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CVB Hires Content Coordinator

Madison Russell has joined the staff of the Springfield, Missouri, Convention & Visitors Bureau as content coordinator. Russell, a 2019 graduate of Missouri State University, is responsible for managing the CVB’s social media accounts, blogging and assisting with public relations activities. The CVB is a nonprofit marketing organization dedicated to improving the local economy through […]
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CVB Promotes Springfield as a Travel Destination with Public Relations Programs

The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau works year-round to generate positive media coverage for the city as a travel destination. The public relations team conducts press tours for media visiting the city, answers questions about Springfield and the surrounding area for media, pitches stories to a variety of media outlets, distributes news releases about the […]
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CVB Hiring a Content Coordinator

The Convention & Visitors Bureau is seeking to hire a Content Coordinator who will be responsible for creating and curating content for online marketing programs. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned as required. Creates high-quality written content for SpringfieldMO.org, the CVB blog and social media channels. Updates existing content as needed. With the […]
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CVB Works to Bring Positive Media Attention to the City

The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau works year-round to generate positive media coverage for the city as a travel destination. The public relations team conducts press tours for media visiting the city, answers questions about Springfield and the surrounding area for media, pitches stories to a variety of media outlets, distributes news releases about the […]
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CVB Promoting ‘Shark Week’ Giveaway

Celebrate “Shark Week” with a chance to win a mini-vacation that includes diving with sharks in the only place it can be done in the midwest. The Out to Sea Shark Dive at Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium in Springfield, Missouri, is the centerpiece of the vacation. Guests will go underwater […]
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Update Listings by Friday for the Missouri Travel Guide

Friday is the final day to update information for the 2020 Missouri Travel Guide produced by the Missouri Division of Tourism. The deadline was extended one week due to the tornado and flooding that caused a work slowdown in Jefferson City. Please access your account at https://industry.visitmo.com/ and update your listing as soon as possible. […]
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Outdoor Journalists Visit the Ozarks

Five members of the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers were in Springfield May 1-4 for an outdoor-themed press tour. Their activities included fishing with CVB partner business Captain B’s Fishing Guide Service, an expedition with 37 North Expeditions and tours of Wonders of Wildlife and Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World. Many thanks to the businesses […]
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CVB Represents Springfield at Journalist Conferences

The CVB represents Springfield at a variety of tradeshows and events that help bring attention to the city. Bureau staff recently represented the city at the Midwest Travel Journalists Association and North American Travel Journalists Association conferences and in June will be at the Outdoor Writers Association of America Conference. The goal is to network […]
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CVB Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week With Springfield Staycation Giveaway

Celebrating National Travel & Tourism Week, May 5-11, the Convention & Visitors Bureau is giving away a Springfield Staycation — one of the largest prizes ever offered by the organization. The drawing is an effort by the CVB to increase awareness of the importance of the travel industry to the local economy and showcase some […]
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April 2019

Nation’s Top Military Heroes Convene in Springfield April 10-14
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