Back Bay Events Center

180 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA
Capacity: 1,500 people

About Back Bay Events Center

Home of the John Hancock Hall and Dorothy Quincy Suite, this history-rich facility has been totally revamped with stylish lighting design, fine art from the deCordova Museum, state-of-the-art audiovisual and sound systems, and much more. Featuring a spacious ballroom, 1,100-seat theater, and multiple breakout and meeting rooms, Back Bay Events Center is the perfect venue for conferences, performances, special events, trade shows, and important meetings of all kinds. And of course, since it's managed and operated by Tillinger's, the services are extraordinary. In the heart of Back Bay, the Center is convenient to hotels, businesses, and all the sights of one of America's great cities. Make your next event something special. At Back Bay Events Center.

Event Spaces

Back Bay Grand
Dorothy Quincy Suite
Freedom Room
John Hancock Hall
Justice Room
Liberty Room
Patriot Room
Venue Types
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 1500
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 5
  • Special Features: Stage, two Steingway Grand pianos, dressing rooms, box office
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 13,000
  • Year Renovated: 2006