Author Archives: Springfield CVB

History Museum on the Square Opens

After years of work and anticipation, a new history museum is open in Springfield. Visitors to the new History Museum on the Square are transported into the rich tapestry of southwest Missouri’s history told through interactive exhibits, video and photography and a treasure trove of artifacts. The museum that opened Aug. 8 has more than […]
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Let’s Go to the Circus and Circus and Circus and…

Shoppers at Battlefield Mall will have a chance to see 25 circuses at the same time Aug. 15-18. That’s because miniature circus exhibits will be on display at the mall while the Circus Model Builders 2019 Annual Convention is taking place in Springfield. The convention is the 58th for the organization and the second to […]
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Wonders of Wildlife Offering Local Resident Ticket

Residents of select neighboring counties in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas can purchase a single-day adult admission to Wonders of Wildlife for $27.95 – a $20 discount. For the best possible guest experience, daily and hourly ticket quantities may be limited. Children are always $19.95. This offer is only available for a limited time. Promotion […]
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August 2019

Summer is in high gear and so is the staff at the CVB with a variety of promotions, trade shows and other activities designed to bring visitors to the city. Check out recent stories in Issues & Info to see what’s going on. CVB Promoting ‘Shark Week’ Giveaway Sales Department Promotes City for Group Events […]
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Missouri Travel Alliance Seeking Donations for Annual Auction

The Missouri Travel Alliance is preparing for its 2019 auction set for Sept. 23-Oct. 4. For that auction, the organization is asking travel and tourism entities to donate items that are auctioned off to help support the work of MTA throughout the year; items such as hotel overnights, tickets to attractions, unique local products, gift […]
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Blunt, Klobuchar, Gardner, Cortez Masto Introduce Bill to Support Travel & Tourism, Boost Jobs

U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.), Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), Cory Gardner (Colo.), and Catherine Cortez Masto (Nev.) introduced legislation July 16 to reauthorize Brand USA, a public-private partnership that enhances tourism across the country by promoting international travel to the United States. “America’s tourism industry supports thousands of jobs and contributes billions to our economy,” said […]
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Registration Underway for 2019 Governor’s Conference on Tourism

Enjoy two days of networking and educational sessions Oct. 8-10 at the 2019 Missouri Governor’s Conference on Tourism at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia. The conference includes community activities, informative programming and the annual tourism awards banquet honoring industry leaders. Registration through Sept. 20 is $350. Beginning Sept. 21, registration increases to $400. A […]
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More Parking Available Soon at Airport

Passenger growth at the Springfield‐Branson National Airport is so rapid, the airport is adding more parking. Construction is underway on more than 700 parking spots. This is on top of the 300 spots added less than three years ago. Airports across the country have seen record growth the past couple years and keeping up with parking is a […]
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July 2019 Issues & Info

It’s summertime and that means its a busy time for conventions, amateur sports and other group events in Springfield. Check out what groups are coming and other news about the city’s travel and tourism industry in the July issue of Issues & Info, a newsletter produced by the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau. Welcome These […]
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June 2019

Issues & Info is your source for news about the travel and tourism industry in Springfield and the surrounding area. Here are some recent headlines. Send your news to news@springfieldmo.org.
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