Wonders of Wildlife Ranked #1 in the Nation – AGAIN! – by USA Today Readers

Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium was voted America’s Best Aquarium through a national public poll conducted by USA TODAY ranking the top 20 prominent institutions across North America. The latest nationwide recognition marks the second time the conservation-based museum and aquarium has been nominated for and voted as the winner of

CVB Presents Travel & Tourism Awards

The Convention & Visitors Bureau presented its annual Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards Feb. 21 at the White River Conference Center in Springfield. The Pinnacle Award for individuals who have been active in the travel industry for many years and made substantial contributions to the betterment of the Springfield area’s travel industry was presented

Bass Pro Founder Honored by National Professional Anglers Association

The National Professional Anglers Association awarded top honors to several members of the professional angling community at its 2020 conference in January. Among them was a special category reserved for visionaries who have shaped the sportfishing industry’s past, present, and future. This year’s honoree is an exceptional leader in the outdoors and conservation, as well

Nominations Due by Sunday

The Convention & Visitors Bureau is accepting nominations through Dec. 8 for the 2020 Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards. Nominations for these prestigious awards honoring individuals and businesses making a positive impact on Springfield-area tourism can be made in five categories by filling out the form at bit.ly/CVBAwardNominations. You can submit multiple nominations if you wish.