Fall Ad Campaign Underway

The CVB is conducting a fall advertising campaign designed to encourage travel to Springfield and emphasizing safety measures visitors should take to remain healthy. The theme of the campaign is “Give Yourself a Weekend” and shows people safely participating in activities to assist in normalizing wearing a mask to prevent virus spread. The multi-channel campaign

Learn About Relief Funds for Small Business with Virtual Panel

Join the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce virtually to hear from panelists directly involved in the Greene County CARES Act Relief Fund response effort as they provide direction and guidance on the small business funding application process to better educate applicants on this resource. The program is set for 9 a.m. Sept. 22. The Greene

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Help the CVB PR Team Tell Your Story

Each month, the Convention & Visitors Bureau distributes a newsletter filled with story ideas to regional media, travel journalists and travel bloggers. You’re encouraged to send your news releases and story ideas to Susan Wade, public relations manager, at swade@springfieldmo.org for possible inclusion in upcoming newsletters. Here’s a sample of a recent newsletter that was

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Free Tourism Webinars Available Thanks to Missouri Division of Tourism

The Missouri Division of Tourism has teamed up with eLearningU to bring you free tourism marketing webinars. You’ll have free access to more than 350 hours of recorded tourism marketing courses and live tourism marketing webinars every Thursday. To access recorded webinars, go to this site, sign up and get a username and password. Once

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County Reopens CARES Act Applications for Small Businesses

Owners of small businesses in Greene County negatively affected financially by the pandemic have a second opportunity to apply for CARES Act relief grants. The deadline for applications is Sept. 30 The Greene County Commission and 30-member citizen CARES Advisory Council reopened the application process for businesses employing up to 80 people that closed Aug.