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Government Meetings by Hilton Chicago

Hilton Chicago understands the challenges you are facing when planning Government meetings from strict guidelines which include budget restrictions to lengthy approval process.  We have created tools to ease the systems in place to make the process smooth and successful.

  • Contracting:  Easy to work with us, extensive experience working with Government groups.
  • Food and Beverage:  Can work within per diem requirements while providing creative options.
  • Audio/Visual:  Flexibility to use your preferred production vendor as well as our in house partner, PSAV.
  • Central Standard:  Ease of access from coast to coast, with two airports and nearly 3,000 inbound flights per day.
  • Sustainability:  Environmentally-friendly practices recognized by the city of Chicago and Hilton, Inc.
  • Security:  Our security team has Presidential (Secret Service) and Foreign Dignitary Experience.
  • Dining:  Two full service restaurants and grab n’go option that offer items within daily per diem for attendees.
  • Location:  Located in the heart of downtown near local and regional agencies with even more per diem, affordable local neighborhood dining options walking distance from hotel.
  • Transportation:  Easy access from the airports to the hotel.  Public transit at $2.50 to $35 taxi ride. Hilton Chicago is located 0.5 miles from the CTA orange train line providing direct service to Midway Airport, and 0.6 miles walking distance to the CTA blue line providing direct service to O’Hare Airport. Reference CTA train and map system information.
  • History:  In addition to the hotel history, we have hosted may government agencies over the past with monumental success.
  • Government Per Diem:  Ability to offer Government Per Diem rates established for the city of Chicago in 2018 as follows:

2021 Per Diem

Oct Nov Dec
$218 $218 $134

2022 Per Diem

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
$134 $134 $134 $216 $216 $216 $187 $187 $218


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Our Town

In downtown Chicago, it’s never a matter of wondering what to do. It’s a matter of deciding what to do. From the front door of the Hilton Chicago, you can easily reach any of the many events and attractions from unique dining experiences in nearby Chicago ethnic neighborhoods, to outdoor experiences in Grant and Millennium Parks, the Museum Campus and more.  Areas of interest around the hotel are outlined in the lists below:

When you are ready to begin planning, we will work with our local partners to help you with logistics for offsite dining and entertainment experiences.
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  • Group Value Dates

SPECIAL OFFER- Hot Deals over Cool Dates

Take advantage of sensational group rates and value add concessions at the Hilton Chicago.

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Your Meeting Specialist: Kate Cannon, Senior Sales Manager

Kate handles all government leads of 10+ rooms on peak night.

Kate Cannon
Senior Sales Manager
Hiltons of Chicago

Direct:  312-609-1909
Cell:  312-805-6607