Prairie Capital Convention Center

Illinois Issues - State Of The State
6:33 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Inauguration 2015 In Pictures

Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner, his wife Diana and their children are introduced at the Illinois Inaugural Ceremony on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 in Springfield.
Brian Mackey/WUIS

Click above to view a slideshow of images from the 2015 Illinois Inaugural Ceremony.

4:56 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Toby Keith, Buddy Guy To Play Governor's Inaugural Concert

Toby Keith

Country singer Toby Keith will headline a concert celebrating Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner's inauguration. 

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1:07 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Updates From The Prairie Capital Convention Center


The Prairie Capital Convention Center is the largest venue in Springfield, hosting everything from roller derby, to rock concerts, to conventions for Illinois teachers. It's seen a lot of changes over the past few years. We spoke with Executive Director of the PCCC, Brian Oaks, about the recent overhaul, the board that oversees it, and even a possible reality television show about its employees.    

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WUIS / SJ-R Business Report
4:38 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Business Report: Car Insurance Claims Up; PCCC Reality Show?

The Prairie Capital Convention Center

Auto insurance claims are up in what has been an especially cold and snowy winter across central Illinois.  State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis talks with WUIS' Sean Crawford on that topic as well as the possibility of a reality show featuring the Prairie Capital Convention Center and how supermarkets are helping the Central Illinois Foodbank with donations.

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