Lake County, Illinois Convention and Visitors Bureau – Partners - Partner Testimonials
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Read what some of our partners say about working with Visit Lake County and how it has helped their business grow. If you would like to discuss partnership benefits and opportunities available, please contact us at or (847) 662-2700.

"Gurnee Mills is proud to work with the Lake County, IL Convention & Visitors Bureau as they promote our destination and others to global travelers. As the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in Illinois, we look forward to working together to further brand our unique area and attractions." - Michelle Rice, Directory of Mall Marketing & Busienss Development, Gurnee Mills / A Simon Property

"We have enjoyed our partnership with the LCICVB for a number of years now.  Their staff of professionals is always working hard to generate leads and other business opportunities for us and the membership as a whole. A sometimes forgotten benefit is the networking opportunities to actually meet other members/business representatives in the local area to share ideas, contacts.....and even better, create additional partnerships!" - John Prue, Installation Program Director (N92-MWR / Lodging), Naval Station - Great Lakes

"I just wanted to thank you and your staff for all the hard work you have put in to supply our restaurant with such great leads. Your system of emailing us the leads makes it so easy to contact a prospective client. We appreciate all of the business that you have brought is this year and look forward to many years ahead with you and your staff." - Lisa Lesniak, General Manager, Chessies / 11grille

"Working with the professional staff of Lake County CVB is a privilege! They are not only a great example of how a CVB should be working, but a world class CVB that treats its customers exceptionally well, maintains a great level of communication between client and hotel and just plain gets the job done!  If I am asked to describe the Lake County CVB with one word, that word is: Proactive!" - Frederik Houben, Director of Sales, Embassy Suites Deerfield - Chicago

"Our Partnership with the Lake County CVB continues to pay dividends for the Hyatt Deerfield.  They do a great job bringing both Transient and Group Visitors to the Area.  Maureen (Riedy) and her Team are a strong voice for Tourism in Lake County." - Marty Rothchild, General Manager, Hyatt Deerfield

"Our partnership with the Bureau continues to be a pleasure. Their vigilance in promoting Lambs Farm to visitors, extreme professionalism and genuine friendship have created a completely positive relationship resulting in numerous bookings.  Their dedication to remaining on the cutting edge of technology makes the Bureau and its staff resources we know we can always count on." - Jackie Rachev, Communications Coordinator, Lambs Farm

"Long Grove Historic Village is glad to continue a long-standing alliance with the Lake County CVB (or Visit Lake County). We understand that in the tourism business, none of us can stand alone. Having this referral network, professional advocates and creative forces working for Lake County as a whole, helps each of us fellow members become stronger, more attractive and profitable destinations." - John Maguire, Community Developement Director, Long Grove, IL 

"The Savanna House Restaurant is nestled within 550 acre of Lake County Forest Preserve Savanna in Wadsworth IL. However it was not until I worked with the Lake County Tourism Bureau staff, that I realized we were also located central to many of Lake County's wonderful attractions. The bureau works with visitors to build a great experience as they visit Lake County. "Savanna House Restaurant has now become part of the Lake County Experience."

Kudos go to the Lake County Visitors Bureau Team for building local business when we most need it !!!!!!" - Mary Bennett, Owner, Savanna House Restaurant

"Working with LCICVB has been a pleasure.  I know I have not used their resources to the fullest extent but the rewards have still been beneficial.  They helped put us in touch with other businesses that we can partner with, which is very important in a day and age when creative marketing is much more important than simple advertising.  They are personable and take time to not only get to know your business, but also your name.  Thank you LCICVB for the many years of service."- Brian Grams, Director / Owner, Volo Auto Museum

"The Long Grove Confectionery partnered with Lake County CVB when it opened its doors 10 years ago to a year 'round Chocolate Factory Tour. Averaging 10,000 visitors a year, we can credit Lake County CVB's professional staff in promoting our attraction to the many tour operators and visitors that choose Lake County as a destination." - Lee Althans, Long Grove Confectionery