Author Archives: Dana Maugans

Spring Brings Large Groups to City

Spring has sprung and the 2018 tourism season is getting into high gear with thousands coming to Springfield for group business. Large groups booked in the city in the next couple months include those listed below. The list represents groups booked by the Convention & Visitors Bureau as well as groups booked directly through hotels […]
Read More...
Posted in Conventions, Group Sales, Sports. Comments closed

CVB Sales Department Schedules Familiarization Tour for Convention Planners

A familiarization tour for convention planners is planned for April 26-27 to showcase the city’s meeting facilities and other amenities and to encourage groups to convene in the city. The group will participate in a variety of activities and tours. For more information, contact Dana Maugans at 881-5300, ext. 111, or dmaugans@springfieldmo.org.  
Read More...
Posted in Group Sales. Comments closed

Sales Department Represents the City Nationwide

Members of the Convention & Visitors Bureau Sales Department attend trade shows and other events for face-to-face interaction with event planners and to encourage groups to convene in the city. Recent and upcoming shows at which staff will represent the city include: Travel South Domestic Showcase Christian Meetings & Conventions Association Kansas City Chapter of […]
Read More...
Posted in Group Sales. Comments closed

Youth Events Draw Thousands to City

Heads up, Springfield! Thousands of visitors are coming to the city in March and April and two of the largest events are this week. The Missouri State High School Activities Association Boys and Girls Basketball Championships runs March 7-17 and the National Christian HomeSchool Basketball Championships is March 10-17. MSHSAA games are expected to be […]
Read More...
Posted in Conventions, Events, Sports. Comments closed

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.
Read More...
Posted in Group Sales. Comments closed

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 […]
Read More...
Posted in Conventions, Group Sales, Sports. Comments closed

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 […]
Read More...
Posted in Group Sales. Comments closed

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 […]
Read More...
Posted in Conventions. Comments closed

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 […]
Read More...
Posted in CVB Staff. Comments closed

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 […]
Read More...
Posted in Group Sales. Comments closed

Search the Issues & Info Archives