Registration Open for the Missouri Tourism Road Show

The Missouri Division of Tourism is hosting a series of meetings across the state to interact with local tourism representatives.

At the meetings, participants will:

  • Learn more about the significant impact tourism has on Missouri’s economy.
  • Hear from Missouri Tourism Director Ward Franz and staff about their work to increase tourism across the state.
  • Build partnerships and increase communication to strengthen Missouri’s tourism industry.
  • Find out what’s new in 2019.

Lunch and a Q & A session will provide time for questions and networking with Division of Tourism staff and members of the tourism industry. Cost is $20 per person.

Anyone interested in tourism including: local and statewide elected officials; community and business leaders; managers and staff from convention and visitors bureaus, chambers of commerce, and economic development organizations; and owners and managers of tourism-related businesses.

Five meetings are scheduled across the state. You are welcome to attend any or all of the meetings. Chose the date and location that works best for you.

  • Northeast region: March 15, Maryland Heights
  • Central region: March 18, Fulton
  • Southeast region: March 19, Cape Girardeau
  • Northwest region: March 20, Liberty
  • Southwest region: March 22, Springfield

Register here. Cost is $20 per person.

Note: These meetings are in addition to the annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism. Be sure to save the date for the Governor’s Conference Oct. 8-10 in Columbia.

Tracy Kimberlin is the President & CEO of the Springfield, Missouri, Convention & Visitors Bureau