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Sales Department Planning Sales Blitz, Other Activities

The Sales Department at the Convention & Visitors Bureau conducts a variety of activities that provide opportunities to interact with event and meeting planners. Upcoming activities include: Hosting a group of local and regional planners July 16 at a Springfield Cardinals Game. With area hotel staff, conducting a telemarketing sales blitz targeting new group business […]
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Advertising Sales Underway for 2019 Visitors Guide

The new Ozarks Tap and Pour Craft Beverage Tour booklet is now available and advertising sales for the 2019 Visitors Guide, event guides and other marketing materials targeting visitors are underway. Businesses that recently partnered with the Convention & Visitors Bureau to target visitors include: Bubba’s BBQ Tropical Liqueurs 37 North Expeditions Crown Valley Distillery […]
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Event Alert: Jehovah’s Witnesses

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. Jehovah’s Witnesses Summer Regional Convention Date: June 28-July 1 Attendees: 3,000 Room Nights: 1,100 Headquarter Hotel: Multiple […]
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Event Alert: Premier Baseball

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. Premier Baseball Incoming Freshman Championship Date: June 28-July 1 Attendees: 2,400 Room Nights: 2,460 Headquarter Hotel: Multiple […]
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Registration Open for Missouri Event Summit

The Missouri Event Summit provides exhibitors and sponsors with an opportunity to spend time face-to-face with planners looking to book meetings and education sessions. It provides a quality experience in a relaxing, fun environment. It provides sales opportunities, networking and relationship building, as well as quality education sessions, all at a reasonable price. This year’s […]
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Nominations for Tourism Awards Due by June 12

The Missouri Division of Tourism is accepting nominations for the annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism Awards. Entries should demonstrate exemplary customer service, initiative and have positively influenced the tourism industry. Businesses such as destination marketing organizations, tourism attractions, lodging, restaurants, festivals/events, publications and other entities contributing to the tourism industry in Missouri are encouraged to […]
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Event Alert: The Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church

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. The Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church Date: June 8-10 Attendees: 1,500 Room Nights: 2,438 Headquarter […]
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Event Alert: Special Olympics Missouri

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. Special Olympics Missouri 2018 Summer Games Date: June 1-4 Attendees: 1,800 Room Nights: 305 Headquarter Hotel: Multiple […]
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Magazine Seeks Event Submissions

“Missouri Life” is seeking events for its online calendar, weekly e-newsletter and its print version. The magazine is particularly interested in August and September events for the next issue. To submit events, go to https://www.missourilife.com/events/ and click on “Create an Event.”
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Five Ways to Use Connect SGF

A partnership with the Convention & Visitors Bureau provides a variety of benefits, many of which can be accessed through the partner portal, Connect SGF. Here are five things you should do regularly: Submit Events: The CVB’s online calendar averages 80,000 page views per month. Submit events directly through Connect SGF or at https://www.springfieldmo.org/submit-an-event. Once […]
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