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Deadline Nears to Submit Free Listings for Missouri Travel Guide

Pre-production is well underway for the 2021 Official Missouri Travel Guide published annually by the Missouri Division of Tourism. The deadline for updating or adding free listings is June 26 and the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau is encouraging local businesses to participate so the area is represented well. Please access your account at industry.visitmo.com and update

Free Listings Available in Missouri Travel Guide

The Missouri Division of Tourism is beginning to put together the 2021 Official Missouri Travel Guide and that means it’s time for area businesses to update their free listings. Please access (or create) your account at industry.visitmo.com and update your listing by June 12. Keep in mind that you may have multiple listings that will

Meeting Planners Guide 2020

New Meeting Planners Guide Available

The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau has a new Meeting Planners Guide available online. The guide provides a variety of information about facilities, hotels and other amenities planners need when organizing group events such as conventions, meetings and other group events. For more information, contact sales director Dana Maugans at 417-881-5300, ext. 111, or dmaugans@springfieldmo.org.

Welcome New Partners!

A variety of businesses advertise in Convention & Visitors Bureau publications, on the website and at the tourist information center and Expo Center. It’s a great way to reach out to visitors who are in the city for events, vacations and business. Businesses that recently partnered with the CVB include: Lightbox Archie’s Italian Eatery Lavender

2020 Ad Campaign Begins

The spring tourism season is approaching and the Convention & Visitors Bureau has begun its annual promotion of the city as a travel destination with a radio advertising campaign. The ads that will change every week or two began airing last week and will air on Learfield radio stations in Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma through

Welcome Our New Partners!

A variety of businesses advertise in Convention & Visitors Bureau publications, on the website and at the tourist information center and Expo Center. It’s a great way to reach out to visitors who are in the city for events, vacations and business. Businesses that recently partnered with the CVB include: Prehistoric Brewing Co. King’s Castle

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

2020 Visitors Guide Available

The 2020 Visitors Guide arrived at the CVB Dec. 3 and is available for distribution. The guide provides a variety of information about the city’s amenities for visitors, including hotels, restaurants, attractions and more. Many thanks to the businesses and individuals who provided information for stories, placed advertisements and helped in other ways to produce