There is much to discover! Big Cedar Lodge is a tribute to the magnificence of nature, the solidarity of history and the joy of family. We are a one-of-a-kind resort dedicated not only to preserving the soul of the wilderness, but to restoring your soul as well. Here, within a setting of incomparable natural beauty, you’ll stay in dramatic lodge-style accommodations, enjoy world-class recreation and amenities and be pampered by a friendly, attentive staff.
Ridgedale, MO 65739
Lansing, IL 60438
Located in Central Illinois, where Interstates 57 and 70 meet, Effingham offers the perfect centralized location to connect with others. With 16 hotels to unwind at, more than 65 restaurants to indulge in, and countless things to see and do… you’ll be hard-pressed to find a reason to leave.
Grab a menu at our farm to table restaurant, Firefly Grill… Catch a once-in-a-lifetime show at the Effingham Performance Center… Kick back with your favorite IPA at Effing Brew Company in Downtown Effingham… Devour local culture and sink into a laidback way of life. Stay awhile, and you’ll find that ‘awhile’ is never enough.
However you decide to explore Effingham, we encourage you to soak up the people, the places and the experiences that set us apart. For more information, or to view our Calendar of Events, visit www.visiteffinghamil.com or call 1-800-772-0750 to request a free Visitors Guide.
Effingham, IL 62401
Grand Wayne Convention Center in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana, features 225,000 sf of beautifully appointed, fully equipped, customizable event spaces featuring 18 meeting rooms, intuitive floor plans, and on-site event managers and hosts to help make every event planner’s job easier and every guest more comfortable. Adjacent hotels, easy access, and a friendly downtown brimming with walk-to restaurants, pubs, coffee houses, boutiques, and relaxing riverside parks create the ideal event experience. Explore more at grandwayne.com
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Find a savvy retreat on the banks of the Iowa River at Hyatt Regency Coralville & Conference Center, close to Iowa City. Host conventions, receptions, or trade shows in almost 60,000 square feet of cutting-edge event space including two elegant ballrooms and an expanisve exhibit hall. Grab a drink or a meal at our in-house restaurant and coffee shop or head out to explore our neighbors in Iowa River Landing. Enjoy international restaurants, luxury retailers, and brewpubs all within walking distance of the hotel. This energetic haven at a beautifully scenic locale is a convenient home base for business or leisure traveling.
Janesville, Wisconsin’s Great Outside is the ideal destination to hold your next meeting, convention or retreat! Janesville offers a variety of unique and traditional meeting spaces, and a wide selection of hotels, restaurants and attractions including, many affordable options that provide you with great value. The Janesville Area is home to 11 hotels, 888 sleeping rooms and meeting space that can accommodate up to 1,300 people. Janesville is convenient to Madison, Milwaukee, Dubuque, Rockford and Chicago and is easily accessed with four exits off I-90.
Landmark Center serves as a cultural center for music, dance, theater, exhibitions, public forums, and hosts countless special events. Landmark Center is owned and supported by Ramsey County and managed by Minnesota Landmarks, a non-profit agency dedicated to managing and maintaining Landmark Center as a historic landmark and cultural center.
St Paul, MN 55102
Come see why groups and organizations from across the country are picking Lincoln to host their next big meeting. Less than a day’s drive from cities such as Denver, Minneapolis, Kansas City and Chicago, Lincoln boasts top-notch facilities for meetings of any size. The popular downtown and Haymarket areas are a hit for restaurants, music and nightlife while over 130 miles of biking and walking trails provide a nice opportunity to see Lincoln’s outdoor beauty.
Lincoln, NE 68508
Regardless of whether automobiles are a part of your business, M1 Concourse delivers truly memorable and first-class corporate events. M1 Concourse offers an unparalleled venue in Metropolitan Detroit and our vast facilities along with our emphasis on customer experience will ensure your next corporate event sets the standard – Unique. Functional. Exhilarating.
What sets M1 Concourse apart is our ability to utilize the brand new, state-of-the-art Champion Motor Speedway. For automotive suppliers, distributors, and dealers, our track is the ideal environment for marketing events, training, and vehicle deliveries, to name a few. Allow your clients to experience your products the way they were meant to be…driven. Even if your industry is not auto-focused, our ability to offer Race, Speed, Track, Experiences (RSTEs) with professional drivers in supercars will transform any event into a one-of-a-kind experience.
Pontiac, MI 48341
Welcome to Manhattan where you will find a completed downtown redevelopment! Beautiful new dining, lodging, and shopping have been updated to walkable districts and are waiting for you. Driving to Manhattan? One of the first sights to greet you is The Flint Hills Discovery Center. This 35,000 sq. ft. facility will inspire and educate you on the biology and history of the endangered tall grass prairie. Take advantage of this one-of-a-kind venue which provides great breakout or additional meeting space next to the Manhattan Conference Center that is adjacent to multiple hotel properties, all located conveniently near downtown.
