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CVB Issues & Info

Can you believe it's already December! Where does the time go? For the Convention & Visitors Bureau, time flies because we're always on the go with planning our annual awards event, attending trade shows, producing the 2018 Visitors Guide, keeping our website updated and more. You can read about those projects and others in this issues of Issues & Info.
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October 2017 Issues & Info

The CVB has a lot of useful and interesting news for you this month, including information about a job opening, grants available, a survey, groups coming to the city and more!
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Grants Available from Historical Society

Grants are available for organizations seeking funds to start observances of the bicentennial of Missouri’s statehood in 2021. The State Historical Society of Missouri announced it will offer funding in 2018 to Missouri cultural heritage institutions in support of efforts to preserve historic material and provide programming on local history topics, including bicentennial projects. SHSMO […]
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Bass Pro Purchases Cabela’s

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s, iconic brands and leaders in the outdoor industry, have officially joined forces with a vision to become North America’s premier outdoor and conservation company. The combined company is poised to provide customers with unmatched offerings spanning premier destination retail, outdoor equipment manufacturing, world-class resort destinations and more with a strong […]
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Dickerson Park Zoo Earns Accreditation

The Association of Zoos & Aquariums granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission to Dickerson Park Zoo. “Less than 10% of animal exhibitors registered with USDA have achieved AZA-accreditation, so Dickerson Park Zoo truly ranks among the best-of-the-best,” said AZA President and CEO Dan Ashe. “Dickerson Park Zoo has shown its commitment to conservation and […]
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September 2017 Issues & Info

Wonders of Wildlife is set to open, the Governor’s Conference on Tourism is just days away, CVB welcomes new advertisers and more news about the local tourism industry is in this month’s issue of Issues & Info. Here are some recent headlines from the newsletter:
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August 2017 Issues & Info

The Division of Tourism is grappling with a budget cut, registration is open for Governor's Conference on Tourism, the CVB added new staff and more are in this month's issue of Issues & Info. Here are some recent headlines from the newsletter:
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Wonders of Wildlife Grows with Addition of Bass Fishing Hall of Fame

The Bass Fishing Hall of Fame will open to the public as a key feature inside Wonders of Wildlife – the largest, most immersive fish and wildlife attraction in the world – when it celebrates its grand opening on Sept. 21. The Bass Fishing Hall of Fame showcases the sport’s icons and individuals who further […]
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June 2017 Issues & Info

This month you'll learn about groups coming to Springfield, including a couple big ones - a Premier Baseball tournament and Jehovah's Witnesses convention; an upcoming telemarketing blitz and 2018 advertising opportunities.
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May 2017 Issues & Info

The CVB has plenty of news to share with you this month, including staff changes, how to register for a workshop, upcoming conventions and sports events and more!
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