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Success stories speak for themselves.

Every successful event is a collaboration. We pride ourselves on our partnership in producing memorable events with our clients, who rave about hosting events at Roosevelt. Read on to hear from them.

“We’ve absolutely loved working with Roosevelt. Roosevelt cares so much about its clients, and staff really goes above and beyond to make sure our needs are met—they’re a joy to work with.”

"Roosevelt offered everything we needed, from lodging to fitness center to fantastic views. We’ll come back year after year.”

“The spaces were terrific, historic and modern, dorms and smart classrooms. Perfect mix for our group.”

“You accommodated every request…and then some.”

“Spacious rooms and excellent customer service.”

“Working with Roosevelt has helped us carefully plan and successfully produce a monthly series of professional events. Each time, staff has been attentive to every detail.”

“The Wabash Building gives event planners and participants a state-of-the-art, centrally located facility offering the tools for a productive conference experience.”

“We loved offering our 500 out-of-town guests an urban Chicago experience. Roosevelt staff blew us away: they took care of every detail, and our event exceeded our highest expectations. As a meeting and events planner, I found their collaboration priceless.”

Recent events at Roosevelt

Find inspiration from recent events at Roosevelt. We’re happy to have hosted:

Lodging for Joffrey Ballet Summer Dance Programs

More than 180 dancers and chaperones stay in our facility each summer as they participate in dance workshops and dance intensives with the ballet.

Pat Tillman Leadership Summit

Each year since 2013, we’ve hosted the Pat Tillman Foundation’s annual leadership conference, welcoming more than 250 attendees to daytime events and overnight lodging at Roosevelt. The Foundation supports military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships and honors Pat Tillman, a former Arizona Cardinal who left the NFL in 2002 to serve his country and was killed in Afghanistan.

Lodging for University of Iowa Sports Practicum Workshop

This group of twenty undergraduate students spends a few summer weeks working with Chicago Blackhawks staff—and stays with us in the Wabash Building.

One Million Degrees’ Year-Round Series

One Million Degrees’ college preparation mentoring program hosts 180-250 students at Roosevelt one Saturday each month.

Schaumburg Education Summit

Roosevelt’s Schaumburg campus and its College of Education hosted a professional development and networking event for area superintendents and other educational leaders.