Fall Filled with Group Business in Springfield

Kids are back in school and the fall convention season is about to begin. Where did summer go!?

Time flies when you’re having fun and lots of people have had fun in Springfield this year and will have fun in the coming months when they attend the conventions and other group events listed below.

Among the largest of those groups are the following:

  • Oct. 12-14 – Lake Country Soccer Sport Shake Fall Classic, 2,400 room nights, 5,000 attendees
  • Oct. 22-23 – Missouri Baptist Convention Annual Meeting, 1,320 room nights, 600 attendees

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.

Begin Date End Date Organization Event Room Nights Attendees
Sept. 13 Sept. 16 Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Clubs 2018 Fall (MWRC) Mid-West Regional Conference 203 200
Sept. 14 Sept. 16 USSSA – Baseball 2018 USSSA Baseball Sept. 15-16 Tournament 100 1,000
Sept. 19 Sept. 20 Institute of Management Accountants 2018 18th Annual Heartland Regional Council 150 300
Oct. 2 Oct. 4 Partners for Conservation 2018 Conference 340 300
Oct. 18 Oct. 20 Missouri State High School Activities Association 2018 State Softball Championship 510 4,000
Oct. 18 Oct. 20 Missouri Dental Hygienists’ Association 2018 Annual Session 207 325
Oct. 19 Oct. 20 Gifted Association of Missouri 2018 State Conference 120 200
Oct. 21 Oct. 21 Jehovah’s Witnesses 2018 October Circuit Meeting 100 1,500
Oct. 26 Oct. 28 Fraternal Order of Eagles 2018 South Central Regional Conference 200 300
Nov. 3 Nov. 4 Tri State Kennel Club 2018 AKC Dog Show 440 1,000
Nov. 6 Nov. 9 Missouri Child Support Enforcement Association 2018 Annual Conference 258 200
Nov. 7 Nov. 9 Missouri Sheriffs’ Association 2018 Administrative Assistants Conference 100 150
Nov. 13 Nov. 15 Missouri Coalition of Children’s Agencies 2018 Fall Conference 175 200
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Dana Maugans is the Director of Sales at the Springfield, Missouri, Convention & Visitors Bureau

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