Author Archives: Springfield CVB

Battlefield Foundation Launches Fundraiser for Visitor Center Renovation

The Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield Foundation launched a campaign to raise $300,000 toward an estimated $4.5 million renovation of the park’s Visitor Center, and the lead donor is Bass Pro Shops with a gift of $25,000. The renovation will add 1,873 square feet of exhibit space, providing a total of 3,396 square feet for the […]
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WOW Offering Discount for Locals Through March 31

Escape the winter blues with half-off admission tickets during “Just for Neighbors” Days through March 31 at Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium in Springfield. Residents of qualifying counties in Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma can experience Wonders of Wildlife at the lowest admission rate ever offered. To qualify, present a current Missouri driver’s […]
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February 2019

Big groups are headed this way, the Division of Tourism is offering a networking and education opportunity for tourism marketers and MSHSAA Baseball is coming back to the Ozarks. Those are just a few news items you’ll find in the February issue of Issues & Info. Here’s the scoop: Spring Brings Big Groups to Springfield […]
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November 2018 Issues & Info

The 2019 Visitors Guide is at the printer, groups are coming to the city this winter and travel media were here. Those are some of the stories you'll find in the November issue of Issues & Info, a newsletter brought to you each month by the Convention & Visitors Bureau. The CVB is a nonprofit marketing agency dedicated to boosting the local economy by promoting the area as a travel destination.
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October 2018 Issues & Info

Here it is already October and winter is around the corner! That doesn’t mean the staff at the Convention & Visitors Bureau are slowing down. We’re putting together the 2019 Visitors Guide, working to bring group business to the city and more. Check it out in this issue of Issues & Info, a newsletter brought […]
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August 2018 Issues & Info

Fall may be just around the corner but the Convention & Visitors Bureau is already gearing up for 2019. Ad sales are well underway for the 2019 Visitors Guide and the sales department is working hard to bring group business to Springfield. Learn about those projects and more in this issue of Issues & Info. […]
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July 2018 Issues & Info

The CVB staff has been hopping in recent weeks! Tracy celebrated a 30-year employment anniversary, the Ozarks Tap and Pour Craft Beverage Tour launched, lots of conventions and sports events are here and more is underway! Check out those stories and more in this issue of Issues & Info, a newsletter brought to you by […]
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CVB President Reaches 30-year Milestone

Congratulations to Tracy Kimberlin on celebrating 30 years at the Convention & Visitors Bureau! Tracy, president of the CVB, was joined by past and present board chairs on his anniversary date – July 2 – and his current staff to commemorate his service to the bureau. He has seen many changes in the tourism industry […]
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May 2018 Issues & Info

Groups are coming to the city in droves, including the annual NSRA Street Rod Nationals. Learn all about them and more in this issue of Issues & Info, a newsletter produced by the Convention & Visitors Bureau, a nonprofit marketing agency  dedicated to promoting the city as a travel destination. 
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March 2018 Issues & Info

The Convention & Visitors Bureau has plenty of news for you this month, including group events, an upcoming familiarization tour for meeting planners, journalists visiting the city and much more. Check it out here!
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