Category Archives: Events

CVB Publishing New Event Guide

The Convention & Visitors Bureau is now publishing an Event Guide twice annually. The 12-page magazine-style guide is a marketing tool that will be used to encourage travel to the city. The bureau mailed 15,000 copies of the inaugural spring/summer issue to consumers and 5,000 copies are available at the CVB offices, 815 E. St. […]
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Youth Events Draw Thousands to City

Heads up, Springfield! Thousands of visitors are coming to the city in March and April and two of the largest events are this week. The Missouri State High School Activities Association Boys and Girls Basketball Championships runs March 7-17 and the National Christian HomeSchool Basketball Championships is March 10-17. MSHSAA games are expected to be […]
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Tickets on Sale for 2018 Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards Banquet

The Convention & Visitors Bureau today announced the recipients of four of its Salute to Travel & Tourism awards and will announce its Pinnacle Award honoree at a banquet Feb. 15. The Hospitality Award will be presented to Springfield Hot Glass Studio. This award is presented to an attraction, lodging facility or restaurant which demonstrates […]
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CVB Website Can Help Your Event Attendance Grow

Local businesses and organizations are encouraged to submit events for the Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Events can be submitted at https://www.springfieldmo.org/submit-an-event or partners can submit through the CVB’s extranet, Connect SGF. To be considered for the calendar, events should: be located within the Springfield metropolitan area be non-partisan and non-political provide entertainment, food or […]
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Spread the Word About Your Events

Local businesses and organizations are encouraged to submit events for the Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Events can be submitted at https://www.springfieldmo.org/submit-an-event or partners can submit through the CVB’s extranet, Connect SGF. To be considered for the calendar, events should: be located within the Springfield metropolitan area be non-partisan and non-political provide entertainment, food or […]
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Event Alert: Fall Street Machine Nationals

This Event Alert is provided by the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau to encourage the community to welcome large groups to the area. We also encourage the use of special promotions, banners and a welcome on your marquee. O’Reilly Auto Parts Fall Street Machine Nationals Date: Sept. 23 Attendees: 20,000 Room Nights: 1,560 Headquarter Hotel: […]
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Street Rodders Expected to Spend $1.5 million in City

Springfield’s 2017 travel season kicks into high gear this weekend with the 34th Annual National Street Rod Association Mid-America Street Rod Nationals. More than 2,200 pre-1988 specialty vehicles will be in the city along with their owners who are expected to generate nearly 3,400 room nights at hotels and spend about $1.5 million while they’re […]
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Event Alert: NSRA Mid-America Street Rod Nationals

This Event Alert is provided by the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau to encourage the community to welcome large groups to the area. We also encourage the use of special promotions, banners and a welcome on your marquee. National Street Rod Association Mid-America Street Rod Nationals Date: May 26-28 Attendees: 5,000 Room Nights: 3,400 Headquarter […]
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CVB Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week

National Travel & Tourism Week is May 7-13 and the Convention & Visitors Bureau is celebrating by giving away The Ultimate Springfield Staycation. The drawing is an effort by the CVB to increase awareness of the importance of the travel industry to the local economy and showcase some of the city’s tourism amenities, including two […]
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