Chicago Northwest

Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel and the Itasca-based Westin Chicago Northwest recently completed upgrades to meeting space and guest rooms.

Chicago Southland

Baymont Inn & Suites Chicago/Alsip and Country Inn & Suites by Carlson/Matteson both completed renovations in 2016 that included updates to lobby, guest rooms and meeting space.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago/Alsip completed meeting space and lobby updates in 2016, and at press time was scheduled to complete guest room improvements this month (Feb. 2017).


At press time, the Crowne Plaza Chicago SW Burr Ridge was on track to open this month (February 2017) with 123 guest rooms and nearly 7,500 square feet of event space.

At press time, Naperville-based Elements at Water Street, occupying the entire second floor of the Hotel Indigo, was scheduled to open this month with a 4,200-square-foot banquet room and 3,000 square feet of meeting space.


The Village of Rosemont is scheduled to open a new professional baseball stadium in May 2018. The stadium’s club level will accommodate private events year-round for up to 200 guests.

The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center is on track to renovate its exhibit halls and conference center by this spring.

Oak Park

The Nineteenth Century Club completed a renovation of its ballroom last year.

Lake County

Illinois Beach Resort and Conference Center expects to finish remodeling all guest rooms by April 2017.

Lincolnshire Marriott Resort will complete a renovation including a new lobby and spa, and the overhaul of all 389 guest rooms by June 2017. 

Four Points by Sheraton Buffalo Grove converted from a Wyndham Garden in December 2016. The hotel recently renovated its lobby, 152 guest rooms and meeting space.

Hyatt Regency Deerfield is remodeling its 4,100-square-foot ballroom and smaller meeting rooms by March.