Category Archives: Group Sales

Variety of Groups Booked by CVB in First Quarter of Fiscal Year

The Sales Department staff at the Convention & Visitors Bureau work year round to book group events in Springfield. Below you’ll find the groups that were booked during July, August and September, the first quarter of the bureau’s fiscal year. The number of attendees and room nights are estimates and are subject to change. Missouri […]
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Welcome These Groups on Your Marquee

The number of group events taking place in Springfield generally slows down as the winter season nears. This November, however, is an exception with at least seven group events scheduled. Check out the list below to see what’s happening in the city this winter and into early spring next year. We encourage businesses to welcome […]
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Trade Shows Lead to Group Sales

The Convention & Visitors Bureau Sales Department staff members attend a variety of trade shows in an effort to get event and meeting planners to select Springfield for their events. Events staff recently attended or that are coming up include the following: Branson Connect Marketplace Collinson Media Connect Faith Marketplace Society of Government Meeting Planners […]
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CVB Represents Springfield Around the Country

The CVB sales staff attend trade shows and other events that provide networking opportunities with meeting and event planners around the country. That networking often results in groups booking their events in the city. Upcoming and recently attended events include the following: Branson Connect Marketplace Connect Marketplace Missouri Society of Association Executives Funfest ConnectSports SPORTS […]
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Sales Department Staff Members Network with Planners

The Convention & Visitors Bureau’s sales department is always busy networking with meeting and event planners to generate business for the city’s meeting venues. In July, the sales team and representatives of Springfield hotels conducted a telemarketing/prospecting sales blitz. They made more than 200 calls, generating 40 prospects and three leads. Staff also attended or […]
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Variety of Groups in Springfield this Fall

With fall approaching, we’ll soon see leaves drifting to the ground along with the visitors roaming around while they’re in the city for group events. September and October are busy months this year with a wide variety of events including conferences, seminars, reunions and sports. Check out the list below and be sure to post […]
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Welcome These Groups on Your Marquee!

Hundreds of people who love street rods, sports, cows, education and more will be in Springfield this spring and summer. Check out the list below and make them feel welcome with messages on your business’ marquee and in other ways to show them you value their business and want them to visit again. The list […]
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Welcome Groups Coming to the City!

A variety of groups are coming to Springfield in the next few weeks. We encourage you to welcome them on your business’ marquee, on your social media accounts and in other ways that will make them feel at home and want to return for future visits. Not only do group events boost the local economy […]
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Sales Department Staff Hit the Road

Trade shows and other events attend by convention planners are an important way for Convention & Visitors Bureau sales staff to meet and interact with people making decisions about where to have an event. In the coming weeks, staff will represent Springfield at: Christian Meetings & Convention Association Conference in Colorado Springs Missouri Society of […]
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FAM Tour Planned for Convention Planners

The Sales Department at the Convention & Visitors Bureau is planning a familiarization tour for convention planners set to take place April 28-29. About 10 planners are expected to attend the FAM tour that will include tours of hotels, meeting facilities, restaurants and attractions. The tour is designed to showcase the city’s amenities and encourage […]
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