Category Archives: Conventions

Variety of Groups in Springfield this Fall

With fall approaching, we’ll soon see leaves drifting to the ground along with the visitors roaming around while they’re in the city for group events. September and October are busy months this year with a wide variety of events including conferences, seminars, reunions and sports. Check out the list below and be sure to post […]
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Welcome These Groups on Your Marquee!

Large or small, the Convention & Visitors Bureau brings in or provides services to a variety of groups that meet in the city. Among the events taking place in Springfield in the next couple months are two that will thrill gear heads: The Birthplace of Route 66 Festival and the O’Reilly Auto Parts Street Machine […]
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Welcome These Groups on Your Marquee!

Hundreds of people who love street rods, sports, cows, education and more will be in Springfield this spring and summer. Check out the list below and make them feel welcome with messages on your business’ marquee and in other ways to show them you value their business and want them to visit again. The list […]
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The Ozarks Look Sweet When You’re Upon the Seat of a Bicycle Built for Two

John and Jean White think pushing pedals in pairs is the perfect way to promote the scenery of the Ozarks. After traveling to other parts of the country to ride their bicycle built for two, the Whites realized southwest Missouri is just as beautiful as other locations so they and other members of Tandems of […]
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Welcome Groups Coming to the City!

A variety of groups are coming to Springfield in the next few weeks. We encourage you to welcome them on your business’ marquee, on your social media accounts and in other ways that will make them feel at home and want to return for future visits. Not only do group events boost the local economy […]
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Sales Staff Busy Booking Groups

The Sales Department at the Convention & Visitors Bureau attend multiple trade shows and events throughout the year to network with meeting planners and talk with them about bringing events to Springfield. In the next few weeks, staff will represent the city at: Missouri Natural Resources Conference at Lake of the Ozarks Craft Beverages Unlimited […]
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Welcome Groups Coming to Springfield!

A variety of groups come to Springfield and the Convention & Visitors Bureau encourages local businesses to welcome them on their marquees and in other ways. We want them to feel appreciated so they will return to Springfield for future visits and a hearty welcome is one way to do just that. Coming soon: Jan. […]
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Welcome Groups to the City

The CVB Sales Department works year round to bring conventions, amateur sports and other group events to the city. Along with boosting hotel revenues, visitors spend money at retailers, restaurants and attractions, helping keep the city’s economy strong. The list below represents groups booked by the Convention & Visitors Bureau as well as groups booked […]
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Free Safety Summit Planned in Springfield

Before Cliff Meidl became an Olympic athlete, a construction accident in 1986 nearly killed him and doctors wanted to amputate his legs. Meidl survived the accident and the odds. His legs were saved and after numerous surgeries and nearly 10 years after the accident, he was competing at the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, […]
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Order of Eastern Star to Meet in Springfield

The Grand Chapter of Missouri, Order of the Eastern Star will have its 141st Annual Session Oct. 11-14 at the University Plaza Hotel in Springfield. Up to 900 people are expected to attend the event themed “Garden of Memories,” according to Sherry Wilcher, 2015 general chairman. The Order of the Eastern Star is the largest […]
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