Northern Illinois University

Conference Centers and Services

Three Convenient Settings for
Northern Illinois Meeting Facilities

By providing premier customer service, quality Illinois meeting rooms and valuable packages at three convenient locations, NIU Outreach Conference Centers make it easy to plan and host your next suburban Chicago event.

Conveniently situated in Naperville, Rockford and Hoffman Estates, our venues provide state-of-the-art meeting facilities and first-class event planning and registration services. Enjoy easy access to major interstates, lodging, restaurants and shopping … with many nearby hotels offering free shuttle services to and from our conference centers. For your next corporate event, choose an NIU suburban Chicago Illinois meeting facility.

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.

Hoffman Estates features a relaxed, outdoors-inspired atmosphere reflecting local natural beauty, soothing colors and environmentally friendly features. This engaging setting is ideal for classes, training seminars and academic pursuits.

NIU Naperville – Easily accessible from Interstates 88 and 355, just 27 miles from both O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport, and less than five miles from the Metra train station.

Our Naperville location is perfect for high-energy learning and dynamic discussion. It’s also a wonderful destination for formal corporate and social events.

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.

Rockford is a central hub easily accessible from neighboring states such as Wisconsin, Indiana and Iowa. Corporate meetings and seminars held here are relaxed and efficient, free from stress and distractions.

The Ideal Company for Illinois Meeting Planning

Create an energetic and productive event at NIU Outreach Centers, where northern Illinois meetings come together. For more information about our event planning and registration services, or to reserve space at our facilities, send an email to OutreachCenters@niu.edu, call 1-866-753-0010 or submit an Online Request for Information.