• The Chevrolet Nomad Association to Host Annual Convention at the Westin Chicago Northwest

     
    POSTED June 20, 2013
     

The Woodfield Chicago Northwest Convention Bureau has announced The Chevrolet Nomad Association has selected the Westin Chicago Northwest, 400 Park Blvd, Itasca, IL to host their 25th annual convention July 8-11, 2013.

Cars will be available for viewing when club members gather for a Show & Shine event 8:00 a.m.- Noon on July 9. Members will display all types of Chevy Nomads from accurate restorations to full customized models.

Toni Roberts, award winning executive pastry chef at theWit Hotel Chicago, is satisfying everyone’s sweet tooth this holiday season with the reintroduction of an exclusive Thanksgiving to go dessert menu. Whether you’re currently embracing everything pumpkin spice or a self-proclaimed chocolate connoisseur, the menu features a little something for everyone.

 

As with most facets of the meetings and events industry, the art of managing an event budget is a true balancing act. And while it’s easy to get wrapped up in the nitty-gritty, Eventbrite revealed a pleasant surprise in its 2018 Pulse Report (which surveyed 1,200 planners), finding that event budgets overall appear to be on the rise. But where exactly are those budget dollars going these days and how can planners best spend to craft memorable moments?

 

According to the Illinois Department of Agriculture, about 1.5 million Illinois workers are employed in the food and fiber system, ranking it as one of the top states in dependency on agriculture. The state’s 72,500 farms utilize 75 percent of Illinois land, including some of the most fertile soil in the world. While nicknamed “The Prairie State,” Illinois is truly a land of plenty and a hub for agritourism—with some of the largest agriculture-focused events (holding the potential for major economic impact) taking place inside its borders.