown Reno and mere minutes from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport lies the captivating, modern and competitive Reno-Sparks Convention Center. For technological amenities and extensive capacity, this expanded and renovated state-of-the-art facility is built to order for progressive business. And it is presented at a value you can’t match anywhere else.

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  • Website
  • Address: 4590 South Virginia Street, Reno, Nevada, United States
  • Phone:  775 827 7600

 

9. Convene at 810 Seventh Ave

Location: New York, United States

Offering panoramic views of the neon lights, Central Park , and the Hudson River, this dual-floor venue combines a contemporary and sleek design aesthetic with some of New York City's most iconic attractions. Offering 23,000 square feet of space within a secure Class A building, each floor at this versatile event venue provides maximum corporate privacy.

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  • Website
  • Address: 810 Seventh Avenue, New York 10019
  • Phone:  888 730 7307

 

10. The Liberty Warehouse.

Location: New York, United States

The Liberty Warehouse is NYC’s most unique event space, located directly on New York Harbor with the Statue of Liberty prominently displayed with her facing forward. The Liberty Warehouse is located on Pier 41 in the historic shipping yards of Red Hook, Brooklyn. The building was constructed in the pre-Civil War 1850’s and has recently been renovated into a charming event space. Located directly on the water’s edge, there are expansive views of New York Harbor. The Liberty Warehouse is the only location in all of New York where the Statue of Liberty is face front as she looks on to France. It is a truly unique place that one must see to appreciate.

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11. The Carlyle

Location: New York, United States

Since 1930, The Carlyle has established itself as a quintessential landmark ideal for high-powered meetings and other remarkable events. Featuring a distinctive Art Deco façade and an elegantly ornamented roof, the atmosphere is timeless and fit for any occasion. To complete the experience, The Carlyle also presents gracious service and world-class dining.

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12. One World Observatory

Location: New York, United States

Capable of holding up to 300 guests with a mesmerizing panoramic view, this location is one that every corporate event planner dreams of.  As the towering pinnacle of the Manhattan skyline, Aspire at One World Observatory offers preeminent event space at the top of One World Trade Center. Standing tall at 1776 feet and spanning three levels, the observatory’s primary event space is located on the Horizon Level (102nd Floor). Featuring expansive floor-to-ceiling views in all directions, this architectural marvel provides a stunning and unforgettable setting for any occasion.

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13. The NoMad Hotel

Location: New York, United States

The NoMad Hotel offers over 4,000 square feet of unique indoor and outdoor meeting, event, and private dining space in Manhattan. State-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and turn-key event planning services are available, along with specially-catered menus by Chef Daniel Humm.

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14. Rainbow Room (different venues)

Location: Nevada, United States

From ballrooms in the sky to manicured rooftop gardens, Rockefeller Center presents elegant venues for every occasion.

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15. Vista Penthouse Ballroom & Sky Lounge

Location: New York, United States

The Vista Penthouse Ballroom is located on the 11th floor of the Four Points by Sheraton LIC, one of Long Island City’s newest full service hotels. Our state of the art facility combined with trendy city ambiance, colorful urban surroundings and delectable cuisine will exceed all of your expectations. With stunning floor to ceiling views of the Manhattan Skyline your guests will certainly be impressed. The Penthouse Ballroom will comfortably accommodate up to 160 of your guests for an intimate sit down dinner and up to 225 for a cocktail reception.

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16. Hacienda de los Morales

Location: Mexico

La Hacienda de los Morales is an iconic Polanco district restaurant, bar, and special events destination. The hacienda (estate) was established in 1526 as a silkworm factory and today exudes Spanish colonial architecture, with its huge arches and cracked plaster walls. The main dining room's design exudes old world charm, but seating is also available out on the breezy patio with a trickling fountain. The cuisine focuses on traditional Mexican specialties, such as crema poblana soup and dishes centered on huitlacoche (corn truffle), as well as other more continental dishes such as pasta and crêpes.

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17. JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City

Location: Mexico

The JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City welcomes guests with 5-star luxury, impeccable amenities and an unparalleled location in the heart of the vibrant Polanco district. Many of the city's best-known attractions, including the Museum of Anthropology, Chapultepec Park and Masaryk Avenue, are just moments away. Host a successful business meeting here in the heart of Mexico City's upscale Polanco neighborhood.  Our hotel features over 9,000 square feet of elegant and easily configurable meeting room space. 

