Category Archives: Events

Summer Convention Season in Full Swing

A plethora of conventions, sporting events and other activities that bring groups to Springfield are underway this summer. Among the largest are the following: July 5-8 – Jehovah’s Witnesses Summer Regional Convention, 3,000 attendees, 1,100 room nights July 23-26 – Missouri Association for Career & Technical Education Joint Summer Conference, 1,200 attendees, 1,411 room nights […]
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Submit Events for Magazine Calendar

Missouri Life Magazine is seeking events for its calendar. Events can be submitted at https://www.missourilife.com/events/. Once there, click on Create An Event and be sure to fill out the information in the box called Short Description because this is the information people see. Also add the http://www. to URLs to make the links works. The […]
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Registration Open for Missouri Event Summit

The Missouri Event Summit provides exhibitors and sponsors with an opportunity to spend time face-to-face with planners looking to book meetings and education sessions. It provides a quality experience in a relaxing, fun environment. It provides sales opportunities, networking and relationship building, as well as quality education sessions, all at a reasonable price. This year’s […]
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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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