Northern Illinois University

Conference Centers and Services

Host Exciting and Productive Meetings at our Northern Illinois Conference Centers

Create groundbreaking ideas and initiatives. Inspire your attendees to excel to new heights. Celebrate recent corporate victories and map out strategies to conquer new markets. For exciting and productive meetings and events, rely on NIU Outreach Conference Centers.

  • NIU Hoffman Estates, located in the northwest suburbs, 30 miles from downtown Chicago, easily accessible from Interstate 90 and 18 miles from O'Hare International Airport
  • NIU Naperville, easily accessible from Interstates 88 and 355, just 27 miles from both O'Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport, and less than five miles from the Metra Train Station
  • NIU Rockford,  Conveniently located 60 miles northwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport, 16 miles south of the Wisconsin state line, 14 miles from Chicago Rockford International Airport and 40 miles east of Freeport

NIU's IACC approved conference centers help you host a brilliant function, within an enriching environment dedicated to multimedia learning and education. Sun-lit meeting rooms keep your group awake and energized, while ergonomic chairs make sitting through speeches and marathon seminars easy on your attendees. First-class planning services and attractive meeting packages allow you to host a stellar event that fits even the most modest budget.

Discover why NIU Conference Centers are perfect for northern Illinois conferences, meetings and events. Take advantage of our unparalleled locations, flexible venues and comprehensive conference services. Fill out an online Online Request for Information or call  1-866-753-0010.


Outreach Centers Brochure 

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Exceptional Service and Support at our Illinois Conference Rooms

Create an energetic and productive meeting or event at NIU Conference Centers offering you comprehensive event planning and registration services. Request more information or reserve space at one of our thoughtfully-inspired northern Illinois conference facilities by sending an email to, calling 1-866-753-0010 or submitting an Online Request for Information.

    Take advantage of our all-inclusive meeting rooms.

    • Free audiovisual equipment
    • On-site AV and tech support
    • Complete catering and meeting packages
    • No gratuity, service charges or hidden fees
    • Complimentary parking
    • Free RSVP Service

    NIU Conference Centers provide comfortable, productive meeting environments.

    • Sun-lit meeting rooms
    • Ergonomic furniture
    • Individual room climate controls
    • Integrated audiovisual equipment
    • On-site technical support
    • Business desk services

    Take advantage of our advanced meeting and business solutions.

    • Networked computer labs (perfect for software training)
    • State-of-the-art video conferencing (just right for job interviews and bringing in guest speakers)
    • Business desk services
    • Professional meeting planning services
    • Event registration services

    Want to learn more? Fill out an Online Request for Information or call
    1-866-753-0010 today!