The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau is in the process of completely redesigning its website at www.SpringfieldMO.org. We would like your input on what you like and don’t like on the current site so we can make effective improvements to the site going forward. The survey is very short and should take less than 10 minutes to complete. Please be
The CVB staff is learning new software Tuesday-Friday this week. If you need one of us, please leave a message or send an email to the person you need and he or she will get back to you as soon as possible. We will be checking email and voice mail throughout the week.
Due to technical difficulties, nominations for the annual Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards have not been received by the Convention & Visitors Bureau. If you made nominations, please go to http://springfieldmo.org/nominations/ and resubmit. We apologize for the inconvenience.
If you have not yet made a nomination, we encourage you to do so! Awards are presented in five categories at our annual banquet on Feb. 17, 2011. For details and to make a nomination, go to http://springfieldmo.org/nominations/.
The Convention & Visitors Bureau prepares a thorough report each quarter for the Springfield City Council, the city manager and the CVB board of directors. Each quarter, we will also present that report to you in Issues & Info. If you have questions about any part of the report, please feel free to contact the
The CVB’s Marketing Department conducts a variety of marketing programs throughout the year including advertising, operating the bureau’s website and social media, public relations, graphic design, publications, etc. Details about the activities of the Marketing Department during the first quarter of FY 2010-11 are outlined here.
Along with working to attract conventions, amateur sports and other group events to Springfield, the Sales Department also provides a wide array of services to groups in the city. Here you will learn about the activities of the Sales Department during the first quarter of FY 2010-11.
Please note the following corrections in the November Issues & Info newsletter. We strive for accuracy in Issues & Info. Please send corrections to Susan Wade at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 417-881-5300, Ext. 101.
Check out the November 2011 Issues & Info newsletter for an update about the competitive assessment study, staff changes at the CVB, upcoming conventions and events, industry meeting dates, statistics and more.
Organizers for the National Christian Homeschool Basketball Championships have signed agreements with the Convention & Visitors Bureau and Greater Springfield Area Sports Commission to bring the tournament to Springfield in 2012, 2013 and 2014. The event, which takes place over a six-day period in March, first came to Springfield in 2009 after it moved from
The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau received a Silver 2010 W³ Award for its mobile application from the International Academy of the Visual Arts. The W³ Awards honor outstanding websites, web marketing, web video and mobile apps. The organization received more than 3,000 entries. The CVB’s mobile application is designed to guide visitors through the