Kohler Waters Spa has announced expansion plans for 2018 at the Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond Destination Kohler. The renovation will feature nine new treatment rooms, expansive common space with seating around the spa’s relaxation pool and a luxurious bridal suite. The spa will continue to be open during its renovation process taking place from February to June 2018.
The Galesburg Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced that Michelle Kim will be the new director of tourism. In her new role, she will be managing the day-to-day operations of the Convention & Visitors Bureau division. Kim will oversee operations of the Welcome Center, carry out tourism development projects, supervise all division employees and implement programs and partnerships.
Meet Chicago Northwest recently selected Jennifer Needham and Carlos A. Madinya as account executives for the organization.
"We are very excited to have Jennifer and Carlos join our bureau, they are both dynamic sales professionals and we are confident they will contribute to the success of our region,” said Dave Parulo, president of Meet Chicago Northwest.
Happy New Year, event profs! I hope each of you enjoyed a fruitful and restful holiday season and much-deserved time away from overflowing inboxes and endless to-do lists.
With 2018 fresh upon us, I’m working hard this week to get organized, setting myself up for success this year by implementing tools and tips to stay on track. Here are three tools I can’t live without.
I’m thrilled to be embarking on my new adventure as editor for Illinois Meetings + Events for 2018. Selena Fragassi has left big shoes to fill, and I’m looking forward to continuing the legacy of this incredible publication she’s led for the last eight years.
Part of Autograph Collection and managed by the award-winning hospitality company, SMASHotels, Hotel EMC2 will be partnering with Project SYNCERE (Supporting Youth’s Needs with Core Engineering Research Experiments). SYNCERE is a Chicago-based non-profit that combines art and science to create experiences for youth within underserved Chicago communities.
The Greater St. Charles Illinois Convention & Visitors Bureau (GSCCVB) has released a new brand identity, to promote Greater St. Charles' actively authentic experiences. This new brand identity was necessary for Lula Cassidy's marketing efforts, the CVB Executive Director.
‘Tis the season to start thinking about the holidays, and we are here as Santa’s little helpers with tips on a must-attend event and a couple of classically Chicago gifts for attendees and clients.
First, Association Forum’s Holiday Showcase heads to Hyatt Regency Chicago on Wednesday, December 13. The one-day tradeshow and training seminar brings together the meeting and events community to talk shop, meet new vendors and learn from leaders.
The luxurious and enriching experiences of JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America have been enhanced with the announcement of their new ‘Nordstrom Exclusive Shopping Package’. The new amenity invites guests to stay at the beautiful JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America and enjoy a $100 gift card for Nordstrom shopping per night. Nordstrom, located in the west wing of Mall of America, is just steps from the JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America.