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Creative catering from Food For Thought in Chicago

Beyond the Ordinary

Food For Thought, an event-planning and catering company in Chicago, likes to go beyond the traditional plate when it comes to working a corporate...
Rockford

A Token of Midwestern Hospitality

Located just over an hour’s drive away from downtown Chicago, as well as Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockford is a northern Illinois haven for...
Orchestra Hall and Armour Stage at Symphony Center in Chicago

An Ode to Opulence

When planning a corporate or nonprofit event, there are so many details that come together to make it memorable for attendees—the food that delights...

Spring / Summer 2024

In this issue, venues that embody luxury and splendor set the stage for memorable meetings and events.
Image of Sue Loughran (left) and PJ Loughran (right), who run Emáyn as president and founder/CEO, respectively. May 30, 2024

Addressing the Trends in Experiential Meetings

Emájyn is an executive hospitality company with offices in Chicago, Illinois; Los Angeles, California; and New York City, New York; that specializes in tailored...

Sports Tourism Is Big in Growing Group Travel

Want to attract more people to visit your area? Look to sports tourism, as many communities across the United States are. John David, president and...
Group of attendees dress in St. Patrick's Day-themed attire for the awards ceremony. May 17, 2024

Hundreds Gather for 2024 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Travel & Tourism

Nearly 400 industry professionals convened at the Peoria Civic Center for the 2024 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Travel & Tourism held March 19-21. Hosted...
The Baird Sky View Terrace at Baird Center. May 15, 2024

Beyond the Border: Convention Center News in Missouri and Wisconsin

For planners in Illinois looking for an out-of-state destination for their event without needing to go very far, both Missouri and Wisconsin have a...

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