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Marketing Opportunities Abound at the CVB

A variety of businesses advertise in Convention & Visitors Bureau publications, on the website and at the tourist information center and Expo Center.
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Registration Open for the Missouri Tourism Road Show

The Missouri Division of Tourism is hosting a series of meetings across the state to interact with local tourism representatives. At the meetings, participants will: Learn more about the significant impact tourism has on Missouri’s economy. Hear from Missouri Tourism Director Ward Franz and staff about their work to increase tourism across the state. Build […]
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MSHSAA Baseball Returning to Southwest Missouri

The Missouri State High School Activities Association State Baseball Championships will have a new home starting in 2021. The MSHSAA board of directors designated U.S. Baseball Park as the State Baseball Championships venue from 2021 through 2025. The stadium in Ozark was selected in a competitive bid process over other strong venues from throughout Missouri, […]
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Travel & Tourism Award Recipients Announced

The Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the recipients of its Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards on Feb. 21. The presentation of these prestigious awards is part of the nonprofit CVB’s annual meeting during which Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe will present a state of the state’s tourism industry address. CVB staff also […]
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Sales Director Marks Two Decades at the CVB

Congratulations to Dana Maugans, sales director for the Convention & Visitors Bureau. Maugans celebrated 20 years of employment at the CVB on Jan. 16. Maugans leads the sales force that works to bring group business, such as convention and amateur sporting events, to Springfield. During her tenure, thousands of people have visited the city due […]
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Registration Open for Annual Legislative Reception

The Springfield Metro Partnership invites you to attend the 2019 Salute To Missouri Legislators Reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City. Along with a buffet and beverages and music provided by the Missouri State University Jazz Symposium, this annual event is an opportunity to network with Missouri’s lawmakers and […]
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CVB Working with KC Radio Station for Promotion

The Convention & Visitors Bureau is putting together a Springfield vacation package to be given away by radio station KC 102.1 in Kansas City. The station is planning a week-long promotion during the morning show and plans to give away a daily prize with a grand prize at the end of the week. Local businesses […]
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Group Business Brings Visitors to City

Several groups will have events in Springfield in the coming weeks, including conventions, conferences and sports. The list below represents groups booked by the Convention & Visitors Bureau as well as groups booked directly through hotels and event venues. It does not represent every group coming to the city. The statistics represent anticipated attendees and […]
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Travel Helps CVB Staff Connect with Event Planners

CVB staff attend a variety of trade shows and other events that provide opportunities for networking with event and convention planners and tell them about Springfield. Educational conferences are also attended to help staff hone their skills. Upcoming and recent travel include: Religious Conference Management Association Event Services Professionals Association Professional Convention Management Association National […]
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Mark Your Calendar for Salute to Legislators

Planning is underway for the 2019 Salute to Missouri Legislators set for Jan. 23 in Jefferson City. This annual reception is an opportunity to network with legislators and your Springfield peers just as the 2019 session gets underway. More information about registration will be available soon.
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