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SPRINGFIELD Always Legendary Springfield, Illinois


Springfield CVB • Gina Gemberling 109 N Seventh St • Springfield • IL • 62701 800-545-7300 Ext 131 • Fax: 217-544-8711 www.visitspringfieldillinois.com/planners gina.gemberling@springfield.il.us


Airport: Abraham Lincoln’s Capital Airport - Springfield


Area rooms: 4,000+


Major meeting facilities: Prairie Capital Convention Center, Illinois State Fairgrounds


Attractions: Abraham Lincoln


Lincoln Home National Historic Site


Presidential Library and Museum


Illinois State Capitol Frank Lloyd Wright’s Dana-Thomas House And many more! Historic, one-of-a-kind options for off-site event venues


Plan a legendary meeting in historic Springfield, Illinois! With the newly renovated Prairie Capital Convention Center, three distinct convention areas, over 4,000 hotel rooms and quality facilities, you can see why conventions and events of all sizes are finding a home in Springfield.


Located in the heart of the Midwest, this capital city also provides plenty of options for attendees to balance business with pleasure. World-class historic sites, unique local dining, nightlife and recreation options abound. Many of the city’s historic sites and museums double as one-of-a-kind venues for off- site functions.


At the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, we understand the scope of planning both large and small events and offer a menu of complimentary services that will help you pull-off even the most complex event with ease. Get in touch and let’s talk about making your next meeting one for the history books!


UTICA


Starved Rock Lodge: Get out of the office & into the woods!


Starved Rock Lodge • Jenny Roulston, Sales Manager Routes 178 & 71 • Utica • IL • 61373 815-220-7335 • Fax: 815-667-4198 www.starvedrocklodge.com jennyt@starvedrocklodge.com


Rooms/cabins: 90


Meetings space sq. ft.: varies


Meeting rooms: 6 Reception capacity: 200 Golf course nearby: Yes Onsite restaurants: 3


Starved Rock Lodge lies in the heart of more than 2,600 acres of dense


forests, spectacular sandstone canyons, seasonal waterfalls, and hiking trails. Located in Utica, IL, the Lodge is just minutes from the intersection of I-80 & I-39 and less than 90 minutes from Chicagoland.


Starved Rock Lodge hosted over 125 weddings in 2013 and has become a destination for dream weddings and corporate retreats, offering a wide variety of teambuilding activities, dining options and meeting facilities. The Starved Rock Room is well-suited for meetings up to 200. There are 5 smaller meeting rooms on the property. The sales team will help plan trolley tours, progressive dinners, guided hikes or a catered banquet.


The historic stone-and-log lodge is built around the Great Hall, which has the largest 2-sided stone fireplace in Illinois. The hotel has 90 comfortable rooms, including cabins in the woods (all with free WiFi). The Dining Room serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch. Onsite, visitors enjoy The Back Door Lounge (bar), Gift Shop, Café, therapeutic massage, two trolleys, an indoor pool complex, and much more! Visit us online at www.starvedrocklodge.com or call 1-800-868-7625. Like us on Facebook.


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