For the first-time ever, travel journalists came to the Rockford Region for a prestigious travel industry trade show called Travel Media Conference from August 20-23.

More than 100 travel writers, bloggers and broadcasters from North America - representing media such as the Chicago Tribune, Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Midwest Living, Fox News Travel, Boston Globe, Golf Vacation Magazine and more - visited and enjoyed Rockford's unique sites and attractions.