Spring Travel Auction Bidding Ends Saturday Night

The Spring Travel Auction organized by the Convention & Visitors Bureau ends at 11:45 p.m. Saturday. Have you placed your bids? Not only can you get great prizes at great prices, funds generated by the auction will go to he Mother’s Industry Support Fund — a partnership between Mother’s Brewing Company and the Community Foundation

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

Helpful Resources for Businesses

How to Save Your Sponsorships in the Face of Cancelled and Postponed Events As the efforts to contain the COVID-19 outbreak have led to countless cancelled or postponed events, event planners have learned quickly that they can’t rely on their previous sales strategies and are scrambling to hold on to as many sponsor dollars as

MO Restaurant Association Establishes Fund to Help Workers

The restaurant industry is the second-largest private-sector employer in Missouri and the nation. With more than 11,000 locations across the state, Missouri’s restaurants employ an estimated 300,300 people. As the restaurant industry has been devastated by the impact of the pandemic, many restaurant workers need financial assistance during this challenging time. The Missouri Restaurant Association

Welcome New Partners!

The Convention & Visitors Bureau offers a variety of ways for local businesses to market to visitors, including advertising programs available on the CVB website, in the annual Visitors Guide and others. A new publication in production is a local craft beer, distillery and winery guide that should go to print soon. The bureau also

Welcome New Advertisers!

Advertising sales are underway for the 2014 Visitors Guide and Passport to Family Fun coupon book. Sales also are ongoing for the Convention & Visitors Bureau website, displays at the Route 66 Information Center and displays at Springfield-Branson National Airport. Springfield businesses that recently began reaching out to visitors through CVB advertising programs are: Chesterfield