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Friday, August 19, 2016
 
POSTED BY Illinois Governor's Conference on Travel & Tourism
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The United States might be making its regular splash in the 2016 Summer Olympics, but Illinois is leaving a nice footprint in the Rio-sand as well. According to the Chicago Tribune, some 50 athletes connected to Illinois are competing in the Olympic games this summer, the majority representing Team USA. From Jimmy Butler, the 6-foot-7 […]

 
 
Monday, March 28, 2016
 
POSTED BY Illinois Governor's Conference on Travel & Tourism
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SPRINGFIELD – Illinois travel professionals and national tourism industry leaders gathered in Springfield March 21 through March 23 for the Illinois Governor’s Conference on Travel & Tourism. The annual conference brings together state leaders, travel experts and other special guests to showcase innovative ideas for promoting travel. Special guests at this year’s conference included Illinois […]

 
 
Thursday, March 17, 2016
 
POSTED BY Illinois Governor's Conference on Travel & Tourism
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Worried about what to wear at this year’s Conference? Digging through your closet for those perfect conference duds? Fret not, my friends. This special update sponsored by The Magnificent Mile has all the details on what to wear and when to wear it at the 2016 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Travel and Tourism. Conference Wardrobe […]

 
 
Thursday, February 25, 2016
 
POSTED BY Illinois Governor's Conference on Travel & Tourism
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ILLINOIS GOVERNOR’S CONFERENCE RETURNS TO SPRINGFIELD More than 400 Illinois tourism leaders, partners and elected officials to convene in Springfield March 21 – 23 to learn latest industry and marketing trends Chicago – The state’s premier gathering of tourism industry professionals will return to Springfield for the first time in nearly a decade, March 21st […]

 
 
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
 
POSTED BY Illinois Governor's Conference on Travel & Tourism
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We invite Illinois tourism-related organizations to enter the Illinois Excellence in Tourism Awards. The awards honor innovative tourism marketing initiatives that promote the outstanding destinations, attractions and events throughout the State of Illinois. The winning entries will be announced at the Awards Ceremony dinner which is Monday night, March 21, 2016. The winning entries will […]

 
 
Friday, January 8, 2016
 
POSTED BY Illinois Governor's Conference on Travel & Tourism
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Illinois VolunTourism (IVT) is a volunteer opportunity for tourism organizations and their partners across our state. IVT is a chance to come together by donating our time and giving back to the areas and historic attractions that make Illinois the great tourism destination that it is. The IVT event will be held a day prior […]

 
 
Monday, September 8, 2014
 
POSTED BY Illinois Governor's Conference on Travel & Tourism
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The 2014 Mercury Awards recognize members for excellence and creative accomplishment in state destination marketing and promotion; and inspire, through showcasing outstanding work, the continued development of imaginative and exciting marketing and promotional programs. The Illinois Office of Tourism wins the Best Social Media Campaign for their work on #MiniAbe’s Big Night Out. Read more […]