Community Collaborative Launches ‘Tough Talks’ Series

A community collaborative is kicking off a series of virtual “Tough Talks” in conjunction with Missouri State University’s Public Affairs Conference on Oct. 1. “Tough Talks” is a series of conversations geared toward positive action. The first “Tough Talk,” “ERacism: Action Toward Positive Change,” kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Tune in and participate

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Free Tourism Webinars Available Thanks to Missouri Division of Tourism

The Missouri Division of Tourism has teamed up with eLearningU to bring you free tourism marketing webinars. You’ll have free access to more than 350 hours of recorded tourism marketing courses and live tourism marketing webinars every Thursday. To access recorded webinars, go to this site, sign up and get a username and password. Once

Missouri Travel Alliance Webinar set for July 22

The focus of Missouri Travel Alliance’s next webinar will be on COVID-19 And The Reopening Process: A Perspective From Attractions. What are attractions doing in light of the ever-changing COVID-19 landscape? A moderator will handle the webinar that begins at 10:15 a.m. July 22 and will ask the following and other questions of the presenters.

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Free Webinar on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Today

Destinations International is offering a free webinar titled “Diversity, Equity & Inclusion” at noon today. The program will be presented by Dr. Robin Smith, “New York Times” best-selling author. Smith is an expert in conflict management, diversity and inclusion training and in performance coaching. Click here to register. Smith is a licensed psychologist and ordained

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Chamber Offers Virtual Programs, Including Mayor’s State of the City Update

The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce will present its monthly Good Morning, Springfield! program virtually this month and has a program available via conference call for employers to learn about liability during reopening and recovery. Click the links below for more information. Good Morning, Springfield! State of the City In the June edition of Good

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Free Webinars from Destinations International Set for Wednesday

Destinations International is offering two complimentary webinars for the travel industry Wednesday. One will focus on recovery strategies and the other on Economic Development Administration Grants. Click on the headlines to register. Biweekly Industry Update: Prepare for the Bounce Back It is time to prepare for a show of interest in rescheduling flights, hotel nights

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Strategies for Tourism Communities During COVID-19

Stephen Foutes, Director of the Missouri Division of Tourism, will share strategies to help communities with tourism economies navigate this challenging time. What is the division doing to help tourism during this time? What can communities with tourism industries do to protect both residents and visitors? What are communities doing to adapt and mitigate the

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Free Sports Webinar set for Thursday Morning

Missouri Travel Alliance is sponsoring a Sports in the Show-Me State webinar at 10:15 a.m. Thursday via Zoom. Sports experts from around the state will have an open conversation about sports tournament insights from several perspectives. Whatever your sports role might be, you’ll appreciate this time spent with Zach, Mark, Lance and Chris, along with

Free Webinars and Remote Workforce Resources

Strengthening Customer Relationships During the COVID-19 Crisis Noon April 29 – What strategies should you consider for direct contact with current customers?How might you indirectly reinforce brand loyalty and connection? Beyond retention, how should you approach new potential leads? Virtual Hugs, Handshakes and Self-Care Amidst COVID-19: Taking Care of Ourselves and Each Other Noon April