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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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Summertime Brings Groups to City

Religious conferences, sporting events and a conference for educators are some of the largest groups coming to the city in June and July. June 8-10 – Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church, 1,500 attendees, 2,438 room nights June 26-July 1 – Premier Baseball, 2,400 attendees, 2,460 room nights June 28-July 1 – Jehovah’s Witnesses, […]
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Welcome New Partners!

The Convention & Visitors Bureau offers a variety of ways for local businesses to market to visitors, including advertising programs available on the CVB website, in the annual Visitors Guide and others. A new publication in production is a local craft beer, distillery and winery guide that should go to print soon. The bureau also […]
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Event Alert: NSRA Mid-America Street Rod Nationals

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 Street Rod Association Mid-America Street Rod Nationals Date: May 25-27 Attendees: 7,000 Room Nights: 3,500 Headquarter […]
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WOW Receives Second USA TODAY Award

Congratulations to Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium for being designated North America’s Best Aquarium through a national public poll conducted by “USA TODAY.” The nationwide recognition is the second significant award the public has bestowed upon the conservation-based aquarium and museum since its grand opening last fall. Earlier this year Wonders […]
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