Venue and Travel

Conference Hotel

The main conference will be held at the iHotel and Conference Center, which is on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus.

iHotel and Conference Center
1900 South First Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 217-819-5000
Booking link

The conference hotel is attached to the conference center.

Additional Accommodation Options With Conference Room Blocks

Home2 Suites by Hilton

Exterior Of Hotel

2013 South Neil Street
Champaign, Illinois, 61820

Phone: 217-355-6468
Booking Link

Located just 0.7 mile away from the iHotel and Conference Center, Home2Suites by Hilton is a convenient conference lodging option. Amenities include:  Free parking, WiFi, breakfast and in-suite kitchen are included in your stay. Free airport shuttle is available daily between 7:30 am and 10:30 pm.

Welcome to Hilton Garden Inn Champaign/Urbana

Hilton Garden Inn
1501 S. Neil Street
Champaign, Illinois, 61820

Phone: 217-352-9970
Booking Link

Within 0.9 miles of the iHotel and Conference Center and close to the University of Illinois campus and dining venues, the Hilton Garden Inn is convenient alternative for your lodging needs while attending the TQC 2022 conference. Amenities include: Free parking, WiFi, indoor pool, on-site restaurant.


Other Local Hotel Options Without Conference Room Block

Holiday Inn

Best hotel to stay located in the heart of Champaign.

Holiday Inn
101 Trade Center Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 217-398-3400

Best Western

Best Western Paradise Inn
709 N Dunlap Avenue
Savoy, Illinois 61874
Phone: 217-356-1824


Champaign-Urbana is conveniently located at the crossroads of Interstates I-57, I-74, and I-72, about a 2-3 hour drive from Chicago, Indianapolis, St. Louis, and Peoria.

The nearest airport is Willard Airport (CMI), which is serviced by American Airlines and offers convenient, non-stop service to Chicago O’Hare (ORD) and Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW). Connections are available from these major hubs to virtually anywhere on the globe. Willard Airport is located about 8 miles from the conference venue and hotels on the University of Illinois campus. Ground transportation is available by taxi or Uber/Lyft.

Chicago is about 150 miles to the north. You can fly into Chicago O’Hare (ORD) or Chicago Midway (MDW). Then you can either rent a car and drive the ~2.5 hours to Urbana, or you can travel by bus (Peoria Charter).

Located in the heart of downtown Champaign, Illinois Terminal offers visitors a magnificent facility through which one can access local city bus servicesAmtrak trains, Greyhound and taxis.

Peoria Charter Coach Company also offers daily bus trips between the Chicago area and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Things to do in and around Champaign-Urbana

For anything and everything in and around the area, click the image below! Champaign-Urbana is full of options to make your visit anything but ordinary.

For a breath of fresh air!

For your dining needs (near the hotels and conference venue), a sampling of what is available:

Restaurants Map


Invitation letters can be requested by emailing  Put “Invitation Letter Request” in the subject line.