A block of rooms has been reserved at the I Hotel and Conference Center (meeting venue), located at the southwest corner of the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

I Hotel and Conference Center
1900 South First Street
Champaign, Illinois 61820

Conference rate: $119.00 per night plus 11% tax.

Make your reservations early - after February 11, 2017, the room block will be released and rooms will only be available on a first-come, first-served basis.


  • By phone: 217-819-5000. Please tell them you're with the Corn Breeders' Conference and give them the Attendee Code CORN_17 for the discounted rate.
  • Online: Click here to go directly to the I Hotel’s reservation page for this event.

Note: When booking online, guests should select "1" for "Number of Attendees" (even if the number of attendees is greater) to book your room for the event!

Cancellations of reservations are accepted until 24 hours PRIOR to arrival. Should cancellation occur on the day of arrival, 100% of the first night stay will be charged. Additional nights will be released to general sale.

Click here for directions to the I Hotel and Conference Center.

Other hotels nearby include:

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Champaign
101 Trade Centre Drive
Champaign, IL 61820

Hilton Garden Inn Champaign/Urbana
1501 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Homewood Suites by Hilton, Champaign-Urbana
1417 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820