2020 Ad Campaign Begins

The spring tourism season is approaching and the Convention & Visitors Bureau has begun its annual promotion of the city as a travel destination with a radio advertising campaign. The ads that will change every week or two began airing last week and will air on Learfield radio stations in Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma through

2020 Visitors Guide Available

The 2020 Visitors Guide arrived at the CVB Dec. 3 and is available for distribution. The guide provides a variety of information about the city’s amenities for visitors, including hotels, restaurants, attractions and more. Many thanks to the businesses and individuals who provided information for stories, placed advertisements and helped in other ways to produce

CVB Publishing New Event Guide

The Convention & Visitors Bureau is now publishing an Event Guide twice annually. The 12-page magazine-style guide is a marketing tool that will be used to encourage travel to the city. The bureau mailed 15,000 copies of the inaugural spring/summer issue to consumers and 5,000 copies are available at the CVB offices, 815 E. St.

CVB Developing New Event Guide

The CVB is producing an event guide for distribution to visitors. The guide will be published twice a year and feature large events that are open to the public and appeal to visitors. For information about advertising in the new event guide, contact Celine Roberts at 417-881-5300, ext. 117 or croberts@springfieldmo.org or Jane Rips at 417-881-5300,

2018 Visitors Guide Available

The 2018 Visitors Guide is available for distribution. Businesses that want copies of the free guide to distribute to customers can call 417-881-5300 or send email to croberts@springfieldmo.org. For information about advertising in the 2019 guide or other advertising opportunities available through the Convention & Visitors Bureau, contact Jane Rips at 417-881-5300, ext.105, or jrips@springfieldmo.org.

2018 Visitors Guide Goes to Print

The 2018 Visitors Guide was sent to the printer Nov. 20 and copies should be available by the end of December. Many thanks to all the businesses that chose to advertise in the guide that’s distributed to thousands of visitors each year. The guide is designed to showcase attractions, retailers, restaurants, lodging facilities and other

CVB Conducting Industry Survey

As part of the Convention & Visitors Bureau’s strategic planning process, we’re asking you to participate in a survey designed to measure your perception of Springfield’s travel industry and how well the CVB is working on its behalf. The survey shouldn’t take more than a few minutes and will give us valuable feedback for use

CVB Adds to Staff

Celine Roberts has joined the CVB staff as advertising sales assistant in the marketing department. Celine works closely with Jane Rips, partner development manager, in informing business owners about how the bureau markets the city to visitors and how partnering with the bureau gets those visitors through the doors of local retailers, restaurants and attractions.

True Talk Wraps up for 2017

Production for the 2017 True Talk campaign is complete with a variety of businesses participating. The campaign includes one-minute videos and blog posts featuring local business owners explaining why they love living and working in Springfield. This marks the second year for the True Talk campaign. The videos can be viewed at www.springfieldmo.org/truetalk. Here’s one