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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. […]
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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, […]
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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.
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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. […]
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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 […]
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CVB Hiring for Two Positions in Marketing Department

The Convention & Visitors Bureau is seeking applicants for an advertising sales assistant and a digital media assistant. Advertising Sales Assistant The advertising sales assistant will assist the partner development manager in generating private revenue through advertising sales and partner retention efforts. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Promote sale of advertising in CVB publications, internet advertising, […]
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Don’t Miss This Educational Workshop

Have you signed up for the Missouri Travel Council workshop set for 9:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. May 18 at Old Kinderhook in Camdenton? Developing a Winning Sales and Marketing Plan will feature a panel of professionals discussing the importance and interaction of brand identity, marketing, promotion and sales at all different levels – state, […]
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CVB Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week

National Travel & Tourism Week is May 7-13 and the Convention & Visitors Bureau is celebrating by giving away The Ultimate Springfield Staycation. The drawing is an effort by the CVB to increase awareness of the importance of the travel industry to the local economy and showcase some of the city’s tourism amenities, including two […]
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