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May 22-25, 2022

Big Ten & Friends Utility Conference

Lodging

Illni Union Hotel

The Illini Union Hotel, located at 1401 West Green Street in Urbana, Illinois, is the signature venue for the 2022 Big 10 and Friends Utility Conference. All meetings, meals and networking events will take place at the Illini Union, with the exception of the welcome dinner on Monday evening.

A block of rooms has been reserved for conference attendees. You can book a room online or by calling 217-333-1241. Please mention "utility" when making your reservation to receive conference rates. The hotel rooms occupy the third and fourth floors on the south side of the building. Please visit the Illini Union website to see a full list of hotel amenities. Located in the heart of the University of Illinois campus and steeped in tradition, the Illini Union Hotel encompasses the ideals of the University of Illinois. Click here or map above to view map and directions.

TownePlace Suites

A block of rooms has also been reserved at TownePlace Suites, located at 603 South Sixth Street in Champaign, Illinois and .3 miles from the conference venue. You can book a room online or by calling 217-344-1600. Rooms must be booked at least 35 days prior to conference to get group rate. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the General Manager - Tammy Brewer at tammy.brewer@marriott.com. Please visit the TownePlace Suites website to see a full list of hotel amenities.

The TownePlace Suites by Marriott Champaign/Urbana offers the comforts of home for extended stay guests with a soothing, modern look. Located in Champaign, Illinois directly on the University of Illinois campus, the TownePlace Suites hotel is the perfect place to stay on business in Champaign/Urbana. Our spacious suites, with fully-equiped kitchens and extra amenities, make the TownePlace Suites hotel the ideal choice for the extended stay business traveler or for the family looking to have just a little more room than what is offered with the average hotel room. Click here or map above to view map and directions.

Hilton Garden Inn

A block of rooms has also been reserved at Hilton Garden Inn, located at 1501 South Neil Street in Champaign, Illinois and 2 miles from the conference venue. You can book a room online or by calling 217-352-9970. To get the special conference rate, you must make your reservation by April 22, 2022 and use code BUC. Please visit the Hilton Garden Inn website to see a full list of hotel amenities.

The Hilton Garden Inn is proud to be one of the only two hotels that the State of Illinois has recognized as StayGreen Hotels in the Champaign-Urbana area. This is achieved based on efforts involving but not limited to: recycling of paper, aluminum, water conservation and energy efficiency. We are walking distance from the University of IL, State Farm Center and the Memorial Stadium. Click here or on the map above for map and directions.

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Holiday Inn

A block of rooms has also been reserved at Holiday Inn, located at 101 Trade Center in Champaign, Illinois and 2 miles from the conference venue. You can book a room online or by calling 217-398-3400. If you call, please mention Big 10 & Friends Utility Conference to get the conference rate. Please visit the Holiday Inn website to see a full list of hotel amenities.

The new Holiday Inn Champaign is located at the heart of our beautiful city. Our location and services are perfect for both business or leisure guests. We are walking distance from the University of IL, State Farm Center and the Memorial Stadium. This newly renovated hotel is also only minutes away from the Willard Airport. Enjoy our complimentary airport shuttle available 24 hours a day. Business travelers can enjoy our complimentary high-speed internet access, in-room desk and 24-hour Fitness and Business Center. Click here or the map above to view map and directions.




Questions/comments can be sent to: fandsbigtenfriends@illinois.edu.