Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau

Convention center6,545 sq. m
Guest Rooms5,123
Guest rooms at 1 hotel200 guest rooms
Special event venues15
Average room rate$129.00
Daily food cost$71.00
Occupancy rate
Tax rate8%

Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau


Why Choose Our Destination?

When you’re ready to reconnect, the Chicago Southland is here to assist with planning your next regional meeting or event.  Currently, we are living in unprecedented times. We don’t know when things will be back to “business as usual,” but when that day comes, we are ready to assist you in planning your regional meetings and events.    And as we navigate through this time, you can rest assured that our partners are taking extra precautions to ensure safe spaces for your next regional meeting or event. The Chicago Southland CVB represents 63 South / Southwest Suburbs of Chicago - ALL 30 Minutes from the Heart of Chicago! Chicago Southland Hotel Communities Include: Alsip, Bridgeview, Burbank, Calumet City, Chicago Heights, Crestwood, Harvey, Homewood, Lansing, Markham, Matteson, Mokena, Monee, Oak Forest, Orland Hills, Orland Park, South Holland, and Tinley Park. The Chicago Southland offers great accessibility to the City of Chicago and Midway / O’Hare Airports. The Chicago Southland Region offers Full-Service Properties (Alsip, Matteson, Orland Hills, Orland Park, and Tinley Park), the Tinley Park Convention Center (70,450SF) in Tinley Park, wonderful Select-Service Hotels, and many more additional meeting venues. We also offer a unique environmental Corporate Teambuilding and Training Facility, Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center. We are also home to a large variety of restaurants, shopping opportunities, and attractions. For sports entertainment, the Chicago Southland Region is also home to the Chicago Red Stars Soccer Team and the Windy City ThunderBolts Baseball. If golfing is what your groups are interested in, the Chicago Southland is home to 35 public / semi-private golf courses and has hosted the USGA’s 2003 U.S. Open. We offer One-Stop Shopping for Meeting / Event Planners including 30+ FREE Event Services, Site Inspection Coordination, Venue Proposal Collections, Mini-FAM’s, and much more. Don’t forget to ask about our Incentive Promotion for FIRST-TIME / NEW Meetings booked in the Southland Region through the Chicago Southland CVB. Let the Professional CSCVB Team assist you with your next Chicago-Area or Midwest event.


CSCVB First-Time Bookings Promotion

07/01/2017 – 06/30/2020

Need dates

  • 01/01/202103/31/2021
  • 01/01/202203/31/2022

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Getting Here

Conveniently accessible throughout the U.S. via Interstates 55, 57, 80, 94, 294 and 355, the Chicago Southland is an ideal meeting location. Minutes from downtown Chicago and Midway and O’Hare International Airports, the Chicago Southland offers meeting planners accessibility and affordability, plus a wide variety of traditional and alternative meeting sites, all with a full complement of services.

Distance from airport

  • O’Hare International Airport

    64.37 km from city center

  • Midway Airport

    24.14 km from city center

  • Lansing Municipal Airport

    16.09 km from city center


Local Attractions

Accelerate Indoor Speedway & Events

Speed-lovers, be prepared for the newest attraction taking over the Chicago Southland area: European-style indoor go-karting at Autobahn Indoor Speedway. Our state-of-the-art electric indoor go-kart racing experience offers perfect racing conditions every day. Change Your Speed at our Grand Prix style tracks with our unique, electric Italian go-karts reaching speeds up to 50 MPH.
8580 Springlake Drive
Mokena, IL, US 60448

Moraine Valley Community College Fine & Performing Arts Center

The FPAC presents quality cultural programs and popular entertainment in the 600-seat Dorothy Menker Theater, 150-seat Oremus Theater and the Robert F DeCaprio art gallery.
9000 West College Parkway
Palos Hills, IL, US 60465

Dave & Buster's

A 24,000 sq. ft. restaurant and entertainment facility.
49 Orland Square
Orland Park, IL, US 60462

Childrens Museum in Oak Lawn

Discover a world of fun and learning at the Children's Museum in Oak Lawn! Explore Beachcomber Island and other fun, educational exhibits.
5100 Museum Drive
Oak Lawn, IL, US 60453

Chicago Southland Region Golf Courses

The Chicago Southland Region offers golfers a choice of 35 public and semi-private golf courses to play!

Christopher Art Gallery

Located on the main campus of Prairie State College, the Christopher Art Gallery hosts six to eight shows annually, featuring local, regional and national artists, as well as student works. Programming varies by media, theme, and artists represented.
Prairie State College
202 South Halsted
Chicago Heights, IL, US 60411

The Center For Performing Arts at GSU

Chicago Southland's grandest performing arts center at Governors State University, in University Park, features a wide array of world class attractions, children and family programming.
1 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484

Orland Square

Enclosed two-level shopping center featuring Carson Pirie Scott, JCPenney, Macy's, Sears and over 150 fine shops & restaurants.
288 Orland Square
Orland Park, IL, US 60462

Convention Centers

  • Tinley Park Convention Center

    Tinley Park Convention Center is located 30 miles south of Chicago, we are the preferred venue for major conventions, trade shows, meetings. We provide abundant and versatile space to host your events, easy access and free wi-fi and parking.

    • Exhibit Space3,716 sq. m
      Total meeting space6,503 sq. m
      Guest rooms 1 mi. from convention center202


Additional Information

Please Include the Chicago Southland CVB when you are looking at the following communities: Chicago Southland Hotel Communities Include: Alsip, Bridgeview, Burbank, Calumet City, Chicago Heights, Crestwood, Harvey, Homewood, Lansing, Markham, Matteson, Mokena, Monee, Oak Forest, Orland Hills, Orland Park, South Holland, and Tinley Park. The CSCVB is a complimentary resource here to assist you in finding a perfect event location!