Event Planning
Your function will be assigned an Event Coordinator. Advance planning sessions will be scheduled at your convenience. Your move-in, move-out, and event hours will be coordinated and scheduled by The Center’s staff. In promoting your event, The Center can save you money by assisting you in advertising purchases and placements.

The President Abraham Lincoln Hotel & Conference Center is the exclusive caterer of The Center. To plan the menu for your upcoming functions, please contact the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel Catering Department at 217/544-8800.

The Center’s In-House Company, Audio Techni Services, can handle any audio/visual or sound need you may require. Arrangements can be made directly through The Center or by calling Audio Techni Services at 217/585-8855.

Wireless high speed internet is now available at The Center through Springnet. Please call Springnet directly at 800-261-6006 to set-up high speed internet in any location inside The Center.

Proud to serve Pepsi ® and Budweiser ® products.

Equipment Rental

Main Hall Curtains

Entire Hall


Half Hall



$150.00 per day

Concert Grand

$300.00 per day

Allen Digital Organ

$300.00 per day

Super Trouper

$80.00 per performance


$75.00 per performance
Forklift Truck $50.00 per hour
Dance Floor $75.00

Please call your Event Coordinator for additional equipment rentals.