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Monday, March 27, 2017
 
 
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Over 400 travel and marketing experts gathered in Springfield to celebrate past successes in state tourism and collaborate on future marketing opportunities. SPRINGFIELD, Il., March 23, 2017 – The state’s premier gathering of tourism industry and marketing professionals took place in Springfield this week at the President Abraham Lincoln – A Doubletree by Hilton Hotel. […]

 
 
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
 
 
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Campaign designed to encourage visitors to extend their stay in Illinois wins best integrated marketing award at U.S. Travel’s annual Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations The Illinois Department of Commerce’s Office of Tourism’s ‘Find Something More’ campaign received the U.S. Travel Association’s Mercury Award for best integrated marketing campaign at the 2016 Educational Seminar for […]

 
 
Friday, August 19, 2016
 
 
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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
 
 
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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
 
 
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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
 
 
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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 27, 2016
 
 
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Included in every Full Registration, experience the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. This award winning immersive museum is a combination of scholarship and showmanship, that follows the fate of America’s 16th president. Share the joys and sorrows of a family, and of a nation.  In our holographic presentation, Ghosts of the Library, our Lincoln […]

 
 
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
 
 
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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
 
 
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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, July 27, 2015
 
 
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ILLINOIS OFFICE OF TOURISM KICKS OFF ITS ANNUAL TOURISM ROADSHOW Tourism officials share local travel economic impact numbers, a brand new travel magazine and ‘Illinois Made’ initiative during annual week-long statewide tour CHICAGO, IL – The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Office of Tourism is celebrating a 4th consecutive year of record-breaking tourism […]