Category Archives: Conventions

Summer Convention Season in Full Swing

A plethora of conventions, sporting events and other activities that bring groups to Springfield are underway this summer. Among the largest are the following: July 5-8 – Jehovah’s Witnesses Summer Regional Convention, 3,000 attendees, 1,100 room nights July 23-26 – Missouri Association for Career & Technical Education Joint Summer Conference, 1,200 attendees, 1,411 room nights […]
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Wild West Enthusiasts Coming to Springfield July 18-21

History buffs will unite in Springfield July 18-21 for the 11th Annual Roundup of the Wild West History Association. A number of presentations about the fascinating people and events that took place in the area during the Wild West Era are planned. They include Wild Bill Hickok and the shootout on Park Central Square, Belle […]
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Event Alert: Jehovah’s Witnesses

This Event Alert is provided by the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau to encourage the community to welcome large groups to the area. We also encourage the use of special promotions, banners and a welcome on your marquee. Jehovah’s Witnesses Summer Regional Convention Date: June 28-July 1 Attendees: 3,000 Room Nights: 1,100 Headquarter Hotel: Multiple […]
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Event Alert: The Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church

This Event Alert is provided by the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau to encourage the community to welcome large groups to the area. We also encourage the use of special promotions, banners and a welcome on your marquee. The Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church Date: June 8-10 Attendees: 1,500 Room Nights: 2,438 Headquarter […]
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Summertime Brings Groups to City

Religious conferences, sporting events and a conference for educators are some of the largest groups coming to the city in June and July. June 8-10 – Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church, 1,500 attendees, 2,438 room nights June 26-July 1 – Premier Baseball, 2,400 attendees, 2,460 room nights June 28-July 1 – Jehovah’s Witnesses, […]
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Event Alert: Assemblies of God Children’s Ministry Conference

This Event Alert is provided by the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau to encourage the community to welcome large groups to the area. We also encourage the use of special promotions, banners and a welcome on your marquee. Assemblies of God Children’s Ministry Conference Date: April 11-13 Attendees: 2,000 Room Nights: 1,730 CVB partners who […]
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Spring Brings Large Groups to City

Spring has sprung and the 2018 tourism season is getting into high gear with thousands coming to Springfield for group business. Large groups booked in the city in the next couple months include those listed below. The list represents groups booked by the Convention & Visitors Bureau as well as groups booked directly through hotels […]
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Event Alert: Missouri Future Business Leaders of America

This Event Alert is provided by the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau to encourage the community to welcome large groups to the area. We also encourage the use of special promotions, banners and a welcome on your marquee. Missouri Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda Leadership Conference Date: April 7-10 Attendees: 5,500 […]
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Youth Events Draw Thousands to City

Heads up, Springfield! Thousands of visitors are coming to the city in March and April and two of the largest events are this week. The Missouri State High School Activities Association Boys and Girls Basketball Championships runs March 7-17 and the National Christian HomeSchool Basketball Championships is March 10-17. MSHSAA games are expected to be […]
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CVB Gearing Up for Group Business Season

With the holidays over, the winter slump for group business is past. Now the city has plenty of group business headed this way, including several groups that will bring thousands of people to Springfield. Large groups booked in the city in the next couple months include those listed below. The list represents groups booked by […]
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