• Joliet to Host Restaurant Week

     
    POSTED November 20, 2016
     

Mark your calendars for the Joliet Area’s first-ever Restaurant Week! This winter, The City of Excitement will be heating things up by showing guests around some of the best eateries in the area. The big event, put on by Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau, will go through Feb. 17–26.

People all over the Chicagoland area will be able to experience all that the Joliet, area (from Morris to Lockport) has to offer. Participating restaurants include a variety of cuisines, like Buffets, Comfort Food, Steakhouse, Italian, Gastropubs, Seafood, and Vietnamese – with more participating restaurants to come!

Throughout the week, restaurants will have special deals and promotions. If your restaurant would like to participate, submit an offer to the Heritage Corridor CVB.

In early March, Meeting Professionals International released a statement regarding the invasion of Ukraine: 

“In a show of support for the people of Ukraine, MPI will immediately suspend business with all companies in Russia. In addition, any plans to formalize a chapter in Russia will be paused….We remain concerned for the well-being of our community and our MPI members in Russia and Ukraine who were already seeking to climb out of the shadow of this pandemic and are now experiencing these unprecedented challenges.”

 

 Meeting Professionals International (MPI), published its 2022 Winter Meetings Outlook, a quarterly report that identifies new trends and innovations. 

Among its findings: 

 

On September 1, over 1,500 businesses across the country illuminated their buildings with red lights to draw attention to the devastation that the live events and performance art industries have faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.