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Midwest Association of Independent Inns Conference & Trade Show

Midwest Association of Independent Inns Conference & Trade Show


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Chestnut Mountain Resort
~On The Beautiful Mississippi River~
8700 W Chestnut Mountain Rd
Galena, IL 61036
Chestnut Mountain Resort Website


November 7th, 2023 - November 9th, 2023
(Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)
*Aspiring Innkeeper Seminar - Monday, November 6th, 2023*


Get your products/services in front of B&B’s, Inns, & Independent Lodging throughout the Midwest!
All Exhibitors have the opportunity to choose one of the following:

General Exhibitor - $350
Exhibitor Elite - $500
Silver Sponsorship - $1,750
Gold Sponsorship - $3,200
Platinum Sponsorship - $5,200
*A La Carte Sponsorship Opportunities Available - See Link Below*

**Optional Dinner Event - November 8th - "I'm In A Midwest State of Mind"**
$40.00 - Per Person
(tax & gratuity included - limited number of tickets available for advanced purchase)
Transportation Shuttle To/From Chestnut Mountain Resort/The Galena Brewing Company, "Experience the Local Flavor" Buffet, Games & Prizes, and Optional Brewery Tours
Plus - Musical Entertainment featuring “Music With Steve” and his selection of Americana/Folk, Classic Rock, Country/Bluegrass Music. Cover song selections include artist like: Beatles, Neil Young, Bob Seger, CCR, Eagles, John Denver, Jimmy Buffet, and folk legends like Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, John Prine, FY5, as well as many others.

You Don't Want To Miss This Fun Event!


Sponsorship & Exhibitor Benefits

Conference Exhibitor Levels Breakdown

Click Here To See The Exhibitor Tier Levels & Benefits
In More Detail

A La Carte Sponsorship Opportunities

A la carte sponsorships are subject to change based on schedule and other sponsorships. Additional sponsorship opportunities and customizable options are available. A la carte sponsorships DO NOT include a booth space in the exhibitor marketplace.

  • Reception Sponsor - $1000
  • Drink Sponsor - $3000
  • Coffee/Tea Sponsor - $500/day
  • Lunch Sponsor - $2500
  • Snack/Dessert Sponsor - $1000

Have an idea or want to customize your sponsorship?
Contact us!


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Keep checking back to the conference page of our website for
up-to-date information, conference schedule, and a list of exhibitors for this
sure-to-be memorable event!


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DELIVERY & SHIPPING: If you are shipping material to Chestnut Mountain Resort ahead of the conference, please contact Shera Chumbler at 815-777-4674 or shera@chestnutmtn.com for information. State that you are with the Midwest Association of Independent Inns conference when inquiring about shipping.


  • Dubuque Regional Airport (DBQ), Dubuque, IA - approximately 15 miles away from Galena
  • Quad Cities International Airport (MLI), Moline, IL - approximately 67 miles away from Galena
  • Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD), Rockford, IL - approximately 70 miles from Galena
  • Dane County Regional Airport (MSN), Madison, WI - approximately 75 miles from Galena
  • Eastern Iowa Airport (CID), Cedar Rapids, IA - approximately 75 miles from Galena


1. Chestnut Mountain Resort - We are pleased to have chosen Chestnut Mountain Resort! Onsite amenities include on-site restaurants, sports bar, an indoor pool & sauna, free wi-fi, and many activities in the local area to enjoy!

Special Conference Room Rates at Chestnut Mountain Resort
One (1) adult - $104.00/night ($15 breakfast voucher included*)
Two (2) adults - $119.00/night ($30 breakfast voucher included*)
and so on

*tax & gratuity not included

Room choices include:
 Standard King Bed, Standard 2 Queen Beds, Premium Riverside (2 Queen Beds), Standard King Courtside, Deluxe Riverside, Deluxe Courtside, Standard Handicap Room, etc.

First Come, First Serve! 

Please note that there are no elevators at Chestnut Mountain Resort. Please make sure that when making your reservation online, update the reservation to the correct number of adults and/or children that will be staying in your room. The default selection is 2 adults. Then, select the type of room you wish to reserve from the list of rooms available for your chosen dates.

Please use the booking link below to book your stay* at Chestnut Mountain Resort:
Book Your Stay at Chestnut Mountain Resort

Room block closes on October 15th, 2023! Make Your Reservation Today!

2. Galena Area MWInns Member B&Bs - If you would like to experience a lovely Galena MWInns member B&B, please see this offering of exceptional properties to stay during the conference:

Cloran Mansion Bed & Breakfast
1237 Franklin Street
Galena, IL 61036
Phone: 815-777-0583
Email: innkeeper@cloranmansion.com
Website: https://cloranmansion.com/

Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages
2752 W. Cording Rd
Galena, IL 61036
Phone: 815-777-4100
Email: innkeepers@hawkvalleyretreat.com
Website: https://hawkvalleyretreat.com/

Hotel Galena
324 Spring Street
Galena, IL 61036
Phone: 815-777-0123
Email: info@hotelgalena.com
Website: https://hotelgalena.com/

Please check with each inn for pricing and breakfast policies during conference time. When reserving your stay, please state that you are attending the Midwest Association of Independent Inns Conference & Trade Show. First come, first serve!

*All exhibitors and sponsors are responsible for their own overnight accommodations.

Chestnut Mountain Room


MIDWEST ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT INNS CONFERENCE CANCELLATION POLICY - Should a conflict arise, you may cancel your registration with full refund up to 7 business days prior to the conference or October 27th, 2023. After that date, refunds are not possible. You must put your cancellation in writing to the MWInns offices directly at info@mwinns.com. In the event of an occurrence that is beyond the reasonable control of any attendee affected and occurs without fault, including things such as "Acts of God", public or private disaster, public health emergencies (COVID), a full refund of registration will be available.

PAYMENT OPTIONS - Payment for attending the conference is accepted via check or PayPal with completed registration (click the "Register Now" button at the bottom of this page). If sending a check, simply send the check to the MWInns offices at the address below. You do not need a PayPal account to pay by credit card (via PayPal).

Please note that you must go through the registration process in order to be placed on our website and marketing/advertising materials and for sponsors to secure speaking engagements and topics. If special payment arrangements are needed, please contact Kerri directly at the MWInns offices and we will do our best to accomodate.

Midwest Association of Independent Inns
206 Jefferson Street
Waupaca, WI 54981
Phone: 715-942-8180

*COVID-19 Statement
MWInns takes the health and safety of all the sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees of our conference very seriously. Please be assured that during any in-person portion of our conference, any CDC and/or state mandates/guidelines at the time will be practiced.

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