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Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Releases 2009 Annual Visitors Guide.

04/24/2009 – The Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (EACVB) is proud to announce the release of their 2009 Annual Visitors Guide.

The 2009 Annual Visitors Guide comes alive with vibrant images of Chicagoland’s Northern Fox River Valley. “The design and photographs we used for the Visitors Guide makes it very easy for our guests to locate just what they want to see and do.” states Brent Edwards, Director of Marketing for the EACVB. “We used our beautiful region as the backdrop so when visitors see the photos, they can really imagine themselves being here.” continued Edwards.

The 2009 Visitors Guide is the premier indicator of what there is to see and do within Chicagoland’s Northern Fox River Valley. The guide is packed with hotel accommodations, Dining Options, Attractions, Shopping Styles, and Services. “The Visitors Guide is our number one fulfillment piece and is a strong marketing tool used to promote our region. Thousands of our guides are mailed and delivered to people interested in visiting the area.” states Kimberly Bless, President and CEO of the EACVB.

The Visitors Guide is a 36 page, full color, magazine loaded with listings for the partners of the EACVB. The guide has a regional map for locating venues, a coupon page, and is packed with advertising offering special discounts at area restaurants and attractions. The guide also has a two page editorial feature enticing the visitor to see and do more during their stay.

To request a copy of the 2009 Annual Visitors Guide please call the EACVB at (847) 695-7540 or visit us at to view the guide online. Viewing the guide online allows the visitors to instantly be hyperlinked to the advertisers website for more information.

The Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau serves 13 communities in Chicagoland’s Northern Fox River Valley including Bartlett, Carpentersville, East Dundee, Elgin, Gilberts, Hampshire, Huntley, Lake in the Hills, Marengo, Sleepy Hollow, South Elgin, Union, and West Dundee. Our purpose is to encourage, foster, promote and stimulate conventions and tourism in Chicagoland’s Northern Fox River Valley.

Please contact us at (847) 695-7540 or at for more information.

Media Contact:
Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
77 Riverside Drive
Elgin, IL 60120
(800) 217-5362 or (847) 695-7540

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