Category Archives: Group Sales

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 Sales Reps Attending Trade Shows to Meet Planners

Members of the CVB’s Sales Department attend a variety of trade shows and other events across the country to meet and network with meeting planners. The goal is to develop relationships that result in events being booked in the city. Recent and upcoming events attended by staff include: Bank Travel Marketplace Christian Meetings & Conventions […]
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Welcome These Groups to the City!

A variety of groups will be in Springfield over the next couple months, including several that are big enough the attendees are booking rooms at hotels throughout the city. Large groups coming to Springfield soon are: June 9-12 – United Methodist Church Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church, 1,500 attendees, 2,425 room nights June […]
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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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Sales Department Showcases Springfield to Event Planners

A familiarization tour was conducted for 55 group tour planners as part of the Travel South Domestic Showcase that took place in Branson in March. The CVB Sales Department also is planning a familiarization tour for convention planners May 4-5 and about a dozen planners and their guests are expected to attend. Sales staff also […]
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Check Out the Groups Coming to Springfield Soon

The Convention & Visitors Bureau sales department represents Springfield at a variety of trade shows and other events designed to connect meeting and event planners with destination marketing organizations. Recent and upcoming events the staff has attended include the following: Religious Conference Management Association Missouri Natural Resources National Tour Association Travel South Domestic Showcase (The […]
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CVB Staff Always on the Go

The Convention & Visitors Bureau is working with the Missouri Division of Tourism to host a familiarization tour for 55 group tour planners and journalists as part of the Travel South Domestic Showcase that will be in Branson in March. Sales department staff also are representing Springfield at a variety of trade shows and events […]
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Variety of Groups Coming to Springfield this Spring

The spring conference season is approaching and, as you can see below, that means more groups will be in the city in the next couple months. The list represents groups booked by the Convention & Visitors Bureau as well as groups booked directly through hotels and event venues. It does not represent every group coming […]
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From Dairy Farmers to China Painters, Variety of Groups Coming to Springfield

The Convention & Visitors Bureau Sales Department represents the city at a variety of trade shows and events where they network with planners and showcase the city as a location where meetings, conventions and sports events can take place. Recent and upcoming trade shows include the St. Louis Chapter of Meeting Planners International EduCon, Professional […]
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Welcome Groups on Your Marquee!

The Sales Department at the Convention & Visitors Bureau continues striving to bring group business to Springfield. Recent or upcoming trade shows and events in which sales staff have or will participate for opportunities to network with meeting and event planners include the following: Collinson Media Branson Connect Marketplace Collinson Media Connect Faith Marketplace Society […]
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