Summertime Brings Groups to City

Religious conferences, sporting events and a conference for educators are some of the largest groups coming to the city in June and July.

  • June 8-10 – Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church, 1,500 attendees, 2,438 room nights

  • June 26-July 1 – Premier Baseball, 2,400 attendees, 2,460 room nights

  • June 28-July 1 – Jehovah’s Witnesses, 3,000 attendees, 1,100 room nights

  • July 5-8 – Jehovah’s Witnesses, 3,000 attendees, 1,100 room nights

  • July 23-26 – Missouri Association for Career and Technical Education, 1,200 attendees, 1,411 room nights

Other large groups booked in the city in the next couple months include those listed below. The list 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.

Learn more about how to get a group to the city by calling the CVB’s Sales Department at 417-881-5300 or 800-678-8767.

Beginning Date Ending Date Group Event Attendees Room Nights
June 1 June 4 Special Olympics Missouri 2018 Summer Games 1,800 305
June 2 June 3 USSSA – Baseball 2018 USSSA Baseball June 2-3 Tournament 1,000 100
June 4 June 9 Model A Ford Club of America 2018 Midwest Regional Meet “A’s in the Ozarks” 300 178
June 4 June 6 Missouri State Free Will Baptists 2018 MOFWB State Convention 600 135
June 16 June 18 USSSA – Baseball 2018 USSSA Baseball June 15-17 Tournament 1,500 700
July 12 July 14 American Legion 2018 Department of Missouri Convention 600 446
July 13 July 15 Franciscan University of Steubenville 2018 Steubenville STL Mid-America 1 6,000 450
July 14 July 20 General Association of General Baptists 2018 Mission & Ministry Summit 1,000 814
July 18 July 21 Wild West History Association 2018 11th Annual Roundup 200 260
July 20 July 22 Franciscan University of Steubenville 2018 Steubenville STL Mid-America 2 6,000 560
July 27 July 31 United Pentecostal Church International NABOT 2018 1,000 640
July 27 July 28 Next Level Sport Karate – Ozark Mountain Nationals 2018 Ozark Mountain Nationals 1,000 400
July 29 August 2 Association for Conservation Information 2018 80th Annual ACI Conference 120 260
July 29 August 2 Missouri Sheriffs’ Association 2018 Sheriffs’ Summer Conference 130 250

CVB partners who want to know which hotel is headquarters and how many rooms are booked on peak night for events listed in Issues & Info can access a convention calendar on Connect SGF. Once logged in, click “reports,” then select the calendar you want to view. If you need help logging in, contact Tonia Castaneda at tcastaneda@springfieldmo.org or call 417-881-4300, ext. 121.

This entry was posted in Conventions, Group Sales, Sports. Bookmark the permalink. Both comments and trackbacks are currently closed.
Dana Maugans is the Director of Sales at the Springfield, Missouri, Convention & Visitors Bureau

Search the Issues & Info Archives