Category Archives: Educational Opportunities

Registration Continues for Travel Alliance Workshop in Columbia

The focus of the Missouri Travel Alliance’s next workshop is “Your Story!” The workshop will take place from 9:45 a.m.-3;15 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in Columbia. Some of the sessions include: Finding Your Story: Identifying Characters and Stories that Deserve Attention – The distinct people and places that make up […]
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Early Bird Registration Ends Sept. 20 for Tourism Conference

The Missouri Division of Tourism will host the 2019 Missouri Governor’s Conference on Tourism Oct. 8-10 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia. The conference will feature expert speakers and exciting social events to enhance your networking opportunities with top leaders and innovators. Attending is a great way to connect with the Missouri tourism […]
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Workshop on Telling Your Destination’s Story set for Nov. 6

The Missouri Travel Alliance presents “Your Story!” from 9:45 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Nov. 6 at Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in Columbia. Some of the sessions for this workshop will include: Finding Your Story: Identifying Characters and Stories that Deserve Attention – Whether you’re at CVB, attraction or something else, the distinct people and places that make […]
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Registration Underway for 2019 Governor’s Conference on Tourism

Enjoy two days of networking and educational sessions Oct. 8-10 at the 2019 Missouri Governor’s Conference on Tourism at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia. The conference includes community activities, informative programming and the annual tourism awards banquet honoring industry leaders. Registration through Sept. 20 is $350. Beginning Sept. 21, registration increases to $400. A […]
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Registration Open for the Missouri Tourism Road Show

The Missouri Division of Tourism is hosting a series of meetings across the state to interact with local tourism representatives. At the meetings, participants will: Learn more about the significant impact tourism has on Missouri’s economy. Hear from Missouri Tourism Director Ward Franz and staff about their work to increase tourism across the state. Build […]
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Tourism Meetings Scheduled for March

The Missouri Division of Tourism will take its show on the road this spring with five regional tourism meetings, including a meeting March 22 in Springfield. Mark your calendar and make plans to attend! Learn more about the significant impact tourism has on Missouri’s economy. Hear from Missouri Tourism Director Ward Franz and staff about […]
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Register Today for Tourism Conference

The annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism is set for Sept. 25-27 in St. Charles and the local travel industry is encouraged to attend. Sessions about tourism marketing are scheduled and the Division of Tourism’s annual awards banquet is planned. Click here for the agenda and here to register.
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Five Ways to Use Connect SGF

A partnership with the Convention & Visitors Bureau provides a variety of benefits, many of which can be accessed through the partner portal, Connect SGF. Here are five things you should do regularly: Submit Events: The CVB’s online calendar averages 80,000 page views per month. Submit events directly through Connect SGF or at https://www.springfieldmo.org/submit-an-event. Once […]
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Missouri Travel Council Offers Workshop for Sales Professionals

Strategic Selling for Tourism Professionals, an industry-specific, sales-focused education workshop, is set for 9:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia. Megan Rapp, assistant director and group sales manager for the Hannibal Convention & Visitors Bureau, will kick things off as she discusses strategic selling from the CVB/DMO […]
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The Future of the Meetings Industry Webinar Available for Viewing

The CVB sales staff recently participated in The Future of Meetings Industry webinar conducted by Destination Analysts in conjunction with Destinations International and Miles Partnership. The webinar offered insider perspectives in recent groundbreaking meetings industry research and takes an in-depth look at the challenges planners have identified. You can watch the full webinar here.
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