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The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau Wins Economic Impact Award
Lansing, Ill. – Sports Destination Management Magazine recently recognized the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau for their Economic Impact in Sports Tourism for the American Taekwondo Association Class "A" Tournament, held in Lynwood at the Southland Center, a Ho-Chunk Enterprise.

“Nominations were from an enormous variety of sports — from team to individual, across all disciplines and all levels of play,” said Publisher, Fonda Johnson. The most outstanding of those received were recognized and presented with event details in a special awards feature published in the November/December 2015 issue of Sports Destination Management.

“It’s fantastic that a great event like the American Taekwondo Association Class “A” Tournament was recognized for its economic impact in the Chicago Southland,” said Jim Garrett, President / CEO for the Chicago Southland CVB. “Over 900 competitors and their families from 24 states experienced the best the Chicago Southland had to offer and we are excited to bring them back next March!”

The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination management and marketing organization for Chicago’s 62 south and southwest suburbs. The Chicago Southland CVB markets the Chicago Southland region as a destination for leisure, meetings and conventions, group tour and sports events. For more information, go to VisitChicagoSouthland.com


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