Schaumburg Ranked Among Top 50 Meeting Destinations
Placement on Cvent List Reflects Woodfield Chicago Northwest Convention Bureau’s Efforts to Attract Corporate Events and Support Local Economy
The Woodfield Chicago Northwest Convention Bureau announced today that Schaumburg, IL has been ranked in Cvent’s list of the top 50 cities for meetings and events in the United States for the second consecutive year. Cvent, a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, developed the ranking based on meeting and event booking activity in the Cvent Supplier Network.
“We are honored to have Schaumburg ranked among the top meetings and events destination cities by Cvent,” said Dave Parulo, President of The Woodfield Chicago Northwest Convention Bureau. “Earning a spot on this ranking validates the significant effort we put into making our region an attractive choice for corporate meetings, a critical part of our economy.”
"Schaumburg's top fifty ranking is a tribute to both the quality and management of our village's hotels and our Schaumburg Convention Center,” said Al Larson, Mayor of The Village of Schaumburg. “It also indicates the importance we place on the long term development of our hospitality and entertainment infrastructure."
Cvent evaluated nearly 5,700 U.S. cities featured on the Cvent Supplier Network to create the list. Activity was tracked between July 2012 and June 2013 and the ranking was then determined by a set of qualifying criteria consisting of:
· Unique Request For Proposals Received
· Total Room Nights
· Awarded Request For Proposals
· Awarded Room Nights
· Percentage of Qualified Meeting Venues
See the Complete List of the Top 50 Meeting Destinations visit www.cvent.com
About The Village of Schaumburg, Illinois:
Schaumburg is the largest center of economic development in the State of Illinois, outside the City of Chicago. Hospitality offerings include the 100,000 sq. ft. Schaumburg Convention Center, 25 hotels, over 200 restaurants plus premier shopping and entertainment facilities.
With a daytime population of 150,000, Schaumburg is home to 9.5 million square feet of retail & commercial space, 12 million square feet of office space and 13.5 million square feet of industrial space, Schaumburg is 'The Place for Business.'
About The Woodfield Chicago Northwest Convention Bureau:
The Woodfield Chicago Northwest Convention Bureau is the official destination marketing organization representing eight communities in Chicago’s northwest region. It is the first convention bureau in Illinois to earn the prestigious Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) accreditation developed by Destination Marketing Association International. More information about the Woodfield Chicago Northwest Convention Bureau is available at www.ChicagoNorthwest.com or by calling 800-847-4849.
For Woodfield Chicago Northwest Convention Bureau:
Dave Parulo, President
Sloane & Company