Welcome to Kankakee County, IL home of the Chicago Bears Summer Training Camp, Barn Quilts, the Kankakee River and more. The mission of the CVB is to create vibrant growth for the local economy by promoting Kankakee County as an overnight destination, increasing visitor awareness and developing a united tourism industry. Get updates on attractions and events in Kankakee County... an affordable destination just an hour south of Chicago at our website, www.visitkankakeecounty.com.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Winner of Reader's Choice Award!
KANKAKEE COUNTY, January 24, 2013 – The
Kankakee County Convention and Visitors Bureau won a Reader’s Choice award from
SportsEvents Media Group. SportsEvents Media Group is a leading
industry publication focused exclusively on helping sports event planners
produce excellent competitions in the United States and Canada.
Sports event professionals were asked
to name the sports commission, convention and visitors bureaus, or sports
events venues that they believe display exemplary creativity and
professionalism toward the groups they host. Nominations were received from
readers throughout the year, and the top picks were selected based on the
results from an online voting system.
Kristen McIntosh, SportsEvents editor,
says “These award winners have proven they are willing to go above and beyond
the normal service levels expected by providing both the physical attributes
and commitment to hospitality and service that today’s discriminating sports
event planners demand. It is an honor to announce their selection by sports
event planners as some of the best in the United States.”
The Kankakee County Convention &
Visitors Bureau is proud to bring this honor home to Kankakee County for a
second time. The Kankakee County Convention & Visitors Bureau previously
won the 2011 Destinations to Watch Award.
A complete list of award winners is
available online at http://www.sportseventsmagazine.com/2013readerschoice.
Winners will also be listed in the January 2013 issue of SportsEvents Magazine.
The Kankakee County
Convention & Visitors Bureau creates vibrant growth for the local economy
by promoting Kankakee County as an overnight destination, increasing visitor
awareness and developing a united tourism industry through marketing programs
to ensure the continued growth of tourism travel. For more information visit www.visitkankakeecounty.com or call 815-935-7390.