CVB Salute to Travel & Tourism set for Feb. 19

2021 Salute to Travel and Tourism Logo

Noon, February 19

You’re invited to join the staff of the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau and special guests at noon Feb. 19 for a free virtual presentation of the annual Salute to Travel & Tourism for an update on the local tourism industry and marketing plans for 2021. A special presentation of the Pinnacle Award is also planned.

The recorded program will be presented at SpringfieldMO.org.

CVB Presenters

Amy Austin, Board Chair

Tracy Kimberlin, President/CEO

Megan Buchbinder, Marketing Director

Special Guests

Johnny Morris, Bass Pro Shops

Tim O’Reilly, O’Reilly Hospitality Management

Jeff Houghton, The Mystery Hour

Dan Reiter, Springfield Cardinals

Lyle Foster, Big Momma’s Coffee & Espresso Bar

Leslie Forrester, Springfield Regional Arts Council

with a special keynote address from Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe

Thank You to Our Event Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Bass Pro Shops Logo

Madden Media Logo
University Plaza Hotel Logo
Commerce Bank Logo
Springfield-Branson National Airport Logo
37 North Expeditions Logo

Silver Sponsors

DoubleTree by Hilton Springfield Logo
AAA Travel Logo

Bronze Sponsors

Oasis Hotel and Convention Center Logo
Holiday Inn Express and Suites North Logo
Fairfield by Marriott Logo
Elliott Lodging Logo



The Springfield, Missouri, Convention & Visitors Bureau is a nonprofit marketing organization dedicated to growing the local economy through growth in travel and tourism.