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Where Midwestern hospitality meets metropolitan amenities at affordable prices!
With a metropolitan downtown area, a state-of-the-art convention center, international airport and affordable, accessible amenities, your meeting will "Play in Peoria!"
Set in the scenic Illinois River Valley, our communities are picturesque and full of fun. From natural beauty to outdoor recreation, authentic cultural experiences, distinctive restaurants, attractions and accommodations, your guests will love Peoria. And it's just a short drive from St. Louis or Chicago.
Our convention center, the Peoria Civic Center, now boasts over 110,000 sq. ft. of prime exhibit space following a recent $55 million expansion! As one of the most popular convention centers in Illinois, the Peoria Civic Center offers the services, space and amenities necessary to make your event a success. In addition, there are over 800 hotel rooms in walking distance to and from the Peoria Civic Center.
View our complete Convention and Expo Guide for a list of Convention and Expo facilities in the Peoria, Illinois area, square footage, floor plans, photos and other information on a variety of area meeting spaces. Whether for a special event, convention, or business conference, we offer the perfect meeting place in Central Illinois!
"...Peoria is a great place to hold a conference...it's affordable, centrally located and offers great venues with excellent service. The Civic Center is second to none in value, service and food quality."
---Julie (Event Organizer)
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