Category Archives: Group Sales

Plan to Attend Missouri Group Travel Exchange

Mark your calendar and plan now to join your tourism industry colleagues at the 2020 Missouri Group Travel Exchange. The 2020 event is April 27-29 at the Drury Plaza Hotel & Conference Center in Cape Girardeau. The exchange will bring professional group travel planners and tourism industry suppliers together for a networking, educational and business […]
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Welcome These Groups on Your Marquee!

Several groups will have events in Springfield in the coming weeks, including conventions, conferences and sports. Some of those events are BIG! The largest – those generating 1,000 room nights or more at area hotels – are highlighted in bold below. Mark your calendars! If you work at an attraction, hotel, restaurant or retailer in […]
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Gold Wing 42 Coming to Springfield in 2020

The Convention & Visitors Bureau announced today that Wing Ding 42, the Gold Wing Road Riders Association’s 42nd annual motorcycle rally, will be in Springfield June 30-July 4, 2020. The event is expected to bring more than 7,000 visitors to the city and they’re expected to spend about $2 million while here, said Tracy Kimberlin, […]
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Sales Department Promotes City for Group Events

The CVB’s group sales department represents the city at a variety of trade shows targeting event and meeting planners. Recent and upcoming events include: Connect Marketplace Connect Sports Missouri Event Summit American Baptist Association Convention For more information about sales efforts targeting event and meeting planners, contact Dana Maugans, sales director, at 417-881-5300 or dmaugans@springfieldmo.org.
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CVB Working to Bring Groups to City

The CVB’s group sales department represents the city at a variety of trade shows targeting event and meeting planners. Recent and upcoming events include Destinations International Convention American Baptist Association Convention Connect Marketplace Sports ETA Connect Sports For more information about sales efforts targeting event and meeting planners, contact Dana Maugans, sales director, at 417-881-5300 […]
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Motorcoach Tour Operators Headed to Springfield for Conference

About 100 motorcoach owners and operators from around the nation will be in Springfield Aug. 15-18 for the National Association of Motorcoach Operators annual conference. Several tours and events hosted by the Convention & Visitors Bureau are planned. For more information, contact Lori Casey, CVB sales coordinator, at lcasey@springfieldmo.org or call 417-881-5300, ext. 112.
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Sales Staff Showcase City at Trade Shows Targeting Meeting Planners

The CVB’s group sales department represents the city at a variety of trade shows targeting event and meeting planners. Recent and upcoming events include the American Baptist Association Convention, the National Association of Sports Commissions and the Kansas City Chapter of Meeting Professionals International. The bureau also is planning a familiarization tour for meeting planners […]
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Groups Coming to Springfield Soon

Several groups will have events in Springfield in the coming weeks, including conventions, conferences and sports. And some of those are BIG! The largest – those generating 1,000 room nights or more at area hotels – are highlighted in bold below. Mark your calendars! If you work at an attraction, hotel, restaurant or retailer in the […]
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Event Alert: National Street Rod Association 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 24-26 Attendees: 7,000 Room Nights: 3,200 Headquarter […]
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Spring Brings Big Groups to Springfield

Several groups will have events in Springfield in the coming weeks, including conventions, conferences and sports. And some of those are BIG! The largest – those generating 1,000 room nights or more at area hotels – are highlighted in bold below. Mark your calendars! If you work at an attraction, hotel, restaurant or retailer in […]
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