Hotel rooms have been blocked for the Engineer of the Future at the following Champaign properties:


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I Hotel and Conference Center
1900 South 1st Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 819-5000


Complimentary high-speed wireless and hardwired Internet
Home/iPod clock radio
32” LCD flat-screen HD television
Open king and double queen rooms with approximately 320 square feet of space
Retractable shades and wall-to-wall curtains
Central heating/cooling with individual thermostat controls
In-room safe that accommodates a 17” laptop
Oversized bath towels
Triple-sheeting bed system with duvet blanket and merino wool throw
100% smoke-free facility
Room-service dining, provided by Houlihan’s culinary team
Cordless phone
Ionic hairdryer with retractable cord
Retractable-cord iron/ironing board
24-hour business center and fitness center


Reservation deadline: 10/21/2010

When booking online, please guests should select "1" for "Number of Attendees" (even if the number of attendees is greater) to book your room for the event! Cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to arrival date by 4PM to avoid incurring a cancellation fee of one night stay. Cancellations of reservations are accepted until 24 hours PRIOR to arrival. Should cancellation occur on the day of arrival, 100% of the first night stay will be charged. Additional nights will be released to general sale.


Use attendee code “AIFD”

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Champaign
101 Trade Centre Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 398-3400

  • Food‎ Complimentary Full Breakfast‎‎, Restaurant - Nearby‎‎ 

  • In-room Features‎ Cable / Satellite TV‎‎, Climate Control‎‎, Hot Beverage Maker‎‎, Kitchenette‎‎, Microwave‎‎, Non-Smoking Rooms‎‎, Pay-Per-View Movies / Video Games‎‎, Refrigerator‎‎, Internet Service‎ High-Speed - In Room‎‎, Internet Access Available‎‎, WiFi - Public Areas‎‎, Parking‎ Free‎‎


Reservation deadline: 10/22/2010
Please mention you are making reservations for the” Engineer of the Future”.

Hilton Garden Inn

1501 S. Neil Street
 Champaign, Illinois  61820
(217) 352-9970 

  • Standard rooms consist of one King or two Queen Beds

  • They also feature adjustable sleep system bed

  • High Definition 32" TV

  • MP3 Clock Radio

  • Complimentary High-Speed internet access

  • microwave and refrigerator


Reservation deadline: 10/15/2010
Please use the group code “EOTF10” when making your reservation.


Homewood Suites
1417 South Neil Street
Champaign, Illinois, 61820
(217) 352-9960  

  • Fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, stove-top cooker, microwave, dishwasher and coffeemaker

  • High-speed Internet access (both wired and wireless)

  • Two telephones with data ports

  • Cable TV with HBO®

  • Iron and ironing board


Visitors staying at our Champaign-Urbana hotel will enjoy a complimentary hot Suite Start™ breakfast served daily as well as a Welcome Home® reception (Monday through Thursday). Moreover, both extended stay guests and temporary holidaymakers are sure to relish the wide variety of our hotel dining choices in and around our hotel. Browse our abundance of eateries and you'll find plenty to satisfy both international and local palates!

Reservation deadline: 10/15/2010
Please use the group code “EFC” when making your lodging reservation