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Make your meeting more than memorable. Make it brilliant in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.

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Wondering what makes the Champaign-Urbana area brilliant? 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-Urbana is an ideal choice for regional gatherings. At a fraction of the cost of larger destinations, Champaign-Urbana is home to more than 4,500 hotel rooms and over 240,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. We are as diverse as mid-size towns come and are Illinois’ only designated Certified Welcoming Place. We boast museums (all free!), theatres, boutique shopping, nightlife, international dining and unparalleled attractions.

We’ll help you on the path to success, providing the tools to get people to your event and make sure the experience is brilliant!

Venue Spotlight- I Hotel & Illinois Conference Center

Located on the University of Illinois campus, this conference center recently expanded to include 70,500 sq. ft. of meeting space, with a 12,200 sq. ft. exhibit hall that seats 750 in rounds, and 1,200 in theater style. Beyond the specs, the versatile space offers a boutique and modern setting for guests, with plenty of on-site amenities. Schedule your site visit today!

A few reasons why we are BRILLIANT:

  • Champaign-Urbana named Midwest Living’s Greatest Midwest Food Town
  • The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is ranked 15th among public national universities
  • Champaign-Urbana was named one of the top 100 Best Places to Live in America by Livability
  • Champaign ranked #12 on the “Best Places to Walk or Bike” list by TIME.

Ready to make a visit?

Let us show you our top-notch venues and the many brilliant amenities awaiting your guests in Champaign-Urbana.

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