CVB Adds Digital Advertising Specialist

Erin Carleton has joined the staff of the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau as a digital advertising specialist. Carleton has a bachelor’s degree in communication studies from Missouri State University. Prior to joining the CVB, she was the sales coordinator at “417 Magazine.” Carleton is responsible for advertising sales on the CVB’s digital platforms, including

Groups Scheduled to be in Springfield in 2021

Because of the pandemic, 2020 was a disaster for the meetings and conventions industry nationwide and Springfield was no exception. In 2020, more than 80 groups that would have spent an estimated $30.5 million in Springfield canceled due to health concerns, and that doesn’t include groups that worked directly with hotels and meeting venues instead

Superheroes Working to Make Springfield Safe During Pandemic

Superheroes are on the job when it comes to keeping people healthy in Springfield, Missouri, during the current pandemic. The Masked Mandate and the Fabulous 6-Foot Woman star in a video created for the Convention & Visitors Bureau by Jeff Houghton, a local comedian and host of “The Mystery Hour,” a nationally broadcast, late-night talk