Experience Champaign-Urbana would like to thank our Partners in Tourism. Through their generous contributions, we are able to attract visitors to our community for business, sports and leisure travel while also bringing significant economic impact to our county. Learn more about our Tourism Industry Partnership program or contact us today to become a partner! For additional marketing opportunities, click here

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Strategic Partners

Destination Founders


Champaign offers urban perks with smaller city comforts through an extensive park system, a world-class library, urban shopping choices and a variety of accommodations. To discover more about Champaign, visit


The Illinois Office of Tourism (IOT) manages industry efforts that result in sustainable and significant economic and quality-of-life benefits for all Illinois residents. Our office promotes Illinois as a premier travel destination for leisure travelers and for meetings, conventions, and special events, attracting domestic and international visitors. Visit to learn more.


The University of Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching and public engagement. They are distinguished by the breadth of their programs, broad academic excellence, and internationally renowned faculty, in addition to their premier athletic programs, the Fighting Illini, a member of the Big Ten Conference. To learn more about the University of Illinois, visit


Rotary is a global network of 1.4 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves. The Rotary Club of Champaign wasfounded on December 11, 1916 (No. 3256, District 6490, Zone 29). Learn more at


Champaign County, Illinois was incorporated on February 20, 1833. Located in the heart of east Central Illinois, Champaign County is a leader in education, health care, high technology and agriculture. To learn more about Champaign County, visit


With the help of four beautiful seasons, a richly diverse population, a Big Ten University, and vibrant arts and entertainment scene Urbana offers a variety of services, recreation, and culture. To learn more about Urbana visit

Destination Leaders


From outstanding product offerings to committed, service driven associates, Busey is the premier provider of financial services-proudly serving Central Illinois, Indianapolis, Indiana and Southwest Florida. With five lines of business - personal, mortgage, commercial, cash management and wealth management - the experts at Busey have the knowledge and resources to meet your unique financial needs, whatever they might be. To partner with Busey today, visit or call 1.800.67Busey.


Based in Urbana, IL, The Carle Foundation is a vertically integrated health system with more than 7,000 employees in its hospitals, physician group, health plan and associated healthcare operations. Serving a population of over 1.4 million people across 41 counties in Illinois and five in Indiana, Carle provides patient-focused, world-class care with a dedication to research and education. The 413-bed Carle Foundation Hospital is the region’s only Level I Trauma Center and offers Level III perinatal services. Carle ranked in 2018 as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades, a Best Hospital by U.S. News and World Report and has achieved Magnet®designation, the nation’s highest honor for nursing care. In addition, Carle secured Great Place to Work in Healthcare® honors in 2018. The system also includes the 24-bed critical-access Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center, the 134-bed Carle Richland Memorial Hospital, and Carle Physician Group with more than 500 doctors. Learn more at

Destination Builders


Village of Savoy-Incorporated in 1956, Savoy maintains a quality of life typically associated with small Midwestern towns. Located just south of Champaign, Savoy offers several parks, restaurants, theaters and numerous recreational opportunities. To learn more about the Village of Savoy, visit


The Village of Rantoul was founded in 1854 and in 1917 was chosen by the United States Army to be the site of Chanute Field. After its proud history as host to Chanute Air Force Base, Rantoul now offers numerous attractions such as Gordyville USA and Hardy's Reindeer Ranch and hosts the Half Century of Progress Show. To learn more about the Villiage of Rantoul, visit

OSF Healthcare

OSF HealthCare is an integrated health care network serving patients and families in Illinois and Michigan. Visit to learn more.

Hyatt Place Champaign-Urbana

The Hyatt Place is the Official Hotel Partner of Fighting Illini Athletics, located in downtown Champaign and minutes from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Within a two block radius, guests will find a dining scene with over 36 restaurants with twists on worldly cuisine. Learn more at

Spherion Staffing & Recruiting

Spherion is a national recruiting and staffing enterprise that blends the resources of a global HR company with the local insights of our independent franchise owners. A pioneer in the staffing industry, we’ve been providing companies with the workforce solutions they need for over 75 years, while helping people find jobs and build careers where they can thrive. Learn more at

Ameren Illinois

Ameren Illinois is a regulated electric and gas delivery company headquartered in Collinsville, Illinois. Our leaders guide us in initiatives focused on safety, reliability and energy efficiency. Our service territory spans 43,700 square miles, or about three-quarters of Illinois. Learn more at

Community Foundation of East Central Illinois

The Community Foundation of East Central Illinois is a publicly-supported 501(c)(3) tax-exempt philanthropic organization created in 1972 to encourage and receive contributions establishing endowments for the long-term benefit of east central Illinois. It does not conduct programs of its own, nor is it a fund-raising organization. It supports and serves its donors by managing and administering endowed funds that have been donated for philanthropic purposes. Learn more at

University of Illinois Community Credit Union

#DoMoreGood is our rally cry and motivation behind everything we do. It’s the actions our team members take every day. It’s the true passion we have for doing the right thing and not being afraid to give second chances. It’s consistently showing up for our members, each other and our community when they need us most. #DoMoreGood is who we are. Learn more at

Jane Hays & Dave Downey
John & Bonnie Dauer

Destination Backers


Regional Marketing Partners


The Arcola, Arthur, Sullivan and Tuscola Communities of Amish Country of Illinois invite you to travel back. Travel back to a simpler time, where craftsmen and artisans create beauty with their hands. Travel back for heirloom antiques and unique shops. Travel back for one-of-a-kind recreation and dining experiences that will appeal to your whole family. Learn more.


A rural community, positioned in the heart of Illinois Amish and farming country, yet offering world-class golf, trendy, designer brand shopping, and eclectic artisan offerings; Tuscola epitomizes the harmony of Trending Rural. Visit to learn more.


The City of Monticello offers an amazing quality of life, fabulous education system, low crime and property tax rates, large variety of housing stock, excellent business opportunities, and wide tourist destinations. Visit to learn more.


The City of Paxton invites you to learn their heritage and experience their home town. Tour the Carnegie library that was built in 1903, take in the beauty of a two ton wood carving of the Last Supper at the United Methodist Church and visit our shops, museums and restaurants. Learn more..


Experience Champaign-Urbana Affiliates

Experience Champaign–Urbana is supported by the State of Illinois Office of Tourism.

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