Rockford Barbershop Chorus Hosts 67th Annual Show at Tebala Event Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ROCKFORD, IL September 30, 2015 – The Rockford Barbershop Chorus will present a new show, Jumping on the Harmony Wagon, on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Tebala Event Center. Featuring musical performances by the Chapter Quartets and Rockford Barbershop Chorus, the After Hours Quartet will headline this show benefiting the Shriners Hospital for Children.

Beginning at 7 p.m. at Tebala Event Center, 7910 Newburg Road in Rockford, Illinois, the show will be hosted by local WROK radio personality, Riley O’Neal. Immediately following the show, guests are invited to stay for Afterglow: A Barbershop Tradition which will include dinner, a cash bar and additional musical performances.

Jumping on the Harmony Wagon is the 67th consecutive annual performance by the Rockford Barbershop Chorus, now a local tradition in a new location. Tickets may be purchased online at www.rockfordbarbershopchorus.com or by phone at 815.978.8213. Adult tickets are $20, tickets for children under 18 years of age are $10, and tickets for the Afterglow performance are $12. A portion of the proceeds will support the Shriners Hospital for Children.

The shows headliner, After Hours Quartet, has been singing together since 2009. Hailing from the Midwest, the group has performed across the United States. After winning the Illinois District Quartet Championship, the group went on to become a Top Ten Finalist in the Barbershop Harmony Society international competition. This month they qualified for the 2015 international competition and will compete for top honors next summer in Pittsburgh.

Founded in 1948, the Rockford Barbershop Chorus now has more than 30 members and is part of the Barbershop Society with more than 900 chapters worldwide. Their repertoire, while always changing, includes songs from 1900 through the 1980’s. The group performs locally and aims to celebrate, encourage and preserve barbershop quartet singing throughout America.

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Tebala Event Center Hosting Rockford’s Own Bridal Expo September 20 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- Rockford, IL, September 15, 2015 – The Tebala Event Center is excited to announce that they will be hosting, Rockford’s Own Bridal Expo on September 20, 2015.

Rockford’s Own Bridal Expo has been producing bridal shows in the Rockford area for over 30 years. They are the oldest, largest and most complete bridal show in the Rockford region. The event takes place on September 20, 2015 at the Tebala Event Center, 7910 Newburg Rd. Rockford, IL 61108.

This September’s event is expected to be the best this year. We have many new vendors and a great stage show planned that is sure to please,” according to Mark Torrance, Director of Events.

Rockford’s Own Bridal Expo started with humble beginnings, as the Welcome Wagon Bridal Show, located at the Hoffman House in Rockford, IL. Mickey Rosenow, the Producer of the show, soon realized the importance of providing a one-stop shop for brides in the Rockford area. As the show began to grow in size, they moved to the Tebala Event Center. After thirty years, Rockford’s Own Bridal Expo is recognized as the show to attend for all of your wedding needs.

Event Information: September 20, 2015 – Doors open at 12:30pm, show at 2pm. If you are interested in becoming a vendor please contact their organization at 815-227-1557 or email them at: email@rockfordsownbridalexpo.com.

USAF Shades of Blue Jazz Concert | Tebala Event Center Rockford, IL

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In this video you can see some of the highlights from the USAF Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble concert. The concert was held on August 20, 2015 at the Tebala Event Center in Rockford, IL. The Tebala Event Center is Rockford’s premier location for Weddings, corporate events, concerts and much more. For more information please visit our website or call (815) 669-0101 to schedule your next event.

There are many reasons to choose the Tebala Event Center for wedding receptions, trade shows, expos, fundraisers, corporate events, holiday parties, concerts and more. With our modern facility, convenient location and lighted parking, affordable room options, food and alcohol options and experienced staff we can bring your dream event to life, all under one roof.

Five reasons why you should plan your next event at the Tebala Event Center

Rockford’s premier event venue, Tebala Event Center, is an ideal facility for your next event. Offering unmatched guest service, a modern facility in a convenient location, exceptional partners in dining and the ability to host up to 800 guests, all offered at competitive, affordable pricing, the Tebala Event Center is an unparalleled venue in the Greater Rockford Region.

Modern Facility
The Tebala Event Center is a modern building constructed in 1990, and is undergoing new renovations each season. With a grand entrance drive, the building has potential to wow guests upon their initial arrival. A grand foyer leads to the Main Ballroom, boasting a dance floor, 25’x56’ raised stage and the ability to host up to 800 guests. Our facility additionally houses five meeting rooms, a bar, patio and full kitchen for onsite food preparation. Full amenities including house Sound, lighting and technology support are available for rental as well.

