Illinois Conference on Travel and Tourism underway

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SPRINGFIELD - The 2016 Illinois Governor's Conference on Travel and Tourism is underway in Springfield.

This is the first year for the event to be held in Springfield since 2008. It is being held at the Prairie Capitol Convention Center and continues through Wednesday March 23rd. Governor Bruce Rauner is attending the Illinois Excellence in Tourism Awards Dinner. 

The Annual State of the State of Tourism will be delivered Tuesday afternoon by Illinois Office of Tourism Director Cory Jobe. Speakers during the Conference include Peter Greenberg a respected travel news journalist and Laura Sardegna who is the Head of Industry for Catalyst at Google.

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