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October 2019

Cooler weather is finally here but that doesn’t mean things are cooling off at the Convention & Visitors Bureau. Learn about what we’ve been doing and other news you need to know about the travel and tourism industry with the stories below. Missouri Tourism Award Recipients Include Springfield’s Jeff Houghton Registration Continues for Travel Alliance […]
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Missouri Tourism Award Recipients Include Springfield’s Jeff Houghton

A star-powered marketing campaign, a Halloween celebration that digs deep into the past and a TV talk show that proudly calls Springfield home were among the award winners at the annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism Oct. 8-10 in Columbia. Eight awards were presented during the conference to individuals, organizations and events for their efforts to […]
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Registration Continues for Travel Alliance Workshop in Columbia

The focus of the Missouri Travel Alliance’s next workshop is “Your Story!” The workshop will take place from 9:45 a.m.-3;15 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in Columbia. Some of the sessions include: Finding Your Story: Identifying Characters and Stories that Deserve Attention – The distinct people and places that make up […]
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Early Bird Registration Ends Sept. 20 for Tourism Conference

The Missouri Division of Tourism will host the 2019 Missouri Governor’s Conference on Tourism Oct. 8-10 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia. The conference will feature expert speakers and exciting social events to enhance your networking opportunities with top leaders and innovators. Attending is a great way to connect with the Missouri tourism […]
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Workshop on Telling Your Destination’s Story set for Nov. 6

The Missouri Travel Alliance presents “Your Story!” from 9:45 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Nov. 6 at Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in Columbia. Some of the sessions for this workshop will include: Finding Your Story: Identifying Characters and Stories that Deserve Attention – Whether you’re at CVB, attraction or something else, the distinct people and places that make […]
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Plan to Attend Missouri Group Travel Exchange

Mark your calendar and plan now to join your tourism industry colleagues at the 2020 Missouri Group Travel Exchange. The 2020 event is April 27-29 at the Drury Plaza Hotel & Conference Center in Cape Girardeau. The exchange will bring professional group travel planners and tourism industry suppliers together for a networking, educational and business […]
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September 2019

As fall approaches, temperatures will cool but that doesn’t mean the pace slows down in the tourism industry. The CVB is selling ads for the 2020 Visitors Guide, big groups are coming to the city and a lot of other activity is underway. Check it out in the September issue of Issues & Info. CVB […]
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Gold Wing 42 Coming to Springfield in 2020

The Convention & Visitors Bureau announced today that Wing Ding 42, the Gold Wing Road Riders Association’s 42nd annual motorcycle rally, will be in Springfield June 30-July 4, 2020. The event is expected to bring more than 7,000 visitors to the city and they’re expected to spend about $2 million while here, said Tracy Kimberlin, […]
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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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