“The members of the Illinois Society of Association Executives are looking forward to a great ISAE Summer Session next July, 2016 in Champaign,” states Kristen Butcher, ISAE Special Events Co-Chair. “The Special Events Committee and Board of Directors were blown away with the thorough and progressive proposal from the CVB and their industry partners. Not only are we going to have an opportunity to see many local hotels and establishments to consider bringing our events to in the future but the attendees will get a true Champaign experience."
The event, held over 2 ½ days will allow each ISAE member facility the opportunity to showcase their property and amenities for meetings and conventions. Visit Champaign County will also be offering numerous networking opportunities after the educational sessions, showcasing various attractions such as downtown Champaign, the University of Illinois, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts and Hardy’s Reindeer Ranch.
impact of the ISAE Summer Session will be felt for years to come,” states Jayne
DeLuce, President & CEO of Visit Champaign County. “Based on industry
research, meetings and conventions create a $219 impact per person per day.
When we have the capability of hosting events with 300 people for multiple
days, you can see how quickly this can positively impact direct spending in
Visit Champaign County is seeking sponsorships from local organizations looking to attract business from meeting planners. For more information on how to get involved in the ISAE Summer Session, contact Leah Longueville at 217-351-4133 or firstname.lastname@example.org.