Springfield, IL – A Vibrant and Strong Healthcare Community

Photo courtesy of SIU SOM

A vibrant and strong healthcare community in Springfield and Sangamon County is an asset for additional economic development opportunities in the area. Collaboration between the community healthcare partners and the academic medical advancements driving better systems of care creates a compelling environment for growth, education and development.

Pictured here is the SIU – School of Medicine, located within the Mid-Illinois Medical District.  Spanning 640 acres in Illinois’ capital city, the MIMD is a thriving environment that supports patient care, bio-medical research, new medical technologies and advanced medical-related activities.  The Mid-Illinois Medical District is anchored in the heart of central Illinois by four health care institutions including, Springfield Memorial Hospital, HSHS St. John’s Hospital, Springfield Clinic and the internationally acclaimed Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. It includes more than 13,000 employees and 4.7 million square feet of health facilities. The providers in the MIMD bring world-class healthcare, training, and research to heal families and serve the community.

Springfield serves as host to the Illinois Emergency Nurses Association, Illinois Hearing Society and Illinois Public Health Association conventions.  The flexibility of space, convenience of location, access to multiple high-level medical facilities and staff and affordability of services, all make the capital city perfect to host these convention and meeting groups.

In Springfield, you will enjoy unique, customizable meeting and convention space throughout the three areas of Springfield.  Boasting nearly 4,000 overnight rooms and 325,000 square feet of flexible meeting space we can create the perfect meeting.  Offering a wide variety of services and decades of talent and experience Visit Springfield is here to take the stress out of planning.

Travel iconic Route 66 to Springfield, IL for your next medical meeting.  From convention downtime to pre and post opportunities, experience one of America’s most beloved presidents, Abraham Lincoln. Relax at one of our local wineries or breweries while enjoying the ultimate cuisine.  Discover vibrant arts and architecture, including the Illinois State Capitol and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Dana-Thomas House. Snap a photo along Route 66 as you stop to check out attractions including the Route 66 Twin Drive In, Cozy Dog Drive In and Motorheads Bar, Grille & Museum.

Book your next medical convention or event in Springfield and meet in the heart of a medical mecca.


Visit Springfield
Hannah Johnson, Convention Sales
109 N. 7th Street
Springfield, IL  62701
217-789-2360 x. 5527

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