Author Archives: Dana Maugans

CVB Sales Department Hits the Road

CVB sales staff attend a variety of trade shows and events that provide opportunities for face-to-face interaction with meeting and event planners. Upcoming events include the following: Missouri Natural Resources Conference Travel South Domestic Christian Meetings & Conventions Association For more information about group sales efforts, contact Dana Maugans at 881-5300 or dmaugans@springfieldmo.org.
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CVB Gearing Up for Group Business Season

With the holidays over, the winter slump for group business is past. Now the city has plenty of group business headed this way, including several groups that will bring thousands of people to Springfield. Large groups booked in the city in the next couple months include those listed below. The list represents groups booked by […]
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CVB Sales Staff are On the Go

Members of the Convention & Visitors Bureau sales department will represent the city at several upcoming trade shows and events that provide opportunities to interact with travel and event planners. They include: American Bus Association Missouri Natural Resources Conference Travel South Domestic Christian Meetings & Conventions Association The sales department also will host a familiarization […]
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Free Dairy Expo Begins Today in Springfield

Hundreds of dairy farmers are gathering in Springfield today-Saturday for the sixth annual Heart of America Dairy Expo presented by Hiland Dairy Foods. The expo features nationally known speakers, producer panels and the largest dairy-specific trade show in the southern Midwest at the Oasis Hotel & Convention Center. “We are moving forward during a very […]
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Bureau Welcomes New Staff Member

The CVB welcomes Lori Casey, who joined the Sales Department as group sales coordinator. Her responsibilities include assisting the convention sales department and working the group tour and travel market. Prior to joining the CVB staff, Casey worked at Haverty’s Furniture and sold real estate for Murney Associates Realtors. She also worked for the Round […]
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Sales Staff Represents the City at Variety of Events

The CVB Sales Department staff members attend a variety of trade shows and events in order to network with meeting, event and sporting event planners. Events attended recently and coming up soon include the following: American Bus Association Professional Convention Management Association Convening Leaders Event Services Professionals Association Destinations International Convention Sales Summit and Simpleview […]
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Large and Small, the CVB Welcomes All Groups!

A variety of groups will be in Springfield this winter, including a couple of sporting events that are big enough that the attendees are booking rooms at hotels throughout the city. Large groups coming to Springfield soon are: March 7-17 – Missouri State High School Activities Association Basketball Championships, 40,000 attendees, 6,500 room nights March […]
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Group Events Keep Hotels Busy During Winter Months

A variety of groups will be in Springfield this winter, including a couple sporting events that are big enough the attendees are booking rooms at hotels throughout the city. Large groups coming to Springfield soon are: March 7-17 – Missouri State High School Activities Association, 40,000 attendees, 6,500 room nights March 10-17 – National Christian […]
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CVB Sales Staff Strives to Bring Groups to City

The Sales Department at the Convention & Visitors Bureau is always on the go to trade shows, conventions and other events that give them opportunities for face-to-face-interaction with convention and sporting event planners. Recent and upcoming events include the following: Connect Missouri Connect DC Travel South Showcase National Tour Association Connect Faith IMEX Society of […]
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CVB Seeking to Hire in Sales Department

The CVB is seeking qualified applicants for a group sales coordinator/group tour and  small meetings specialist. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing support to the Group Sales and Services Department and overseeing the group tour and small meetings market. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following: Assist with research, prospecting and qualifying of […]
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