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United States Hockey League Development Series in the Village of Orland Park Honored as a 2017 Champion of Economic Impact
Posted on 12/04/2017 by  

  Lansing Ill- Sports Destination Management, the leading publication with the largest circulation of sports event planners and tournament directors has announced the 2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. This year’s winners are responsible for c...
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The Chicago Southland Fall & Winter 2017 – 2018 Festivals & Events Guide now available
Posted on 11/20/2017 by  

The Chicago Southland Fall & Winter 2017 – 2018 Festivals & Events Guide now available   Lansing, Ill. – Just because the season has changed is all the more reason to get moving and keep your blood pumping. Over the next six months there is...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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South Holland Hosts Pre-Cursor Tournament to Little League Softball World Series
Posted on 07/07/2016 by  

When summer brings the warmth of the sun, an increase in peanuts and Cracker Jack sales and chants of “We want a pitcher, not a belly-itcher,” it can mean only one thing, the 2016 Junior League Girls Softball Tournament comes to South Holland, July 22nd – 27th.The nine-team ...
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The 2016 Spring / Summer Festivals & Events Guide Now Available
Posted on 05/03/2016 by  

It is time to pack away the winter blues, dust off your sandals and enjoy over 548 events during the #SummerofLumber with the Chicago Southland’s 2016 Spring / Summer Festivals & Events Guide.With the passing of April showers, we encourage you to enjoy the May flowers while ...
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The American Taekwondo Association Taekwondo Tournament "Class A" Event Comes to the Chicago Southland
Posted on 03/10/2016 by  

Lynwood, Ill. – Martial Artists from all over the country will descend onto the Southland Center, a Ho-Chunk Enterprise in Lynwood, Ill. for the American Taekwondo Association Taekwondo Tournament "Class A" Event, a two-day tournament March 4-5, 2016.The Class A event is the...
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Anthony Burton Wins 2016 Parks & Recreation Professionals Readers’ Choice Award from SportsEvents Magazine
Posted on 03/10/2016 by  

Lansing, Ill. – SportsEvents Media Group, the leading industry publication focused exclusively on helping sports event planners produce excellent competitions in the United States, has announced Anthony Burton, Director of the Matteson Parks & Recreation Department, Matteson...
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April Food Day Event Seeks to Break Record for Donations
Posted on 03/10/2016 by  

Park, Ill. – The South-Southwest Suburban Regional Office of United Way ’s annual April Food Day event is setting its sights on raising more than 30,000 pounds of food to be given to seven local food pantries.Local food pantries estimate that the need for food and toiletrie...
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2016 US Log Rolling Open sets its sights on the Chicago Southland
Posted on 02/24/2016 by  

Orland Park, Ill. – The 2016 U.S. Log Rolling Open is coming to Orland Park’s Lake Sedgewick in Centennial Park on June 11th, 2016. The event will be regionally broadcasted on Comcast Sportsnet.This national tournament will have the distinction of being the season opening to...
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STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® IS COMING TO CHICAGO SOUTHLAND The Original Extreme Sport will host its Championships at Tinley Park Convention Center this summer
Posted on 02/17/2016 by  

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Feb. 16, 2016) – The STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series announced today that the premier U.S. lumberjack sporting event will be held outside one of the biggest cities in the United States – Chicago. The Series’ U.S. Pro and Collegiate Championships will be held...
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Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau Awards Grant to Non Profit Organization
Posted on 02/02/2016 by  

Lansing, Ill. – The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau recently awarded $6,050 to Future Entrepreneurs of America, Metropolitan Junior Baseball League Inner-city Classic tournament scheduled to be held throughout the Chicago Southland.The Future Entrepreneurs of ...
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The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau Wins Economic Impact Award
Posted on 11/16/2015 by  

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 H...
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