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Your offsite meeting is an investment in human capital. As Chicago’s only accredited member of the International Association of Conference Centers (IACC), experience our commitment to cutting edge environments, designed for productivity.

Don’t settle for the ordinary, reach for The Summit!

"The Summit’s professional approach in addition to their great understanding of meeting logistics is the foundation of a great working relationship."

Event Marketing
Jones Lang LaSalle

"Summit…is one of our ‘go-to’ venues because of its exceptional service, modern facilities and the flexibility of their staff to consistently meet our needs."

Meeting & Travel Services
Ernst & Young LLP

"The array of food and snack options help our people stay energized and provide options for most everyone whether omnivore, vegan, or gluten-free!"

Learning & Organizational Development
Leo Burnett Worldwide

"Summit’s meeting space is truly designed for training -- square rooms, quality A/V and comfortable, flexible seating. And, the all-inclusive pricing makes it much more economical than using hotel... more

Training & Development
PepsiCo

"Summit Executive Centre is the only conference center that comes close to meeting my high standards and expectations for our complex, intricate and critically important company programs. The... more

President & CEO
SmithBucklin

"Everything about The Summit was great. Everyone loved the setup, the location, the food and the space. This was the first year everyone was facing each other in the setting (instead of sitting... more

Greenline Financial Technologies

"Summit’s ability to listen and comprehend our needs is just one of the many reasons why we will continue to hold our meetings here. Their superior listening skills bring creative solutions to the... more

Point of Purchase Advertising Institute

"The Summit team took care of all the facility details which allowed our team to focus on preparing for the event. During the day of the event, everything was organized and executed to perfection... more

Monkey Media Software

"Surrounded by The Summit’s art and imaginative décor, I felt like I was in heaven. Our company is so thankful that The Summit team is always going that extra mile for us."

Human Resources
James Hardie Building Products, Inc.

"Summit’s meeting space with natural light and built in audio visual equipment is a meeting planner’s dream. The all-inclusive food and beverage package makes planning a snap, the food quality is... more

Alliance of 120 Academic Medical Centers
UHC

"I appreciated the prompt response, the attention to detail, the “all included” pricing and that we can always count on everything running smoothly. That’s all that we need in our business."

Global Marketing
AbbVie Pharmaceuticals

"Our meetings at The Summit have been very enjoyable. The location is convenient, the staff is professional and the food has the right amount of variety and quality. We would recommend The Summit... more

Professional Services
The Exetor Group

"We have had multiple events at the Summit location and each time the staff and leadership make us feel as though we were the only group in house. The food is impeccable; the event space is... more

Conference, Meetings & Events
National Black MBA Association, Inc.
We are proud to have a five star rating on Yelp

FYI

Abundant healthy food? Check. No hidden fees? Check. Office supplies at your disposal? Check. Summit has thought of everything; from ensuring your dietary restrictions are met, PrintGo and charging stations, 1GB connectivity, to providing a box cutter to open your materials that are waiting in your meeting room for you. Our primary goal is to make your job easier…and FYI…we do!

Brain Food
Healthy, Distinctive, Delicious Dining
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Brain Food
Healthy, Distinctive, Delicious Dining

From health-conscious to indulgent, Summit satisfies your palate with a wide variety of fresh foods, seasonal menus and exceptional dining options. Our in-house chef prepares balanced and nutritious menus that include traditional, organic and vegetarian options, as well as a wide assortment of comfort foods. The best part? We plan the menu so you don’t have to!

SEASONAL MENU

The Chair
Complete Comfort
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The Chair
Complete Comfort

Whether your meeting is 8 hours or five days, you’ll notice the difference when you sit in our ergonomic executive armchair. Our chairs allow you to roll, move up, move down and even recline. When you are comfortable, you are alert, creative, focused – the chair is just the start of what it takes to create a great Summit.

We thought of that
so you don’t have to
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We thought of that
so you don’t have to

Inspiring meeting rooms, brain stimulators, privacy rooms, meeting planner registration desks, functional spaces, etc…

Certified Woman Owned Business
Earn Supplier Diversity Credits
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Certified Woman Owned Business
Earn Supplier Diversity Credits

The Summit is the only WBE certified meeting facility in North America. We are certified by both WBENC as well as The City of Chicago. Not only can your business support a certified women’s business enterprise but it’s never been so easy to earn supplier diversity credits for your meetings.

WBENC Certificate

Green Summits
Passionate about Sustainability
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Green Summits
Passionate about Sustainability

Summit Executive Centre is the proud recipient of the highest eligible level of the “Green Seal” certification from the International Association of Conference Centers (IACC). We invested heavily in upgrading our lighting and HVAC systems to minimize our carbon footprint. All of our meeting rooms and public areas have recycling bins, water coolers and individual thermostats to keep waste and energy consumption to a minimum. We purchase recycled or compostable supplies and source our food locally whenever possible.

Hotel Partners
Need Accommodations? Several are an elevator ride away, all are within a 10 minute walk.
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Hotel Partners
Need Accommodations? Several are an elevator ride away, all are within a 10 minute walk.

Summit guests receive special rates at hotels within walking distance of our facility. Choose the hotel that best fits your plans, budgets and frequent-stay programs.

