Business Directory

Aberdeen Area CVB

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.

800-645-3851
10 Railroad Ave SW, ​Ste 101
Aberdeen, SD 57401
Akron/Summit CVB

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.

330-374-7560
77 E Mill St
Akron, OH 44308
Brookings CVB

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

605-692-6125
415 8th St S
Brookings, SD 57006
Carol Joy Holling Conference and Retreat

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.

402-944-2544
27416 Ranch Rd
Ashland, NE 68003-3518
Chicago’s North Shore CVB

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.

847-763-0011
8833 Gross Point Rd, Ste 307
Skokie, IL 60077
Columbus/Platte County CVB

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!

402-276-3606
753 33rd Ave
Columbus, NE 68601