Centered in the heart of downtown Arlington Heights, the Metropolis Ballroom is the sought after venue for today's clientele. With easy access to and from major expressways and one block from the Metra Northwest Train Station, Arlington Heights is conveniently located to O'Hare Airport, downtown Chicago, and surrounding Northwest Suburbs.
Our space is handicap accessible with an elevator for your convenience, complimentary parking garage next door, surrounding parks and restaurants. It's easy for you to see why the Metropolis Ballroom is the perfect location for hosting and attending weddings and events.
The Metropolis Ballroom is partnered with Courtyard Marriot South of Arlington Heights. The Marriot offers complimentary shuttles to and from the Ballroom and discounted room rates.
Meet Our Staff
Special Events Producer
Anita originates from Ukraine but describes herself as a woman of the world. After attending university in Ukraine, Anita went on to work and travel internationally, spending several years in the five star hotel resort industry working as an event manager and entertainment director, before becoming a first class flight attendant for one of the world’s top international airlines.
Since moving to Chicago, Anita has added additional knowledge and mastery in business relations to her existing skill set. Anita’s combined levels of experience, refined taste, attention to detail, and creative planning, all play a role in elevating your Elegant event from terrific to unforgettable.
Special Events Producer
Rachel was born and raised in the Chicago region. She studied and graduated with a Master degree in communications and public relations from North Western. She is also a dedicated mother to her three beautiful daughters.
She has played a major role in planning fundraisers and events for non-for-profit organizations, ministries as well as for her children’s schools. This ignited a passion within her for event planning and creating memories for people that last a lifetime.
Rachel’s ability to connect with all her clients on a personal level allows her to create the perfect event for everyone, all while having a fun and exciting experience doing it. Her favorite part about her role as an event producer is seeing her clients’ visions become an unforgettable reality!
Michelle grew up in the suburbs of Chicago with her Italian and Puerto Rican family. Blessed with a large family with fantastic authentic cooking skills, Michelle brings her authentic culinary background to bring a little spice to the ballroom.
Michelle has a bachelors degree in human resources and has taken part in many cooking classes.
In her spare time, Michelle, enjoys spending time with her
two cats, cross stitching, cooking, and spending time
relaxing at the spa.
Augustine grew up in Illinois where he met his wife and had 2 beautiful children. He loves spending time with his family and watching sports. He went to trade school after graduating from high school, he has always been a handy guy.
He enjoys working on a team and is committed to doing his job and keeping the ballroom organized for all of our amazing guests!
Haley is a native to the northwest suburbs of Chicago. She studied and graduated from Lake Michigan College with an associate’s degree in Hospitality Management. She has also studied at Aquinas College and Central Michigan University. She started her hospitality career in the restaurant and hotel resort industry where she found her passion for guest service.
As an experienced manager, she has worked for two award winning hotel resorts. Her past experience contributes to her approach to guest service. Haley enjoys building and leading a successful event team whose ultimate goal is to make all our clients’ events seamless and memorable.
Social Media & Marketing Coordinator
Jaylen was born and raised in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. He studied and graduated from Elmhurst University with a bachelors degree in digital marketing communications while minoring in digital media and communications. He also played football in college all four years.
Since Jaylen has recently graduated college, bringing a modern luxurious look to all of our marketing pieces. He truly understand the meaning of capturing unique and memorable moments to share with everyone!
In his spare time, Jaylen enjoys watching sports, hanging out with friends and traveling.