Event Space Rental Near Chicago's South Side

The Charles A. Hayes Family Investment Center is a Chicago South Side location that is proud to offer a variety of spaces available for events to help bring our community together and provide necessary services.

At our location we offer conference rooms and  the skylight conference room for meetings, with comfortable seating, as well as a multi-purpose room for just about any occasion. We also rent the computer lab and training room.

To make a reservation for event space rental contact us, or call at (312) 786-6986 with any questions.

Download the FIC License Agreement (pdf)

Multi-Purpose Room

The Multi-Purpose Room provides a warm, rich, cozy and multi-functional space.

  • Holds up to 300 guests chairs only 
  • DVD/VCR capability
  • Wi-Fi connection
  • Coat room
  • Stage and podium
  • Full-service kitchen

Cost of Multi-Purpose Room Rental: The rate is $1270.00 (6 hours) if the guest count is 199 or less. A deposit of $400.00 is required. The price is inclusive of one security officer for 5 hours however, if the guest counts exceeds 200 an additional officer is required and the total rate is $1370.00.

If your event exceeds 5 hours additional fees for security will apply at a rate of $28.00 per hour per guard.

*Linen rental availble for round and rectangle tables*

Includes: set-up time and 1 additional hour for clean-up, tables and chairs

View Floorplan Options: 

  • Auditorium/Lecturer Style
  • Banquet Seating w/ round tables
  • Banquet Seating w/ rectangle tables
  • Classroom Style for 50 guest or less
  • Cocktail/Reception Style w/ rectangle tables
  • Cocktail/Reception Style w/ round tables


  • Vendors must provide a Certificate of Insurance (Alcohol Insurance/Liability) to serve alcohol must be served by Service Is Us.
  • One uniformed security guard is provided, this is inclusive in the rate. A copy of his/her Permanent Employee Card (Per) and a valid drivers license or state ID will be posted during the event.
  • Balances must be paid in full 30 days before the event date.
  • Payment must be paid by either Visa, MasterCard or Discover credit cards, check or money order. Payments made in cash will not be accepted.


Conference Rooms A & B

  • Conference Rooms A & B are $85.00 each for 6 hours; additional hours are $25.00 each.
  • Seats up to 20 guests around the tables (the rooms separately can seat 10 guests each).
  • Rooms can be used separately or combined.
  • Conference calling is available anytime.
  • DVD and VCR capabilities.
  • Cable TV connection.

Effective immediately: Only meetings and trainings are permitted in the space. Events must end by 7:00pm during the weekdays/weekends, unless management approval is received prior.

Skylight Conference Room

The Skylight Conference Room is a comfy private meeting space that allows you to enjoy a view of the sky above.

  • A great space to hold meetings.
  • $85.00 for up to 6 hours; additional hours are $25.00 each.
  • Accommodates up to 12 guests.

Effective immediately: Meetings must end by 7:00pm during the weekdays/weekends.


Public Access Computer Lab (PAC Lab)

  • Computer access is available to the public free of charge.
  • Users must follow lab rules, in addition, to signing in and out.
  • Computer lab hours of operation are Monday-Friday 10:00am-4:00pm, excluding holidays or unless otherwise noted.
  • Users are limited to 60 minutes daily unless otherwise specified.

FIC Computer Lab 

If you are looking for a space that is not the typical training room setting, look no more.  The walls are adorned by inspirational quotes and the seating makes you feel like you are in the comfort of your home participating with a training, meeting or lecture.

  • The training room is $200.00 for half a day 4 hours and $350.00 for a full day 8 hours; $50.00 for each additional hour.
  • Seats up to 18 people.
  • Projector and screen available.
  • Cable TV connection.


The Charles A. Hayes Family Investment Center (FIC) offers traditional solid-colored tablecloths (available in black or white) to fit round or rectangular tables. To enhance the ambiance of your event, white napkins and skirting are also available for rental. 

Price List 

  • Rectangular tablecloth (72" x 108") - $9.79 per table; seats up to 8 guests
  • Round tablecloth (120") - $12.79 per table; seats up to 7 guests
  • Skirting (14 &17ft) - $15.50 per table
  • Napkins - $0.30 per napkin

FIC staff will set up tablecloths for your event at no additional fee.