Category Archives: Educational Opportunities

Discover SGF Continues Expanding

During National Travel & Tourism week, the Convention & Visitors Bureau announced its Discover SGF program continues growing with the addition of five new videos, making a total of nine videos in the program. One of the videos features CVB vice president, Laura Whisler explaining the organization’s new brand and how frontline guests can utilize the brand to encourage guests to stay longer in Springfield and share their positive experiences with others. In addition, the CVB partnered with the Springfield-Greene County Park Board and Ozark Greenways to create a video about Springfield’s outdoor assets. The final three videos were created as a partnership with the Springfield Hotel Lodging Association and other Missouri destinations to offer customer service and hospitality skills training.
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Save the Date for Workshop

Missouri Travel Council will present a workshop to explain how to effectively communicate with and discuss issues of importance with legislators and how to maximize membership in the organization. “Legislative Advocacy 101” and “Maximizing your Membership” will be presented Nov. 16 in Jefferson City. More information will be available soon or call 573-803-3777 or visit […]
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MDT Offers Free Marketing Webinars

The Missouri Division of Tourism encourages you to join more than 200 of your industry colleagues who have attended free eLearning University online marketing webinars presented by some of the leading experts in tourism marketing. Click here to register and obtain a username and password, then go to eLearningu.com and choose your first marketing course […]
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Marketing Workshop Set for April 19 in Columbia

The Missouri Travel Council is hosting an educational workshop set for 9:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 19 at the Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center in Columbia. The theme of the workshop is marketing and promotion with the following topics planned: Are you Maximizing the Resources of the Missouri Division of Tourism? If Not, Why Not? […]
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Welcome Groups Coming to the City!

A variety of groups are coming to Springfield in the next few weeks. We encourage you to welcome them on your business’ marquee, on your social media accounts and in other ways that will make them feel at home and want to return for future visits. Not only do group events boost the local economy […]
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Using the Partner Extranet

The partner extranet is a tool that allows Convention & Visitors Bureau partners to update their information in our records and on our website. This tool makes it easy for you to add new photos and videos to the website and edit listings and coupons whenever you’d like. If you are an active CVB partner, […]
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Register Now for Tourism Research Conference

Register by Monday to receive a discount on signing up for the CenStates Travel & Tourism Research Association Annual Conference set to take place Sept. 15-17 at the Branson Convention Center, 200 S. Sycamore St., in Branson. Sessions and speakers include: Using Print for Travel Promotions and ROI Analysis Lodging Low-Down Online Visitor Tracking What’s […]
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Registration Open for Governor’s Conference on Tourism

Join the tourism armada and head to port Lake of the Ozarks for two days of jam-packed educational sessions and waves of fun networking opportunities at the 2015 Missouri Governor’s Conference on Tourism! This year’s conference features: General sessions presenting timely topics related to the tourism industry Breakout sessions where you can focus on specific […]
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City Sees Boost in Ambassadors for Travel and Tourism Industry

Springfield has a slew of new ambassadors who can share information about the city’s travel and tourism industry with visitors thanks to a program launched in 2014 by the Convention & Visitors Bureau. The program, Discover SGF, teaches frontline employees at hotels, attractions, restaurants and other businesses how to politely tell visitors about what there […]
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Registration Underway for Travel Council Workshop

The Missouri Travel Council is offering a workshop titled “Cost Effective Positive Messaging! Exciting Tips to Promote Your Business in 2015!” from 9:45 a.m.-3 p.m. April 22 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Columbia. The program will include sessions on Facebook advertising, public relations, managing your online reputation and more. Cost is $45 for MTC […]
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