Category Archives: Group Sales

Registration Closes Feb. 19 for Sports Travel Exchange

Registration ends Feb. 19 for Missouri Sports Travel Exchange set for March 9-11 at Chateau on the Lake in Branson. Missouri Sports Travel Exchange will bring sports event organizers and sports tourism representatives together for two days of one-on-one appointments, education and networking. For more information, contact Missouri Sports Travel Exchange Event Planner Lagina Fitzpatrick, […]
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Big Groups Coming to Springfield this Spring

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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Groups Sales Department Staff Represent Springfield at Trade Shows

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: American Bus Assoc. Marketplace Travel South Domestic Missouri Natural Resources Conference Missouri Sports Travel Certified Meeting Planner Conclave Travel South International For more information about sales efforts targeting event and meeting […]
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Group Business in December

Groups will have events in Springfield in this month and some of them 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 Springfield area, you’re likely to be busy. […]
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CVB Works to Bring Groups to the 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: TEAMS Conference + Expo Connect Missouri Certified Meeting Planner Conclave Travel South International (The CVB will conduct a tour operator familiarization tour in conjunction with Travel South.) American Bus Association Marketplace […]
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Convention Planner Familiarization Tour Planned for Nov. 10-11

The Convention & Visitors Bureau’s sales department works hard year-round to bring groups and amateur sporting events to the city. One of the things the sales staff does is conduct familiarization tours of the city for meeting and event planners to showcase hotels, facilities and all the city has to offer for groups. The next […]
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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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