Category Archives: Educational Opportunities

Register Today for Annual Tourism Conference

Registration is open for the 2017 Governor’s Conference on Tourism set for Sept. 26-28 in Branson. The conference includes informative sessions, networking opportunities and the annual tourism awards banquet honoring industry leaders. The conference also includes an appearance by a multiple Emmy-winning investigative reporter and producer. Peter Greenberg is America’s most recognized, honored and respected […]
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Don’t Miss This Educational Workshop

Have you signed up for the Missouri Travel Council workshop set for 9:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. May 18 at Old Kinderhook in Camdenton? Developing a Winning Sales and Marketing Plan will feature a panel of professionals discussing the importance and interaction of brand identity, marketing, promotion and sales at all different levels – state, […]
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Connect SGF Provides Information for CVB Partners

CVB Partners have many benefits available to them through Connect SGF. View bulletins, post information on the Post Board, update website listings, view convention calendars, add special events and more is available. Simply log in at https://springfield.simpleviewcrm.com and check it out. If you need help logging in, contact Tonia Castaneda at tcastaneda@springfieldmo.org or call 417-881-4300, […]
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Save the Date for Missouri Event Summit

Plan now to attend the Missouri Event Summit on Aug. 1 at Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City. The event will feature suppliers, event planners, educational sessions, networking and more. The summit is presented by Missouri Society of Association Executives, Missouri Travel Council and Society of Government Meeting Professionals. Cost is $350 for the first […]
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Registration Open for Educational Program

The Missouri Travel Council’s next educational workshop, Developing a Winning Sales Marketing Plan, is set 9:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. May 18 at Old Kinderhook in Camdenton. Cost is $45 for members and $60 non-members. Lunch is included. In the morning session, Dan Lennon, Director of the Missouri Division of Tourism, will lead a select […]
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Workshop on Arts and Cultural Heritage Tourism set for May 12

A workshop with curriculum developed by University of Missouri Extension will be presented from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 12 at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, 2400 S. Scenic Ave. The workshop is a hands-on training to pilot Arts and Cultural Heritage Tourism curriculum to be released by the University of […]
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‘Meetings Today’ Offers Free Webinars

Happy New Year! I hope your 2017 is off to a good start! Here is a list of free webinars available through “Meetings Today” to help make your year brighter. A variety of topics are offered, including budgeting, technology, sales and more. 
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Partner Training Seminar a Success

Nearly 100 people attended the CVB’s Connect SGF Partner Training seminar Jan. 5, which included training on the new partner extranet, a research presentation and a program about TripAdvisor. Those who attended can click here for a link to a short survey about the program. The extranet – Connect SGF –  went live Jan. 4 […]
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TripAdvisor Rankings Added to CVB Website

A small TripAdvisor review widget will be added to all partner listings on SpringfieldMO.org. The review widget shows the overall TripAdvisor ranking for the business with a link to the partner’s TripAdvisor profile page. A sample of the widget is shown here:  The Convention & Visitors Bureau has received several requests from partners and visitors […]
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