Author Archives: Dana Maugans

Welcome These Groups this Summer!

Several groups will have events in Springfield in the coming weeks, including conventions, conferences and sports. And some of those are BIG! The largest – those generating 1,000 room nights or more at area hotels – are highlighted in bold below. Mark your calendars! If you work at an attraction, hotel, restaurant or retailer in the […]
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CVB Working to Bring Groups to City

The CVB’s group sales department represents the city at a variety of trade shows targeting event and meeting planners. Recent and upcoming events include Destinations International Convention American Baptist Association Convention Connect Marketplace Sports ETA Connect Sports For more information about sales efforts targeting event and meeting planners, contact Dana Maugans, sales director, at 417-881-5300 […]
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Motorcoach Tour Operators Headed to Springfield for Conference

About 100 motorcoach owners and operators from around the nation will be in Springfield Aug. 15-18 for the National Association of Motorcoach Operators annual conference. Several tours and events hosted by the Convention & Visitors Bureau are planned. For more information, contact Lori Casey, CVB sales coordinator, at lcasey@springfieldmo.org or call 417-881-5300, ext. 112.
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Sales Staff Showcase City at Trade Shows Targeting Meeting Planners

The CVB’s group sales department represents the city at a variety of trade shows targeting event and meeting planners. Recent and upcoming events include the American Baptist Association Convention, the National Association of Sports Commissions and the Kansas City Chapter of Meeting Professionals International. The bureau also is planning a familiarization tour for meeting planners […]
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Groups Coming to Springfield Soon

Several groups will have events in Springfield in the coming weeks, including conventions, conferences and sports. And some of those are BIG! The largest – those generating 1,000 room nights or more at area hotels – are highlighted in bold below. Mark your calendars! If you work at an attraction, hotel, restaurant or retailer in the […]
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Spring Brings Big Groups to Springfield

Several groups will have events in Springfield in the coming weeks, including conventions, conferences and sports. And some of those are BIG! The largest – those generating 1,000 room nights or more at area hotels – are highlighted in bold below. Mark your calendars! If you work at an attraction, hotel, restaurant or retailer in […]
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CVB Sales Staff Represent the City

The sales department at the Convention & Visitors Bureau is kicking off the new year by representing the city at a variety of trade shows designed to connect event planners with destinations. Recent and upcoming shows include: Religious Conference Management Association American Bus Association Connect Marketplaces Missouri Natural Resources Conference Missouri Sports Travel Exchange For […]
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Group Business Brings Visitors to City

Several groups will have events in Springfield in the coming weeks, including conventions, conferences and sports. The list below represents groups booked by the Convention & Visitors Bureau as well as groups booked directly through hotels and event venues. It does not represent every group coming to the city. The statistics represent anticipated attendees and […]
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Travel Helps CVB Staff Connect with Event Planners

CVB staff attend a variety of trade shows and other events that provide opportunities for networking with event and convention planners and tell them about Springfield. Educational conferences are also attended to help staff hone their skills. Upcoming and recent travel include: Religious Conference Management Association Event Services Professionals Association Professional Convention Management Association National […]
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CVB Sales Department Travels to Bring Groups Home

The staff of the Convention & Visitors Bureau sales department represents the city at a variety of trade shows and events in an effort to attract groups to the city and for learning opportunities that hone their skills. Recent and upcoming events include: Connect Faith Missouri Connect Travel South International Destinations International Convention Sales Summit […]
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