Mobile App Receives Award

The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau received a Silver 2010 W³ Award for its mobile application from the International Academy of the Visual Arts. The W³ Awards honor outstanding websites, web marketing, web video and mobile apps. The organization received more than 3,000 entries. The CVB’s mobile application is designed to guide visitors through the

Partner Development Manager Joins CVB Staff

Melissa Divincen is the new partner development manager for the Springfield, Missouri, CVB. Ms. Divincen is responsible for advertising sales in bureau publications and on the Web site. She also manages the Marketing Partnership Program, which provides CVB services for businesses outside Springfield city limits. She comes to the bureau from a position as assistant director of the Greater Springfield Area Sports Commission, an organization managed by the CVB.

Travel Connections Fall Mixer

The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau invites you to its Travel Connections Fall Mixer on Thursday, October 21 at 5pm at the Jordan Valley Car Park Visitors Center.  This event is an opportunity for area travel and tourism professionals to network while enjoying beverages from 7C’s Winery, Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper Bottling Company and the Springfield

Lake Country Soccer to Host Record-Sized Tourney Oct. 15-17

Lake Country Soccer will host the 26th Annual Fall Classic sponsored by Springfield’s Incredible Pizza Company Oct. 15-17. With 166 teams participating, it will be the largest single weekend tournament ever at Lake Country Soccer.

About 2,700 players are expected to participate – 45 are local and 121 from outside the area. The players, parents, coaches and those coming in to watch the games are expected to generate about 1,452 room nights at local hotels.