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Lisa Perez Receives President’s Award from SGMP – Missouri Chapter

Lisa Perez, sales manager for the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau, was awarded the President’s Award from the Society of Government Meeting Planners MOCAP Chapter at the organization’s Education Training and Annual Awards Program June 9 in Jefferson City. The President’s Award is a special tribute given to someone for an extraordinary personal contribution to […]
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DoubleTree Honored by Hilton

Congratulations to the staff at DoubleTree by Hilton on receiving the annual Hilton Gold CARE Cup award for the hotel’s culture of CARE. This is the brand’s highest form of recognition for teams demonstrating the best in overall guest experience, team member engagement and community involvement. Throughout the year the DoubleTree’s CARE Committee gives to […]
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Nominations Open for MDT Awards

The Missouri Division of Tourism is accepting nominations for its annual awards. If you know of a community or person who has developed an outstanding marketing campaign, increased visitation to Missouri or contributed to the tourism industry in other ways, show your appreciation by nominating them for one of the following awards. Induction into the […]
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CVB Presents Pinnacle Award to Local Hotelier

The Convention & Visitors Bureau presented its Pinnacle Award to Springfield hotelier Greg Walker at its annual Salute to Travel & Tourism awards banquet Feb. 18. The Pinnacle Award is for individuals who have been active in the travel industry for many years and have made substantial contributions to the betterment of the Springfield area’s […]
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CVB Celebrating Achievements

The numbers for 2015 are in (see below) and not only was it a good year for Springfield’s lodging industry, it was a record year! Room sales passed the $100 million mark for the first time ever and average daily rate topped out at $79.47, another record for the city. “Last year was the second […]
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Bass Pro Shops Earns Accolades for Customer Service

Congratulations to Bass Pro Shops for being named a top retailer in customer satisfaction by ForeSee, a customer service analytics company, for its excellence in mobile, web and in-store customer experience. ForeSee determined the top retailers in customer experience through more than 40,000 anonymous surveys collected through the holiday shopping season.The findings place Bass Pro […]
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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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