Author Archives: Susan Wade

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

Some of the country’s top military heroes will be in Springfield April 10-14 for the 129th Annual Convention of the Legion of Valor. The organization’s members consist of recipients of top medals in all branches of military service in the United States: the Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross, the Navy Cross and the […]
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“American Pickers” Might Pick You!

The show “American Pickers” is coming back to Missouri at the end of May and looking for leads. The popular “History Channel” program is looking for interesting characters with interesting items and lots of them! They like items that are different, unusual, and unique — something they’ve never seen before — and with an interesting […]
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CVB Working with KC Radio Station for Promotion

The Convention & Visitors Bureau is putting together a Springfield vacation package to be given away by radio station KC 102.1 in Kansas City. The station is planning a week-long promotion during the morning show and plans to give away a daily prize with a grand prize at the end of the week. Local businesses […]
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Travel Media Visit the Ozarks in October

Five travel writers visited Springfield in October to gather information for feature stories about the area. They include the following: Marc Smith at www.marcmytravels.com visited several attractions, restaurants and breweries during his stay. Writers with “RoadRunner” magazine were in the city for a feature about motorcycle riding in the Springfield area. Rupert Parker from the […]
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Submit Events for Magazine Calendar

Missouri Life Magazine is seeking events for its calendar. Events can be submitted at https://www.missourilife.com/events/. Once there, click on Create An Event and be sure to fill out the information in the box called Short Description because this is the information people see. Also add the http://www. to URLs to make the links works. The […]
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