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Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces 2017 Annual Award Winners & Southland Stars of the Industry
Posted on 10/19/2017 by  

  Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces 2017 Annual Award Winners & Southland Stars of the Industry     The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau, the regional destination management organization for Ch...
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Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Top Ways to Explore Chicago Southland Before and After Meetings
Posted on 10/05/2017 by  

After an action-packed day filled with meetings, everyone deserves relaxation and fun. From networking opportunities at a local brewery to arriving early to enjoy some free time or staying after the conference to cheer on one of our many sports teams, our area is filled with...
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Crusader Classic
Crusader Classic Bowling Tournament Was a Success in Chicago Southland
Posted on 10/05/2017 by  

No matter the size of your event, Chicago Southland is prepared to host your group. From off-site venues to coordinating room nights to welcome bags and event logistics, we are ready to help make your event a success. Here’s a look at a recent sporting event held in...
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Tinley Park Convention Center
Plan Your Next Event at Tinley Park Convention Center
Posted on 10/03/2017 by  

Make your next event a success at Chicago Southland’s largest convention venue. Located 30 minutes south of downtown Chicago, Tinley Park Convention Center is equipped with advanced technology, audio/visual services and numerous meeting space configurations to help mak...
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Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces 2017 Annual Award Winners & Southland Stars of the Industry
Posted on 09/25/2017 by  

WHAT: The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau, the regional destination management organization for Chicago’s 62 south and southwest suburbs, will recognize its members, municipalities and organizations for their outstanding service in the hospitality an...
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Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau Welcomes New Office Manager
Posted on 09/22/2017 by  

Lansing, Ill. – The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau recently hired Teagan Luniewski as their Office Manager. Luniewski comes into the position with seven years of corporate experience with the Potbelly Restaurant Corporation, and was previously em...
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Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park
Top Attractions for Youth Groups in Chicago Southland
Posted on 09/14/2017 by  

Whether Chicago Southland is home to your group’s next big event or you are simply passing through our area, Chicago Southland has an abundance of learning opportunities and plenty of fun available for youth groups. Here’s a look at some of the top activities ...
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2017 US Log Rolling Open
Chicago Southland Hosts the 2017 United States Log Rolling Open
Posted on 08/18/2017 by  

From small to large events, Chicago Southland is ready to host your group in our area. Whether you need boardroom style meeting spaces or sporting facilities, we can help you find the perfect match for your needs. Here’s a look at a recent sporting event held in the Ch...
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Chicago Southland Site Visit
FAM’ing It up 365 Days a Year
Posted on 08/08/2017 by  

The Chicago Southland team is ready to assist you in visiting our area for the ultimate FAM—365 days a year. You choose the day you’d like to visit and let us put together a full itinerary to meet your group’s needs for the perfect FAM in Chicago Southland....
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Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center
Plan Your Next Meeting at Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center
Posted on 07/17/2017 by  

Interested in planning team-building activities while visiting the Chicago Southland? The Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center features 38 acres of natural, wooded areas, perfect for team-building exercises, which include a team development course, low-to-the-ground obst...
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Chicago Southland’s 2017 US Log Rolling Open
Posted on 07/12/2017 by  

Lansing, Ill. – The U.S. Log Rolling Open will take to the water at Lake Sedgewick in Centennial Park, Orland Park, IL on June 10th for the second year. The event will be broadcasted on Comcast Sportsnet and is open to the public free of charge. “KRICK, LLC is ex...
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Jumping Into the Future at Balmoral Park
Posted on 07/12/2017 by  

Balmoral Park, the former harness racing track located in Crete IL., held its Grand Re-Opening on Saturday June 10, ending the anticipation of this facility’s renovation.  This state-of-the-art show jumper/hunter complex is a must see in the region. “This at...
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Farmers Markets in Chicago Southland
Posted on 07/11/2017 by  