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18. Sheraton Santa Fe, Mexico City

Location: Mexico

Beautifully renovated and thoroughly sophisticated, Sheraton Santa Fe, Mexico City is a premier destination for business and leisure guests. Our hotel is located in western Mexico City’s newest and most important financial district, just a short distance from both international airports and the city center. Whether you’re organizing a small seminar for 10 or a corporate gala for 700, you’ll find everything you need here at Sheraton Santa Fe, Mexico City. Explore our nine versatile meeting venues, the largest of which can accommodate up to 700 guests in theater format. Complement proceedings with audiovisual services and superb on-site catering, and allow our professional planning staff to assist you in making your Mexico City event a success.

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19. Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel & Towers

Location: Mexico

The Sheraton Mexico City Maria Isabel Hotel takes pride in our ability to accommodate different-sized events. Choose from 30 spacious meeting rooms, with capacities ranging from 10 to 2,000 people. Our renovated ballroom space now offers an additional level of comfort in a classic ambience.

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20. Presidente InterContinental Mexico

Location: Nevada, United States;

In one of the world’s largest and most important capitals, Presidente® InterContinental® Mexico City plays a vital role as the center of business and social life. For influential politicians, celebrities, artists, business leaders and international travelers, the AAA Four Diamond, award-winning property is simply “the place to be.” Offering luxurious accommodation, it is recognized as one of the best hotels in Mexico.

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21. Hotel Royal Pedregal

Location: Mexico

When it comes to the arranging of events and conventions in Mexico City, it is a fact that Hotel Royal Pedregal sets the pace. For their versatility and special touches, our venues are magnificent options; our always practical services are complemented by the personalized and 100% professional attention from our staff. With us there’s no place for mistakes because we take care of every detail, making the planning of your events a pleasant project. We take care of everything to make your most important moments occasions to remember. For civil and religious weddings, anniversaries and special occasions, our hotel in Mexico City features providers that cover any type of need, from the table arrangements, flowers, menus and music to car rental and shuttle hotel-church-hotel.

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22. Arcadian Court

Location: Canada

A room of history since 1929, the Arcadian Court was the location of Toronto's first auto show, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra's first radio broadcasts, and entertainment by Liberace. This particular ballroom is now a 8089 square foot space, featuring great acoustics, chandeliers, and grand arches.  The renovations carried out by interior design firm DeSignum Design, now forming part of Turner Fleischer Architects Inc., have stripped back layers of walls and flooring that have been added over the years, reclaiming approximately five feet around the perimeter, and opened up eight of the 16 grand arches in the mezzanine that were closed off in past renovations and restored the squared off arches along with adding four feet to the remaining eight. The Court is now a revitalized 8086 square foot gem, featuring improved acoustics, beautiful chandeliers that are a deconstructed take on the original Lalique crystal chandeliers and an opened-up mezzanine spans offering a 360° view. It was named the Best Ballroom in Canada in BizBash's 2013 Event Style Awards!

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23. CN Tower

Location: Canada

The CN Tower is a 553.3 m-high concrete communications and observation tower. The CN Tower can host your next formal dinner, reception, meeting, product launch, corporate party, for 2 people to 2,000 people. CN Tower offers multiple spaces, including the 360 restaurant and the Maple Leaf Cinema.

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24. The Carlu

Location: Canada

Originally opened in 1930 as “Eaton’s Seventh Floor,” The Carlu was designed by French architect Jacques Carlu. In 2003, the space at 444 Yonge St. in College Park was reopened as “The Carlu” event venue after an extensive restoration. Now recognized as one of Toronto’s best examples of Art Moderne architecture, The Carlu has been designated as a National Historic Site of Canada, and has played host to royalty on several occasions, as the preferred space for high profile social fetes, conventions, and corporate celebrations.

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25. The One Eighty

Location: Canada

Previously known as the Panorama Lounge, The One Eighty is located on the 51st floor of the Manulife Centre. It's 3,000 square foot interior features a showpiece bar, 21 foot high ceilings, and a view spanning 1,500 square feet of glass panels overlooking downtown and North Toronto.

