CVB Adds Digital Advertising Specialist

Erin Carleton has joined the staff of the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau as a digital advertising specialist. Carleton has a bachelor’s degree in communication studies from Missouri State University. Prior to joining the CVB, she was the sales coordinator at “417 Magazine.” Carleton is responsible for advertising sales on the CVB’s digital platforms, including

Superheroes Working to Make Springfield Safe During Pandemic

Superheroes are on the job when it comes to keeping people healthy in Springfield, Missouri, during the current pandemic. The Masked Mandate and the Fabulous 6-Foot Woman star in a video created for the Convention & Visitors Bureau by Jeff Houghton, a local comedian and host of “The Mystery Hour,” a nationally broadcast, late-night talk

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Health Department Makes Pandemic Toolkits Available for Businesses, Families

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has developed pandemic toolkits for businesses and for families for the Thanksgiving holiday. They include information about how to help prevent the spread of the virus, frequently asked questions, printable posters, what to do if you’ve been exposed to the virus, etc. We encourage our partners to review the information

Legislation Introduced to Help Tourism Industry Recover

U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), co-chairs of the Senate Travel and Tourism Caucus, introduced legislation Oct. 22 that will help improve tourism across the country by studying the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the travel and tourism industry and identifying policy recommendations to assist the hard-hit industry. The Protecting Tourism