One of my favorite reasons to visit farmers markets whenever I travel is to experience something I can't find at a big chain store. Whether that means eating a tamale made from the local farmer's produce in Tinley Park, trying a plum for the first time...
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Chicago Southland Sales Team
Meet the Chicago Southland Team
Posted on 07/07/2017 by  

Meet the Chicago Southland Team Our team at the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau wants to learn more about your event needs. Whether you’re looking for a meeting space, a location for a sports tournament or need group tour accommodations, our staff...
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The Chicago Southland Spring Summer 2017 Festivals and Events Guide
Posted on 05/12/2017 by  

Lansing, Ill. – This spring/summer make it a goal to experience all that is exciting in our region. Check out our 2017 Spring/Summer Festivals & Events Guide. Whether it is a fitness event or community activity this guide gives 32 pages to inspire your adventurous ...
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The Chicago Southland CVB’s 2017 Revamping of Website
Posted on 05/12/2017 by  

Lansing, Ill. – The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (CSCVB) is pleased to introduce an enhanced tool for travelers and event planners looking for a destination that offers a wide variety of accommodations, venues, things to see and do, festiv...
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Chicago Southland’s Dragon Boat Fever Happening in Blue Island
Posted on 05/12/2017 by  

Lansing, Ill. – Dragon Boating is back in Blue Island for 2017, and it’s bigger and better than ever. The 2nd Annual Chicago Southland Dragon Boat Festival is scheduled for Saturday, June 3rd, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., at MWRD Waterfall Park along the Cal-Sag, Blue...
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April Food Day Deemed a Success
Posted on 05/11/2017 by  

Tinley Park, Ill. – Last week’s April Food drive was a big success and collected over 109,000 pounds of food which will be distributed to seven regional food pantries. This will help over 5,000 families in need of assistance in the Chicago Southland.   ...
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April Food Day is Going Strong
Posted on 03/17/2017 by  

  Tinley Park, Ill. – South-Southwest Suburban United Way’s (SSWUW) fifth annual April Food Day event is underway with the goal to raise over 115,000 pounds of food. Did you know that over 1.6 million people in Illinois are considered food insecure, 64% o...
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The 2017 Chicago Southland Visitors Guide has Released!
Posted on 03/03/2017 by  

Lansing, Ill. – With the completion of the 2017 Chicago Southland Visitors Guide, it is now time to dust off the calendars, gather the family/colleagues/friends and plan the perfect trip. Visiting a new area is exciting -- but how do you choose? Lucki...
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Two Area Sporting Events Honored by SportEvents Magazine
Posted on 02/27/2017 by  

Lansing, Ill. – Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau was instrumental in bringing two national competitive events to the Chicago Southland in 2016. The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS  – U.S. Pro & Collegiate Championships was held at the Tinley Park Conv...
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Loren Petrakis-Mueller Hired as Communications Manager at Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on 02/27/2017 by  

Lansing, Ill. – Loren Petrakis-Mueller has stepped aboard as Communications Manager at the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau. As she sails along, Loren will be responsible for marketing communication strategies that increase awareness to the Chicago So...
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Bird Watching in Chicago Southland
Posted on 01/05/2017 by  

Grab your binoculars, camera and get ready to explore the beauty within Chicago Southland. There are over 40,000 acres of forest preserves throughout the Chicago Southland. The Forest Preserves of Cook County and Forest Preserve District of Will County are a wealth...
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Holiday Weekends in Chicago Southland
Posted on 12/22/2016 by  

Enjoy winter at its finest by visiting Chicago Southland these two holiday weekends. Whether you wish to enjoy Winter Break indoors (click here for 5 family-friendly suggestions) or want to check out events while visiting family and friends in Chicago Southland, you will fin...
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Top 8 things to do at Musher Mania
Posted on 12/20/2016 by  

Musher ManiaMonee Reservoir27341 Ridgeland Avenue, Monee(708) 534-8499Saturday, January 14th12-4PMThe 23rd Annual Musher Mania in Monee offers the chance to enjoy the wonders of winter! This is a free event the whole family will enjoy! In partnership with the Siberian Husky ...
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Winter Break in Chicago Southland
Posted on 12/20/2016 by  

