Category Archives: Educational Opportunities

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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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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