Welcome to Macomb, located in the west central part of the state in the center of McDonough County. Macomb serves as the county seat and is a regional center for the area with retail and manufacturing opportunities, health care, entertainment and cultural services.
We have the best of all worlds in Macomb due to our mix of agriculture, industry, service, retail, education, and culture. Our downtown features a Historic Downtown Square with retail and dining options for all.
If you are considering a visit to Macomb or are planning an event in our community, we would love to speak with you. Make it Macomb!
What is a Convention and Visitors Bureau?
The Macomb Area Convention & Visitors Bureau offers services for the business and leisure traveler and to increase awareness of events and attractions to potential visitors. We provide information and resources which help visitors make the most of their time in the Macomb Area.
The mission of the Macomb Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is to promote the Macomb area as a destination for festivals, special events, meetings, conventions, and otherwise bring visitors to the area.
The Macomb Area Convention & Visitors Bureau primary responsibilities:
To submit an event to our calendar, request event assistance or sponsorship, or to see what is happening in Macomb visit our website at makeitmacomb.com
Jock Hedblade, Executive Director
Jan Armstrong, Event Coordinator
Dave Dorsett – President, The Wine Sellers
Bridget McCormick – Treasurer, Western Illinois University
Paul Schlag, Western Illinois University
John Nelson, Nelson’s Clothing
Mike Wayland, Macomb City Council Representative
Casey Grant, Morton Community Bank
Macomb Area Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors meetings are always open to the public. Meetings are typically held the second Wednesday of the month at noon and are located at 201 S.Lafayette Street in Macomb.