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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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Amateur Sports Lead the Pack for Tourism in Springfield This Spring

While the nation celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week May 7-13, Springfield will be cheering about an influx of visitors in the city for amateur sporting events in May and June. The people attending those events will be doing the things that make tourism worth celebrating: staying at hotels, dining, shopping and visiting attractions. In […]
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Rain Won’t Wash the Spyders Out

Hundreds of three-wheeled Spyders are creeping around the Ozarks for the world’s largest Spyder motorcycle rally underway in Springfield. A record of 1,500 people are registered for Spyderfest, an event that includes seminars and activities at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds along with various “rydes” around the region through Sunday. Activities at the fairgrounds are open […]
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Event Alert: Weather-Related Cancellations

Many age divisions in the Lake Country Soccer Ozarks Coca-Cola Dr Pepper Cup soccer tournament are cancelled this weekend due to the weather. At this time, the only age divisions with tournament play are the following: Boys U14 Black, all Boys U15, all Boys 16/17 and all boys 18/19 brackets.  For status updates on the […]
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Event Alert: Lake Country Soccer and Spyderfest

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. Lake Country Soccer Ozarks Coca-Cola Dr Pepper Cup Date: April 21-23 Attendees: 8,000 Room Nights: 1,950 Headquarter […]
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Donations Needed for SHLA Silent Auction

The Springfield Hotel Lodging Association is seeking donations for a silent auction taking place during the 10th Annual Striker Challenge bowling tournament. People with items to donate should contact Alexis Shradnick at alexis.shradnick@atriumhospitality.com or 417.522.2672. The bowling tournament is a fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. April 29 at Andy B’s, 1127 E. Battlefield Road. […]
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Salute to Travel & Tourism Set for Feb. 16

Tickets for the annual Salute to Travel & Tourism awards banquet are going fast so don’t delay if you’re planning to go! The banquet begins with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and a program at 7 p.m. The Convention & Visitors Bureau staff will present information about the past year and upcoming […]
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Sponsorships, Nominations Sought for 2017 Salute to Travel & Tourism

The Convention & Visitors Bureau is planning its annual Salute to Travel & Tourism awards banquet and is seeking sponsorships for this prestigious event recognizing the “best of the best” in the local travel industry. Five awards highlighting various areas of tourism achievement will be presented along with a program celebrating the past year’s achievements […]
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The Travel Channel, MSN Feature Two Local Attractions

Two Springfield attractions are getting national media attention this week. “The Travel Channel” program “Mysteries at the Museum” will have a segment on the History Museum on the Square and the escape of several cobras in 1953 in downtown Springfield. The show is scheduled to air at 8 p.m. Dec. 1, 11 p.m. Dec. 2 […]
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All Aboard! Public Invited to Model Railroad Event

Hundreds of people are expected to attend the 38th Annual Fall Train Show from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Springfield Expo Center, 635 E. St. Louis St. in Springfield. Along with more than 100 vendors selling model train supplies, the event hosted by the Ozark Model Railroad Association will feature train operating sessions, […]
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