When you’re ready to meet face-to-face, we’re ready to welcome you with open arms. There is more value than ever to creating relationships with colleagues in our respective industries. Visit Champaign County, home to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, is here help you make that transition back to in-person meetings and conferences, making your event Outside of Ordinary.
Wondering what makes the greater Champaign County area Outside of Ordinary? Take a virtual tour with us to see. It goes beyond the destination, filled with arts and culture, scenic outdoor spaces, local award-winning food, and the University of Illinois.
With our renowned Midwest Hospitality and our collection of urban and rural experiences, people can’t stop talking about our community. Maybe that’s why we’re the fastest growing city in Illinois.
Home of the Big Ten’s University of Illinois, Champaign County is an ideal choice for regional gatherings. At a fraction of the cost of larger destinations, Champaign County is home to more than 4,500 hotel rooms and over 240,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, county-wide. Our meeting space is growing so we can better accommodate your needs, with an expanded conference center opening Fall 2020.
Champaign is as diverse as mid-size towns come. We’ve got museums, theatres, boutique shopping, nightlife, fine dining and unparalleled attractions.
We know you’re wondering—where exactly is Champaign County? We like to consider ourselves the heart of the state, located in East Central Illinois, centrally located between Chicago, Indianapolis and St. Louis. With three interstates intersecting in Champaign–Urbana, an Amtrak station and Willard Airport, getting here is easy for everyone.
We’ll help you on the path to success, providing the tools to get people to your event and make sure the experience is Outside of Ordinary!