A wedding at the I Hotel and Illinois Conference Center is no ordinary affair. With professional event planners, flexible event space of various sizes, wall-grazing and cove-lighting, and complete catering services, the I Hotel and Illinois Conference Center will create the most beautiful day of your life. The convenience of an independent, boutique hotel attached to a state-of-the-art, 70,500 square-foot conference center makes the venue unique to Central Illinois. 

We are proud to announce that the I Hotel and Illinois Conference Center has been selected as a 2018 winner in The Knot Best of Weddings, an award representing the highest-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families, and wedding guests on The Knot.

Are you looking to host a breath-taking, large wedding? Our recent expansion of the Illinois Conference Center has added a 12,200 sq. ft. exhibit hall that is able to accommodate up to 750 guests for a wedding reception, offering couples endless floorplan options and modern amenities in a versatile event space. Contact an event coordinator today to schedule a tour and let us show you what we can do for you on your special day. 

Please note that we are doing our part to keep you and your guests safe as the State of Illinois enters the Bridge Phase of Restore Illinois in response to COVID-19. In the Bridge Phase, vaccinated individuals will not be required to be socially distant from other vaccinated individuals, while unvaccinated individuals should remain socially distant and masked. Your dedicated event coordinator will be happy to work with you to ensure your event is in the best room for your unique assortment of guests.

Illinois Ballroom

Versatile and expansive, the Illinois Ballroom at nearly 7,000 square feet is the perfect venue for your large elegant affair.

Chancellor Ballroom

The 4,000 square foot ballroom is a contemporary and stylish ballroom that can be adapted for a variety of events.

Intimate Affair

Ideal for smaller parties or rehearsal dinners, we offer a variety of rooms that cater to your event needs.

Illinois Conference Center Wedding Venues Include

  • On-site event management

  • Custom floor plans

  • Tables & chairs, set up & tear down

  • Full-service catering; includes floor length linens and napkins

  • In-house floral team

  • Custom digital signage, use of in-room projectors and screens & house speaker system

And best of all, your guests can retire to the luxury of our modern accommodations, just steps away. Our wonderful location affords your out-of-town guests the ideal venue from which to explore Champaign-Urbana. To find out more about wedding rates and availability at the I Hotel and Conference Center contact our Conference Center Sales Office at 217-819-5000 or complete a Request for Proposal below.

Request for Proposal


Catering Services

An exclusive partnership with the University of Illinois Catering the team of culinary experts and service professionals are eager to work with you to make your special event a success. Whether you are planning a business luncheon, casual meeting, or a formal social occasion, you will find that our menu offers a variety of distinctive options to meet your needs.

To find out more about catering a wedding at the I Hotel and Conference Center contact our Conference Center Sales Office at 217-819-5000 for rates and availability or complete a Request for Proposal above.

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Wedding Testimonials

They really take the time to plan with you and make your day very special. The staff was always available if you needed anything, making sure you didn’t have to worry about a thing. I highly recommend them for any event as you will not be disappointed. April 2019

Wedding Testimonials

I encourage every bride to check them out. I could be involved in as many or as few details as I wanted. The food was wonderful and the flowers matched my vision perfectly. April 2018

Wedding Testimonials

I was very please at how accommodating I Hotel was! I Hotel wanted to make sure everything was in order and set up so we didn't have to worry. Everything was prepared amazingly! From the decorations to the food! May 2017



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Host a wedding as unique as you at the I Hotel and Illinois Conference Center.