In the Midwest, summer temperatures average in the 70s and 80s, although an August heat wave can hit the century mark. Spring lasts from mid-April through June, and fall from mid-September through early November. Spring and fall are prime meeting seasons with temperatures ranging from 40 degrees to 70 degrees.

The Midwest is snowy in winter and usually gets at least one subzero cold snap. Most of the winter, expect temperatures in the 20s and 30s.*

FOR MORE INFORMATION Illinois Chicago CTB Jan Roy, CMP, director, corporate sales (312) 567-8500 Fax : (312) 567-8533 www.chicago.il.org

Lisle CVB Brenda Littell, sales manager (630) 769-1000, (800) 733-9811 Fax: (630) 769-1006 www.lisle.net/lislecvb/

Peoria Area CVB Pam Roodhouse, sales contact (309) 676-0303, (800) 747-0302 Fax: (309) 676-8470 www.peoria.org

Quad Cities CVB Arlyce Musal, acting director (309) 788-7800, (800) 747-7800 Fax: (309) 788-7898 www.quadcities.com/cvb

Rosemont Convention Bureau Sales managers: Ron Vaughn, Jan Collins, Maureen Dieball, Tobey Scroga (847) 823-2100 Fax : (847) 696-9700 www.rosemont.com

Greater Woodfield CVB Amy Frazer, associate director of sales (800) 847-4849 Fax: (847) 605-0120 www.chicagonorthwest.com

Indiana Bloomington/Monroe County CVB Chris Ringer, convention sales manager (812) 334-8900 Fax: (812) 334-2344 www.visitbloomington.com

Indianapolis CVA Doug Bennett, director of sales (317)639-4282 Fax: (317) 639-5273 www.indy.org

Iowa Quad Cities CVB (see Illinois listing)

Michigan Metropolitan Detroit CVB Dennis Doyle, account executive (313) 202-1800, (800) CALL-DTW Fax: (313) 202-1808 www.visitdetroit.com

Greater Lansing CVB Stephen Moore, VP, sales & marketing (517) 487-6800; Fax: (517) 487-5151 www.lansing.org

Mackinac Island Chamber Len Trankina, executive director (906) 847-6418, (800) 454-5227 Fax: (906) 847-3571

Petosky/Boyne Visitors Bureau Peter Fitzsimons, executive director (616) 348-2755, (800) 845-2828 Fax: (616) 348-1810 www.boynecountry.com

Minnesota Bloomington CVB Ellen Kramer, sales manager (612) 858-8500, (800) 346-4249 Fax: (612) 858-8854 www.bloomingtonmn.org

Greater Minneapolis CVA Madonna Carr, dir., convention svcs. (612) 661-4700, (800) 445-7412 Fax: (612) 348-8359 www.minneapolis.org

Saint Paul CVB Thomas Getzke, CMP (612) 297-6985, (800) 627-6101 Fax: (612) 297-6879 www.stpaulcvb.org

Missouri CVB of Greater Kansas City Kevin Kelley, VP, sales & marketing (816) 691-3817, (800) 767-7700 Fax: (816) 691-3805 www.visitkc.com

St. Louis CVC Tom Dolan, convention sales manager (314) 421-1023, (800) 325-7962 Fax: (314) 621-7729 www.st-louis-cvc.com

Ohio Akron/Summit CVB, Inc. Joan Tims, sales manager (330) 374-7560, (800) 245-4254 Fax: (330) 374-7626

CVB of Greater Cleveland Joseph Zion, VP, marketing & sales (216) 621-4110, (800) 321-1001 Fax: (216) 621-5967 www.travelcleveland.com

Greater Cincinnati CVB Dave Kremp, VP, communications and marketing (513) 621-5577 Fax: (513) 621-2156 www.cincyusa.com

Greater Columbus CVB Mark Schafer, director of sales (614) 221-6623 Fax: (614) 221-5618 www.columbuscvb.org

Greater Toledo CVB Carolyn Schermbeck, associate director (419) 321-6404, (800) 243-4667 Fax: (419) 255-7731 www.toledocvb.org

South Dakota Sioux Falls CVB Teri Ellis, executive director (605) 336-1620 Fax: (605) 336-6499 www.siouxfalls.org

Wisconsin Greater Madison CVB Charles Mayer, vice president of sales (608) 255-2537, (800) 373-6376 Fax: (608) 258-4950 www.visitmadison.com

Greater Milwaukee CVB Todd Bertka, convention sales (414) 273-3950, (800) 231-0903 Fax: (414) 273-5596

Wisconsin Dells VCB Vicky Galitz, sales director (608) 254-8088 Fax: (608) 254-4293 www.wisdells.com