To parents, including yours truly, winter break doesn't feel much like a break. This is of course due to the fact that we need to entertain the children, preferably inside, without watching a lot of TV. This is why we've rounded up a few ideas to make this winter bre...
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Holiday Events in Chicago Southland
Posted on 12/19/2016 by  

Ongoing Events Thursday, Dec. 1 - Saturday, Dec. 31 FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS Lansing Historical Museum (Lower Level of Lansing Public Library) 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing 708-474-7497 The Lansing Historical Society will display more than 30 Christmas trees, nativity sce...
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Over 15 Things To Do this Weekend
Posted on 12/13/2016 by  

Enjoy winter at its finest by visiting Chicago Southland this weekend. Whether you’re interested in celebrating the holidays at the brewery, taking in a performance or exploring nature in winter, you will find it Just Beyond the City Limits.   Make sure to ...
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Over 15 Things To Do this Weekend
Posted on 12/06/2016 by  

Enjoy winter at its finest by visiting Chicago Southland this weekend. Whether you’re interested in celebrating the holiday lights, taking in a performance or exploring nature in winter, you will find it Just Beyond the City Limits.   Make sure to tag #Chic...
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Over 30 things to do this weekend in Chicago Southland
Posted on 11/30/2016 by  

Start getting in the Holiday Spirit by visiting Chicago Southland this weekend. Whether you’re interested in celebrating the holiday lights, taking in a performance or exploring nature in winter, you will find it Just Beyond the City Limits.   Make sure to ...
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Top 13 Things to Do this Weekend in Chicago Southland
Posted on 11/23/2016 by  

You're certain to be thankful this weekend in Chicago Southland. Whether you’re interested in Opting Outside on Black Friday, shopping on Black Friday or starting Holiday celebrations, you will find it Just Beyond the City Limits.   Play and share our ne...
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Turn Two for Youth Program Raises over 1,700 Items for Impoverished Youth
Posted on 11/21/2016 by  

Turn Two for Youth, a non-profit, charitable organization created by two baseball families on a mission to facilitate the enjoyment and expansion globally of youth baseball and softball, partnered with the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau and collected over...
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Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces 2016 Annual Award Winners & Southland Stars of the Industry
Posted on 11/21/2016 by  

The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau, the regional destination management organization for Chicago’s 62 south and southwest suburbs, recognized its members, municipalities and organizations for their outstanding service in the hospitality and tourism ...
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The Chicago Southland Fall & Winter 2016-2017 Festivals & Events Guide now available
Posted on 11/21/2016 by  

Brace yourself, winter is coming and what better way to prepare then picking up the 2016 – 2017 Fall / Winter Festivals & Events Guide from the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau. Featuring over 322 unique events, the 2016 – 2017 Fall / Winter...
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Over 20 things to do this weekend
Posted on 11/11/2016 by  

You're certain to have a good time this weekend in Chicago Southland. Whether you’re interested in turkey-themed sports, exploring the outdoors or staying inside to see a show, you will find it Just Beyond the City Limits.   Play and share our new destin...
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Over 25 things to do this weekend
Posted on 11/04/2016 by  

You're certain to have a good time this weekend in Chicago Southland. Whether you’re looking for turkey-themed sports, explore the outdoors or stay inside to see a show, you will find it Just Beyond the City Limits.   Play and share our ne...
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Famous Sculptures for Instagram Photography
Posted on 11/02/2016 by  

Whether you shoot with your phone, Cannon, Nikon or your all time favorite camera, you will find a great photo moment at Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park located throughout Governors State University (GSU) in University Park, IL. Nine photographers arrived at our recent In...
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The Weekender: November 4th - 6th
Posted on 10/28/2016 by  

You're certain to have a good time this weekend in Chicago Southland. Whether you’re looking to see or participate in unique sports, explore the outdoors or stay inside to see a show, you will find it Just Beyond the City Limits.   Play and share our ne...
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