Illinois Governor’s Conference on Travel & Tourism

The Illinois Governor’s Conference on Travel & Tourism is the state’s premiere industry event. Professionals from across Illinois and around the country come together to network and learn from travel and tourism’s best and brightest.

ILGOV19 Returns to Chicago

The 2019 Illinois Governor’s Conference will be held at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Illinois, February 4-6, 2019

2019 Announcements

Check out the conference schedule for the latest speakers and events.

Illinois Governor’s Conference on Travel & Tourism

The Illinois Governor’s Conference on Travel & Tourism is the state’s premiere industry event. Professionals from across Illinois and around the country come together to network and learn from travel and tourism’s best and brightest.

SOME OF OUR PREVIOUS SPEAKERS

Governor of Illinois

Director, Illinois Office of Tourism

First Lady of Illinois & President of the Ounce of Prevention Fund

Vice President, Research & Analytics at Brand USA

Head of Publishing at Travelzoo

Television Explorer and Host of the Travel Channel’s Mysteries at the Museum

Chairman and CEO of Sage Policy Group

Founder and President of Tourism & More

Travel & Food Writer and Photographer, Emmy®-Award Winning TV Producer and Founder of LLmedia

Brand Expert, Entrepreneur and founder of Johnny Cupcakes, World’s First T-Shirt Bakery

Former sitting professor at Harvard & MiT’s edX labs, international best selling author, Pulitzer Prize nominee, and former Head of Marketing at Travelzoo

Destination Expert

 

LATEST NEWS

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
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CHICAGO – The 2018 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Travel & Tourism kicked off Monday, February 26, in Chicago with the Illinois Excellence in Tourism Awards ceremony at the Palmer House Hilton. The awards honored Illinois’ passionate travel and tourism marketing teams with the best marketing initiatives of 2017. Travel and tourism professionals from around the […]

 
 

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2018 Presenting Sponsors

2018 Cardinal Sponsors

2018 Monarch Sponsors

2018 White Oak Sponsors

2018 Violet Sponsors

2018 Tradeshow Exhibitors

2018 Conference Supporters