Category Archives: CVB Staff

CVB Vice President Accepted into Leadership Springfield

Laura Whisler, vice president for the Convention & Visitors Bureau, was among 32 people accepted into the 2015-16 Signature Class 31 of Leadership Springfield. The session kicked off with a retreat Sept. 10-11 in Branson and will include seven program days and a spring closing retreat covering topics such as the Springfield Community, Criminal Justice […]
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Job Posting: Interactive Content Coordinator

The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau is hiring an Interactive Content Coordinator.  Details for this position and how to apply are below: Summary: The Interactive Content Coordinator will be responsible for creating and curating content for online marketing programs for the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned […]
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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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Kettering Earns Certification from National Association of Sports Commissions

Lance Kettering, executive director of the Sports Commission and sports sales manager for the Convention & Visitors Bureau, recently completed Certified Sports Event Executive certification through the National Association of Sports Commissions. Certification requirements include earning at least eight credits from the association and having at least five years experience in the sports tourism industry. […]
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Sports Commission Hires Assistant Director

Ashton May has joined the Springfield Sports Commission as the new Assistant Director. She replaces Whitney White who left Springfield in March for a job in her hometown of Kansas City. May’s responsibilities include membership sales, communications and other duties. A big part of the job is organizing the 1 Awards, an annual event honoring […]
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CVB Staff Grows

Jennifer Holt has joined the staff of the Convention & Visitors Bureau as finance/administration assistant. Holt will assist Karen Smith, finance/administration manager, by serving as backup for financial functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing, payroll and benefits administration.  She will also be responsible for general office administrative duties such as inventory ordering and maintenance, […]
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CVB Hires Advertising Sales Assistant

Welcome aboard to Abby Terhark who has joined the CVB staff as an advertising sales assistant. Terhark will assist Jane Rips, partner development manager, with advertising sales; data entry of advertising sales contracts and billing information; phone, e-mail and in-person follow up with advertising clients; updating the client history database; trafficking advertising sales materials (ie. […]
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CVB President Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Tracy Kimberlin, president/CEO of the Convention & Visitors Bureau, accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge issued by Matt Gifford, general manager of the Springfield Cardinals. Before the water flew Friday morning, Kimberlin stood in front of the CVB offices and issued an Ice Bucket Challenge to Katie Steele Danner, director of the Missouri Division of […]
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CVB Becomes part of the Springfield LifeSave Plus Initiative

The Convention & Visitors Bureau has joined the ranks of the Springfield LifeSave Plus initiative to help the community and guests to the city be safer. The CVB staff took the city initiative to not only equip the Route 66 Springfield Visitor Center and CVB offices, 815 E. St. Louis St., with a life-saving Automated […]
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