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Welcome to Downstate Illinois

Discover Downstate Illinois covers more ground than any other Convention and Visitor’s Bureau in the State of Illinois. We represent 21 counties stretching from the Mississippi River east of St. Louis, MO to the Wabash River west of Vincennes, IN. We are both rural and urban, allowing guests to enjoy big city life and simple, country treasures – all at once!

What We Do

Downstate Illinois is the marketing arm for 21 counties across the state of Illinois. We are a membership based organization here to save our partners money on their marketing spend. We specialize in the planning, design, placement, and reporting of marketing pieces on a regional, national, and international level. Let Downstate Illinois help stretch your marketing dollars.

Design Services
Looking to have a new brochure made? We can do that, and more, in office with our onsite graphic designer.

Advertising Placement
Get your message out by letting us handle the placement of your advertising in newspapers and magazines, billboards, and in our annual and seasonal publications.

Digital Marketing
Want to stay ahead of the curve with your digital presence? Let us place digital advertising on your behalf on the top platforms.



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