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The Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (Discover Peoria) Has Robust Fall Calendar

1 Nov, 2021


The Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (Discover Peoria) is excited to promote a robust line-up of annual conventions, conferences and events that are taking place in Central Illinois this fall. 

By offering some of the best facilities and hotels in the Midwest, Greater Peoria will host six major conventions, conferences and events that will bring in an estimated $5,461,560 in Direct Economic Impact* which will create $277,861 in local taxes between September through November that Discover Peoria assists in bringing to the region. 

“Central Illinois is known for hospitality and it’s something we (Discover Peoria), our facilities and hoteliers take a lot of pride in offering to our clients and visitors,” said Beth Reusch, Director of Sales of Discover Peoria. “By offering top tier hospitality, our clients keep coming back year after year and trust our area to host their events that will in return bring in direct economic benefits to our communities.”

Among these is a sports event, the 2021 Illinois High School Association State Cross Country Meet at Detweiller Park (November 6) - $3,597,608 in Direct Economic Impact which creates $174,340 in local taxes.
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