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Meetings & Conventions

The Galesburg Area Convention & Visitors Bureau served as the event facilitator for the highly successful 2011 Illinois Main Street Conference held in Galesburg with nearly 200 conveners. Our staff offers a variety of complementary services to make your meeting or convention a success as well.

Our location provides a historical yet progressive backdrop for the small to medium size gathering. The Galesburg area offers nearly 500 rooms for overnight accommodations and many meeting and banquet facilities which seat between 200 to 400 people comfortably. The Orpheum Theatre is exceptional with a seating capacity of 1000 people auditorium style.

Our staff can provide your group with free Welcome Bags, assist with meeting reservations and arrange tours of area attractions. We will work with your group on your unique and specialized presentations and promotions. Below are a few of our conference locations but other small to large meeting venues are available in the Galesburg area. Please call the Galesburg Area Convention & Visitors Bureau for complementary assistance and available options for your meeting, wedding, conference or other group event - 800-916-3330.

Best Western Prairie Inn
I-74 at East Main Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
309-343-7151 or Toll-free 866-343-7151
Full service hotel accommodating meetings, conferences and weddings from very small to 220 people; numerous breakout areas.
http://www.bestwesternprairieinn.com/

Lake Storey Pavilion
Lake Storey Recreation Area
1572 Mechan Drive
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: 309-345-3604
Accommodating large groups, weddings and other gatherings up to 400 people
http://www.ci.galesburg.il.us/services/the_pavilion3/

Orpheum Theatre
63 S. Kellogg Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: 309-342-2299
Accommodating large groups up to 1000 people in auditorium seating and connected to The Kensington meeting rooms.
www.theorpheum.org

The Kensington
311 E. Simmons St.
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: 309-342-2577
Ballroom and meeting rooms accommodating very small to large groups up to 200.

Visions Venue
2093 Knox Road 150E
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: 309-343-9308
Ballroom and meeting room accommodating very small to large groups up to 400. Plus, there is another meeting space that holds up to 100. www.visionsvenuegalesburg.com

156 East
156 East Main Street.
Galesburg, Illinois
Phone: 309-351-2104
http://galesburg.info/156east/156east.html
The newly remodeled banquet hall accommodates up to 150 people.
ADA accessible restrooms and a full service kitchen
Tables, chairs and linens are included with facility rental.
Permanent Stage, Premium Audio & Visual Equipment
iPod Ready Connection, Wi-Fi Internet Accessible
Full Service Kitchen and Fully Stocked bar.