Chicago Southland Convention And Visitors Bureau
The 2013 Chicago Southland Visitors Guide will help you head in the right direction for fun with 80 colorful pages including several tours, trails and other getaway ideas. The free guide is available by calling the Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau toll-free at (888) 895-8233,…
LANSING | The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau recently achieved reaccreditation from the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program for 2012-2016 through Destination Marketing Association International, the world’s largest association of destination marketing organization…
LANSING | The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau awarded $5,370 to the First Midwest Half Marathon for tourism promotion.
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OAK LAWN, Ill. | When Bruce Rauner, a principal of a venture capital firm, first took over the chairmanship of a group that promotes Chicago-area tourism, he couldn’t get over just how little money was spent on marketing the city to out-of-towners.
LANSING | Bruce V. Rauner, chairman of Choose Chicago, formerly known as the Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau, is the keynote speaker for Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau annual meeting and luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 17 at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn, 9333 S. Cicero…
From left, Oak Forest Deputy Fire Chief Charley Sopko, Chicago Southland CVB Marketing Manager Kim Kislowski, and Chicago Southland CVB President/CEO Jim Garrett hold up a check for $1,674 at the Chicago Southland CVB offices. The money was used for the recent National Firefighter Combat Cha…
LANSING | The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau awarded $12,000 to four local municipalities and nonprofits for events in the Chicago Southland region through its Local Tourism Matching Grant program. The four grant recipients are:
LANSING | Mary Patchin, director of sales for the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau, recently earned her Certified Destination Management Executive designation (CDME) through Destination Marketing Association International. The CDME is the highest educational achievement in …
The Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park at Governors State University in University Park has received a tourism grant from the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau. Pictured from left are Sally Schlesinger, executive vice president of the CVB, Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park Director a…
The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is a recipient of a tourism grant from the Chicago Southland CVB. Pictured, from left, are Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Recreation Supervisor Keith Jones, Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Vice President Sally Schlesinger an…
LANSING | The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau awarded $21,000 to seven local municipalities and nonprofits for upcoming events in the Chicago Southland region through its Local Tourism Matching Grant program.
LANSING | The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau has given out more than $29,000 already this year, and the next opportunity to apply for the Local Tourism Marketing Grant program is coming soon.
It seems there might be light at the end of the tunnel. Despite the hard economic times of the last few years, community leaders are feeling optimistic by early signs that we are leaving those days behind.
LANSING | The Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau will host a free CVB orientation for new or prospective members at 8:30 a.m. March 21 at its office, 2304 173rd St.
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LANSING | The Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau will offer free seminars for religious meeting planners and family reunion planners at the end of November at the bureau office at 2304 173rd St.
LANSING | The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University in University Park received $2,800 in a Local Tourism Marketing Grant by the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau in its second grant period of fiscal year 2012.
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