Meet In Galena Country

Pictures may be worth a thousand words, but we’ve got to say the unique topography of Galena and Jo Daviess County’s tranquil river valley and boundless scenic vistas will inspire you to craft thousands more. And it’s unlike anything else you’ll find in the Midwest. Come. Let us host your next business meeting, corporate retreat, holiday party or special event. We’re where ideas are inspired and spirits are refreshed. With more than 50,000 square feet of meeting space, first-class lodging for groups of 5 to 600 and easy access to Chicago and other Midwest Cities, Galena/Jo Daviess County offers a great destination for your next event.

What is the maximum number of attendees I can have?

Several properties including Chestnut Mountain Resort, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa and Quality Inn East Dubuque, can host large events for up to 600 people.

What technical support can I expect?

We offer RFP assistance, promotion and publicity assistance, informational materials, promotional images/video, and step-on guide referrals.

Is there anything to do outside the meeting facility?

Few destinations can match the wealth of experiences our region offers: notable architecture, intriguing history, world-class golf, tempting cuisine, rejuvenating spas and awe-inspiring gardens.

Are there any team building opportunities?

There are a lot of teambuilding and recreational activities around Galena and Jo Daviess County, from informal nature hikes and outdoor recreation to zip lining and organized events that promote leadership, communication, and creative thinking in a fun way.

Do I need to set up my own catering or will someone help organize the details?

All of our meeting facilities will assist you in sorting out and finalizing the details of your event. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktails, coffee breaks and receptions, we’ve got you covered.

Can we set up group golf outings?

Absolutely! We have ten golf courses to choose from, many of which are ranked as some of the best in Illinois!

Is Galena and Jo Daviess County easy to get to?

Traveling to Jo Daviess County is a scenic experience by any means of transportation. Dubuque, Iowa, Madison, Wisconsin, Rockford, Illinois, and Chicagoland airports provide air service to the destination. If you decide to travel by car, we are within a four-hour drive from most major Midwest cities.