Manhattan, KS 66502
Big city charm in a small city setting, that is Dubuque, IA. With state of the art facilities featuring 2,000 to 86,000 square feet of space, this walkable and sustainable community welcomes meetings and conventions of 3 to 3,000 to gather along the Mississippi River any time of the year.
Dubuque, IA 52001
As you make plans to get together face-to-face, go where your guests will say, “Yes!” Host your next business or social gathering in Southwest Michigan.
You can effortlessly entice more attendees to come with Lake Michigan’s golden sand beaches, our vibrant resort towns, championship golf courses, craft drinking establishments and mesmerizing sunsets.
Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022
The heart and soul of Springfield, Missouri is rooted in its genuine dedication to hard work and homegrown innovation. With a unique mix of a metropolitan city and warm hospitality, Springfield is an ideal place for meetings and events. The city offers an array of new and updated facilities to accommodate a variety of events, and services can be tailored to ensure your event is a success.
815 E. Saint Louis St., Suite 100
Springfield, MO 65806
Opportunities for family fun abound in Aberdeen. Visit the Dacotah Prairie Museum, enjoy a walk through our Highlands Historic District, take in a show at the Capitol Theatre, and experience a variety of locally-owned stores, boutiques and restaurants. Aberdeen has well-maintained bike trails, beautiful parks and campgrounds and two state parks are just a short drive away. And of course, Storybook Land will capture your imagination and fill your heart with wonder as you revisit favorite fairy tales and fables. Plan your budget-friendly family adventure at www.visitaberdeensd.com.
Aberdeen, SD 57401
With a wonderful array of sites and attractions… accommodations and restaurants… meeting and convention facilities… and countless recreational activities, Akron/Summit County should be your next destination for fun and excitement. Our proud heritage as a pioneering center of industry and innovation creates the foundation on which our community now rests. While visiting, you will not be able to ignore the sense of pride and accomplishment seen on the faces of our hospitality partners. From opening doors to ensuring your complete satisfaction, we promise to make your visit one to remember.
Akron, OH 44308
Brookings is conveniently located at the intersection of Interstate 29 and Highway 14 on the east side of South Dakota. From the professional meeting planners to the part-time party planners, the Brookings CVB is your event planning gurus and look forward to assisting you in creating a successful event. Our 10 area hotels provide a variety of amenities and spaces to fit your need and budget, offering more than 700 hotel rooms. No matter the size, pick your aesthetic and charm through the various indoor and outdoor meeting venues. After the meeting, enjoy our Great 8 attractions and lively nightlife in Downtown Brookings. Bring your crew to experience our hidden gems, local foodie culture and more! For more information about hotels and convention spaces in Brookings, check out www.visitbrookingssd.com
Brookings, SD 57006
You know you need to have an off-site meeting or retreat, but putting the whole thing together feels overwhelming. Even if you've done it before, there are a gazillion details to handle and it's inevitable that the host site won't be ready or will screw something up.
NOT at Carol Joy Holling Center. We pride ourselves on superior hospitality and care of our guests. From your first phone call to the end of your experience, we will make it as easy as possible for you. Tell us what space and services you need, then you can focus on meeting your goals. We'll take care of the rest.
Ashland, NE 68003-3518
Bordering Chicago along Lake Michigan, Chicago’s North Shore offers exemplary meeting facilities in safe, open spaces in the most scenic part of Metro Chicago—close to O’Hare Airport and multiple expressways. Accessible lakefront, plentiful hiking trails and the amenities meeting and event attendees are seeking now for an optimal experience. Our full-service hotels and event spaces accommodate meetings from 10–1,000. Chicago’s North Shore is home to the Chicago Botanic Garden, Ravinia Music Festival, Northwestern University, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, the Illinois Holocaust Museum, and the Baha’i House of Worship—the only one in North America.
Our lakefront communities feature independently owned restaurants and boutiques on treelined streets—a great respite after a day of meetings. A foodie paradise, dozens of restaurants offer unique dining experiences and rooftop dining during the warmer months. Chicago’s North Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau offers custom complimentary planning assistance and lucrative incentives for booked meetings.
Skokie, IL 60077
A community of 24,000+, Columbus is located just 90 minutes from Omaha, 60 minutes from Grand Island and 50 minutes from I-80. The US Highway 30 (National Historic Scenic Lincoln Highway/Byway) runs through our vibrant community and we firmly believe you can get here from there! Columbus and Platte County are growing constantly, affordable for all visitors and easily accessible!
During attendee free time, enjoy a craft cocktail, or shop the unique boutiques downtown, antique hunt, explore one of our 26 parks (try to count all the bald eagles at Lake North), play a round at one of the 3 golf courses or two frisbee golf courses, sip and take in the local flavor at one of our fine restaurants, head off to the races (horses OR stock cars), throw out a line, work together to escape one of 6 themed escape rooms downtown or take in some live music! You’re cordially invited to visit and come back again and again! Contact up today to plan your trip!
Columbus, NE 68601