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CVB Working to Bring Groups to City

The CVB’s group sales department represents the city at a variety of trade shows targeting event and meeting planners. Recent and upcoming events include Destinations International Convention American Baptist Association Convention Connect Marketplace Sports ETA Connect Sports For more information about sales efforts targeting event and meeting planners, contact Dana Maugans, sales director, at 417-881-5300 […]
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Motorcoach Tour Operators Headed to Springfield for Conference

About 100 motorcoach owners and operators from around the nation will be in Springfield Aug. 15-18 for the National Association of Motorcoach Operators annual conference. Several tours and events hosted by the Convention & Visitors Bureau are planned. For more information, contact Lori Casey, CVB sales coordinator, at lcasey@springfieldmo.org or call 417-881-5300, ext. 112.
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Welcome New Partners!

A variety of businesses advertise in Convention & Visitors Bureau publications, on the website and at the tourist information center and Expo Center. It’s a great way to reach out to visitors who are in the city for events, vacations and business. Businesses that recently partnered with the CVB include: Gettin’ Basted College Street Cafe […]
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Missouri Travel Council Planning Tourism Trade Show at State Fair

Missouri Travel Council’s 2019 Tourism Trade Show is set for 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 15 in the Mohler Assembly Hall at the Missouri State Fair. Whether promoting your area’s history, attractions, shopping, getaway packages, spa weekends, golf opportunities, unique boutiques, wine tasting tours, etc., let creativity be your guide in promoting what your community, hotel […]
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Registration Open for Missouri Event Summit

The Missouri Event Summit set for 4-7 p.m. Aug. 6  will feature “A Taste of Missouri” at Capital Bluffs Event Center, 1616 Oilwell Road in Jefferson City. Each exhibitor will be asked to serve a food item or beverage from their area that is unique or identified with their city, hotel or attraction. We will […]
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Event Alert: Premier Baseball

This Event Alert is provided by the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau to encourage the community to welcome large groups to the area. We also encourage the use of special promotions, banners and a welcome on your marquee. Premier Baseball Incoming Freshman Championship Date: June 25-30 Attendees: 2,400 Room Nights: 1,800 Headquarter Hotel: Multiple Properties […]
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Update Listings by Friday for the Missouri Travel Guide

Friday is the final day to update information for the 2020 Missouri Travel Guide produced by the Missouri Division of Tourism. The deadline was extended one week due to the tornado and flooding that caused a work slowdown in Jefferson City. Please access your account at https://industry.visitmo.com/ and update your listing as soon as possible. […]
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Sales Staff Showcase City at Trade Shows Targeting Meeting Planners

The CVB’s group sales department represents the city at a variety of trade shows targeting event and meeting planners. Recent and upcoming events include the American Baptist Association Convention, the National Association of Sports Commissions and the Kansas City Chapter of Meeting Professionals International. The bureau also is planning a familiarization tour for meeting planners […]
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Outdoor Journalists Visit the Ozarks

Five members of the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers were in Springfield May 1-4 for an outdoor-themed press tour. Their activities included fishing with CVB partner business Captain B’s Fishing Guide Service, an expedition with 37 North Expeditions and tours of Wonders of Wildlife and Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World. Many thanks to the businesses […]
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CVB Represents Springfield at Journalist Conferences

The CVB represents Springfield at a variety of tradeshows and events that help bring attention to the city. Bureau staff recently represented the city at the Midwest Travel Journalists Association and North American Travel Journalists Association conferences and in June will be at the Outdoor Writers Association of America Conference. The goal is to network […]
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