Recommended Hotels

Summit Executive Centre

Summit West

Getting to the Summit
By Car, Train or Foot
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Getting to the Summit
By Car, Train or Foot

"The Summit’s professional approach in addition to their great understanding of meeting logistics is the foundation of a great working relationship."

Event Marketing
Jones Lang LaSalle

"Summit…is one of our ‘go-to’ venues because of its exceptional service, modern facilities and the flexibility of their staff to consistently meet our needs."

Meeting & Travel Services
Ernst & Young LLP

"The array of food and snack options help our people stay energized and provide options for most everyone whether omnivore, vegan, or gluten-free!"

Learning & Organizational Development
Leo Burnett Worldwide

"Summit’s meeting space is truly designed for training -- square rooms, quality A/V and comfortable, flexible seating. And, the all-inclusive pricing makes it much more economical than using hotel... more

Training & Development
PepsiCo

"Summit Executive Centre is the only conference center that comes close to meeting my high standards and expectations for our complex, intricate and critically important company programs. The... more

President & CEO
SmithBucklin

"Everything about The Summit was great. Everyone loved the setup, the location, the food and the space. This was the first year everyone was facing each other in the setting (instead of sitting... more

Greenline Financial Technologies

"Summit’s ability to listen and comprehend our needs is just one of the many reasons why we will continue to hold our meetings here. Their superior listening skills bring creative solutions to the... more

Point of Purchase Advertising Institute

"The Summit team took care of all the facility details which allowed our team to focus on preparing for the event. During the day of the event, everything was organized and executed to perfection... more

Monkey Media Software

"Surrounded by The Summit’s art and imaginative décor, I felt like I was in heaven. Our company is so thankful that The Summit team is always going that extra mile for us."

Human Resources
James Hardie Building Products, Inc.

"Summit’s meeting space with natural light and built in audio visual equipment is a meeting planner’s dream. The all-inclusive food and beverage package makes planning a snap, the food quality is... more

Alliance of 120 Academic Medical Centers
UHC

"I appreciated the prompt response, the attention to detail, the “all included” pricing and that we can always count on everything running smoothly. That’s all that we need in our business."

Global Marketing
AbbVie Pharmaceuticals

"Our meetings at The Summit have been very enjoyable. The location is convenient, the staff is professional and the food has the right amount of variety and quality. We would recommend The Summit... more

Professional Services
The Exetor Group

"We have had multiple events at the Summit location and each time the staff and leadership make us feel as though we were the only group in house. The food is impeccable; the event space is... more

Conference, Meetings & Events
National Black MBA Association, Inc.
We are proud to have a five star rating on Yelp

About the Summit

The Summit Difference is Your Meeting Experience

For nearly 20 years, Summit Executive Centre has been the trusted venue for fortune 100 companies from both around the block and around the world. We understand how offsite meetings create important opportunities to foster ideas and enrich business relationships. We are your meeting partner.

"The Summit’s professional approach in addition to their great understanding of meeting logistics is the foundation of a great working relationship."

Event Marketing
Jones Lang LaSalle

"Summit…is one of our ‘go-to’ venues because of its exceptional service, modern facilities and the flexibility of their staff to consistently meet our needs."

Meeting & Travel Services
Ernst & Young LLP

"The array of food and snack options help our people stay energized and provide options for most everyone whether omnivore, vegan, or gluten-free!"

Learning & Organizational Development
Leo Burnett Worldwide

"Summit’s meeting space is truly designed for training -- square rooms, quality A/V and comfortable, flexible seating. And, the all-inclusive pricing makes it much more economical than using hotel... more

Training & Development
PepsiCo

"Summit Executive Centre is the only conference center that comes close to meeting my high standards and expectations for our complex, intricate and critically important company programs. The... more

President & CEO
SmithBucklin

"Everything about The Summit was great. Everyone loved the setup, the location, the food and the space. This was the first year everyone was facing each other in the setting (instead of sitting... more

Greenline Financial Technologies

"Summit’s ability to listen and comprehend our needs is just one of the many reasons why we will continue to hold our meetings here. Their superior listening skills bring creative solutions to the... more

Point of Purchase Advertising Institute

"The Summit team took care of all the facility details which allowed our team to focus on preparing for the event. During the day of the event, everything was organized and executed to perfection... more

Monkey Media Software

"Surrounded by The Summit’s art and imaginative décor, I felt like I was in heaven. Our company is so thankful that The Summit team is always going that extra mile for us."

Human Resources
James Hardie Building Products, Inc.

"Summit’s meeting space with natural light and built in audio visual equipment is a meeting planner’s dream. The all-inclusive food and beverage package makes planning a snap, the food quality is... more

Alliance of 120 Academic Medical Centers
UHC

"I appreciated the prompt response, the attention to detail, the “all included” pricing and that we can always count on everything running smoothly. That’s all that we need in our business."

Global Marketing
AbbVie Pharmaceuticals

"Our meetings at The Summit have been very enjoyable. The location is convenient, the staff is professional and the food has the right amount of variety and quality. We would recommend The Summit... more

Professional Services
The Exetor Group

"We have had multiple events at the Summit location and each time the staff and leadership make us feel as though we were the only group in house. The food is impeccable; the event space is... more

Conference, Meetings & Events
National Black MBA Association, Inc.
We are proud to have a five star rating on Yelp

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