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There are many reasons to bring your production to Champaign-Urbana, from ease of access to affordability.

But what do you know about our community? 

Champaign-Urbana is a micro-urban oasis that enjoys the benefits of a big city with the charm of a small town. With the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign as the hub of the community, the greater Champaign-Urbana area offers a thriving arts and culture atmosphere combined with top-notch dining options, sporting events, museums and technology and wide open spaces. Throughout the year, we are home to hundreds of events, large and small, from film festivals, marathons, pride events, intimate music concerts and street performances. Our community has captured the hearts of its residents, in addition to many visitors around the world, receiving notable recognitions solidifying our community as Brilliant.

Here's some notable rankings that showcase "Why Champaign-Urbana":

Check out our Experience Guide to learn more about what the community has to offer.

Bringing your crew and talent to the community? It's easy with the University of Illinois Willard Airport, Amtrak and easy access from I-57, I-74 and I-72. Learn more about getting here and getting around our community.

Planning around the weather? Get monthly statistics about what to expect in our area.

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