Category Archives: Group Sales

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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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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