Our responsibilities

The Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is a state-certified, non-profit organization, serving Chicagoland’s Northern Fox River Valley. 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 CVB

List your business on this website in the Guide to the Northern Fox River Valley. This website is the first port of call for people wanting to know more about the Northern Fox River Valley, 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 Northern Fox River Valley visitors’ guide. Visitors’ guides are available in area hotel guest rooms, sent to visitors that request information on the Northern Fix River Valley, 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 CVB 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 Northern Fox River Valley.

The Elgin Area CVB helps meeting event planners, sports tournament directors, and tour operators learn about the services, facilities and attractions the Northern Fox River Valley has to offer.

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

Sign up for the Elgin Area CVB newsletter

Sign up for our newsletter to find out about upcoming Northern Fox River Valley meetings and events, business and networking events, tradeshows and marketing opportunities.