Welcome to the Chicago Southland! Chicago Southland - the 61 south and southwest suburbs of Chicago - is the affordable, accessible meeting location, with 70 hotels and motels offering more than 6,000 rooms for every budget.
A variety of meeting and convention venues are available to meeting planners, including the newly expanded Tinley Park Convention Center and an exposition center. Unique meeting places abound, with golf courses, horse racing tracks, historical buildings and one of the only corporate teambuilding facilities in the Midwest.
Entertainment options include fine arts performances, art galleries, popular music concerts, professional soccer, independent league baseball and outdoor adventures along the region’s network of hiking and biking trails. The Chicago Southland region boasts 36 golf courses for all levels of play, perfect for corporate outings and meetings.
Several high-profile golfing events have been held in the Southland, including the 2003 US Open Golf Championship at Olympia Fields Country Club, the 1997 US Senior Open (also at Olympia Fields) and the PGA Western Open, held annually at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club. Many of the Southland’s private golf clubs have reciprocal agreements with clubs nationwide.
Located at the crossroads of Interstates 57, 80, 94, 294, 90, and 355, the Chicago Southland is easily accessible to both Midway and O’Hare International airports, and additional transportation options are readily available, including commuter rail, bus and Amtrak.
The Chicago Southland CVB assists meeting planners with site selection, bids/proposals, transportation coordination, registration, and more. Be sure to ask about our current incentive promotion and our FREE convention services! For additional information, please call the Chicago Southland CVB toll free at 888-895-3211.
Number of rooms: 6,000+
Attractions/Entertainment: TOYOTA PARK, home of the Chicago Fire Major League Soccer team, First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Balmoral Park Race Track (horse racing), 36 public and semi-private golf courses, antique shopping, teambuilding course, Windy City ThunderBolts (Frontier League pro baseball)
Area meeting facilities: Newly expanded Tinley Park Convention Center, Orland Park Civic Center, and other alternative venues for small/mid-size meetings