Category Archives: Sports

Event Alert: Missouri State High School Activities Association Basketball

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. Missouri State High School Activities Association Basketball State Championships Date: March 7-17 Attendees: 40,000 Room Nights: 6,500 […]
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Event Alert: National Christian HomeSchool Basketball

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 Christian HomeSchool Championships Basketball Nationals Date: March 10-17 Attendees: 10,000 Room Nights: 7,126 Headquarter Hotel: Oasis […]
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CVB Gearing Up for Group Business Season

With the holidays over, the winter slump for group business is past. Now the city has plenty of group business headed this way, including several groups that will bring thousands of people to Springfield. Large groups booked in the city in the next couple months include those listed below. The list represents groups booked by […]
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Volunteers Needed for Basketball Tourney

The Springfield Sports Commission is coordinating the Team Ambassador Program for the Missouri State High School Activities Association State Basketball Championships in March. The commission needs 40 team hosts, who will be ambassadors for Springfield and, in the process, become involved in a great event. Responsibilities for the program include: Greeting and meeting your assigned […]
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Large and Small, the CVB Welcomes All Groups!

A variety of groups will be in Springfield this winter, including a couple of sporting events that are big enough that the attendees are booking rooms at hotels throughout the city. Large groups coming to Springfield soon are: March 7-17 – Missouri State High School Activities Association Basketball Championships, 40,000 attendees, 6,500 room nights March […]
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Group Events Keep Hotels Busy During Winter Months

A variety of groups will be in Springfield this winter, including a couple sporting events that are big enough the attendees are booking rooms at hotels throughout the city. Large groups coming to Springfield soon are: March 7-17 – Missouri State High School Activities Association, 40,000 attendees, 6,500 room nights March 10-17 – National Christian […]
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CVB Sales Staff Strives to Bring Groups to City

The Sales Department at the Convention & Visitors Bureau is always on the go to trade shows, conventions and other events that give them opportunities for face-to-face-interaction with convention and sporting event planners. Recent and upcoming events include the following: Connect Missouri Connect DC Travel South Showcase National Tour Association Connect Faith IMEX Society of […]
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Welcome These Groups to the City!

A variety of groups will be in Springfield over the next few months, including the National Beta Club Missouri Senior Beta Annual Convention. About 3,000 people are expected to attend the event that will generate 2,250 room nights at hotels throughout the city Nov. 30-Dec. 3. Local businesses are encouraged to welcome this and other […]
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Event Alert: Missouri Youth Soccer Association

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. Missouri Youth Soccer Association 2017 Fall Presidents Cup Date: Oct. 21-22 Attendees: 2,700 Room Nights: 800 Headquarter […]
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Event Alert: Lake Country Soccer

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. Lake Country Soccer 2017 Sport Shake Fall Classic Date: Oct. 13-15 Attendees: 5,000 Room Nights: 2,000 Headquarter […]
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