Where is the Heritage Corridor?
The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) encompasses the communities and counties along the historic 97-mile Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor. The Heritage Corridor spans from the Chicago Portage Area just southwest of Chicago to LaSalle-Peru including the counties of Will, Grundy, LaSalle and Putnam. The region conveniently located along I-55 from Chicago to Joliet along I-80 west to LaSalle-Peru.

Our Regions
Chicago Portage Area | Bolingbrook Area | Joliet Area
Morris Area | Starved Rock Area | Putnam County

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Board & Staff

The mission of the Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau is to ignite, influence and impact the visitor's experience through tourism partnerships.

The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau was incorporated in 1984 to service the communities along the Illinois and Michigan Canal. The Bureau is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of leaders in the tourism industry from the four areas serviced by the Bureau.

 

Staff

Bob NavarroPresident & CEO
815-588-7940

Dan MulkaMarketing Manager
815-588-7947

Daniel JacobsonSales Manager
815-588-7942

Kate MeehanTourism Manager
815-588-7940

Sandy BurnsTourism Coordinator Starved Rock Area
800-746-0550 or 815-667-4356 

Donna NordstromTourism Coordinator Starved Rock Area
800-746-0550 or 815-667-4356
 

Heritage Corridor CVB 2016-2017 Board of Directors

Board Mail should be sent to 2701 Black Road, Suite 201, Joliet, IL 60435.  Phone Messages can be left at 815-216-9960.

Ben BensonChairperson
City of Lockport
www.cityoflockport.net

Mark MacleanSecretary
Civic Center Authority
www.civiccenterauthority.org

Kelly Klobucher, Vice Chairperson
Hegeler Carus Foundation
www.hegelercarus.org

Amy Trimble, Treasurer
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
www.starvedrocklodge.com 

Julie Applegate
Morris Downtown Development Partnership, Inc.
www.downtownmorris.com

Jill Bernal
LaSalle County Board
www.lasallecounty.org

Ramona LaMontagne
Lewis University
www.lewisu.edu

Christa Desiderio/Steve Jones
City of Joliet
www.visitjoliet.org

Ragan Freitag
Will County Board
www.willcountyboard.com

Kerri Courtright
Grundy County Board
www.grundyco.org

Dan BellEx-Officio
Illinois Department Natural Resources
dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/parks/i&m/main.htm

George Schafer
Village of Lemont
www.lemont.il.us

Alice Krampits
Civic Center Authority
www.civiccenterauthority.org

Greg Peerbolte
Joliet Area Historical Museum & Route 66 Welcome Center
www.jolietmuseum.org