Category Archives: Conventions

Group Events Keep Hotels Busy During Winter Months

A variety of groups will be in Springfield this winter, including a couple sporting events that are big enough the attendees are booking rooms at hotels throughout the city. Large groups coming to Springfield soon are: March 7-17 – Missouri State High School Activities Association, 40,000 attendees, 6,500 room nights March 10-17 – National Christian […]
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CVB Sales Staff Strives to Bring Groups to City

The Sales Department at the Convention & Visitors Bureau is always on the go to trade shows, conventions and other events that give them opportunities for face-to-face-interaction with convention and sporting event planners. Recent and upcoming events include the following: Connect Missouri Connect DC Travel South Showcase National Tour Association Connect Faith IMEX Society of […]
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Event Alert: National Beta Club

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. National Beta Club Missouri Senior Beta Annual Convention Date: Nov. 30-Dec. 3 Attendees: 3,000 Room Nights: 2,250 […]
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Welcome These Groups to the City!

A variety of groups will be in Springfield over the next few months, including the National Beta Club Missouri Senior Beta Annual Convention. About 3,000 people are expected to attend the event that will generate 2,250 room nights at hotels throughout the city Nov. 30-Dec. 3. Local businesses are encouraged to welcome this and other […]
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Thousands Coming to Springfield in October for Group Events

A variety of groups will be in Springfield in the coming weeks, including several that are big enough the attendees are booking rooms at hotels throughout the city. Large groups coming to Springfield soon are: Sept. 22-23 – 2017 29th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Fall Street Machine Nationals, 20,000 attendees, 1,560 room nights Oct. 13-15 […]
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Thousands Coming to Springfield for Summer Conventions and Sports

A variety of groups will be in Springfield over the next couple months, including several that are big enough the attendees are booking rooms at hotels throughout the city. Large groups coming to Springfield soon are: July 24-27 – Missouri Association for Career & Technical Education Join Summer Conference, 1,300 attendees, 1,576 room nights July […]
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Group Expected to Spend $2.3 million in City

Nearly 6,000 people will be in Springfield July 6-9 for the Jehovah’s Witnesses Summer Regional Convention and they’re expected to spend about about $2.3 million in the city while here. The group will meet at JQH Arena on the Missouri State University Campus and a variety of topics will be presented in a variety of […]
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Event Alert: Premier Baseball and Jehovah’s Witnesses Convention

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. Premier Baseball Incoming Freshman Championship Date: June 27-July 2 Attendees: 2,400 Room Nights: 2,205 Headquarter Hotel: Citywide […]
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National Emu Convention July 14-16 in Springfield

Emu farmers from around the United States will attend the 2017 American Emu Association National Convention July 14-16 at the Oasis Hotel & Convention Center in Springfield. AEA members and other emu growers will meet for education opportunities with a chance to meet new people and visit with old friends. AEA board members, Certified Business […]
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Thousands Expected in Springfield this Weekend for Amateur Sports Events

Heads up, Springfield! A record number of teams – 216 – are registered for the Lake Country Soccer Ozarks Coca-Cola Dr Pepper Cup tournament Friday-Sunday. The previous record was 188 teams, said John Markey, director at Lake Country Soccer. “That brings roughly 450 more families to the Springfield area than we had last year, which […]
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