Our responsibilities

The Elgin Area Tourism Bureau is a state-certified, non-profit organization, serving the Elgin Area. We serve as the first point of contact for leisure travelers, meeting planners, sports tournament directors, tour operators and special event planners.

Market your business more effectively with the Tourism Bureau

List your business on this website in the Guide to the Elgin Area. This website is the first port of call for people wanting to know more about the Elgin Area, and is also used by people planning a vacation in the Chicago area. 138,503 people visited this website in the last year.

List your business in the official Explore Elgin Area visitors’ guide. Visitors’ guides are available in area hotel guest rooms, sent to visitors that request information on the Elgin Area, distributed at designated visitor information centers, and available online on this website. You also receive a complimentary supply of visitor guides for distribution through your business.

In addition you will receive exclusive access to other marketing opportunities, including:

  • Discounts on other advertising opportunities
  • Co-op marketing and advertising opportunities
  • The opportunity to participate in special promotions and packages
  • Inclusion in Elgin Area Tourism Bureau media kits and relevant press releases
  • Representation at regional and national tradeshows
  • Distribution of brochures & information at designated visitor information centers

Get leads for meetings and events

Make sure your facility gets in front of businesses planning activities in the Elgin Area.

The Elgin Area Tourism Bureau helps meeting event planners, sports tournament directors, and tour operators learn about the services, facilities and attractions the Elgin Area has to offer.

We send CVB Partners lead referrals and prospective business opportunities that result from these inquires.

Sign up for the Elgin Area Tourism Bureau’s newsletter

Sign up for our newsletter to find out about upcoming Elgin Area meetings and events, business and networking events, tradeshows and marketing opportunities.