CVB Represents Springfield Around the Country

The CVB sales staff attend trade shows and other events that provide networking opportunities with meeting and event planners around the country. That networking often results in groups booking their events in the city.

Upcoming and recently attended events include the following:

  • Branson Connect Marketplace
  • Connect Marketplace
  • Missouri Society of Association Executives Funfest
  • ConnectSports
  • SPORTS Conference

For more information about how the CVB books groups in Springfield, contact Dana Maugans, sales director, at 417-881-5300, ext. 111, or dmaugans@springfieldmo.org.

The list below represents groups booked by the Convention & Visitors Bureau as well as groups booked directly through hotels and event venues. It does not represent every group coming to the city. The statistics represent anticipated attendees and room nights and are subject to change.

October

  • Oct. 1-2 – Missouri Baptist Convention Women’s Ministry Hope Out Loud, 750 attendees, 150 room nights
  • Oct. 3-9 – Firebase Ripcord Association Annual Reunion, 150 attendees, 295 room nights
  • Oct. 5-7 – Missouri Library Association Conference, 350 attendees, 380 room nights
  • Oct. 5-7 – American Planning Association State Conference, 400 attendees, 200 room nights
  • Oct. 6-9 – Christian Church of Mid America/Disciples of Christ Regional Assembly, 250 attendees, 230 room nights
  • Oct. 6-8 – James River Assemblies of God Designed for Life Women’s Conference 1, 7,000 attendees, 900 room nights
  • Oct. 7-9 – CrossFit Games Heart of America Competition, 800 attendees, 350 room nights
  • Oct 10-16 – American Contract Bridge League, 300 attendees, 395 room nights
  • Oct. 13-15 – James River Assemblies of God Designed for Life Women’s Conference 2, 7,000 attendees, 900 room nights
  • Oct. 14-16 – Lake Country Soccer Sport Shake LCS Fall Classic, 3,200 attendees, 932 room nights
  • Oct. 19-22 – National Christian HomeSchool Championships Volleyball Nationals, 2,000 attendees, 880 room nights
  • Oct. 20-22 – Missouri State High School Activities Association State Softball Championship, 4,000 attendees, 415 room nights
  • Oct. 21-23 – Missouri Youth Soccer Association Fall State Cup Pool Play, 4,000 attendees, 1,274 room nights
  • Oct. 22-26 – NAFSA Association of International Educators Region IV Conference, 325 attendees, 325 room nights
  • Oct. 27-29 – National Christian HomeSchool Championships Basketball National Tip Off Tournament & Fall Nationals, 1,500 attendees, 660 room nights
  • Oct. 28-30 – Missouri State University Club Soccer Regional, 500 attendees, 120 room nights

November

  • Nov. 9-11 – Missouri Coalition of Children’s Agencies Training and Conference, 250 attendees, 110 room nights
  • Nov. 11-13 – Missouri Youth Soccer Association Fall State Cup Finals Weekend, 600 attendees, 530 room nights
  • Nov. 18-19 – Southern Missouri District – Assemblies of God Annual Youth Conference, 2,500 attendees, 240 room nights
  • Nov. 24-26 – Missouri State High School Activities Association State Football Championship, 25,000 attendees, 1,840 room nights
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Dana Maugans is the Director of Sales at the Springfield, Missouri, Convention & Visitors Bureau

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