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Askinosie Chocolate Gets Kudos from “Forbes”

Congratulations to Shawn Askinosie and his team at Askinosie Chocolate on being named one of “America’s Best Small Companies” by “Forbes” magazine. The story is online and will be in the Feb. 8 issue of the magazine. Askinosie Chocolate is a bean-to-bar chocolate manufacturer employing 17 people in Springfield. The company is operated on a […]
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Save the Date for Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards Banquet!

Join the Convention & Visitors Bureau in honoring businesses and individuals making a difference in the local tourism business. The Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards Banquet is set to begin with a reception at 6 p.m. Feb. 18 followed by dinner and the awards ceremony at 7 p.m. at The Old Glass Place. Individual […]
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CVB Accepting Nominations for Travel & Tourism Awards

The Convention & Visitors Bureau is accepting nominations for the 2016 Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards through Dec. 15. Nominations for these prestigious awards honoring individuals and businesses making a positive impact on Springfield-area tourism can be made in five categories and multiple nominations are accepted by filling out this online form. Previous award […]
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Nominations Open for Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards

The Convention & Visitors Bureau is accepting nominations for the 2016 Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards. Nominations for these presitigious awards honoring individuals and businesses making a positive impact on Springfield-area tourism can be made in five categories and multiple nominations are accepted by filling out this online form. The nomination deadline is Dec. […]
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Missouri Honors Tourism Industry Leaders

A former Missouri legislator and director of the Missouri Division of Tourism was honored Wednesday for a distinguished career in the tourism industry. During an awards banquet at the 47th Missouri Governor’s Conference on Tourism, the Missouri Tourism Commission and Missouri Division of Tourism inducted Katie Steele Danner into the Missouri Tourism Hall of Fame. […]
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Springfield CVB Wins Selfie Contest Again

When it comes to promoting Springfield as a travel destination, the president of the Convention & Visitors Bureau is selfless about doing selfies. That’s why, for the second year in a row, the CVB tops the list in “Smart Meetings” magazine’s annual selfie contest. Along with bragging rights, a selfie of Tracy, who seems to […]
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Springfield, Branson Among Best Value Cities in Nation

A report from trivago.com, the world’s largest online hotel search site, lists Springfield and Branson among “America’s Best Value Towns & Cities.” Branson ranks No. 1 as the best value city in the country and Springfield made the list at lucky No. 7. The rankings were done using trivago’s Best Value Index, calculated using the […]
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CVB Receives Award for Website

The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau received a silver 2015 W3 Award for its website from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. Receiving over 4,800 entries, The W3 Awards honors outstanding Websites, Web Marketing, Web Video, Mobile Sites/Apps & Social content created by some of the best interactive agencies, designers, and creators worldwide. Sean […]
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Perez Receives Award from Missouri Chapter of the Society of Government Meeting Professionals

Lisa Perez, sales manager for the Convention & Visitors Bureau, received the Supplier of the Year Award from the Missouri Chapter of the Society of Government Meeting Planners. The annual award is for active participation in the organization during the 2014-15 year, said Annette Wallace, president of the organization Wallace said Perez went “above and […]
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Voting Begins for the 1 Awards

Online voting is underway to select recipients of the 1 Awards presented by the Springfield Sports Commission and KY3, Inc., sponsored by Elliott Lodging. The third annual 1 Awards, set for July 28 at Ramada Plaza Hotel & Oasis Convention Center, will honor area students and teams from the previous year in the KY3 33-county […]
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