Author Archives: Jane Rips

Welcome New Partners!

Advertising sales are underway for the 2017 Visitors Guide and a variety of other opportunities designed to boost travel to Springfield are available through the Convention & Visitors Bureau. They include the website, displays, airport advertising, the Marketing Partnership Program for businesses outside Springfield city limits and more. Please join us in welcoming the following […]
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2017 Visitors Guide to Feature New Design

The Visitors Guide published annually by the CVB is getting a major overhaul for 2017. The guide featuring information about things to see and do in Springfield, lodging, dining, shopping, etc. will increase in size from 4” x 9” to 8.5” x 11”. Along with a change in look and size, the content of the […]
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CVB Adding Interactive Kiosk to Airport Welcome Center

The Convention & Visitors Bureau for many years has operated a Welcome Center at the Springfield-Branson National Airport staffed by a group of dedicated volunteers. Those volunteers will continue welcoming guests to our city but when they’re not available, a new interactive kiosk will allow visitors to obtain information about the area when the center […]
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Bass Pro Shops Earns Accolades for Customer Service

Congratulations to Bass Pro Shops for being named a top retailer in customer satisfaction by ForeSee, a customer service analytics company, for its excellence in mobile, web and in-store customer experience. ForeSee determined the top retailers in customer experience through more than 40,000 anonymous surveys collected through the holiday shopping season.The findings place Bass Pro […]
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Askinosie Chocolate Gets Kudos from “Forbes”

Congratulations to Shawn Askinosie and his team at Askinosie Chocolate on being named one of “America’s Best Small Companies” by “Forbes” magazine. The story is online and will be in the Feb. 8 issue of the magazine. Askinosie Chocolate is a bean-to-bar chocolate manufacturer employing 17 people in Springfield. The company is operated on a […]
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CVB Welcomes New Marketing Partners

The Convention & Visitors Bureau provides a variety of marketing opportunities for businesses to reach out to visitors to Springfield. They include website listings and advertising, displays at Springfield-Branson National Airport and many others. Those who recently began utilizing CVB services include: Amazing Shanghai Circus America’s Wildlife Museum & Aquarium Andy Williams Moon River Theatre […]
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You’re Invited to Our Open House!

The CVB staff invites you to our open house from 3-5 p.m. Jan. 21 at our recently redecorated offices at 815 E. St. Louis St. in the ground floor of Jordan Valley Car Park. During this come-and-go event, check out the new decor that reflects the new branding the bureau has adopted for Springfield. Please […]
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Welcome New Advertisers!

When it comes to getting visitors to spend their dollars at your business, the Convention & Visitors Bureau can give you a helping hand. Whether it’s a listing on the website, an ad in the Visitors Guide or other marketing opportunities offered by the CVB, the bureau helps more than 300 local businesses make visitors […]
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CVB Welcomes New Partners

The Convention & Visitors Bureau has a variety of programs that help local businesses reach out to visitors. More than 300 local businesses partner with the CVB to do just that, including Askinosie Chocolate. “The CVB has been fantastic for our small chocolate factory/shop,” said Lawren Askinosie, director of sales and marketing. “Having worked with […]
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Multiple Community Events Downtown June 20

Downtown will be the place to be June 20 with a wide variety of community events for all ages. Downtown Springfield Association encourages businesses to reach out to the participants on social media, with special discounts, and on sidewalk sandwich boards while they are here. Greater Ozarks Pridefest Walk — 11:00 am to Noon (Boonville […]
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