The Convention & Visitors Bureau today honored three board members who are leaving the board this year. Jerry Harmison, of Harmison and Pearson Law Firm, has served on the board the past year as the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce chair-elect. Greg Horton, CEO at Integrity Home Care, served during 2010 as the appointee of
Your December newsletter contains information about the competitive assessment study, CVB board activity, statistics, staff news, meeting dates and more.
Springfield has been selected to host the 2011 Governor’s Conference on Economic Development Sept. 20-23. Springfield hosted the conference in 2007 and delighted to welcome a return visit. University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center will serve as host hotel with Holiday Inn Express for additional guestrooms. Attendance at the 2011 conference is expected to be
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.
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