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.

8833 Gross Point Rd, Ste 307
Skokie, IL 60077
Decatur Area CVB

The Decatur Area Convention & Visitors Bureau will help coordinate the details of your next meeting or convention – from the initial site selection process to conducting after-convention reviews with you, in anticipation of your next event.

The CVB staff understands that hosting a meeting takes a lot of work and planning. We offer the convenience of being your liaison between the many choices of sites and services available in the Decatur/Forsyth area. From the beginning stages, we will work with you, based on your requirements and budget, in obtaining bids and selecting the venues and services best-suited for your group.

(217) 423-7000
202 E. North Street Decatur, IL 62523
Dekalb County CVB

With meeting space for 10 or 10,000, DeKalb County offers unique venues for your next meeting, tour or convention. The DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau is excited to welcome you to DeKalb County, we are here to assist you throughout your planning. We offer a comprehensive service program and will tailor our services to meet the needs of your group. Need something else? Let us know, we are here to help.

2500 N Annie Glidden Rd
Community Outreach Building, Suite F
DeKalb, IL 60115
Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

Nestled among rolling hills and woodlands in Northwest Illinois, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa is the Midwest’s premier setting for meetings and events.
Boasting 15,000 sq. ft. of space, the resort can accommodate sales conferences, product presentations, and dinner banquets of up to 300 guests. Beautiful outdoor venues overlook Lake Galena or offer stunning views of the surrounding northern Illinois hills and woodlands, while sophisticated boardrooms set the stage for successful executive sessions or VIP gatherings. Our in-house capabilities include complete audio/visual services as well as banquet and catering services for breakfast, lunch, dinner, receptions, cocktail parties, and coffee breaks. Complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is available throughout the resort, insuring that your guests are connected at every moment.

444 Eagle Ridge Drive
Galena, IL 61036
Elite Casino Resorts
Elite Casino Resorts currently owns and operates three premier gaming and resort destinations in Iowa.

Elite Casino Resorts currently owns and operates three premier gaming and resort destinations in Iowa. ELITE Sportsbook™ is Iowa's only locally owned sports book.

- Riverside Casino and Golf Resort® & ELITE Sportsbook™ in Riverside, Iowa, located just 15 minutes from Iowa City, IA.
- Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort® located just 15 minutes from Sioux Falls, SD
- Rhythm City Casino Resort® & ELITE Sportsbook™ located in the Quad Cities in Davenport, IA.
- Walker’s Bluff Casino Resort® coming in 2023 to Carterville, IL and part of the Southern, IL region.
- Grand Island Casino Resort® coming soon to Grand Island, NE located at the Fonner Park Thoroughbred Track.

Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau

The Heritage Corridor CVB encompasses the region along the historical 97-mile Illinois and Michigan Canal. Our communities and cities are diverse in activities as well as terrain. From fine dining, museums and live theatre to canyons, waterfalls and sweeping prairies, the Heritage Corridor has an incredible offering for the most discerning meeting planner.

2701 Black Rd # 201, Joliet, IL 60435
Jacksonville Area CVB

Jacksonville has meeting and banquet choices to fit any budget and size of party. From beautiful outdoor amenities (perfect for a business retreat), elegant banquet halls, college facilities to intimate historic home settings, Jacksonville has got it! In addition, the newly renovated Jacksonville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau offers meeting space up to 100 for those staying in Jacksonville hotels at no cost. Booking arrangements can be made through any Jacksonville lodging facility. Jacksonville has a host of dining and lodging options to welcome you to our community. Jacksonville is a small community with big ideas.

310 E State St
Jacksonville, IL 62650

The Midwest Conference Center is a perfect event space near Chicago for corporate events, weddings, kosher events, and other special events.

NORTHLAKE, IL 60164-2401
OLC Education & Conference Center

The OLC Education & Conference Center is a full-service, state-of-the-art venue ideal for in-person, livestreamed, recorded or hybrid learning and education activities.

Conveniently located in Rosemont, IL, the multi-functional OLC includes:

14,000+ square feet of flexible use space
Customized hybrid meeting solutions with livestreaming capabilities
Integrated, state-of-the-art technology and venue-wide WiFi
Hands-on bio-skills lab with 29 stations
Individually packaged, elegant creative and healthy food and beverage options
Experienced concierge meeting planning staff to support your event

9400 W. Higgins Road, Suite 100, Rosemont, IL 60018-4975
Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau

Springfield, the capital of Illinois, offers friendly Midwest hospitality in addition to state-of-the-art meeting facilities and amenities. Meeting planners choose Springfield for its affordability, historic venues and authentic experiences, and accessibility.

Whether you’re an experienced planner or a volunteer organizing your first event, our full service staff will guide you every step of the way. We offer three convention regions; Historic Downtown with over 900 guest rooms and 130,000 sq. ft. of function space, the Southeast Corridor with nearly 1,300 guest rooms and 70,000 sq. ft. of function space, and the Illinois State Fairgrounds, a 366-acre site with a variety of options. Let us help make your next event legendary!

109 N 7th St
Springfield, IL 62701