Salute to Tourism Video Still Available

If you missed the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau’s virtual presentation of the annual Salute to Travel & Tourism on Feb. 19, it’s not too late. The video is still available.

Check it out for an update on the local tourism industry, CVB marketing plans for 2021 and special guests. The video also includes a speech by Stephen Foutes, executive director of the Missouri Division of Tourism, as he accepts the CVB’s prestigious Pinnacle Award presented to the organization for its many years of support to the state’s tourism industry, particularly in the past year during the pandemic crisis.

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
Missouri Meetings & Events Logo

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