Winter is Coming: Best Indoor Venues for Winter Events
Winter is coming. In the event management business, it’s in our nature to be two seasons ahead. As consumers are enjoying those outdoor summer brand activations, our heads are down planning. We’ve scoped out the best venues for your upcoming winter meetings and events in major east coast cities.
Located in West Loop neighborhood in Chicago, Moonlight Studios is a repurposed factory providing an urban chic feel. Since there are several gallery rooms that can be transformed into just about anything, Moonlight’s event track record includes a wide variety of corporate and social events: galas, fashion shows, conferences, art galleries, the whole nine yards. Previous clients of Moonlight include UNICEF, LG, and Vevo. Oh, and the venue was named Top 50 Chicago Venues by Party Slate this year. With all that buzz, it’ll fill up fast, so schedule a tour and get to booking.
Kogod Courtyard in downtown D.C. was appropriately named one of the seven architectural wonders by Condé Nast Traveler back in 2008. (Kudos to world-renowned architects Foster + Partners for this stunning design). Its iconic curved roof made of glass and steel gives the venue an elegant feel with natural light for events like lectures, performances, and corporate events. The venue can accommodate a seated dinner for 850 or a reception for 1,200.
New York City, NY
If you’re looking for a laid back and lively event space in the city, Spin is your go to. The venue is a ping pong social club in the Flatiron District, and yes, you read that right. Spin was recently renovated by Rockwell Group and now includes 19 ping pong tables and wall installations done by local graffiti artists. The 12,0000 square foot venue is perfect for social events, fundraisers, wrap parties, you name it. Also, an event planner’s dream: it has on-site catering.
The Castle at Park Plaza
This National Historic Landmark doubles as a versatile event venue with 14,000 square feet, high ceilings, and a classy feel. This expansive one room venue is ideal for trade shows, expositions, galas, receptions, and banquets, and can accommodate 530 seated and 1,000 standing. Save this spot for when it gets warmer – their outdoor space is another top-notch Boston venue.