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26. Parkview Manor

Location: Canada

Parkview Manor displays transitional designs and a blank palette to be transformed into something more modern or elegant, appropriate for the particular event you hold. Minutes from major highways and the core of downtown Toronto, Parkview Manor can hold anywhere from 60 to over 1,600 people.

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27. The Westin Harbor Castle

Location: Canada

This particular Westin hotel has over 70,000 square feet of meeting space, flexible outdoor venues, 32 versatile meeting rooms, and an on-site conference center for large meetings. From the Metropolitan Ballroom to the Regatta Room overlooking Lake Ontario, this Toronto event venue can accommodate groups from 10 to 3,000.

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28. Mandarin Oriental

Location: Florida, United States;

Mandarin Oriental, Miami brings an understated level of luxury to Florida’s vibrant international city. Contemporary in design, yet with touches of South Florida and exotic Oriental flair, the hotel provides an unparalleled Miami guest experience, with Mandarin Oriental’s reputation for awardwinning service. Exclusive city resort situated on Brickell Key, one of Miami’s most prestigious residential areas. Prime waterfront location with stunning views of Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline. From high-profile meetings to intimate events, the Mandarin Oriental can cater to all manner of occasions. The event spaces in this hotel provide top notch locations that also overlook the ocean - providing fantastic views for event goers.

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29. Epic Miami

Location: Florida, United States

Considered one of the best hotels in Miami and impressive on every level, Kimpton EPIC offers the kind of waterfront Miami meeting space that attracts corporate and social groups from around the world. Clink glasses on our vast 16th-floor pool terrace, or strike a deal in one of our 14th-floor meeting rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows. On the convenient Mezzanine Level, we have 4,000 square feet of private meeting space: one room features a glowing “light wall,” while others have close-up views of palm trees and waterways. Boasting open-air and air-conditioned event space Miami inspired totaling 31,000 square feet, Kimpton EPIC accommodates up to 300 seated guests or 400 for a reception.

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30. Faena Hotel Miami Beach

Location: Florida, United States

The Faena Hotel Miami Beach was conceived by Alan Faena and designed by award-winning film director/producer Baz Luhrmann and four-time Academy Award winning production and costume designer Catherine Martin. There are a few event venue options to choose with the Faena, from the Sun Bar at the Pool and Beach to the Faena Forum to the Faena Theater.

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31. Maps Production

Location: Florida, United States

Our stunning and diverse photo studios double as unique event spaces. Our studios are available for photo shoots, film and commercial shoots, and private events ranging from corporate events to weddings and trade shows.  All of our spaces feature large cyc walls, in-house lighting and grip rentals, audio capabilities, catering and bar amenities, and drive-in access

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32. The Moore Building

Location: Florida, United States

Located in the heart of the Design District, this historic venue was built in 1921 as the furniture showroom space for Moore and Sons. The central atrium accommodates 4,400 people for receptions and 1,100 for seated events. On permanent display in the atrium is the site-specific installation "Elastika," created by Iraqi-born, London-based architect Zaha Hadid and commissioned by Dacra president Craig Robins. Together they wanted a design which compliments and at the same time contradicts the period in which the Moore Building was built. The Moore Building is the company's most well known venue and is an ideal venue to host events of any size.

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33. The Temple House

Location: Florida, United States

The Temple House is an award winning year-round private event venue in beautiful Miami Beach, Florida and is widely considered to be one of the most desirable venues in the United States.   Our caterers, wedding planners, event designers, video mapping specialists, florists, audio visual experts, and entertainers deliver memorable experiences for guest counts ranging in size from 6 to 600.  The Temple House features beautiful air conditioned indoor space (with 25 foot high ceilings) protected from unexpected tropical downpours, as well gorgeous outdoor space (under the sun, moon and stars) to deliver the perfect social or corporate for memories that last a lifetime. 

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34. The Corporate Yacht

Location: Canada

The Pacific Yacht Charters team of event planners, wine connoisseurs, and chefs is accomplished in planning and executing luxury events that showcase the finest in West Coast cuisine. From our unique venue in the heart of Vancouver’s Coal Harbour, we will bring your vision to life and deliver a flawless, custom event—with memories that last a lifetime. From weddings to corporate events, Pacific Yacht Charters offers Greater Vancouver a premiere venue with an incomparable backdrop that can’t be found anywhere else, on land, or on the sea.

