DuMore Planning

“As a meeting planner, I’ve worked with numerous convention and visitors bureaus, but I can’t say enough about the DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau. They have gone above and beyond the call of duty. Their customer service, aggressive attention, abundant knowledge of their product and dedication to detail has overly exceeded all expectations. Their enthusiasm and energy are endless and will certainly be a positive reflection on our event.”
Hope Walker, PGA of America

No place in the U.S. offers you quite the slice of Americana as the Midwest. Just 20 miles west of Chicago, DuPage County is one of the wealthiest, healthiest, and greenest counties in Illinois – offering a unique combination of sophistication and local charm. Consisting of 38 vibrant communities, where the steaks are hearty, the craft beers are locally brewed, and the people are warm and hospitable – DuPage County attracts both the business and leisure traveler. Be prepared to experience world-class dining, high-end shopping and historical attractions.

For your meeting planning needs - DuPage offers over two million square feet of combined meeting space, over 16,000 hotel rooms, major expo facilities, and high-tech conference centers. Allow us to simplify your planning experience and help you discover DuPage.

DuMore Saving, Savoring and Site-Seeing in DuPage

Planners consistently rank DuPage County as a premier Midwest destination for groups of 5 to 5,000. DuPage County offers variety, convenience and affordability, along with the excitement and allure of the nation's third largest city - Chicago. Whether planning a meeting, group tour, special occasion, or sports event, DuPage County offers unbeatable savings and great value for your meeting planning needs:

  • Conveniently located just 20 miles from downtown Chicago
  • Close proximity to O'Hare and Midway International Airports 
  • Major expressways running through Dupage to provide easy access to downtown Chicago
  • 3 commuter rail lines with 23 Metra rail stations for easy travel between DuPage communities and downtown Chicago 
  • Over 100 hotels with competitive room rates and availability
  • Free parking at most meeting locations throughout DuPage County
  • Gold resorts & IACC approved facilities
  • Lower sales & hotel taxes than downtown Chicago
  • Premier sporting events and recreation
  • World-class dining, shopping and attractions
  • Miles of bike paths, nature trails & parks for outdoor excursions & corporate team building

Complimentary Services

  • Lead creation/RFP sourcing
  • Site Inspections
  • Destination presentations & area proposals
  • Professional service referrals
  • Promotional assistance
  • Promotional materials & collateral
  • Convention services
  • Follow-up assistance

Convention Services

What can we do to help make your event even more successful? We offer assistance with on-site registration support, banners, fun-filled tour itineraries for attendees and guests, impressive VIP gifts and welcome packets, securing accomplished keynote speakers and local dignitaries to speak during your event, and much more. Please reach out to Ellen Klesta at 630.575.8070 ext. 214 or Ellen@DiscoverDuPage.com with any questions or for assistance.

Connect With Our Team

Our team of knowledgeable and passionate travel professionals are here to help plan your next meeting or event. Contact us today.

 

Justin Roach

Justin Roach
Director of Business Development
Sports, Hobby
Justin@DiscoverDupage.com
630.575.8070 ext. 207

Sonja Knowles

Sonja Knowles
Market Manager
Non Profit, Military, Education, Religous, Fraternal 
Sonja@DiscoverDupage.com
630.575.8070 ext. 221

Sarah Erker

Sarah Nye
Market Manager
Association, Corporate, Reunions, Social 
Sarah@DiscoverDupage.com
630.575.8070 ext. 215

 

Barry Draper

Barry Draper
Partnership & Client Services Manager
Membership, International
Barry@DiscoverDupage.com
630.575.8070 ext. 216

Miriam Blumenthal

Miriam Blumenthal
Director of Marketing & Bureau Partnerships 
Miriam@DiscoverDupage.com
630.575.8070 ext. 208

Ellen Klesta

Ellen Klesta
Market & Services Manager
Tour & Travel, Convention Services
Ellen@DiscoverDuPage.com
630.575.8070 ext. 214






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