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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 25-30 Attendees: 2,400 Room Nights: 1,800 Headquarter Hotel: Multiple Properties […]
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Update Listings by Friday for the Missouri Travel Guide

Friday is the final day to update information for the 2020 Missouri Travel Guide produced by the Missouri Division of Tourism. The deadline was extended one week due to the tornado and flooding that caused a work slowdown in Jefferson City. Please access your account at and update your listing as soon as possible. […]
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Sales Staff Showcase City at Trade Shows Targeting Meeting Planners

The CVB’s group sales department represents the city at a variety of trade shows targeting event and meeting planners. Recent and upcoming events include the American Baptist Association Convention, the National Association of Sports Commissions and the Kansas City Chapter of Meeting Professionals International. The bureau also is planning a familiarization tour for meeting planners […]
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Outdoor Journalists Visit the Ozarks

Five members of the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers were in Springfield May 1-4 for an outdoor-themed press tour. Their activities included fishing with CVB partner business Captain B’s Fishing Guide Service, an expedition with 37 North Expeditions and tours of Wonders of Wildlife and Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World. Many thanks to the businesses […]
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CVB Represents Springfield at Journalist Conferences

The CVB represents Springfield at a variety of tradeshows and events that help bring attention to the city. Bureau staff recently represented the city at the Midwest Travel Journalists Association and North American Travel Journalists Association conferences and in June will be at the Outdoor Writers Association of America Conference. The goal is to network […]
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Welcome New Partner!

A variety of businesses advertise in Convention & Visitors Bureau publications, on the website and at the tourist information center and Expo Center. It’s a great way to reach out to visitors who are in the city for events, vacations and business. We welcome Spring Branch Kombucha, which recently partnered with the CVB and look […]
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CVB Board Meeting

The CVB board of directors will meet at 8 a.m. May 16 at the CVB offices, 815 E. St. Louis St. Meetings are open to the public. May Board Report
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Groups Coming to Springfield Soon

Several groups will have events in Springfield in the coming weeks, including conventions, conferences and sports. And some of those are BIG! The largest – those generating 1,000 room nights or more at area hotels – are highlighted in bold below. Mark your calendars! If you work at an attraction, hotel, restaurant or retailer in the […]
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MDT Seeking Nominations for Tourism Awards

Mark your calendar for the Missouri Governor’s Conference on Tourism set for Oct. 8-10 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia. The conference will include educational seminars and networking opportunities that connect expert speakers with industry professionals. The annual tourism awards for people and businesses making a difference in the state’s tourism industry also will be […]
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CVB Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week With Springfield Staycation Giveaway

Celebrating National Travel & Tourism Week, May 5-11, the Convention & Visitors Bureau is giving away a Springfield Staycation — one of the largest prizes ever offered by the organization. The drawing is an effort by the CVB to increase awareness of the importance of the travel industry to the local economy and showcase some […]
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