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35. Penthouse Event Suite

Location: Canada;

The Penthouse Event Suite is Vancouver’s most unique and exclusive space for all things social. From private parties to weddings to causal get-togethers, art exhibits and fashion shows, customizing unique events and exclusive occasions is our specialty. An emerging Landmark for social events, Penthouse Event Suite extends an upscale flare with a modern twist, featuring flexible function space with an abundance of natural light. Our signature location extends an unprecedented 270-degree panoramic view of Vancouver’s majestic skyline from our Sky-View Terrace.  Whether you’re looking for cosmopolitan chic, a backdrop for your contemporary fairytale wedding or a setting for a casual barbecue with spectacular downtown views, you may have found your sweet spot. Welcome your guests to experience your event against the backdrop of our contemporary, elegant and versatile 2000 sq. ft interior and majestic 5000 sq ft Terrace.

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36. Waterview

Location: Canada

Waterview is located on the downtown Vancouver waterfront and features dynamic unobstructed views of False Creek, Granville Island, surrounding cityscapes and a mountain backdrop. Accommodating up to 255 guests, this unparalleled space offers 3,250 square feet of open flexible interior space with panoramic floor to ceiling windows. Clean and contemporary interior design coupled with an open aesthetic provide the perfect canvas for signature events

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37. Vertigo Event Venue

Location: California, United States

Originally known as Verdugo Hills Country Club, Vertigo Event Venue is now a modern-contemporary Los Angeles event space. Events from networking gatherings to corporate conferences can be held here. It offers four different spaces: a ballroom, banquet hall, lobby, and bar.

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  • Website
  • Address: 400 W Glenoaks Blvd, Glendale, California, United States
  • Phone:  818 242 7252
  • Email: book@vertigo.la

 

38. W Los Angeles

Location: California, United States

Host your next movie premier, corporate event, wrap party or wedding anniversary at W Los Angeles - West Beverly Hills. At W Los Angeles, we're a luxury hotel that is creative in approach and innovative in design. Our West Beverly Hills hotel will wow your attendees whether you're hosting a special event from 20 to 200 people. Your Los Angeles private event will be complemented by creative cuisine exclusively prepared for you. From intimate private parties to grand affairs, our special event locations will impress your guests. From intimate private parties to grand affairs, our special event locations will impress your guests. Or, for a more fun and flirty event - move the party outdoors and party poolside at WET pool or The Hideout.

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39. Patina Group

Location: California, United States

Patina Restaurant Group offers elegant fine dining and personalized service for special events, weddings, catered affairs and corporate gatherings of any size. The amalgamation of these two culinary innovators has presented the world with an unsurpassed level of service and unrivaled culinary talent.

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40. Casa Vertigo

Location: California, United States;

One of LA's most versatile venues, The Casa Vertigo boasts over 88,000 square feet and four floors of truly dynamic event spaces, including a 13,000 square foot rooftop with panoramic views of Los Angeles. The possibilities within this event hotspot are endless.

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41. SLS Beverly Hills

Location: California, United States;

Discover more than 30,000 square feet of indoor-outdoor function space, including 12,000 square feet of dedicated meeting space at SLS at Beverly Hills. Featuring exclusive menus by Chef José Andrés, full-scale A/V expertise to manage even the most complex production, flexible pre-function space for fluid transitions and banquet rooms and breakout suites luxuriously swathed in natural light from windows and outdoor patios.

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42. Venue SIX10

Location: Illinois, United States;

Modern and sophisticated, Venue SIX10 offers panoramic views of downtown Chicago and Lake Michigan. Venue SIX10 is comprised of 4 private event spaces as well as 12 meeting rooms, offering a capacity of up to 1,000 guests. A popular choice for extravagant weddings, Venue SIX10 is also  perfect for large scale business events going for a more modern aesthetic. The venue has won numerous design awards and was honored with a Silver LEEDS certification for its sustainability including 100% renewable-sourced energy.