Convenient Location
Our facility is located on Rockford’s southeast side, near East State Street’s hotels such as The Courtyard by Marriott, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn, Baymont Suites and more. Easy access to major Illinois tollways I-90, I-39 and US 20 make the facility an easy trip for out of town guests. Shuttle buses and taxi cabs are available if needed, and Tebala Event Center offers plenty of lighted parking with a large over hang, ideal for drop-offs and pick-ups.

Affordable Room Options
Flexible packages allow guests to rent our entire facility, an individual room or any combination needed to create their dream event. Tebala Event Center offers a coat room, dressing rooms, bridal room, full bar and conference rooms to accommodate any event, reception or meeting. An event manager works with guests to plan room layout and seating options well in advance, whether the event expects five or 800 attendees.

Food and Alcohol
We work with preferred caterers and local vendors with a proven track record for excellence. Our professional-grade, full kitchen can accommodate any catering need. Tebala Event Center additionally offers full place setting and serving dishes for rental if needed. Do you want to serve alcohol at your event? No problem, Tebala Event Center offers many options for open or cash bars.

Professional Staff
Planning is the most crucial part of any special event. Making sure you have the right facility, food, technology, seating and the necessary staff to facilitate your needs can be a monumental task. Our professional staff has hosted thousands of successful events, and will bring that experience to your next gathering. From the first phone call to your event’s final toast, your event manager and the entire Tebala Event Center staff will bring your dream event to life.

There are many reasons to choose the Tebala Event Center for wedding receptions, trade shows, expos, fundraisers, corporate events, holiday parties, concerts and more. With our modern facility, convenient location and lighted parking, affordable room options, food and alcohol options and experienced staff we can bring your dream event to life, all under one roof.

The Tebala Event Center is proud to be hosting this year’s Rockford’s Own Bridal Expo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- Rockford, IL, April 8, 2015 – The Tebala Event Center is excited to announce that they will be hosting, Rockford’s Own Bridal Expo on April 12, 2015.

Rockford’s Own Bridal Expo has been producing bridal shows in the Rockford area for over 30 years. They are the oldest, largest and most complete bridal show in the Rockford region. The event takes place on April 12, 2015 at the Tebala Event Center, 7910 Newburg Rd. Rockford, IL 61108.

“This April’s event is expected to be the best in years. We have many new vendors and a great stage show planned that is sure to please,” according to Julie Rieker, Director of Events.

Rockford’s Own Bridal Expo started with humble beginnings, as the Welcome Wagon Bridal Show, located at the Hoffman House in Rockford, IL. Mickey Rosenow, the Producer of the show, soon realized the importance of providing a one-stop shop for brides in the Rockford area. As the show began to grow in size, they moved to the Tebala Event Center. After thirty years, Rockford’s Own Bridal Expo is recognized as the show to attend for all of your wedding needs.

Event Information: April 12th 2015 – Doors open at 12:30, show at 2pm. If you are interested in becoming a vendor please contact their organization at 815-227-1557 or email them at: email@rockfordsownbridalexpo.com.

Tebala Event Center, Rockford’s number one event venue is now open to the public

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- Rockford, IL, April 7, 2015 – The Tebala Event Center is excited to announce that their Rockford, IL facility, located at 7910 Newburg Road is now open for public venues. The event venue has many great features to include Wi-Fi, audio and video equipment, lighting, 6 event rooms, a raised stage, a dance floor, an onsite kitchen, caterers and other vendors to make your special occasion planning, design and event execution go as smoothly as possible.

According to Julie Rieker, Director of Events, “There are many exciting changes taking place, which will make our event hall even more attractive to those looking to host their special occasion events here in the Rockford region.” Julie also commented that, “With our convenient location, excellent vendors, top notch caterers and 7,500 sq. ft. ballroom the Tebala Event Center is the perfect location for weddings, corporate events, benefits, fundraisers, live events, trade shows and expos.”

To help promote the event venue the organization has built a new website and Facebook page. These tools will help keep the general public informed about their new service offerings, future events and venue changes the building will be experiencing this year.

The beautiful new website recently launched and combines an elegant design, useful tools and easy to use navigation features. The site uses responsive technology which means that it automatically adapts to the device the user is using to interact with the website. As an example if you were to visit the website on a mobile phone you would view an optimized version of the site specifically for mobile devices.

The new Facebook page and other social media channels will also be used to promote and share their upcoming events, event photos, videos and more. Tebala encourages the public to “Like” their new Facebook page, check-in, comment, share and like their posts to help spread the word about their great facility.

The Tebala Event Center can provide a premier venue with many options and affordable rates for companies and individuals looking to host their next memorable event. With plenty of onsite parking and a convenient location surrounded by hotels for overnight stays, the Tebala Event Center is an excellent choice for an event venue. For more information, please visit the Tebala Event Center website or contact them direct at 815.332.2010.