Skip to content

Meetings & Events

At The Emily, we are proud to orchestrate collaboration, celebration and innovation. With more than five distinctive and versatile spaces, let our team help you find the right canvas for your vision. Welcome up to 210 guests for a reception in the Burroughs room. Host a screening in The Park for up to 250 spectators. Invite 120 friends and family to dance the night away in Selva, our vibrant restaurant space reminiscent of Mexico by night. Alternatively, make a toast in Fora, where 80 guests can raise a glass.


1,992 sq ft ∙ Accommodates up to 210

With a functional and adaptable layout, this venue can accommodate a wide range of gatherings. The room allows for sunlight to filter through expansive ceiling windows. Named in honor of the pioneering visionary, artist, and activist Margaret Taylor Burroughs, who laid the foundation for the DuSable Museum of African American History, this room salutes to her legacy.

Pre-Function Space

1,354 sq ft ∙ Accommodates up to 75

The Gallery is intentionally constructed with natural light and captivating corners to welcome your guests with open arms. This pre-function space sets the stage for the journey that lies ahead.

The Park

2,876 sq ft ∙ Accommodates up to 337

A tribute to the Emily Carr painting Beacon Hill Park, The Park is a rooftop garden on the sixth floor of the hotel that aims to inspire creativity, cultivate new ideas and provide an urban oasis.


1,235 sq ft ∙ Accommodates up to 65

Similar to a blank canvas, the possibilities are endless when it comes to collaboration and imagination in the Carr space. Night or day, floor-to-ceiling windows allow the sunlight or city lights to pour through the room and illuminate all corners.


1,657 sq ft ∙ Accommodates up to 85

Lusk offers ample space for conversation with the flexibility to host both an engaging classroom discussion or a charming exhibit. The space receives its name from Marie Koupal Lusk, who co-founded the Palette Club, a women's art association in Chicago.


Accommodates up to 225

Named after the Spanish word for "jungle", Selva's intimate space and shimmering chandeliers invite you to live in the moment. With an abundance of indoor and outdoor spaces to choose from, Selva is yours to explore.


Accommodates up to 220

Located on the Lobby Level of the hotel, Fora radiates an aura of refined sophistication that resonates with those looking to set the tone for an intimate toast, exclusive soirée or executive meeting.