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43. Park West

Location: Illinois, United States

This historic theater has been an integral part of Chicago’s entertainment scene since it opened as the Lane Court vaudeville and movie theater in the 1920’s. In 1977 we transformed into Park West, one of Chicago’s best equipped multimedia concert and special event facilities. Flexibility combined with over 40 years’ experience, professional production and venue staffs and in-house A/V make Park West the ideal location for a social celebration, business presentation, fashion show, gala, benefit concert, awards ceremony, product launch etc. Park West can hold up to 900 people for receptions and can comfortably seat groups of 100 to 700. The versatility of the space allows Park West to function as the perfect location for meetings requiring heavy AV, live entertainment, seated dinners, and dancing. The 11,000 square-foot facility with 5 tiered levels, 2 balconies, 7 bars, and comfortable booths is both beautiful and practical in design.

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44. Hyatt Regency Chicago

Location: Illinois, United States

Comprised of two towers each standing 365 ft tall, the Hyatt Regency Chicago offers over 240,000 sq ft of multi-functional spaces and meeting rooms. The venue consists of 63 breakout rooms and four large ballrooms. A space that achieves a balance of aesthetic elegance and corporate efficiency, the Hyatt Regency is a venue that inspires creativity and productivity.

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45. Navy Pier

Location: Illinois, United States

Chicago’s beautiful convention centers, the Navy Pier boasts a sizeable exhibition hall of 170,000 sq ft. There is a private dining area as well as plenty of on-site parking. It is also less than 20 miles away from O’Hare airport, serving as an ideal location for business trade shows and conferences. Located right by the water, Navy Pier offers a breathtaking 180-degree view of Lake Michigan. 

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46. Catalyst Ranch

Location: Illinois, United States

Awarded the best Chicago venue for small meetings, Catalyst Ranch hosts a variety of events ranging from social gatherings to corporate conferences. The space prides itself on creating a vibrant atmosphere that is conducive to creativity and collaboration. Since their launch in 2002, Catalyst Ranch has hosted over 6,600 events within their 15,000 sq. ft. space.

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47. Le Windsor Montreal

Location: Illinois, United States

Le Windsor, formerly the Windsor Hotel, is one of downtown Montreal’s most prestigious and historic landmarks, boasting two breathtaking ballrooms and a long marble hallway, The Peacock Alley. Their Victorian style French Renaissance ballrooms are adorned with twenty-foot gilded ceilings, crystal chandeliers and rich architectural detail. They have been host to some of the most impressive corporate events and social occasions the city has witnessed.

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  • Website
  • Address: 656 W. Randolph St., Suite 3W, Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Phone: 514 393 358
  • Email: info@lewindsor.com

 

48. Ritz Carlton

Location: Canada

Pairing polished service with elegant meeting venues, the Ritz-Carlton Montreal is the ideal business hotel for meetings and business functions. Located in the heart of the financial district, the downtown Montreal hotel offers 12,000 square feet of event space with the flexibility to host an intimate board meeting for 12 or a corporate gala for 300. Here, stately and state-of-the art magnificently co-exist, as all of the meeting spaces in our historic Montreal hotel are equipped with built-in technology including LCD screens, projectors and other audio-visual equipment.

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49. Time Supper Club

Location: Canada;

Set in a land marked 1930’s Art Deco bank building, Time is a refreshingly high-styled space like no other. The entire venue is versatile and can be tailored to your event’s needs, whether it be a corporate function, product launch, film screening, Christmas party, Bar Mitzvah, wedding or engagement party, sweet 16 or any other special occasion. With bold rich textures and housed in an art-deco style bank building, the atmosphere has been described as “refreshingly up-scale”

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50. Telus Spark

Location: Canada

The Telus Spark is a science museum with interactive exhibits, multimedia presentations and educational demonstrations in Calgary. Telus Spark offers a variety of spaces from galleries & theatres to an atrium and an outdoor terrace; there is a space for every type of event! TELUS Spark offers an intriguing, unforgettable and versatile venue. We have high capacity rooms, eye-catching design, full service catering and a comprehensive suite of audio/visual facilities. The venue is ideal for a wide range of functions including signature events, cocktail receptions, gala dinners, team builders, intimate meetings, trade shows, and more.

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