Category Archives: Educational Opportunities

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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Missouri Governor’s Conference on Tourism Sept. 26-28

Several CVB staff members will attend the Missouri Governor’s Conference on Tourism at the Branson Convention Center Sept. 26-28. The keynote speaker at the conference is Peter Greenberg, travel editor at CBS News. A multiple Emmy-winning investigative reporter and producer, Greenberg is America’s most recognized travel news journalist. A highlight of the event is the […]
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Tourism Conference Just Around the Corner

Registration is underway for the 2017 Missouri Governor’s Conference on Tourism set for Sept. 26-28 in Branson. The agenda features sessions on marketing, branding, research and product development, plus a keynote address from renowned journalist Peter Greenberg, the travel editor for CBS News. Also, there are opportunities to network with peers and businesses that specialize […]
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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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